Stan Matwin
Dalhousie University, University of Ottawa, Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Science

Title: Introduction: Professor Pawlak as a Scientist, a Teacher and a Mentor


We will remember Zdzisław Pawlak as a scientist, a teacher, but also as a mentor, a thinker, and an artist. We will talk about his thoughts about the society, and his views of the physical world as reflected in his photography and his paintings.

Short Bio

Stan (Stanisław) Matwin is a Professor and Canada Research Chair and the Director of the Institute for Big Data Analytics at Dalhousie University. He is also a Distinguished Professor at the University of Ottawa, and a Full Professor at the Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Science (IPI PAN). Fellow of ECCAI and CAIAC and an Ontario Champion of Innovation. Internationally recognized for his work in text mining in applications of Machine Learning, and in Data Privacy. Member of Editorial Boards of the leading journals in Machine Learning and Data Mining, and the General Chair of KDD 2017. Besides his research involvement, Stan has significant experience and interest in innovation and in technology transfer.

Important dates

  • Call for event proposals: October 30, 2015
  • Call for dissemination event proposals: December 15, 2015
  • Paper submission (strict deadline): May 09 2016 23:59:59 pm HST
  • Position paper submission: May 30, 2016
  • Acceptance decision: June 13, 2016
  • Final version of paper submission: July 04, 2016
  • Final deadline for discounted fee: July 31, 2016
  • Conference dates: September 11-14, 2016

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Minister of Science and Higher Education
Jarosław Gowin

Minister of Digital Affairs
Anna Streżyńska

Prezydent Miasta Gdyni
Wojciech Szczurek
Prezydent Miasta Gdańsk
Paweł Adamowicz

Rector of Gdansk University of Technology
prof. dr hab. inż. Henryk Krawczyk