Data Driven Intelligence for a Smarter World

In the era of “big data” there is an unprecedented increase in the amount of data collected in data warehouses. Extracting meaning and knowledge from these data is crucial for governments and businesses to support their strategic and tactical decision making. Furthermore, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) makes it possible for machines, processing large amounts of such data, to learn and execute tasks never before accomplished. Advances in big data-related technologies are increasing rapidly.

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COMPSAC News & Announcements

Please check individual workshop webpages for extended notification dates.


The Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute is a Platinum Supporter of COMPSAC 2019. The partnership of Northwestern Mutual, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University created the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute. Over the next five years, Northwestern Mutual and its Foundation will contribute $15 million to support an endowed professorship at each university, fund research, expand university curriculum, and develop K-12 STEM learning opportunities and pre-college programming. Marquette University and UWM will each invest more than $12 million in data science education and research, bringing the total commitment in this effort to nearly $40 million.

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Many workshops and special sessions have extended submission dates to April 22. Please check the individual webpages for workshops and special sessions for updates!

The Journal of Information Processing has issued a special Call For Papers for COMPSAC 2018 authors. Submission deadline is October 26, 2018.

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IT Professional has published a review of COMPSAC 2018. Recap what you saw, or find out what you missed!

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COMPSAC 2019 Sponsors & Supporters

Milwaukee’s Emerging Tech Scene

The Milwaukee region is transforming into a thriving, innovation-based economy where technology, entrepreneurship and innovation are core to the region’s success. Dozens of local companies and organizations have joined forces to advance the Milwaukee Tech Hub movement! Read More…

Visiting Milwaukee

More than 22 million people visit Milwaukee each year for convention, events, business and leisure travel.  They come from around the world for all kinds of reasons: attending a business conference, visiting family and friends, taking in the world’s biggest music festival, or simply enjoying the area’s natural beauty and central Midwestern location.

The first reason to visit Milwaukee next July is for COMPSAC! This article from culturetrip.com gives you 11 more!

Milwuakee is a city with summer festivals! When the 2019 summer schedule is set, we will post here which festivals will be going on the week of COMPSAC. For now, visit https://www.visitmilwaukee.org/events/festivals/ to learn about this year’s events and what you can look forward to in 2019!

Bring the kids! Milwaukee has lots of family friendly attractions and activities for families. Fly kites at the lakefront, visit Green Meadows Farm, play on the city’s beaches and in the local parks, or check out the world-class Milwaukee Zoo!


This Local’s Guide to Milwaukee gives you plenty of ideas to plan your trip!

Milwuakee has a walkable downtown, but don’t settle for your feet when you can bike, kayak, or take the bus to the many attractions featured in the city! Milwaukee also has Public Service Ambassadors in public areas to help visitors find those attractions, or a good restaurant for dinner.

IEEE-HKN will hold a Professional Induction ceremony at COMPSAC

To nominate a candidate for Professional Membership in IEEE-HKN please visit  https://hkn.ieee.org/ieee-hkn-professional-nomination-form/.

J1C2/C1J2 Publishing

COMPSAC offers opportunities to recommend our best papers for inclusion in IEEE publications, and to encourage presentation of already published journal papers during the conference. Read More…

COMPSAC 2019 will be using IEEE Xplore Open Preview Again!

COMPSAC 2019 will be once again offering Open Preview, a new IEEE program designed to increase speed to market, allow for accelerated access to research, as well as increase visibility of our conference publications.

Open Preview allows conference proceedings to be available in the IEEE Xplore digital library, free of charge to all customers, one month before the conference until the conference ends. Access to the conference proceedings will be available via the conference mobile app or directly on the Xplore digital library.

Important Dates:
Papers are available free of charge via Open Preview: 19 June 2019
Open Preview closes and papers move to subscription‐based access on IEEE Xplore: 19 July 2019