ALT and DS 2017 are hosted at the University of Kyoto.

General chair for ALT 2017 and DS 2017:
Akihiro Yamamoto (University of Kyoto).

Programme committee chairs:
Steve Hanneke and
Lev Reyzin (University of Illinois at Chicago).

Local chairs (ALT 2017 and DS 2017):
Matthew de Brecht (Kyoto University) and
Yasuaki Kobayashi (Kyoto University).

The 28th International Conference on Algorithmic Learning Theory ALT 2017) and the 20th International Conference on Discovery Science (DS 2017) will be held at Kyoto University, Japan, 15-17 October 2017 (with reception in the evening of 14 October 2017).

Kyoto is an Japanese city in the region Kansai. It is known for its history as a former capital, its many temples and tourist sites and also for its university which is one of the best in Japan. Kyoto became the seat of Japan's imperial court in 794 and the emperors resided there until 1869. Kyoto has approximately 1.5 million inhabitants. See the Wikipedia page of Kyoto for more information.

Programme: The programme is now available here.

Host: The Kyoto University is the second oldest university in Japan and one of the seven national universities. Scientists at Kyoto University have done outstanding research and ten researchers received the Nobel Prize, two the Fields medal and one the Gauss Prize. See the Wikipedia page of Kyoto University for more information.

Sponsors: The conferences Algorithmic Learning Theory (ALT 2017) and Discovery Science (DS 2017) are supported by the programme CREST of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST).

ALT 2018 is on Lanzarote, Spain, co-located with AISTATS and takes place on 7-9 April 2018; note the shift from autumn to spring. The deadline is 27 October 2017.