AIxIA 2013 activities and membership campaign

posted Jan 18, 2013, 9:09 AM by Amministratore Sito Web
Dear Friend of AI*IA,
we wish you a 2013 full of happiness and serenity.
In 2013 the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence turns 25!
In order to mark this important achievement, we have organized several
initiatives.

Italian PhD student members of the Assocation can apply for funding for hosting
a PhD student from abroad for an extended visit of up to one month
to work on a research project of mutual interest. The call will be out
soon. 

The 25th anniversary of the Association will also be celebrated at the
Congress of the Association that will be held in Torino from the
4th to the 6th of December 2013. During the Congress, a session will
be devoted to the celebrations with a panel of the leading AI Italian
scientists.

Issue 2 of 2013 of the Intelligenza Artificiale journal will contain
invited contributions from the panel participants.

We are preparing a new web site for subscription that will simplify
considerably the process. It will be online soon, you will be able to access
it using your aixia.it credentials.

This year the Association will award three prizes:
1) the prize for newly graduated with laurea magistrale
2) the "Marco Cadoli" prize for newly graduated with PhDs
3) the Artificial Itelligence prize “Marco Somalvico” for young AI researchers.
The call for applications will be out soon.

Moreover, student members of AI*IA can apply for support for covering the travel
expenses to the events AI*IA is sponsoring.

We thus cordially invite you to become a member of the association for
2013. If you don't know your status as a member, please send an email to
the secretary Fabrizio Riguzzi fabrizio.riguzzi@unife.it

By becoming a member you will also enjoy the following benefits
1. you will receive a Google Apps account with domain aixia.it if you
do not already have one
2. you will be able to access online Intelligenza Artificiale, the
journal of the Association that is now published by IOS Press.
See http://www.aixia.it/rivista-intelligenza-artificiale
3. organizers of scientific events in Italy will be able to apply for
AI*IA scientific support and for some scholarships for students for
attending the event.
4. students will be able to apply for the scholarships sponsored by
AI*IA  for attending  events supported by AI*IA. Only students that
are members of AI*IA at the time of the application deadline are
eligible for applying.
5. you will be able to participate in the main AI*IA yearly event.
6. AI*IA is a member of ECCAI (http://www.eccai.org/) the European
association for Artificial Intelligence. AI*IA members have the right
to access ECCAI services including discounted registration for events
organized by ECCAI, in particular the ECAI conference and the ACAI
school.
To learn more about the benefits of AI*IA membership visit http://www.aixia.it
To renew your membership, visit
http://sites.google.com/a/aixia.it/italiano/servizi-ed-iscrizioni/iscrizioni

Kind regards,
Paola Mello, AI*IA President
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