CoDS-COMAD 2021, 2-4 January (online): Call for Participation

December 11, 2020

We are pleased to invite you to the ACM India Joint International Conference on Data Sciences and Management of Data (CODS-COMAD) 2021. The 8th ACM IKDD CODS and 26th COMAD will be held virtually 2-4 January 2021. CODS-COMAD continues to build on the long history of COMAD and CODS conferences and will bring together the two related communities closer under a common umbrella for the fourth time.

The conference will have a strong technical agenda with:

  • Keynote Talks, Invited Talks and Panel Discussions
  • 6 Premier Conference Papers
  • 38 Peer Reviewed Research Papers
  • 6 Tutorials, 12 Industry Papers, 11 Demos
  • 31 Papers in Young Researchers’ Symposium


Keynote Speakers

  • Prof. Geoffrey E. Hinton, University of Toronto
  • Prof. Divyakant Agrawal, UCSB
  • Prof. Renée Miller, Northeastern University
  • Prof. Ashwin Srinivasan, BITS-Pilani, Goa

Banquet Plenary Speaker

  • Prof. Michael I. Jordan, University of California, Berkeley

Industry Invited Speakers

  • Dr. Amit Dhurandhar, IBM Research
  • Dr. Abhijit Mishra, Apple
  • Goda Ramkumar, Swiggy

Young Researchers’ Symposium Invited Speaker

  • Prof. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru (PK), IIIT-Delhi


  • Trustworthy AI - Richa Singh (IIT Jodhpur), Mayank Vatsa (IIT Jodhpur), Nalini Ratha (SUNY Buffalo)
  • Big Data Analysis Using Multilayer Networks (MLNs) - Sharma Chakravarthy (University of Texas, Arlington), Abhishek Santra (University of Texas, Arlington)
  • Opening the NLP Blackbox Analysis and Evaluation of NLP Models: Methods, Challenges and Opportunities - Sandya Mannarswamy (Independent Researcher), Sarvanan Chidambaram (Independent Researcher)
  • Coresets in Machine Learning - Anirban Dasgupta (IIT Gandhinagar)
  • Explainable AI Using Knowledge Graphs - Amit Seth (University of South Carolina), Manas Gaur (University of South Carolina), Keyur Faldu (Embibe, Bangalore), Ankit Desai (Embibe, Bangalore)
  • Exploring State-of-the-Art Nearest Neighbor (NN) Search Techniques - Parth Nagarkar (New Mexico State University), Arnab Bhattacharya (IIT Kanpur), Omid Jafari (New Mexico State University)

Registrations are open at a nominal fee. Register on or before 20 December to get a guaranteed seat in the live proceedings.

Students: INR 354 / $20 (Foreign delegates)
Academicians: INR 708 / $40 (Foreign delegates)
Professionals: INR 1180 / $50 (Foreign delegates)

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