The hotel reservation site is now active. Please follow these instructions to make your reservations at the Casa Monica.
Conference Registration is now active. Authors, please register as soon as possible so that we can ensure that your paper is included in the proceedings. The deadline for Author Registration is April 2.
WSOM'09 will be bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field of self-organizing systems, with a particular emphasis on neural networks and self-organizing maps. It will highlight key advances in these and related fields. It is the seventh conference in a series of bi-annual international conferences started with WSOM'97 in Helsinki.
The working language is English.
Papers accepted for the WSOM 09 Proceedings will be published in the Springer series, Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Registered authors will receive a hard copy proceedings volume, and the proceedings will be available also in full-text electronic format via Springer's internet platform, www.springer.com.
Submission of full paper:
Jan 15February 1, 2009
Notification of acceptance: March 1, 2009
Camera-ready paper and author registration: April 2, 2009
Advance registration before: April 15, 2009
Please click on registration page to register for the conference. Your registration fee includes a print copy of the proceedings, the Welcome Reception on the evening of June 7, and morning and afternoon breaks. Banquet tickets are $85.
Advance registration (through April 14) $400 USD
Late registration (beginning April 15) $450 USD
On-Site registration $500 USD
Conference Banquet $85 USD
CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSIONS
WSOM is being used as an embedded tool in many different areas of science and engineering, including social science, finance, computer science and neuroscience. If you are interested in organizing a special session, please contact the Special Session Chair, Amaury Lendasse, by January 15, 2009.