Google grant

Google ECML PKDD 2009 Conference GrantAs part of Google’s ongoing commitment to encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, we are pleased to announce the Google ECML PKDD 2009 Conference Grant to encourage more female computer scientists to attend and participate in the ECML PKDD 2009 conference , 8 to 10 September 2009, Bled, Slovenia.
We encourage all female computer scientists interested in Machine Learning and Databases to apply.

Two people will be chosen from the applicant pool to receive:

  • free registration for the conference 8-10 September 2009. Accommodation not included.
  • 300 euros for travel costs (given to the recipients at or after the event)

To be eligible for a conference grant candidates must:

Be a female working in or studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or technical field related to Machine Learning and/or

Maintain a strong academic background with demonstrated leadership ability,

Attend at least 2 full days of ECML PKDD 2009.

How To Apply

To apply send, no later than 31 July 09, an e-mail to with the subject heading ‘Google ECML PKDD 2009 Conference grant’ containing:

– your full name and email address
– current address, contact phone number and copy of photo ID
– your CV
– 1-page statement (no more than 600 words) about why you wish to attend ECML PKDD 2009 and why attending is important to your research and/or future career

Winners and claim process
The winners will be notified by e-mail by Friday 7 August 09 and their names published on the conference webpage.
If you are a successful applicant, you will be sent a payment form to expense your ticket and 300 Euro travel contribution, to be completed and submitted after the event.