Important Dates

Journal track paper:
submit now, max Apr 1, 2017

Paper submission (TT):
Apr 15, 2017 May 1, 2017

Paper acceptance (TT):
May 31, 2017

Jun 15, 2017

Doctoral Symposium & BAAI session:
Paper submission: Jun 15, 2017
Paper acceptance: Jul 15, 2017
Camera-ready: Jul 25, 2017

Discovery Challenge:
Predictions: Jun 1, 2017
Papers: Jul 8, 2017 Jul 31, 2017

Geometry Friends:
Aug 8, 2017

Sep 5-8, 2017



Main Sponsor


Founded in 1986, SISCOG is a software company that provides decision support systems for optimised resource planning and management, using a combination of Artificial Intelligence and Operational Research techniques. The SISCOG Suite, a family of integrated products, is composed of ONTIME, for creating and updating timetables, FLEET, for planning and management of vehicles and CREWS, for planning and management of staff.

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Amongst its customers are renowned companies, such as the Canadian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, and Norwegian railways, the Suburban Trains of Copenhagen, the Portuguese Freight Railways, the Lisbon Metro and London Underground.

Combining generic and client-specific knowledge, incorporating experience, research & innovation and mobility industry trends, SISCOG designs optimisation solutions that create value for its clients through resource savings and a better passenger service offering.

Innovation and product excellence is the base of the company´s success, which has been recognized several times by renowned international organizations: awarded in 1997, 2003 and 2012 with the innovation award by the “Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence”, the world´s most prestigious scientific organization in its field, in 2006 received the merit award from the “Computerworld Honor Program”, and in 2015 received the “Best Practice Paper Award” by the Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport (CASPT).

Silver Sponsor



Bronze Sponsors






Sponsorship Opportunities

EPIA 2017 provides a forum where sponsors will enjoy a great amount of visibility within the artificial intelligence community.

Promotion initiatives are already taking place, nationwide and internationally, through other international web portals, mailing lists, posters and posting on social media. The event will have a wide media coverage, namely on TV, radio and printed press.

We are bringing to your kind attention the opportunity of becoming one of the distinguished EPIA 2017 sponsors. We provide various sponsor levels, as well as many custom opportunities for sponsoring various elements of the conference. We are looking forward to discuss opportunities further with you and welcome you as an EPIA 2017 sponsor.

Read more about sponsorship opportunities and sponsor levels.