WSDM 2017

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Date(s) - 02/06/2017 - 02/10/2017
All Day


WSDM (pronounced “wisdom”) is one of the premier conferences on web inspired research involving search and data mining, with an emphasis on practical yet principled novel models, algorithm design and analysis, economic implications, and in-depth experimental analysis of accuracy and performance.

WSDM 2017 has a comprehensive program with 3 keynotes, 4 invited talks for Practice & Experience Track, paper presentations, 5 workshops, 3 tutorials, a doctoral consortium and a Startup Day.

Conference venue

WSDM 2017 will be held at The Guildhall, in the heart of Cambridge, UK. The Guildhall is a listed building on the south side of Market Hill, the market square in Cambridge.


The Banquet will be at Ely Cathedral, which is located a short ride north of Cambridge. It has its origins in AD 672 and the present building dates back to 1083.



Credit: Damien Vickers Photography

The Reception will be held at the MAA Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge. Originally founded in 1884, the MAA has one of the most important collections of its kind in the UK.




Key note speakers:

 Ricardo Baeza-Yates, NTENT, USA; UPF, Spain; U. de Chile

Claire Cardie, Cornell University

Steve Young, Cambridge University

Important dates

February 10, 2017 Workshops
February 7-9, 2017 Main conference
February 6, 2017 Startup Day
February 6, 2017 Tutorials and Doctoral consortium
ACM is able to provide visa support letters to attendees as well as authors with accepted papers, posters, or members of the conference committee.

For visa support letters, please mail Those requesting a letter should allow up to one week to receive it. All requests are handled in the order they are received. The information below should be included with the request.

  • Name (as it appears on attendee’s passport) and mailing address
  • The name of the conference attendees is registering for
  • Attendee’s registration confirmation number
  • Authors may indicate their paper title. Speakers can provide the title of their talk.
  • Include a fax number or email address of where letter can be sent
ACM does not provide letters for transport of vendor or presenter equipment. ACM suggests shipping the materials insured to the conference facility.

Contact information for this conference :

Milad Shokouhi and Maarten de Rijke, general chairs


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