Welcome to the 25th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD-2021), May 11-14, 2021, Delhi, India.

The PAKDD is one of the longest established and leading international conferences in the areas of data mining and knowledge discovery. It provides an international forum for researchers and industry practitioners to share their new ideas, original research results, and practical development experiences from all KDD related areas, including data mining, data warehousing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, databases, statistics, knowledge engineering, visualization, decision-making systems, and the emerging applications.

Important Note: Participants and Speakers can join the virtual conference here.

Important Note: PAKDD2021 Awards

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Subbarao Kambhampati

Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering,
Arizona State University.
Presentation slides: download

Prof. Sunita Sarawagi

Institute Chair Professor, Computer Science and Engineering,
IIT Bombay.
Presentation slides: download

Prof. Masaru Kitsuregawa

National Institute of Informatics (NII),
Director General / The University of Tokyo.
Presentation slides: download

Prof. Fabrizio Sebastiani

Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione,
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (ISTI-CNR), Italy.
Presentation slides: download

Dr. Lada Adamic

Director, Computational Social Science, Facebook.
Presentation slides: download

Industrial Keynote Speakers

Vijay Saraswat

Global Head of Artificial Intelligence R&D,
Goldman Sachs.
Presentation slides: download

Hamsa Balakrishnan

Associate Department Head, Aeronautics and Astronautics ,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Presentation slides: download

Most Influential Paper Talk (presentation slides)

Leman Akoglu

Associate Professor of Information Systems,
Carnegie Mellon University.

Mary McGlohon

Site Reliability Engineer, Google.

Christos Faloutsos

Professor, Carnegie Mellon University.

Alibaba Cloud AIOps Competition

Tutorials Accepted

Conference Proceedings available here.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Dec 7, 2020
Paper Submission Deadline Dec 7, 2020
Workshop Paper Submission Deadline Refer Workshop site
Tutorial Proposal due Feb 8, 2021,Mar 6, 2021
Paper Acceptance Notification Feb 8, 2021
Camera Ready Papers Due Mar 3, 2021
Conference Registration Deadline May 4, 2021, May 8, 2021
Conference dates May 11-14, 2021


  • May 16, 2021: Presentation slides of keynote speakers, industry keynote speakers, most influential paper talk are available for download
  • May 16, 2021: Conference and Workshop proceedings are available here
  • Apr 11, 2021: Last date for registration: May 8, 2021. If any delegate want to register after May 8, 2021 please contact pakdd2021@gmail.com
  • In response to the ongoing pandemic, the PAKDD2021 conference is held in online mode. All timings are as per Indian Standard Time (IST) (UTC + 05:30).
  • We have sent instructions to prepare the presentation video to the corresponding authors through email. If you have not received an email, please contact pakdd2021@gmail.com.
  • Mar 10, 2021: Tutorial Proposal due has been extended to Mar 6, 2021.
  • Feb 10, 2021: PAKDD2021 registrations are open.
  • Feb 10, 2021: PAKDD2021 Alibaba Cloud AIOps Competition is open.
  • Nov 30, 2020: PAKDD2021 conference is going to be conducted in a fully virtual mode.

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