In odd-numbered years, the European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence sponsors a specialised course in Artificial Intelligence, called Advanced Course on AI (ACAI). The ACAI School 2015 (ACAI'15@CRIL) will be organised by CRIL and held in Lille, France, from 26th to 30th October 2015 and is on the topic of Constraint Solving Techniques in Artificial Intelligence.

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The school will consist of 4 Fundamental Courses (3 x 1h30): and 5 Advanced Courses (1 x 1h30):

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The organization of ACAI'15@CRIL made its best to ensure the lowest possible costs, in order to promote the participation of the largest number of researchers.

Note that the number of places is limited. Registration is on a first come, first served basis.

Registration fees are:

  • Early (until October 10th): 125 euros
  • Late (after October 11th): 250 euros

To register, please click here and follow the instructions. It is important to provide a valid e-mail address. After we validate your registration, you will receive an e-mail with the instructions on how to finalize your registration.

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Cheap accommodation for students (105 or 140 euros per week) is possible. The number of rooms is limited. Deadline for these rates is July 31st.

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Coming to Lille

Lille is easily reachable from all over Europe, since it is close to three capitals (1h by train from Paris and from Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport, 30mn from Brussels, and 1h30 from London).

Coming to ACAI

ACAI'15 will take place at:
CNRS, 2 Rue des Canonniers Lille, 59046 France

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Practical information about Lille

You can find useful information at the web-site of Lille tourist information centre.

We also prepared a booklet containing useful information (programme, restaurants, bars, cultural events...)


Download the booklet in pdf »

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An ECCAI Travel Award Scheme has been established to support students who are members of an ECCAI affiliated society participating in ACAI. Application deadline: September 10th.

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AFPC (Association Française pour la Programmation par Contraintes) will provide four grants for French-speaking PhD students. Application deadline: July 3rd.

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ACAI'15@CRIL is organised by: Local organisation:
  • Abdelhamid Boudane
  • Thomas Caridroit
  • Jérôme Delobelle
  • Yacine Izza
  • Amélie Levray
  • Valentin Montmirail
  • Eric Piette
  • Michael Sioutis
  • Nicolas Szczepanski
  • Samuel Thomas
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Please contact us at the following email address:

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