100 AI MAGAZINE
Spring Symposium Series
The 2015 Spring Symposium Series will be
held March 23-25, 2015 at Stanford Universi-
ty. The Call for Participation will be available
in August on the AAAI web site (www.
sions will be due to the organizers on October
2, 2014. For more information, please contact
Symposium Chair, Matt Taylor, at
email@example.com or AAAI at sss15@aaai.
org. A preliminary list of symposia will be
available at the SSS- 15 website in July.
Executive Council Nominations
Every year four new councilors are elected to
serve three-year terms on the AAAI Executive
Council. The Nominating Committee encourages all regular members in good standing to
place an individual's name before them for
consideration. The Nominating Committee,
in turn, will nominate eight candidates for
councilor in the spring. In addition to mem-bers' recommendations, the committee will
actively recruit individuals in order to provide
a balanced slate of candidates. AAAI members
will vote in the late spring of 2015.
To submit a candidate's name for consideration, please send the individual's name,
address, phone number, and email address to
Carol Hamilton, Executive Director, AAAI,
2275 East Bayshore Road, Suite 160, Palo Alto,
CA 94303, USA; by fax to 650/321-4457; or by
email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominators
should contact candidates prior to submitting
their names to verify that they are willing to
serve, should they be elected. The deadline for
nominations is November 1, 2014.
2015 AAAI Award Nomination
Deadline Shifts to the Fall!
Please note that due to the shift of the AAAI
conference to the winter timeframe, nominations for all AAAI honors and awards will be
due on September 15, 2014.
AAAI Fellows Nominations
The 2015 Fellows Selection Committee is cur-
rently accepting nominations for AAAI Fellow.
The AAAI Fellows program is designed to rec-
ognize people who have made significant, sus-
tained contributions to the field of artificial
intelligence over at least a ten-year period. All
regular members in good standing are encour-
aged to consider nominating a candidate. At
least two references must accompany nomina-
tions. The nominator or one of the references
must be a AAAI Fellow who is a current mem-
ber of AAAI. For further information about the
Fellows Program or to receive nomination and
reference forms, please contact AAAI at 650-
328-3123; by fax at 650-321-4457; or by email
at email@example.com. Nomination materials
are also available on the AAAI web site at
www.aaai.org/Awards/fellows.php. The dead-
line for nominations is September 15, 2015.
2015 Feigenbaum Prize
The AAAI Feigenbaum Prize is awarded biennially to recognize and encourage outstanding
Artificial Intelligence research advances that
are made by using experimental methods of
computer science. The "laboratories" for the
experimental work are real-world domains,
and the power of the research results are
demonstrated in those domains. The Feigenbaum Prize may be given for a sustained
record of high-impact seminal contributions
to experimental AI research; or it may be given to reward singular remarkable innovation
and achievement in experimental AI research.
The prize is $10,000 and is provided by the
Feigenbaum Nii Foundation. Nominations for
the Feigenbaum Prize are due September 15,
2014. All nominations must be accompanied
by at least one letter of support. The nomination form is available at www.aaai.org/Awards/
AAAI is pleased to announce the continuation
of its two special awards in 2015, and is cur-
rently seeking nominations for the 2015 AAAI
Classic Paper Award, and the AAAI Distin-
guished Service Award. The 2015 AAAI Classic
Paper Award will be given to the author of the
most in;uential paper(s) from the Fourteenth
National Conference on Artificial Intelligence,
held in 1997 in Providence, Rhode Island. The
2015 AAAI Distinguished Service Award will
recognize one individual for extraordinary
service to the AI community. Awards will be
presented at AAAI- 15 in Austin, Texas, USA.
Complete nomination information, including
nomination forms, is available at www.aaai.
org/Awards/ fellows.php. The deadline for
nominations is September 15, 2015. For addi-
tional inquiries, please contact Carol Hamil-
ton at firstname.lastname@example.org.