For general inquiries about the AAAI-21 program, please write to aaai21@aaai.org.

General Chair:
Qiang Yang (Webank and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

Program Cochairs:
Kevin Leyton-Brown (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Mausam (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India)

Associate Program Chairs:
Yan Liu (University of Southern California, USA)
Gabrielle Roger (Universität Basel, Switzerland)

Associate Conference Chairs for Virtual Operations:
Weike Pan (Shenzhen University, China)
Lingfei Wu (IBM, USA)

The Thirty-Fifth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-21) will be held virtually February 2-9, 2021. (Note that AAAI will go to Vancouver, Canada in 2022!). The general chair will be Qiang Yang (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong) and the program chairs will be Kevin Leyton-Brown (University of British Columbia, Canada) and Mausam (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India). The purpose of the AAAI conference is to promote research in artificial intelligence (AI) and scientific exchange among AI researchers, practitioners, scientists, and engineers in affiliated disciplines. AAAI-21 will have a diverse technical track, student abstracts, poster sessions, invited speakers, tutorials, workshops, and exhibit and competition programs, all selected according to the highest reviewing standards. AAAI-21 welcomes submissions on mainstream AI topics as well as novel crosscutting work in related areas.

Additional details about AAAI-21 will be posted here as they become available.

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News and Updates

  • AAAI-21 Invited Speaker Program
    AAAI is pleased to announce that Regina Barzilay will speak at AAAI-21 in February. Professor Barzilay is the winner of the first AAAI Squirrel AI Award for AI for the Benefit of Humanity. Please click here for more information.
  • Volunteer to be a AAAI-21 Program Committee Member
    AAAI-21 Program Chairs are accepting applications from the community for volunteers to serve on the AAAI-21 Program Committee. Please go to to fill out the form. Thank you!
  • AAAI Diversity and Inclusion Call for Proposals
    AAAI is pleased to announce the Call for Diversity and Inclusion Activities at AAAI-21. Be sure to submit your proposal by September 28!
  • AAAI-21 Special Track on AI for Social Impact
    AAAI is pleased to announce the continuation of the Special Track on AI for Social Impact. For more information, please see the Call for Papers.
  • AAAI-21 to be a Virtual Conference!
    AAAI-21 will be held virtually February 2-9, 2021. More information will be posted as it becomes available. (Be sure to mark your calendars now for AAAI-22, February 21-28 in Vancouver, Canada!).
  • AAAI-21 Plans a Host of Innovations
    The AAAI-21 Call for Papers is now available! Please click here for full information about submission deadlines and guidelines.
  • Announcing New Tracks for IAAI-21
    The IAAI-21 Call for Papers is now available! Submissions are due September 16. Check out the new program features here.
  • EAAI-21 Call for Participation
    EAAI-21 continues with new tracks and challenges for AI education. Abstracts due September 1; papers due September 9. For complete details, please click here.
  • AAAI-21 Workshop Proposals are due July 31, 2020
    For the full Call for Proposals, please click here.
  • Announcing AAAI-21 Important Dates!
    AAAI is pleased to announce important submission and notification dates for AAAI-21. Click here for more information.
  • NEW! AAAI-21 Two-Phase Reviewing
    AAAI-21 will employ a new, two-phase reviewing process, which will accommodate eligible revised NeurIPS/EMNLP submissions. For detailed guidelines, click here.

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