From August 27 until August 31, the 11th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2017) is taking place in Como, Italy! This conference is the international forum in the field of recommender systems. These events help researchers present their findings, define new trends as well as share different systems and techniques for professionals in the industry. Recommendation is a type of information filtering, that exploits past behaviors and similarities between users to generate information personally to fit user preferences.

Workshops were offered on Sunday August 27th, additional workshops will place on Thursday August 31st. These workshops (along with tutorials on the following days) are avaliable for experienced professionals and newcomers in the industry.

From Monday to Wednesday, professionals can attend keynotes, paper sessions, industry sesssions (speeches) and tutorials. On Monday evening, attendees also had the opporunity to take part in a madness sesssion, followed by a poster and demo reception. Tuesday evening, guests were invited to the conference banquet hosted within Villa Erba. Wednesday evening will close with a steering committee meeting.

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Your contact at Villa Erba:
Francesca Schiatti
tel. +39 (0)31 3491

Your contact at Lake Como Events Network:
Eleonora Bresciani
Sales & Marketing Manager
tel. +39.031.349.226

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Ulrike Kiesel
Head of Content & PR
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