We made arrangements with the accommodations listed below.

On-Campus Accommodation

dalhousie summer residencesA total of 60 bedrooms has been reserved on the campus of Dalhousie University. The rates mentioned below include linen, towels, high-speed Internet, regular membership privileges to Dalplex Athletic Facility, as well as one overnight parking permit (subject to availability).

From the property description: "All traditional residence style accommodations offer shared, private gender neutral washrooms. All suite-style accommodations (in Risley Hall) offer a mix of fulyl furnished single bedroom accommodations (with adjoining shared bathrooms) and two, three or four bedroom suites with kitchenettes and a cozy sitting area. Check-in time is 3:00 and check-out time is 10:30AM."

Reservations must be confirmed by no later than 30 days prior to arrival date. Room reservations can be made by: fax (902) 494-1219, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone (902) 494-8840, toll free: 1-888-271-9222 or by using the Book Now link on http://stay.dal.ca/KxBnB_Live/ACMUMAP16.bnb. Use the group name ACMUMAP16 when making reservations.

Conference Rate: Single room $49.50 per night, tax included.                                      Student Rate: Single room $32.65 per night, tax included

Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

lord nelsonHotel Lord Nelson is located very close (6-7 minutes of walk) to the UMAP'2016 venue - The Collaborative Health Education Building on Summer Street. 

From the property description: “The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites is a beautiful Four Star property in downtown Halifax that combines historic charm with the modern amenities essential to today’s traveler. Our ideal location is within walking distance to the universities and hospitals. We overlook the famous Victorian-style Public Gardens with the convenience of Spring Garden Road at our doorstep providing great shopping, dining and entertainment!” 

A block of rooms reserved for UMAP'2016 will be available online until Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Reservations can be made directly on the hotel website by simply using the following direct link to access the group reservation page: https://res.lordnelsonhotel.com/booking/default.aspx?Group=35843.  You can also contact the Reservations Department by phone at (902)423-5130 or toll free 1-800-565-2020, or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Quote the group ID 35842 or "UMAP" to receive your special rate.

After June 14, reservations will be accepted based on availability. 

Classic Guest Room: $169.00 + applicable taxes

Prince George Hotel 

prince georgePrince George Hotel is located 17 min. of walk from the UMAP venue - The Collaborative Health Education Building on Summer street. It has a very good restaurant.

From the property description: “World-class hotel excellence in the heart of downtown Halifax. Experience the sophistication and charm of The Prince George Hotel, from the moment you arrive to the time you checkout, you'll love our Four Diamond service and impeccably appointed accommodations. Our 200+ stylish guestrooms and suites feature contemporary design and luxe amenities for an unparalleled hotel experience that will please even the most discerning of travellers.”

Please use the following link for booking your room: https://bookings.ihotelier.com/The-Prince-George-Hotel/bookings.jsp?hotelid=13608&rateplanID=553464

Participants can take advantage of the University Rate, starting with an average daily rate of 162 CAD. The rate is based on availability, so you are encouraged to book as soon as possible.


24th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization

13-16 July 2016 - Halifax, Canada

Collocated with Hypertext 2016


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Important Dates

12 July 2016: Regular registration cutoff at 00:00 Atlantic time 
12 July onwards -On-site registration only

13-16 July 2016: UMAP 2016 Conference


15 January 2016: Workshop Proposals
23 / 28 February 2016: Abstracts for Full and Short Papers (mandatory)
1 / 6 March 2016: Full and Short Papers due
25 March / 1 April 2016: Doctoral consortium papers
15 April 2016:Notification for full and short papers
22 April 2016: Notification for DC papers
1 May 2016: Author's Registration Deadline for Full, Short, Extended Abstracts, DC Papers (main proceedings)
1  9 May 2016: Camera-Ready Deadline for Full, Short, Extended Abstracts & DC papers (main proceedings)
7 May 2016: Posters, Demos, Late-Breaking Results papers due
16 May 2016 (extended!): Workshop papers due 
1 June 2016: Notification of Workshop Papers, Posters & Demos, Late-Breaking Results papers
7 June 2016: Camera-ready for Workshop papers, Posters & Demos, Late-Breaking Results papers (extended proceedings)
                     + Early registration and author registration deadline for extended proceedings
13 June 2016: Student funding application deadline;
                      + Cut-off date for booking student residence accommodations and the Lord Nelson Hotel (June 14)


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