Halifax is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia and the major cultural centre of Canada’s four Atlantic provinces. Halifax is home to six universities, two colleges, and a branch campus of another university.

The conference will be held in the Collaborative Health Education Building at the Studley campus of Dalhousie University, in the South End of Halifax, near the downtown. Attendees can easily walk to the Public Gardens, shopping, campus gymnasium, restaurants, pubs and shopping. Point Pleasant Park, and the Atlantic Ocean are nearby too. The restaurants offer excellent seafood and lobsters. 

Halifax and Nova Scotia are especially beautiful in the summer, and there are many cultural and nature-based activities to partake in all year round. The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo will end a few days before the conference starts. The average daily temperature in July has been about 19C ranging from 14C to 23C with an average rainfall of 12mm per day with over seven-and-a-half hours of sunshine per day.

The Destination Halifax website has many photos and information about Halifax.

The Halifax Stanfield International Airport has frequent connections to Toronto (over 12 flights daily with Air Canada and WestJet), Montreal, Ottawa and Calgary (Air Canada and Westjet) and direct international flights to/from  London Heathrow (Air Canada), Boston (Air Canada, Westjet), New York JFK (Delta), Newark (United), Philadelphia (American), Tampa (Air Canada), 

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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