7th Advanced Course on Data Science & Machine Learning
An Interdisciplinary Course: from Deep Learning to Generative Artificial Intelligence
June 10-14, 2024 – Riva del Sole Resort & SPA, Castiglione della Pescaia (Grosseto), Tuscany, Italy
Riva del Sole Resort & SPA - Course Venue
Riva del Sole Resort & SPA - Course Venue
Riva del Sole Resort & SPA - Course Venue
Castiglione della Pescaia - Tuscany
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ACDL 2024

The 7th Advanced Course on Data Science & Machine Learning – ACDL 2024  (June 10-14) is a full-immersion five-day Course at the Riva del Sole Resort & SPA (Castiglione della Pescaia – Grosseto  – Tuscany, Italy) on cutting-edge advances in Deep Learning, Data Science and Generative AI with lectures delivered by world-renowned experts. The Course provides a stimulating environment for PhD students, Post-Docs,  junior academics (only up to assistant professors), early career researches,  and industry leaders (and highly motivated, promising and brilliant Master students / BSc students). Participants will also have the chance to present their results with talks, and to interact with their colleagues, in a convivial, professional and productive environment.

PhD students, PostDocs, Industry Practitioners and Junior Academics (only up to assistant professors)  will be typical profiles of the ACDL attendants.The Course will involve a total of 36–40 hours of lectures, according to the academic system the final achievement will be equivalent to 8 ECTS points for the PhD Students (and some strongly motivated Master Student – BSc Student) attending the Course.

Language: English.

To participate in the ACDL 2024, all attendants must

(1/2) register for the course (by May 23, 2024 ) and
(2/2) book accommodation at the course venue, “Riva del Sole Resort & SPA” (by June 5, 2024 ); all attendants must stay at the “Riva del Sole Resort & SPA. Booking accommodation at the Riva del Sole must be made exclusively using the accommodation form attached to the registration confirmation email. No other methods must be used (if you use other booking methods the hotel will cancel the reservation).  Finally, it is not possible to extend the stay, the special accommodation rates are valid only for the period of the course, no exceptions will be made. To contact the Riva del Sole Resort & SPA (the course venue) use the following email: booking.events@rivadelsole.it

Once accommodation has been booked at “Riva del Sole Resort & SPA“, the participant must send this information (including the Booking Number) to the ACDL organizing committee (acdl@icas.cc).

ACDL is a residential course, so all lecturers and participants must reside in the same Hotel (Riva del Sole Resort & SPA)No exceptions are made.
For privacy reasons, the Hotel can not match people. If you have someone to share the apartment with (or a double room in Hotel), please send to the Hotel ( booking.events@rivadelsole.it ) the name, surname and email address. Otherwise the solution is to book a hotel room in single use.

Please note that only ACDL registered participants can book a room (in hotel or apartment) at the Riva del Sole Resort & SPA with the accommodation form attached in the registration email and with the ACDL Discounted Rates. The Booking Office of the Riva del Sole Resort & SPA will  verify the names of the participants and the corresponding registration number to confirm the booking.


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Artificial General Intelligence
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Big Data
  • Cognitive Computing
  • Computational Cognitive Science
  • Constraint-Based Approaches to Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Explainable Artificial Intelligence
  • Human-level AI
  • Foundation Models

  • Generative Adversarial Networks
  • Generative Artificial Intelligence
  • Large Language Models
  • Large Vision Models
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Probabilistic Generative Models
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Robotics
  • Self-Driving Vehicles
  • Transformers
  • Theory of Deep Learning


ACDL 2024 Directors

Giuseppe Nicosia
University of Catania, Italy
Panos Pardalos
University of Florida, USA












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    Castiglione della Pescaia/ Grosseto – Tuscany / Italy


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