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 junior academics, early career researches, Post-Docs, PhD students and industry leaders (and highly motivated, promising and brilliant Master 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, Junior and Senior Academics, and  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) attending the Course.

Language: English.

To participate in the ACDL 2024, all attendants must

(1/2) register for the course (by February 23, 2024) and
(2/2) book accommodation at the course venue, “Riva del Sole Resort & SPA” (by April 23, 2024); all attendants must stay at the “Riva del Sole Resort & SPA.

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, please send to the Hotel ( booking.events@rivadelsole.it ) the name, surname and email address. Otherwise the solution is to book an apartment in single use.


  • 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



Tutorial Speakers


ACDL 2024 Directors

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












  • Early Registration: by Friday February 23, 2024 (AoE)
  • Oral Presentation Submission Deadline: Friday February 23, 2024 (AoE)
  • Late Registration: from Saturday February 24, 2024
  • Accommodation Reservation at Riva del Sole Hotel & SPA: by Tuesday April 23, 2024
  • Notification of Decision for Oral/Poster Presentation: by Thursday May 23, 2024
  • Course: June 10-14, 2024

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