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, 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, 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 – BSc Student) attending the Course.

Language: English.

To participate in the ACDL 2024, all attendants must

(1/2) register for the course (by March 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 Saturday March 23, 2024 (AoE)
  • Oral Presentation Submission Deadline: Saturday March 23, 2024 (AoE)
  • Late Registration: from Sunday March 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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