2008 Organizing Committee:

General Chair:
Daphne Koller (Stanford University)

Program Chairs:
Dale Schuurmans (University of Alberta)
Yoshua Bengio (University of Montreal)

Tutorials Chair:
Geoff Gordon (Carnegie Mellon University)

Workshop Chairs:
Maneesh Sahani (Gatsby Unit, UCL)
Alex Smola (Yahoo! Research)

Demonstration Chairs:
Ralf Herbrich (Microsoft Research)

Publications Chair:
Leon Bottou (NEC Laboratories)

Electronic Proceedings Chair:
Andrew McCallum (University of Massachussetts, Amherst)

Volunteers Chair:
Yasemin Altun (Max Planck Institute)

Publicity Chair:
Antonio Torralba (MIT)


Program Committee:
Jean-Yves Audibert (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées)
Francis Bach (INRIA - Ecole Normale Supérieure)
Kristin Bennett (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Michael Bowling (University of Alberta)
Aaron Courville (Université de Montréal)
Koby Crammer (University of Pennsylvania)
Sanjoy Dasgupta (University of California, San Diego)
Nathaniel Daw (New York University)
Eleazar Eskin (University of California, Los Angeles)
David Fleet (University of Toronto)
Paolo Frasconi (Università di Firenze)
Arthur Gretton (Max Planck Institute)
Tony Jebara (Columbia University)
Chris Manning (Stanford University)
Ron Meir (Technion)
Noboru Murata (Waseda University)
Erkki Oja (Helsinki University of Technology)
Doina Precup (McGill University)
Stefan Schaal (University of Southern California)
Fei Sha (University of Southern California)
Alan Stocker (New York University)
Ingo Steinwart (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Erik Sudderth (University of California, Berkeley)
Yee-Whye Teh (University College London)
Antonio Torralba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Larry Wasserman (Carnegie Mellon University)
Max Welling (University of California, Irvine)