The XXXI CLAD Conference on Classification and Data Analysis (JOCLAD 2024) will take place at Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, from 18 to 20 April 2024.

This annual conference aimed, among others, at teachers, researchers, students and users who share interests in the area of Classification and Data Analysis, has as main objectives

– To promote, support, develop and disseminate scientific research in the area of Data Science;

– To promote scientific collaboration and exchange in the area of Data Science between researchers, companies and other organizations;

– To offer training in the area of Data Science.

Areas of interest:

Algorithms and optimization, Sampling, Classificatory analysis, Symbolic data analysis, Textual data analysis and natural language /Text mining, Experience analysis, Social network analysis, Survival analysis, Exploratory data analysis, Data analysis applications, Machine learning and pattern recognition, Databases and information management, Classification, discrimination and clustering, Quality control, Data mining and business intelligence, Deep learning, Models with latent variables, Mixture models, Fuzzy models and neural networks, Models for spatial data, Experiment planning, Regression and generalized linear models, Time series/longitudinal models, Data visualization.


Deadline for abstract submission: 24 January 2024;

Notification of decision of the Scientific Committee: 21 February 2024;

Deadline for sending the corrected version: 29 February 2024;

Registration at reduced cost: 08 March 2024;

Deadline for registration payment to guarantee the publication of the abstract of the papers accepted in the book of abstracts: 15 March 2024.

To encourage, publicise and promote the participation of young researchers in the Conference, CLAD scholarships will be awarded.

The 2nd edition of a data HACKATHON is also planned for 12 April. Secondary school, CTeSP, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree students can take part. Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams in this competition.

To submit abstracts and obtain further information, please follow the instructions on the conference website:

We look forward to seeing you in Leiria!