The 5th IEEE International
Conference on Data Science
and Advanced Analytics

1–4 October 2018
Turin — Italy

Call for IEEE CIS Student and Researcher Travel Grants

Travel Grants

The IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (IEEE CIS) will offer a limited number of Travel Grants at DSAA 2018 for

  • Students (undergraduate or graduate students, from any country)
  • Professional Researchers from Developing Countries

who are presenting one or more papers at IEEE CIS-sponsored conferences.
One application system will be used for both students and professionals.

Requirements for Students

  • Membership of IEEE (join IEEE here)
  • Membership of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (join IEEE CIS here). Note that IEEE CIS is listed as an optional society membership under IEEE).
  • Be the author or co-author of an accepted paper in the conference, actually attend the conference and present the paper.
  • A “Proof of University Attendance” on university letterhead certifying that the student carries at least 50% of a normal full-time academic program as a registered undergraduate or graduate student in a regular course of study.
  • A “Recommendation Letter” from the student's supervising professor on university letterhead that the student is the major contributor to the paper and approximately what was the student's contribution in percent to the paper. Please include for each paper, the ID number as given by the conference organizers. In the event that the student is the sole author of the paper, no letter is needed.

Requirements for Professionals from Developing Countries

  • Be a higher-grade member of IEEE and IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (join IEEE CIS here).
  • Be the author or co-author of an accepted paper in the conference, actually attend the conference and present the paper.
  • A “Contribution Letter” confirming that you have contributed to at least 50% of the research presented.
  • A “Funding Justification Letter” attesting by an honor-bound signature that the conference registration fee would pose an economic hardship on the applicant, such that they would be unable to attend the conference without the support of the travel grant.

Important Dates

  • Submission of applications: July 23, 2018 – August 1, 2018
  • Review of applications: August 1, 2018 – August 8, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: August 8, 2018


  1. Browse to the
  2. Follow the instructions and fill all the personal data in the “User Profile”.
  3. By using the online form, choose the corresponding file for each requirement.
    Please try make your file sizes as small as possible.
  4. Please confirm that you have uploaded all the documents correctly.
  5. Finally press “Submit” to complete your application!

Travel Grants Information

  • 400 USD for people living in Italy
  • 800 USD for people living in other countries

Important notes

  • Applicants must be IEEE CIS members in order to be able to process your application.
  • Only one author per paper will be awarded a travel grant and an applicant can receive only one grant per year.
  • IEEE/IEEE CIS Membership will be confirmed automatically through the IEEE Member database.
  • Student applicants will be required to present proof of university attendance documentation at the conference.
  • Students who receive travel grants will be expected to volunteer to assist the conference management team. Duties may include assisting with registration, ticket acceptance, audio-visual requirements, and other conference matters. It is not expected that this volunteering will interfere with any student’s opportunity to attend most of the technical sessions, nor with presenting their own paper at the meeting.


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