The International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN) is the annual flagship conference of the European Neural Network Society (ENNS). The 23rd event in this series, ICANN 2013 will be organized from 10th to 13th of September 2013. The local organizers are the Institute of Information and Communication Technologies at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Technical University of Sofia, and Union of Automation and Informatics. The honorary chair of the conference is Nikola Kasabov. Valeri Mladenov and Vassil Sgurev serve as the general co-chairs. Program co-chairs include Petia Koprinkova-Hristova, Alessandro Villa, Wlodzislav Duch, Guenther Palm, and Mincho Hadjiski. The paper submission deadline has been announced to be 15th of February, 2013.
Technical University of Sofia. Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria with a population of 1.2 million people. Many of the major universities, cultural institutions, and businesses of Bulgaria are concentrated in Sofia.