Welcome to ICKD 2021

Important Notice: As the situation of covid-19 is still ambiguous and unpredictable, it's acceptable for those participants who can't attend the conference because of the travel restrictions to present their papers online with reduced registration fee. In the meanwhile, the organizing committee will monitor the situation and the conference may be switched to fully virtual mode if necessary.

2021 10th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery (ICKD 2021) will be held in City University of Macau during November 27-29, 2021. It aims to provide a forum for researchers, practitioners, and professionals from both the industry and the academia to share their newest research findings and results.

ICKD 2021 is co-organized by City University of Macau, International Journal of Knowledge Engineering, and International Journal of Machine Learning and Computing. The conference also serves to bring authors and readers of IJKE together to communicate face to face and discuss chances for possible cooperation and hot topics in the interdisciplinary areas.

Co-organized and Sponsored by


Best Oral Presentation Award: Selection of the best oral presentation will be made at the conference based on both the technical content and performance of presentation. The winner will be chosen by the session chair in consultation with the conference co-chairs.


ICKD offers the following two journals for publication of your full papers:

Option 1: Publication in IJKE. Submissions will be reviewed by the conference committees and IJKE Editorial Board, and accepted papers will be published in International Journal of Knowledge Engineering, which will be indexed by Google Scholar, Crossref, ProQuest, etc.

Option 2:  Publication in JAIT. Submissions will be reviewed by the conference technical committees, and accepted papers will be published in the Journal of Advances in Information Technology, which will be indexed by Scopus, EBSCO; ULRICH's Periodicals Directory; WorldCat; CrossRef, etc..

For those who're NOT looking to publish their papers, it's acceptable to submit your abstracts to the conference just for oral presentation.

Scope of Conference

Authors are invited to submit full papers describing original research work in areas including, but not limited to:

Novel Algorithms
Association Rules
Knowledge engineering and management
Classification and Ranking
Text analysis and text understanding
Machine Learning
Privacy Preserving Data Mining
Statistical Methods
Parallel and Distributed Data Mining
Interactive and Online Mining
KDD Process and Human Interaction
Knowledge Management

Important Dates

Submission Deadline October 5, 2021
Acceptance Notification October 25, 2021
Registration Deadline November 5, 2021
Conference Dates November 27-29, 2021

Latest News

September 11, 2021!   News! The submission deadline of ICKD 2021 has been extended to October 5, 2021. (Click)


February 5, 2021! News! Sponsored by City University of Macau, ICKD 2021 will be held during November 27-29 in Macau. (Click)


November 25, 2019!  Good News! ICKD 2019 has been held successfully in Phuket, Thailand during November 17-19. Hope to see you all next year. (Click)




Submission Method

Please submit your full paper/abstract via iConference submission system using the following link:

Electronic Submission System; ( .pdf)

Full Paper (Publication & Presentation)

Follow the template when preparing your full paper:
For option 1. please use
IJKE Template; (.doc)

For option 2. please use JAIT Template; (.doc)

Abstract (Oral Presentation only, without publication)

Follow the template when preparing your abstract:
please use
Abstract Template; (.doc)