Call for Papers

  • All accepted papers will be included in the IEEE ICDM 2016 Workshops Proceedings volume published by IEEE Computer Society Press, and will also be included in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
  • Authors of the best research papers from the workshop will be invited to prepare a substantially revised and extended version of their work for possible publication in a special issue that will be organized after the workshop.


We invite contributions addressing important privacy and discrimination problems that emerge in data mining, papers describing practical applications of privacy-preserving technologies, survey papers that critically analyze the current state-of-the-art and position papers that raise awareness and provide guidance towards open problems. The following comprises a sample, but not complete, listing of topics:

  • Privacy preserving data mining
  • Privacy preserving data publishing
  • Data anonymization
  • Differential privacy in practice
  • Interdisciplinary approaches and studies (e.g., law)
  • Privacy ontologies
  • Privacy-preserving analysis of spatio-temporal and mobility data
  • Privacy-preserving social network analysis
  • Privacy of genomic data
  • Privacy policies
  • Discrimination-aware data Mining
  • Algorithmic discrimination
  • Discrimination discovery from databases
  • Discrimination prevention in data mining
  • Algorithmic accountability and transparency
  • Discrimination prevention in recommender systems



  • Submission deadline: August 12, 2016
  • Notification of acceptance: September 13, 2016
  • Camera-ready copies due: September 20, 2016
  • Workshop: December 12, 2016