The conference will start with workshops and tutorials on August 24, followed by the main conference from August 25 to August 27.
Questions about registration? Call Brooke Daley at ExecutivEvents at 888-526-1242 (toll free) or 303.530.4683 (Direct). Or email her.
Both KDD and KDD at Bloomberg are sold out.
Become a SIGKDD member and enjoy $50 or greater discount on KDD conference registration fees!

Full Registration

Full registration includes tutorials, workshops, keynotes, and the main conference, from Aug 24 to 27.
Full Conference
registration type
Until July 15
July 16- Aug  15
Aug 16 to Onsite
SIGKDD Members $750 $900 $1,050
SIGMOD/ AAAI/ ACM Members $800 $950 $1,100
Non-ACM/SIG Members $850 $1,000 $1,150
Student $400 $500 $600

Workshop / Tutorial Only

Workshop/Tutorial Only registration include the single day of workshops and tutorials on Aug 24, 2014. You will be able to select this registration type on the third page during the registration process.
Workshop / Tutorial Only
registration type
Until July 15
July 16- Aug  15
Aug 16 to Onsite
SIGKDD Members $400 $475 $550
SIGMOD/ AAAI/ ACM Members $475 $550 $625
Non-ACM/SIG Members $475 $550 $625
Student $225 $250 $325
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel (view map) is the conference hotel of KDD 2014. The main KDD conference (Mon, Aug 25 - Wed, Aug 27) and part of the workshop and tutorial day (Sun, Aug 24) will take place there.

The hotel's address and phone number:
811 7th Ave
New York, NY 10019
+1 (212) 581-1000

One of the most iconic buildings in the Big Apple, the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel has stood proudly against the city skyline since 1962. Now better than ever, this sophisticated stopover features 1,781 recently renovated accommodations in the heart of Midtown on bustling 7th Avenue.

The following group rates for hotel rooms are available until August 1, 2014. Reserve your room online at
Hotel rooms at the Sheraton for the night of Sat, Aug 23 were sold out. More rooms available at the Park Central New York Hotel.
Single room$199
Double room$219
* Subject to an additional 14.75% tax and $3.50/room/night charges
Book Your Room
Park Central New York Hotel (view map) is happy to host the KDD Conference. Group rates are available to book for stay dates August 23rd through 28th, 2014.

The hotel's address and phone number:

870 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
+1 (212) 247-8000
The following group rates for hotel rooms are available until August 1, 2014. Reserve your room online.
Classic king room$229
* Subject to an additional 14.75% tax. The listed Facilities Fee of $20 plus tax per night will be waived for this group.
Book Your Room

Thanks to the special event of Unleash Data: Accelerate Impact between KDD and Bloomberg, a part of the conference will also take place at:

Bloomberg's headquarters
731 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10022

The Tuesday evening reception will take place at the Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers:

Pier 60
23rd Street and West Side Highway
New York, NY 10011
Detailed directions and map

Pier Sixty is located within the Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex, 23rd Street and the Hudson River. Vehicles may enter the complex from the West Side Highway between 22nd and 23rd Streets in Manhattan.

Arriving by Car

Taxis, Cars & Limousines: To arrive directly at our front door, please instruct your driver to follow all access/parking signs (do not follow taxi drop-off). Please instruct your driver to proceed through the parking gate directly to Pier Sixty, located at the tip of Pier 60. Taxis, cars and limousines are given 20 minutes’ free access to drop off and pick up passengers.

Arriving by Public Transportation

The M23 bus, which runs across 23rd Street, stops at Pier 62, the front door of Chelsea Piers. From Pier 62, it is a short walk to Pier Sixty.

The M14 bus, which runs across 14th Street, stops at West 18th Street, adjacent to Pier 59. From Pier 59, it is a short walk to Pier Sixty.

Please see the detailed travel information from the official NYC guide. If you are traveling by plane, LaGuardia Airport is the closest airport to the hotel.

Blacklane limo service

Exclusively for KDD14 participants you can use the black-car service from Blacklane for easy arrival to or departure from the airport during the KDD14. Blacklane offers each participant an exclusive 50% off voucher to experience the amenities of a private driver first hand.

With the voucher, you can expect to pay 50-55 USD (including tolls and tip) to get from JFK/Newark to Sheraton and 45-50 USD (including tolls and tip) to get from Sheraton to JFK/Newark. Vans are also available for small groups.

Use the voucher code KDD14 - book your ride using either website or smartphone app (Apple / Android). Click here for a quick "How-To". Due to the spike in demand during the conference, it is advisable to book at least 24 hours in advance. The code is active until the 28th of August.

The official NYC guide has tons of information about transportation, must-see attractions, things to do, and more. Check it out!

New York City, New York, NYC, The Big Apple or simply The City is the most populous city in the United States and covers 305 square miles around the mouth of the Hudson River. The City has one of the largest and most famous skylines on earth dominated by the iconic Empire State Building.

The 8.2 million people living in NYC speak 800 different languages from all over the world and the diverse population includes some of America’s wealthiest celebrities and socialites.

The Big Apple is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. More than 40 million people visit it every year for the attractions, the shows, the bagels, the cheesecakes and the New York style pizza.

NYC is a center of television, film, advertising, music, newspaper, and book publishing industries. It is the home to 46 Fortune 500 companies and three of the largest stock exchanges (NYSE, NASDAQ, and AMEX). If it were a nation, the city would have the 16th-highest GDP in the world.

No wonder it is often referred to as the city that never sleeps.

Time Square
Manhattan Bridge
Central Park
Empire State Building


If you need a visa to attend KDD 2014, please send your request for a letter in support of a visa application to the ACM headquarters at and include:
  1. Your name as it appears on your passport
  2. Your current postal mailing address
  3. That you wish to attend KDD 2014
  4. Your KDD 2014 registration confirmation number
  5. If you have had a paper accepted, the title of your paper and whether you are a "co-author" or "sole author"
Please note visa support letters are issued via email by PDF and the original is mailed to your current postal address. The above information can also be found on ACM's webpage.
Congrats to Weinan Zhang of University College London for winning this contest! We thank all designers!
We need your help to create a fabulous design that will be printed on the t-shirts worn by KDD 2014 student volunteers during the conference. The winner will receive a full student registration. The submission deadline is Monday, July 7, 2014. Click here for more details.
Congrats to all the student travel award recipients! Have a great time at the conference! Please find the list of recipients below.
Student Volunteer Awards will be available for students attending KDD-2014. Awards will provide partial funding for travel and registration expenses. We thank the National Science Foundation (NSF) for supporting our student attendees.

Application process

To be eligible for the award, a student must be:
  1. An author (or a co-author) of an accepted paper at KDD-2014, and
  2. A full-time student at the time of paper acceptance
Awards will also be available based on need to non-author students who are doing research in data mining and whose advisors cannot support travel to the conference. The award recipients must attend KDD-2014 in order to receive the award. Furthermore, the student must be available to help with organizational tasks during the conference. The awards will be given in the following order and limited by available funds, to:
  1. Students who are sole authors of papers
  2. Students who are first authors of papers
  3. Students who are co-authors, but not first authors of papers
  4. Non-author students
Students are invited to apply for the travel awards by June 15, 2014 by sending:
  1. Your name, email address, post-mail address, school information
  2. Title page of their accepted KDD-2014 paper, if author
  3. Proof of their full-time student status (e.g. proof of full-time registration status for current semester, or a copy of a valid student ID, or a letter from supervising faculty member)
  4. Indicate whether you are a US citizen or permanent resident
Send the application with the subject "KDD student travel application" via email to the Student Awards Co-Chairs:

BPDM free registration recipients

  • Jacqueline Fairley, Emory University
  • Genaro Hernandez, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Pablo Rivas, Baylor University
  • Lan Vu, University of Colorado, Denver

NSF travel awards recipients

  • Dehua Cheng, Computer Science Department, University of Southern California
  • Behzad Golshan, Computer Science Department, Boston University
  • Bryan Perozzi, Stony Brook University
  • Chuanren Liu, Rutgers University
  • Xinran He, University of Southern California
  • Rupinder Paul Khandpur, Computer Science Department, Virginia Tech
  • Huan Sun, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Joyce C Ho, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Fang Jin, Discovery Analytics Center, Computer Science Department, Virginia Tech
  • Maryam Hasan, DSRG lab, Computer Science Deptartment, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Marzyeh Ghassemi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ling Chen, Computer Science Department, North Carolina State University
  • Qu Meng, Rutgers Business School
  • Zhe Chen, University of Michigan
  • Kyle Kloster, School Information, Purdue University, Mathematics Department
  • Peter Lofgren, Stanford University
  • Tristan Naumann, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Benjamin Bachman, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Austin Benson, Stanford University
  • Yanchi Liu, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Free registration recipients

  • Tahereh Babaie, School of Information Technologies, J12 University of Sydney
  • Yuan Quan, Nanyang Technological University
  • Polina Rozenshtein, Aalto University, School of Science, Department of Information and Computer Science, Espoo, Finland
  • Marija Stankova, University of Antwerp
  • Ying Wei, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Qian Xiao, National University of Singapore
  • Tanmoy Chakraborty, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • Bin Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Yuan Yao, Nanjing University Xianlin Campus
  • Xiao He, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (University of Munich)
  • Furong Li, School of Computing, National University of Singapore
  • Shuai Yuan, University College London
  • Wei Lu, Department of Computer Science, University of British Columbia
  • Meng Jiang, Department of Computer Science and Technology at Tsinghua University
  • Hengshu Zhu, University of Science and Technology of China