KDD 2020 YouTube Channel is now Available

(Published: Tue, January 05, 2021)

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We are pleased to share much of the KDD 2020 Virtual Conference content with our KDD community! Please access the videos for tracks, keynotes and invited talks here:

Announcing Best Paper Awards

Research Best Paper Award
1733 On Sampled Metrics for Item Recommendation
Walid Krichene: Google; Steffen Rendle: Google
(Presentation time: Thursday August 27 1:30-3:30PM, Poster Time: Thursday August 27 6:00-7:00PM)

Research Best Paper Runner-up
535 Malicious Attacks against Deep Reinforcement Learning Interpretations
Mengdi Huai: University of Virginia; Jianhui Sun: University of Virginia; Renqin Cai: University of Virginia; Liuyi Yao: University of New York at Buffalo; Aidong Zhang: University of Virginia
(Presentation time: Tuesday August 25 4:00-6:00PM, Poster Time: Tuesday August 25 7:00-8:00PM)

Research Best Student Paper Award
812 TIPRDC: Task-Independent Privacy-Respecting Data Crowdsourcing Framework for Deep Learning with Anonymized Intermediate Representations
Ang Li: Duke University; Yixiao Duan: Beihang University; Huanrui Yang: Duke University; Yiran Chen: Duke University; Jianlei Yang: Beihang University
(Presentation time: Tuesday August 25 1:30-3:30PM, Poster Time: Tuesday August 25 6:00-7:00PM)

Applied Data Science Best Paper

Temporal-Contextual Recommendation in Real-Time by Yifei Ma, Murali Balakrishnan Narayanaswamy, Haibin Lin and Hao Ding from Amazon. The paper will be presented on Tuesday August 25, 10:00am-12:00pm.


  • VFairs platform with virtual reality effects blends the spatial with the virtual. You enter the lobby and find yourself in the middle of the action with sponsor booths, meeting spaces, and conference halls. You can access the platform at starting Sunday, August 23. Our team has sent a separate email with detailed instructions on accessing VFairs. If you have registered and have not received your instructions/credentials, please email for assistance. NAVIGATION TIPS and FAQs
  • Whova self-guided virtual conference platform as in earlier KDD conferences complete with conference content. Whova is available as a mobile app or as a web app from your computer at There is no need for a registration code as long as you use the email address that you used for registering the conference. As before, you can create your own schedule in your time-zone and use networking channels to meet attendees and presenters as well as accessing papers, pre-recorded videos and live zoom. Here’s a tutorial video introducing how to use Whova for virtual conference:
  • We will reach out to you daily through our newsletter and website with latest information, highlights of the program, any schedule updates, and answers to frequent questions.

We are excited that you can join KDD 2020 from across the globe. We look forward to meeting you virtually and building our friendships for the years to come.

Thank you,

KDD 2020 General co-Chair

Rajesh Gupta and Yan Liu

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