• The current topics include but are not limited to:
  •  Machine Learning (ML)
  • Supervised Learning
  • Unsupervised Learning
  • Neural Network or Artificial Neural Network (ANN)
  • Back-propagation
  • Deep Neural Network (DNN) or Deep Learning
  • Linear regression
  • Logistic regression
  • K-Nearest Neighbors (K-NN)
  • Random forest
  • Ensemble learning
  • Gradient boosted decision trees
  • Overfitting
  • Underfitting
  • Regularization
  • L1 vs L2 regularization
  • Cross-validation
  • Performance metrics for regression
  • Performance metrics for classification problems
  • Data Science


The conference solicits original, high-quality submissions in the following categories:

Full Papers

MacDat invites full papers that describe original, complete and unpublished work having a contribution to knowledge in any of the topics listed above.  Papers must provide sufficient details and support for their claims and conclusions. They must list relevant research that has already been published, point out what is new about the submission, and say what its most important contributions are.  The maximum length for a full paper is 8 pages (including references) 

Short Papers

MacDat invites short papers that describe work that has resulted in knowledge on any of the above-mentioned topics. The submission for short papers must provide sufficient details about the nature of the work, cite relevant published research, highlight novel aspects of the inquiry, and illustrate the current status of the work and its future direction.  The maximum length for a short paper is 6 pages (including references).

Posters Presentation

At MacDat, posters are invited to present early-stage work that seeks to advance our current knowledge in any of the aforementioned topics.  Interactive posters should explain what the work is, what makes it new, and what the authors plan to do next. The maximum length for a posters is 4 pages (including references) 



Paper size is European A4.

  • Margins are 4cm (top), 2.5cm (left and right) and 2.7cm (bottom).
  • The paper includes the author name and affiliation (full address including country).
  • There are no page numbers, or headers and footers, within the paper.
  • The PDF is free of formatting errors (e.g. corrupt equations, missing or low-resolution figures), since conversion from Word to PDF can introduce formatting errors.
  • Text is single spaced, not double spaced.
  • The PDF file is editable and not password protected.
  • All pages are portrait (landscape pages should be rotated).
  • Reference lists are checked for accuracy. References can only be linked via Crossref if they are correct and complete.
  • Figures are placed within the text, not collected at the end of the document.
  • A thorough proofread is conducted to check the standard of English and ensure wording is clear and concise.

All submitted papers will be peer-reviewed

  • The conference proceedings will be published under an ISSN and ISBN number
  • The conference proceedings will be indexed by Google Scholar
  • The proceedings will be permanently archived in YGMRO site
  • Selected papers from the congress will be submitted for possible publication in the ” Journal of Multidimensional Research & Review “


  • Plenary/keynote lectures are scheduled for 30 minutes (including discussions)
  • Every oral communication, including discussions, will be delivered in a 10-minute time period.
  • All sessions will include technical support (TS) from members of the MacDat.
  • During all sessions, all microphones should be muted
  • Online participants will utilise the chat to write down any questions they may have, while onsite participants will answer them live
  • All presentations (plenaries, keynotes, and posters) should be forwarded to the conference secretary by e-mail to
  • The Zoom links will be sent by email to all registered participants together with the MacDat Conference program and Book of Abstracts.
  • Posters will be presented in Poster presentations session, during which participants will present their poster in 5 minutes, including time for questions and discussion.
  • Font style and text structure (one or two columns) may be customised separately. Each poster must have text in a typeface big enough for participants to see comfortably on screen. Illustration lettering should be big and readable.
  • Material should be presented in a logical order such as introduction, methods, results & conclusion.