The conference series is guided by a steering committee, which consists of the conference chairs of the previous three editions of the conferences.
The current members of the steering committee are:
José Balcázar, Francesco Bonchi, Wray Buntine, Walter Daelemans, Aristides Gionis, Bart Goethals, Katharina Morik, Dunja Mladenic, John Shawe-Taylor, Michèle Sebag
The steering committee is responsible for decisions that have a long-term impact on the community. This includes, e.g., the transfer of remaining funds from one conference to the next, long-term contracts with publishers and support software, etc.
For these tasks, the committee assigns the following roles to suitable members of the community: