2009 Organizing Committee:

General Chair:
Yoshua Bengio (University of Montreal)
Dale Schuurmans (University of Alberta)

Program Chairs:
John Lafferty (Carnegie Mellon University)
Chris Williams (University of Edinburgh) 

Tutorials Chair:
Yann LeCun (New York University)

Workshop Chairs:
Richard Zemel (University of Toronto)

Demonstration Chairs:
Hans Peter Graf (NEC Laboratories America, Inc.)

Publications Chair and Electronic Proceedings Chair:
Aron Culotta (Southeastern Louisiana University)

Volunteers Chair:
NIPS Foundation Office

Publicity Chair:
NIPS Foundation Office

2009 Program Committee:

Jean-Yves Audibert (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech)
David Blei (Princeton University)
Kwabena Boahen (Stanford University)
Michael Bowling (University of Alberta)
Nicolo Cesa-Bianchi (University of Milan)
Aaron Courville (University of Montreal)
Koby Crammer (University of Pennsylvania)
Nathaniel Daw (New York University)
David Dunson (Duke University)
Paolo Frasconi (University of Florence)
Nir Friedman (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Arthur Gretton (Carnegie Mellon University and Max Planck Institute)
Matthias Hein (Saarland University)
Aapo Hyvarinen (University of Helsinki)
Thorsten Joachims (Cornell University)
Mark Johnson (Brown University)
Charles Kemp (Carnegie Mellon University)
John Lafferty (Carnegie Mellon University) [co-chair]
Wee Sun Lee (National University of Singapore)
Tai Sing Lee (Carnegie Mellon University)
Jon McAuliffe (University of Pennsylvania)
Yael Niv (Princeton University)
Robert Nowak (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Pascal Poupart (University of Waterloo)
Carl Rasmussen (University of Cambridge)
Erik Sudderth (Brown University)
Ben Taskar (University of Pennsylvania)
Antonio Torralba (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Bill Triggs (Laboratoire Jean Kuntzmann, CNRS)
Sethu Vijayakumar (University of Edinburgh)
Chris Williams (University of Edinburgh) [co-chair]
Andrew Zisserman (University of Oxford)