The mission of KDD is to promote the rapid maturation of the field of knowledge discovery in data and datamining as a key element of the corporate information technology structure. Membership benefits include
- $50 (or greater) discount in the KDD conference registration
- discount in KDD partner conferences (including the ASA Statistical Computing Section conferences, Interface conferences, SIGMOD and SIGART conferences)
- subscription to the KDD newsletter
- most importantly, the chance to participate in shaping the Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery field by participating the research meetings, voicing your opinion about industry standards, innovation and service awards, and other SIGKDD activities.