ACM KDD (Knowledge Discovery and Data mining) 2013 conference will be held Aug 11-14 in Chicago. The annual KDD CUP competition is organized this year by Microsoft Research.
There are two tracks:
1) Identification of authorship of academic papers - track 1.
2) Author disambiguation - track 2.
Following the last couple of years, we hope to see some activity of users who are utilizing GraphLab for computing part of the solution. I will update more once we get interesting results to report.