I was shown a secret* list of the "Rank 1" conferences for AI/ML, and thought I would re-post them here. Do people agree?
AAAI: American Association for AI National Conference
ACL: Annual Meeting of the ACL (Association of Computational Linguistics)
CVPR: IEEE Conf on Comp Vision and Pattern Recognition
EMNLP: Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
ICCV: Intl Conf on Computer Vision
ICML: Intl Conf on Machine Learning
IJCAI: Intl Joint Conf on AI
KDD: Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
KR: Intl Conf on Principles of KR & Reasoning
NIPS: Neural Information Processing Systems
RSS: Robotics: Science & Systems
UAI: Conference on Uncertainty in AI
* Ok, so not that secret... I just didn't know about it.