The Italian Workshop on Neural Networks (WIRN) is the annual conference of the Italian Society of Neural Networks (SIREN). The conference is organized, since 1989, in co-operation with the International Institute for Advanced Scientific Studies (IIASS) of Vietri S/M (Italy), and is a traditional event devoted to the discussion of novelties and innovations related to field of Artificial Neural Networks.

Caianiello Award for the Excellence in Research in Neural Networks to Professor Yoshua Bengio, University McGill, Montreal, Canada 'For the development of the concept of Deep Learning in Neural Networks'