2020 IEEE Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management (CogSIMA)

August 22-28, 2020
Virtual Conference
hosted by the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Photo Credit: Welcome to Victoria BC by LASZLO ILYES / CC-BY-2.0

Organizing Committee

General Chair
Scott Fouse
Independent Consultant,

Honorary Chair
Gabe Jakobson
CyberGem Consulting,

Vice Chair
Kellyn Rein
Fraunhofer Gesellschaft,

Ken Baclawski
Northeastern University,

Local Chair
Adel Guitouni
University of Victoria,

TPC Co-Chair
Galina Rogova
The State University of New
York at Buffalo, USA

TPC Co-Chair
Nicolette McGeorge
Charles River Analytics, Inc., USA

TPC Co-Chair
Alicia Ruvinsky

Workshop Chair
Kirstie Bellman
Topcy House Consulting,

Tutorial Chair
Phyllis Nelson
California State Polytechnic
University Pomona, USA

Publicity Chair
Andrea Salfinger
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Publications Chair
Mary Freiman
Aptima, Inc.,

Community Outreach Chair
Giuseppe D'Aniello
University of Salerno,

Industry Liason Chair
Michael Kozak
Lockheed Martin Advanced
Technology Laboratories, USA

Technical Program Committee

Thomas Arnold, United States, USA
Joachim Biermann, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany
Eloi Bosse, University McMaster, Canada
Dave Braines, IBM UK Ltd, United Kingdom (Great Britain)
Sage Broderick, United States Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), USA
Jin-Hee Cho, Virginia Tech, USA
Michael Clement, United States Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), USA
Nancy Cooke, Arizona State University, USA
Natalia Derbentseva, Defence R&D Canada, Canada
Patricia Dockhorn Costa, Federal University of Espirito Santo, Brazil
Valentina Dragos, ONERA, France
Robert Erbacher, Army Research Laboratory, USA
Göran Falkman, University of Skövde, Sweden
Timothy Garton, US Army Corps of Engineers, USA
Olivier Grisvard, Thales Defence Mission Systems France, France
Odd Erik Gundersen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Melita Hadzagic, OODA Technologies Inc., Canada
Mieczyslaw Kokar, Northeastern University, USA
Robert Kozma, U of Memphis, USA
Achim Kuwertz, Fraunhofer IOSB, Germany
Christian Lebiere, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Matthew Little, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, USA
Gaëlle Lortal, Thales R&T, France
Dalila Megherbi, Unversity of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA
Leo Motus, Estonian Academy of Science, Estonia
Patrick Philipp, University of Applied Sciences Koblenz, Germany
Albert Pritzkau, Fraunhofer FKIE, Germany
Brandon Randle, United States Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), USA
Kalev Rannat, TALTECH, Estonia
Andri Riid, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Maria Riveiro, Jönköping University, Sweden
Jean Roy, DRDC - Valcartier Research Centre, Canada
Arezoo Sarkheyli-Hägele, Malmö universitet, Sweden
Dylan Schmorrow, Soar Technology, Inc., USA
David Schuster, San Jose State University, USA
Maria Seale, United States Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), USA
Alexander Smirnov, SPIIRAS, Russia
Lauro Snidaro, University of Udine, Italy
Dirk Soeffker, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Joonwoo Son, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Sci & Tech, Korea (South)
Alan Steinberg, Alan Steinberg, Independent Consultant, USA
Pontus Svenson, RISE, Sweden
Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Wright State University, USA
Robert Thomson, United States Military Academy, USA
Risto Vaarandi, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Aaron Webber, US Army ERDC, USA
Chen Zhong, University of Tampa, USA
Tom Ziemke, Linkoping University, Sweden


Apr 10: Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, CogSIMA 2020 will be held as a completely Virtual Conference.

Aug. 28: A big thank you to our highly engaged participants for making this virtual conference such an enjoyable and interactive experience! We hope to see you next year at CogSIMA 2021!
Aug. 27: Save the dates: CogSIMA 2021 is planned to take place May 17-21, 2021, in beautiful Tallinn, Estonia!
Aug. 27: We will present our plans for CogSIMA 2021 in the Closing session, so please stay with us!
Aug. 26: Congratulations to our Best Student Paper and Best Paper Award winners!
Aug. 25: On LinkedIn? Follow/post using #cogsima for CogSIMA community updates!
Aug. 20: Participation information for the virtual conference updated.
Aug. 19: Program updated.
Aug. 9: We are pleased to announce that Prof. Ben Shneiderman (Univ. of Maryland) will present an Invited Talk.
July 27: We are pleased to announce a workshop on Interoperability for Situation Management and Decision Making.

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