Organising Committee

Honourary Co-Chairs

Lotfi Zadeh

Tharam Dillon

Bodgan Willianoski

General Chairs

Josephine Cheng, IBM

Michael Condry, Intel

Achim P. Karduck, Furtwangen University

Technical Programme Chairs

Elizabth Chang, Curtin University

Roberto Pieraccini, International Computer
Science Institute and UC Berkeley

Ernesto Damiani, University of Milan

Innovation Adoption Chairs

Achim P. Karduck, Furtwangen University, Germany

Local Publicity Chairs

Edy Portmann, BISC, UC Berkeley

Mark Hedges, Kings College, UK

International Publicity and Publication Chair

Fulvio Frati, University of Milan, Italy

Regional Area Chairs

Moataz A. Ahmed, KFUPM, Saudi Arabia

Paolo Ceravolo, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Ralph Deters, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Christian Guetl, Graz University of Technology, Austriay

Farookh Hussain, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Jie Liu, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Journal Special Issues Chairs

Farookh Hussain, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Conference Advisory Board

Michael Brodie, Verizon, USA

Armando Colombo, Schneider Electric, Germany

Leopoldo G Franquelo, President IEEE IES

Kouhei Ohnishi, Ex. President IEEE-IES

Wolfgang Prinz, Fraunhofer FIT, Germany

Csaba A. Szabo, Budapest University, Hungary

Sirin Tekinay, Ozyegin University, Turkey

O.Sinan Tumer, SAP Research, Germany

Bogdan Wilamowski, Editor-in-Chief IEEE TIE

Xinghuo Yu, IEEE IES AdCOM

Tharam Dillon, Chair IEEE TC-II