Committee

General Conference Chair

  • José Machado Uminho, Portugal

General Program Chairs

  • Luis Mendes Gomes UAzores, Ponta Delgada, Portugal
  • Hélia Guerra UAzores, Ponta Delgada, Portugal
  • AntÓnio Abelha UMinho, Portugal

Journal Publication Chairs

  • Yan Luo NIST, Gaithersburg, USA
  • Peter Lawrence Swinburne University, Australia
  • Wan Ahmad Yusmawiza Wan Yusoff International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Local Programme Committee

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Past Conference Chairs

  • Jan Owsinski Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • Jan Studzinski Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

International Programme Committee

Discrete Simulation Methodology, Languages and Tools

Discrete Simulation Methodology

  • Sang Do No Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • Vincent Rodin European Centre for VR, Brest, France

Discrete Simulation Analysis

  • Pascal Berruet Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient Cedex, France

Discrete Simulation Languages and Tools

  • Matthias Becker University Hannover, Hannover, Germany
  • Helge Hagenauer Universitaet Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
  • Sophie Hennequin ENIM, Metz Cedex, France
  • Erik Lindskog Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Stefano Marrone Seconda Universita di Napoli. Naples, Italy
  • Jiri Safarik University of West Bohemia, Plzen, Czech Republic

Open Source Simulation Languages and Tools

  • Sang Do No Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • Philippe Geril ETI Bvba, Ostend, Belgium

Verification, Validation and Accreditation

  • Roberto Revetria University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
  • Agustin Yague Technical University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Simulation in Computer Science

  • Lipika Deka Tezpur University and IIT Guwahati, India
  • Ernst Kesseler NLR, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Wolfgang Kreutzer University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Artificial Intelligence, IOT and VR Graphics Applied to Industry

Ambient Intelligence and Simulation

  • Sang Do No Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • Selwyn Piramuthu University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Artificial Intelligence

  • Paulo Jorge Sequeira Gonçalves Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Sang Do No Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

VR and Graphical Simulation in Industry

  • Track Chair: Guodong Shao  NIST, Gaithersburg, USA
  • Pascal Berruet Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient Cedex, France
  • Fabrizio Lamberti Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
  • Christoph Laroque University of Applied Sciences, Zwickau, Germany
  • Sudhir Mudur Concordia University, Montréal, Canada
  • Paulo Moura Oliveira UTA University, Vila Real, Portugal
  • Dorin-Mircea Popovici Universitatea OVIDIUS din Constanta, Constanta, Romania
  • Marcos A.Rodrigues Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Augmented Reality and Pervasive Systems in Factories

  • Alessandro Genco University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

Simulation-based evaluation of interactive systems

  • Stefan Hellfeld FZI - House of Living Labs, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Benjamin Herd King's College, London, United Kingdom

Simulation and Training

  • Manuel Alfonseca Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Wenji Mao Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
  • Dorin-Mircea Popovici Universitatea OVIDIUS din Constanta, Constanta, Romania

Industrial Internet of Things

  • Norbert Jastroch MET Communications GmbH,Bad Homburg, Germany

e-Business in Collaborative Engineering

  • Heiko Duin BIBA, Bremen, Germany
  • Yo-Ping Huang Tatung University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Norbert Jastroch MET Communications GmbH,Bad Homburg, Germany

Simulation in Nanotechnology

  • Clemens Heitzinger Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Yong K. Kim University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, USA
  • Javier Marin ETSI, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

Complex Systems Modelling

  • Track Chair: Igor N Litvine Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Frantisek Capkovic Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
  • Alexandre Nketsa LAAS, Toulouse, France
  • Michal Pechoucek Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Alfonso Urquia UNED, Madrid, Spain

Simulation of Complex Multiprocessor Systems

  • Orhan Gemikonakli Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom

Simulation in Electronics, Computers and Telecommunications

  • Teresa Alvarez University of Valladolid, Valladolid Spain
  • Christos Bouras University of Patras, Patras, Greece
  • Adnane Latif Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Silvia Mirri University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • Maurizio Palesi ,Universita di Catania, Catania, Italy
  • Marco Roccetti University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • Fernando Boronat Segui UPV, Valencia, Spain
  • Renate Sitte Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
  • Pedro Sousa University of Minho, Portugal

Simulation in Aerospace

  • Reza Azadegan Urmia University, Urmia, Iran
  • Wolfgang Kuehn University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany

Marine Simulation

  • Sergeij Kalashnkikow DANFOSS, Austria

Simulation in Military and Defense

  • Roberto de Beauclair Seixas IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Carlos Palau UPV, Valencia, Spain
  • Matthias Reuter CUTEC Gmbh, TU-Clausthal, Clausthal, Germany
  • Joseph M. Saur Regent University, USA

Simulation in Civil and Building Engineering

  • Alistair Borthwick Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Graham Saunders Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom

Simulation in Chemical, Petroleum and Mining Engineering

  • Pouria Homayonifar Acona Flow Technology, Skien, Norway
  • Mohamad R. Riazi Kuwait University, Kuwait

Simulation in Energy and Power Systems

  • Sérgio Leitão CETAV/UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
  • Sergeij Kalashnkikow DANFOSS, Austria
  • Janos-Sebestyen Janosy KFKI Atomic Energy Research Institute, Budapest, Hungary

Simulation in Robotics

Servitization

  • Paulo Jorge Sequeira Gonçalves Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Sang Do No Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Automation/Robotics

  • Leopoldo Arnesto Angel UPV, Valencia, Spain
  • A. Chatzinikolaou Athens, Greece
  • Andrzej Dzielinski Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
  • Markus Koch Orga Systems GmbH, Paderborn, Germany
  • George L.Kovacs Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
  • Martin Mellado UPV, Valencia, Spain
  • Paulo Moura Oliveira UTA University, Vila Real, Portugal
  • Bogdan Raducanu Computer Vision Centre, UAB, Barcelona, Spain
  • Sergiu-Dan Stan Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Machine to Machine

  • Paulo Jorge Sequeira Gonçalves Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Sang Do No Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Intelligent Connected Systems

  • Paulo Jorge Sequeira Gonçalves Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Sang Do No Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Cyber Physical Systems Simulation

  • Track Chair: Ioan Dumitrache The Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania
  • Adina Magda Florea University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
  • Pascal Berruet Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient Cedex, France
  • Cornel Burileanu University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
  • Corneliu Bilan University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Fog computing for Robotics and Industrial Automation

  • Paulo Jorge Sequeira Gonçalves Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Sang Do No Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Simulation in Engineering

Simulation in Engineering Processes

  • Chrissanti Angeli Technological Institute of Piraeus, Athens, Greece
  • Blazej Balasz Technical University of Koszalin, Koszalin, Poland
  • Alejandra Gomez Padilla University of Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Jan Studzinski Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • Joao Tavares University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • Henk Versteeg Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom

Model Driven Engineering

  • Norbert Jastroch MET Communications GmbH,Bad Homburg, Germany
  • Paulo Jorge Sequeira Gonçalves Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal

Simulation in Industrial and Product Design

  • Chiara Catalano IMATI-CNR, Genoa, Italy
  • Yan Luo NIST, Gaithersburg, USA
  • Catarina Rizzi University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy

Choice Modelling Methods and Applications

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Simulation in Multibody Systems

  • Track Chair: Bernd Schaefer DLR, Wessling, Germany
  • Ignacio Garcia-Fernandez University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Simulation in Collaborative Engineering

Organization and Management in Collaborative Engineering

  • Eduardo Castellano IK4-IKERLAN, Mondragon-Arrasate, Spain
  • Iris Graessler Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany

Supporting Technologies

  • Ricardo Gonçalves Univ. Nova de Lisboa, UNINOVA, Caparica, Portugal
  • Sarka Kvetonova Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic

Formal Methods, Techniques and Design

  • Yan Luo NIST, Gaithersburg, USA
  • Stefano Marrone Seconda Universita di Napoli, Caserta, Italy

Engineering of Embedded Systems

  • Petr Hanacek Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Jose Machado University do Minho, Braga, Portugal
  • Stefano Marrone Second University of Naples, Caserta, Italy

Collaborative Engineering data management and information modeling

  • Uwe Baake Daimler Buses, Evobus GmbH, Neu-Ulm, Germany
  • Joachim Herbst Daimler AG, Research and Technology, Ulm, Germany
  • Jiri Vondrich Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic

Collaborative Engineering process management and simulation

  • Antonio Carvalho Brito FEUP, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • Imed Kacem University of Technology of Troyes, Troyes, France
  • Carlo Meloni Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy
  • Roberto Montemanni IDSIA, Manno, Switzerland
  • Maurizio Palesi University of Catania, Catania, Italy
  • Christian Andreas Schumann University of Zwickau, Zwickau, Germany

Collaborative environments for virtual teams

  • Veronique Baudin LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, Toulouse Cedex, France
  • Khalil Drira LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, Toulouse Cedex, France
  • Paul Stratil SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG, Walldorf, Germany

Collaborative Enhanced Lean Manufacturing Simulation

  • Jean-Claude Hochon AIRBUS, Blagnac, France
  • Jose Antonio V. Oliveira University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
  • Rik Van Landeghem Ghent University, Zwijnaarde, Belgium
  • Rob Walker Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Practical applications and experiences

  • James Gao University of Greenwich, Chatham Maritime, Kent, United Kingdom
  • Irfan Manarvi Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Factory Planning and Control for SME's

  • Sílvio do Carmo Silva University of Minho, Portugal
  • Pascal Berruet Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient Cedex, France
  • Paulo J.S. Gonçalves Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Nuno O. Fernandes Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Veronique Limere Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Data-Driven Tradespace Exploration and Analysis

  • Philippe Geril ETI, Ostend, Belgium
  • Peter K. K. Loh Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Production of One: Digital Direct Manufacturing and Additive Manufacturing

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Smart Factory 1.0 and Industry 4.0

  • Norbert Jastroch MET Communications GmbH,Bad Homburg, Germany
  • Philippe Geril ETI, Ostend, Belgium

Simulation in Manufacturing

Steel Manufacturing and New Materials Manufacturing

  • Brian Hollocks Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Simulation in Electronics Manufacturing

  • Gerald Weigert Dresden University of Technology, Germany

Simulation Optimization in Manufacturing

  • Amos H.C. Ng University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
  • Anna Syberfeldt University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden

Apparel and Textile Manufacturing Simulation

  • Track Chair: Jocelyn Bellemare University of Quebec in Montréal (UQAM), Montréeal (Québec) Canada
  • Serge Carrier Ècole Superieure de mode de Montréal ESG/UQAM, Montréal (Québec) Canada
  • Marie-Ève Faust Ècole Superieure de mode de Montréal ESG/UQAM, Montréal (Québec) Canada
  • Stephan Lomov KU Leuven, Louvain, Belgium
  • Pablo Diaz Garcia Escola Politècnica Superior de Alcoy (EPSA), UPV, Alcoy, Spain

Simulation in Logistics and Traffic

Simulation in Logistics

  • El-Houssaine Aghezzaf Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Christian Almeder European University Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
  • Maria Sameiro Carvalho University of Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Remy Dupas Université de Bordeaux , Bordeaux, France
  • Olivier Grunde r, UTBM, Belfort, France
  • Isabel Garcia Guttierez Univ. Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Gabriel Lodewijks Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
  • Peter Lawrence Swinburne University, Lilydale, Australia
  • Marie-Ange Manier UTBM, Belfort, France
  • Roberto Montemanni IDSIA, Manno-Lugano, Switzerland
  • Guilherme A B Pereira University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
  • Roberto Razzoli University of Genova, Genova, Italy
  • Rosaldo Rossetti University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • Hans Veeke TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
  • Pengjun Zheng University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

Simulation in Supply Chains

  • Sang Do No Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Simulation in Hospital Logistics

  • Jose Antonio V. Oliveira University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

Transport Simulation

  • Jose Antonio V. Oliveira University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

Intelligent Transport Systems

  • Track Chair: Anna Syberfeldt University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
  • Paul Davidsson Blekinge Institute of Technology, Ronneby, Sweden
  • Petr Hanacek Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Jairo Montoya Torres Universidad de la Sabana, Chia, Columbia

Harbour simulation

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Simulation in Traffic

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Urban Simulation

  • Hans Degrauwe Degrauwe Consulting, Belgium

Datamining Business Processes, Geosimulation and Big Data

Statistical Analysis and Data Mining of Business Processes

  • Paulo Alexandre Ribeiro Cortez University of Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Selwyn Piramithu University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
  • Inna Pivkina New Mexico State University, USA
  • Danny Van Welden KBC Bank, Brussels, Belgium

Applications using Data Mining

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Applications using data mining and open source text information mining and analysis

  • Sang Do No Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Patient Centered Health Care with Meaningful Use of IT

  • Gurdev Singh State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo NY, USA

Geosimulation and Big Data

  • Marwan Al-Akaidi Arab Open University, Kuwait

Simulation in Economics and Business

Simulation Applied to Economics

  • J. Manuel Feliz Teixeiro FEUP-University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • Nuno Melo Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, Viseu, Portugal
  • Leonid Novickis IDC Information Technologies, Riga, Latvia
  • Kamelia Stefanova University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Agents in Business Automation and Economics

  • Martin Fredriksson Blekinge institute of technology, Karlskrona, Sweden
  • Markus Koch Orga Systems GmbH, Paderborn, Germany
  • Isabel Praca Polytechnic of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Simulation in Business and Economics

  • Eduardo Castellano IK4-IKERLAN, Mondragon-Arrasate, Spain
  • Sudhir Mudur Concordia University, Montréal, Canada
  • Yan Luo NIST, Gaitherburg, USA

Simulation in Business Games

  • Renate Sitte Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia
  • David Wortley Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom

Simulation and Analysis of Environmental effects of business

  • Dietmar Boenke Hochschule Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Germany
  • Elias A. Hadzilias Universite Catholique de Lille, Lille, France
  • Roberto Razzoli University of Genova, Genova, Italy

Simulation in Economic and Risk Management

Simulation Tools for Business Management & Business Intelligence

  • Carmen Bobeanu Ghent, Belgium
  • Carlo Meloni Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy

Simulation in OR and Knowledge Management

  • Carmen Bobeanu Ghent, Belgium
  • Chrissanthi Angeli Technological Institute of Piraeus, Athens, Greece
  • Imed Kacem Université Paul Verlaine Metz, Metz, France
  • Christophe Roche Universite de Savoie, Le Bourget du Lac Cedex, France

Emergency Management and Risk Analysis Management

  • Ismail Bouassida LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France
  • Khalil Drira LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, Toulouse, France
  • Konstantinos Kirytopoulos University of the Aegean, Greece
  • Gurdev Singh UB Patient Safety Research Center, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo NY USA
  • Lode Vermeersch Delcredere, Brussels, Belgium

Predictive Simulation and Methodology for Futures Research

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Policy Modelling and Simulation in E-Management, E-Government, E-Commerce and E-Trade

  • Vrassidas Leopoulos Nat. technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Political and Government Simulation

  • Joseph M. Saur Regent University, USA

Sustainable Development Management

  • Philippe Geril ETI Bvba, Ostend, Belgium

Workshops

HORIZON 2020 Workshop

  • Valerian Croitorescu University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Simulation in Automotive Systems

  • Track Chair: José Machado Uminho, Portugal
  • AntÓnio Abelha UMinho, Portugal
  • Naoufel Cheikhrouhou EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • José António Oliveira University of Minho in Portugal
  • Julien Richert Daimler AG, GR/PAA, Sindelfingen, Böblingen, Germany