Committee

General Conference Chair

  • Paulo J.S. Gonçalves , Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco and IDMEC, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal

General Program Chair

  • João Calado , ISEL, Lisbon, 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

  • TBA

Past Conference Chair

  • José Machado , Uminho, Braga, Portugal

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
  • Bernhard Heinzl , TU Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • Sophie Hennequin , ENIM, Metz Cedex, France
  • 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
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland

Verification, Validation and Accreditation

  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
  • 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

Artificial Intelligence, IOT and VR Graphics Applied to Industry

Ambient Intelligence and Simulation

  • Sang Do No , Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
  • Selwyn Piramuthu , University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Artificial Intelligence

  • Chrissanti Angeli , Technological Institute of Piraeus, Athens, Greece
  • Paulo Jorge Sequeira Gonçalves , Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Sang Do No , Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • Sanaul Haque , Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
  • Biju Theruvil Sayed , Dhofar University, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman

VR and Graphical Simulation in Industry

  • Track Chair: Guodong Shao , NIST, Gaithersburg, USA
  • Pascal Berruet , Université Bretagne Sud, Lorient Cedex, France
  • Sanaul Haque , Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • 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
  • Ricardo Chalmeta , Universitat Jaume I., Castillon, Spain
  • Sanaul Haque , Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
  • Eleni Mangina , University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, Ireland

Simulation-based evaluation of interactive systems

  • Sanaul Haque  Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • Benjamin Herd  King's College, London, United Kingdom
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland

Simulation and Training

  • Manuel Alfonseca , Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Eleni Mangina , University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, Ireland
  • Wenji Mao , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
  • Dorin-Mircea Popovici , Universitatea OVIDIUS din Constanta, Constanta, Romania

Industrial Internet of Things

  • Ricardo Chalmeta , Universitat Jaume I., Castillon, Spain
  • Norbert Jastroch , MET Communications GmbH,Bad Homburg, Germany
  • Sanaul Haque , Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland

e-Business in Collaborative Engineering

  • Ricardo Chalmeta , Universitat Jaume I., Castillon, Spain
  • Heiko Duin , BIBA, Bremen, Germany
  • Sanaul Haque , Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • 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
  • Houcine Hassan , Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
  • Markus Koch , Orga Systems GmbH, Paderborn, Germany
  • George L.Kovacs , Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
  • 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
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland

Intelligent Connected Systems

  • Paulo Jorge Sequeira Gonçalves , Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco, Portugal
  • Sang Do No , Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland

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
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
  • Eleni Mangina , University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, Ireland

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
  • Bernhard Heinzl , TU Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • 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

  • Ricardo Chalmeta , Universitat Jaume I., Castillon, Spain
  • 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

Simulation in Automotive Systems

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

Choice Modelling Methods and Applications

  • Karim Labadi , ECAM-EPMI, QUARTZ-Lab, France

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
  • Florina Covaci , ”Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • 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
  • Florina Covaci , ”Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • 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
  • Florina Covaci , ”Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • 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
  • 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

Practical applications and experiences

  • James Gao , University of Greenwich, Chatham Maritime, Kent, United Kingdom
  • Sanaul Haque , Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • 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 Limère , Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Data-Driven Tradespace Exploration and Analysis

  • Philippe Geril , ETI, Ostend, Belgium
  • Sanaul Haque , Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • Peter K. K. Loh , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Production of One: Digital Direct Manufacturing and Additive Manufacturing

  • Hans Degraeuwe , Degraeuwe Consulting, Brussels, Belgium

Smart Factory 1.0 and Industry 4.0

  • Florina Covaci , ”Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Norbert Jastroch , MET Communications GmbH,Bad Homburg, Germany
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
  • 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

  • Bernhard Heinzl , TU Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • Karim Labadi , ECAM-EPMI, QUARTZ-Lab, France
  • Amos H.C. Ng , University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden
  • Anna Syberfeldt , University of Skovde, Skovde, Sweden

Apparel and Textile Manufacturing Simulation

  • Jocelyn Bellemare , University of Québec in Montréal (UQAM), Montréeal (Québec) Canada
  • Ali Shams Nateri , University of Guilan, Iran

Simulation in Logistics and Traffic

Simulation in Logistics

  • El-Houssaine Aghezzaf , Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Maria Sameiro Carvalho ,; University of Minho, Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Remy Dupas , Université de Bordeaux , Bordeaux, France
  • Olivier Grunder , UTBM, Belfort, France
  • Isabel Garcia Guttierez , Univ. Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Houcine Hassan , Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
  • 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

  • Florina Covaci , ”Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Matthias Klumpp , ” ild Institute for Logistics and Service Management at FOM, Essen, Germany
  • Eleni Mangina , University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, Ireland
  • Sang Do No , Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Simulation in Hospital Logistics

  • Giorgio Romanin-Jacur , University of Padova, Vicenza, Italy
  • Antonio Abelha , Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal
  • Jose Machado , University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
  • Jose Antonio V. Oliveira  University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
  • Peter Summons , University of Newcastle, Australia

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

  • tba

Simulation in Traffic

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Urban Simulation

  • Hans Degrauwe , Degrauwe Consulting, Brussels, 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
  • Sanaul Haque , Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • 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

  • Marco Furini , Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Sanaul Haque , Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland

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

  • Marco Furini , Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Sang Do No , Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  • Maciej Majewski , Koszalin University of Technology, Poland

Patient Centered Health Care with Meaningful Use of IT

  • Sanaul Haque , Institute of Technology, Carlow, Ireland
  • 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

  • Florina Covaci , ”Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • 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

  • Marco Furini , Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • 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

  • Carlo Meloni , Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy

Simulation in OR and Knowledge Management

  • 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
  • Biju Theruvil Sayed , Dhofar University, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman

Emergency Management and Risk Analysis Management

  • Ismail Bouassida , 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