SciFi It Conference Committee

General Conference Chair

  • Jelle Saldien, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

General Program Chair

  • Helena Barbas, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 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

  • Jeroen Bourgonjon, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Ellen De Vos, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Pieter-Jan Maes, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

International Programme Committee

Augmented Reality and Pervasive Systems in Simulation

  • Marwan Al-Akaidi, Arab Open University - HQ, Kuwait
  • Victor Dozortsev, ZAO Honeywell, Moscow, Russia
  • Iris Graessler, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany

Sci-Fi Product Design Methodology ‐ From Mind to Matter

  • Navneet Bhushan, Crafitti Consulting Private Limited, Bangalore, India
  • Jeroen Bourgonjon, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Ellen De Vos, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Pieter-Jan Maes, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Nicolae Vasiliu, POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Interfacing the real and digital world

  • Michael Cowling, CQUniversity Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia
  • Anton Ivashenko, Samara State Aerospace Univ., Samara, Russia
  • Pieter Jorissen, Karel de Grote-Hogeschool, Hoboken, Belgium
  • Dorin-Mircea Popovici, Universitatea OVIDIUS din Constanta, Constanta, Romania
  • Russell Shilling, Digital Promise, Washington DC, USA

3D printing the world - From 3D printer to replicator

  • Ana Maria Camacho, UNED, Madrid, Spain
  • Hans Degraeuwe, Degraeuwe Consulting, Brussels, Belgium
  • Jarno Puff, Advanced Aviation Technology, Peschiera del Garda VR, Italy
  • Chris Roast, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Wan Ahmad Yusmawiza Wan Yusoff, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Augmenting the human ‐ from human to humanoid

  • tba

From home to digital playground

  • tba

From Shopping Mall to Tailored Shopping Experience

  • Anita Greenhill, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

From Office to Road Warrior Virtual Battle Station

  • Philippe Geril, ETI Bvba, Ostend, Belgium

Designing Future health Care ‐ From hospitals to "Home‐spitals" ‐ From Hospital Room to Sickbay

  • Alberto Sanna, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
  • Christian Steinmetz, :em engineering methods AG, Darmstadt, Germany

From robot worker to robo-buddy

  • Bogdan Raducanu, Computer Vision Center UAB, Barcelona, Spain
  • Adam Schmidt, Technische Universität München, Department of Informatics VI, Garching bei München, Germany

Of UAV's, Robot Vehicles and Sentient Drones

  • Eleni Mangina, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Leonid Smalov, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom

AI you can drive my Car

  • Valerian Croitorescu, Univ.Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Farming in the Sky with Robots

  • Eleni Mangina, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Nicolae Vasiliu, Univ.Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

From Minority Report to Robocop

  • Pieter Jorissen, Karel de Grote-Hogeschool, Hoboken, Belgium

Preparing the Military for the Future Virtual Battle Space

  • Joseph M. Saur, Regent University, Virginia Beach, USA

Reach for the Sky

  • Joseph M. Saur, Regent University, Virginia Beach, USA

To infinity and beyond

  • Joseph M. Saur, Regent University, Virginia Beach, USA

Security and Innovation

  • Rob Haelterman, Royal Military Academy, Brussels, Belgium
  • Ben Lauwens, Royal Military Academy, Brussels, Belgium