Committees

Honorary General Chairs

Antonio Laganà, University of Perugia, Italy
Norio Shiratori, Tohoku University, Japan
Kenneth C. J. Tan, Qontix, UK

General Chairs

David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
Bernady O. Apduhan, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan

Program Committee Chairs

Osvaldo Gervasi, University of Perugia, Italy
Beniamino Murgante, University of Basilicata, Italy
Ana Maria A.C. Rocha, University of Minho, Portugal

International Advisory Committee

Jemal Abawajy, Deakin University, Australia
Dharma P. Agrawal, University of Cincinnati, USA
Marina L. Gavrilova, University of Calgary, Canada
Claudia Bauzer Medeiros, University of Campinas, Brazil
Manfred M. Fisher, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Yee Leung, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

International Liaison Chairs

Ana Carla P. Bitencourt, Universidade Federal do Reconcavo da Bahia, Brazil
Giuseppe Borruso, University of Trieste, Italy
Alfredo Cuzzocrea, University of Trieste, Italy
Maria Irene Falcão, , University of Minho, Portugal
Robert C. H. Hsu, Chung Hua University,Taiwan
Tai-Hoon Kim, Hannam University, Korea
Sanjay Misra, Covenant University, Nigeria
Takashi Naka, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan
Rafael D.C. Santos, National Institute for Space Research, Brazil
Maribel Yasmina Santos, University of Minho, Portugal

Workshop and Session Organizing Chairs

Beniamino Murgante, University of Basilicata, Italy
Sanjay Misra, Covenant University, Nigeria
Jorge Gustavo Rocha, University of Minho, Portugal

Award Chair

Wenny Rahayu, La Trobe University, Australia

Web Chair

A. S. M. Kayes, La Trobe University, Australia

Publicity Committee

Elmer Dadios, De La Salle University, Philippines
Hong Quang Nguyen, International University (VNU-HCM), Vietnam
Daisuke Takahashi, Tsukuba University, Japan
Shangwang Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Local Organizing Committee Chairs

David Taniar, Monash University, Australia
Maria Indrawan-Santiago, Monash University, Australia
Eric Pardede, La Trobe University, Australia
A. S. M. Kayes, La Trobe University, Australia
Wenny Rahayu, La Trobe University, Australia
Kate Tucker, La Trobe University, Australia

Local Organizing Committee (Student Volunteers)

David Daniel Cheng Zarate, Monash University, Australia
M. Habib Rosyad, Monash University, Australia
Utari Wijayanti, Monash University, Australia
Shizhe Zhao, Monash University, Australia
Xinyu Li, Monash University, Australia
Anasthasia Agnes Haryanto, Monash University, Australia
Bao Ngoc Nguyen, Monash University, Australia
Zhou Shao, Monash University, Australia
Syed Mahbub, La Trobe University, Australia
Quang Tu Doan, La Trobe University, Australia

Program Committee

Kenny Adamson, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Vera Afreixo, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Filipe Alvelos, University of Minho, Portugal
Hartmut Asche, University of Potsdam, Germany
Michela Bertolotto, University College Dublin,  Ireland
Sandro Bimonte, CEMAGREF, TSCF, France 
Rod Blais, University of Calgary, Canada
Ivan Blečić, University of Sassari, Italy 
Giuseppe Borruso, University of Trieste, Italy 
Ana Cristina Braga, University of Minho, Portugal
Yves Caniou, Lyon University, France
José A. Cardoso e Cunha, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Rui Cardoso, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Leocadio G. Casado , University of Almeria, Spain
Carlo Cattani, University of Salerno, Italy
Mete Celik, Erciyes University, Turkey
Alexander Chemeris, National Technical University of Ukraine "KPI", Ukraine
Min Young Chung, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
Florbela Maria da Cruz Domingues Correia, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Gilberto Corso Pereira, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Carla Dal Sasso Freitas, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Pradesh Debba, The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR),  South Africa
Hendrik Decker, Instituto Tecnológico de Informática, Spain 
Frank Devai, London South Bank University, UK
Rodolphe Devillers, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Joana Matos Dias, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Paolino Di Felice University of L'Aquila, Italy
Prabu Dorairaj, NetApp, India/USA
M. Irene Falcao, University of Minho, Portugal
Cherry Liu Fang, U.S. DOE Ames Laboratory, USA
Florbela P. Fernandes, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
Jose-Jesus Fernandez, National Centre for Biotechnology, CSIS, Spain
Paula Odete Fernandes, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
Adelaide de Fátima Baptista Valente Freitas, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Manuel Carlos Figueiredo, University of Minho, Portugal
Maria Antonia Forjaz, University of Minho, Portugal
Maria Celia Furtado Rocha, PRODEB–PósCultura/UFBA, Brazil
Paulino Jose Garcia Nieto, University of Oviedo, Spain
Jerome Gensel, LSR-IMAG, France
Maria Giaoutzi, National Technical University, Athens, Greece
Arminda Manuela Andrade Pereira Gonçalves, University of Minho, Portugal
Andrzej M. Goscinski, Deakin University, Australia
Sevin Gümgüm, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Alex Hagen-Zanker, University of Cambridge, UK
Malgorzata Hanzl, Technical University of Lodz, Poland
Shanmugasundaram Hariharan, B.S. Abdur Rahman University, India
Eligius M.T. Hendrix, University of Malaga/Wageningen University, Spain/Netherlands
Tutut Herawan, Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Hisamoto Hiyoshi, Gunma University, Japan
Fermin Huarte, University of Barcelona, Spain
Mustafa Inceoglu, EGE University, Turkey
Peter Jimack, University of Leeds, UK
Qun Jin, Waseda University, Japan
A. S. M. Kayes, La Trobe University, Australia
Farid Karimipour, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Baris Kazar, Oracle Corp., USA
Maulana Adhinugraha Kiki, Telkom University, Indonesia
DongSeong Kim, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Taihoon Kim, Hannam University, Korea
Ivana Kolingerova, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Rosa Lasaponara, National Research Council, Italy
Maurizio Lazzari, National Research Council, Italy
Cheng Siong Lee, Monash University, Australia
Sangyoun Lee, Yonsei University, Korea
Jongchan Lee, Kunsan National University, Korea
Clement Leung, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Chendong Li, University of Connecticut, USA
Gang Li, Deakin University, Australia
Ming Li, East China Normal University, China
Fang Liu, AMES Laboratories, USA
Xin Liu, University of Calgary, Canada
Savino Longo, University of Bari, Italy
Tinghuai Ma, NanJing University of Information Science & Technology, China
Luca Mancinelli, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Ernesto Marcheggiani, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium 
Antonino Marvuglia, Research Centre Henri Tudor, Luxembourg 
Nicola Masini National Research Council, Italy
Eric Medvet, University of Trieste, Italy
Nirvana Meratnia, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Alfredo Milani, University of Perugia,  Italy
Giuseppe Modica, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Josè Luis Montaña, University of Cantabria, Spain
Maria Filipa Mourão, IP from Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Laszlo Neumann, University of Girona, Spain
Kok-Leong Ong, Daekin University, Australia
Belen Palop, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain
Marcin Paprzycki, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Eric Pardede, La Trobe University, Australia
Kwangjin Park, Wonkwang University, Korea
Ana Isabel Pereira, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal
Maurizio Pollino, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, Italy
Alenka Poplin, University of Hamburg, Germany
Vidyasagar Potdar, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
David C. Prosperi, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Wenny Rahayu, La Trobe University, Australia
Jerzy Respondek, Silesian University of Technology Poland
Humberto Rocha, INESC-Coimbra, Portugal
Alexey Rodionov, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics, Russia
Jon Rokne, University of Calgary, Canada
Octavio Roncero, CSIC, Spain
Maytham Safar, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Chiara Saracino, A.O. Ospedale Niguarda Ca' Granda - Milano, Italy
Haiduke Sarafian, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Marco Paulo Seabra dos Reis, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Jie Shen, University of Michigan, USA
Qi Shi, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Dale Shires, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, USA
Inês Soares, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Takuo Suganuma, Tohoku University, Japan
Sergio Tasso, University of Perugia, Italy
Ana Paula Teixeira, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal
Senhorinha Teixeira, University of Minho, Portugal
Parimala Thulasiraman, University of Manitoba, Canada
Carmelo Torre, Polytechnic of Bari, Italy
Javier Martinez Torres, Centro Universitario de la Defensa Zaragoza, Spain
Giuseppe A. Trunfio, University of Sassari, Italy
Toshihiro Uchibayashi, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan
Pablo Vanegas, University of  Cuenca, Equador
Marco Vizzari,  University of Perugia, Italy 
Varun Vohra, Merck Inc., USA
Koichi Wada, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Krzysztof Walkowiak, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Zequn Wang, Intelligent Automation Inc, USA
Robert Weibel, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Frank Westad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Roland Wismüller, Universität Siegen, Germany
Mudasser Wyne, SOET National University, USA
Chung-Huang Yang, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
Xin-She Yang, National Physical Laboratory, UK
Salim Zabir, France Telecom Japan Co., Japan
Haifeng Zhao, University of California, Davis, USA
Kewen Zhao, University of Qiongzhou, China
Fabiana Zollo, University of Venice "Cà Foscari", Italy
Albert Y. Zomaya, University of Sydney, Australia