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CIA 2006 Workshop: Call for Participation

From: Matthias Klusch <klusch@dfki.de>
Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2006 20:00:51 +0200
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      Tenth International Workshop on

 Cooperative Information Agents (CIA 2006)

         September 11 - 13, 2006
              Edinburgh, UK


In cooperation with

- Association for Computing Machinery ACM
- Global Grid Forum GGF

Co-sponsored by

- National eScience Centre, UK
- Centre for Intelligent Systems and their Applications,
  The University of Edinburgh, UK
- Whitestein Technologies, Switzerland
- British Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence
  and the Simulation of Behaviour (AISB)
- IEEE Computer Society Standards Organisation Committee
  FIPA on Intelligent and Physical Agents

Co-located event

- Annual meeting of IEEE FIPA


* Frank van Harmelen (VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
* Michael N. Huhns (U South Carolina, USA)
* Austin Tate (U Edinburgh, UK)
* Jeffrey S. Rosenschein (Hebrew U, Israel)

For more details:


The workshop program is available at


The CIA 2006 workshop issues both a best paper award,
and a system innovation award to acknowledge and honor
highly innovative research and development, respectively,
in the area of intelligent and cooperative information agents
for the Internet, web, and semantic web.
Both awards will be given at the end of the workshop.

CIA 2006 issues a "CIA 2006 Best Paper Award".
This award is sponsored by the series.
The winning prize is 300 euros.

CIA 2006 issues a "CIA 2005 System Innovation Award".
This award is sponsored by Whitestein Technologies, Switzerland.
The winning prize is 500 euros.


Registration for CIA 2006 is handled by the local host at:

Your regular registration for the CIA 2006 event
includes the following benefits:

* You may attend both the scientific program of CIA 2006
  and the annual IEEE FIPA meeting.

* Servings of lunch and coffee each day

* One ticket for the welcome reception
  (September 11th)

* One ticket for the social programme
  (September 12th)

  - Visits to Glenkinchie Distillery, and Rosslyn Chapel
  - Social Dinner at Borthwick Castle

* One copy of the workshop proceedings (LNAI volume)

Student Travel Grants

There will be limited financial support provided to a very limited
number of students as (co-)authors of accepted papers to present
their work at the CIA 2006 workshop.
The student travel grants are sponsored by IEEE FIPA and AISB.

For more details and application:


General Chair:

  Matthias Klusch (DFKI Saarbruecken, D)

Program Co-Chairs:

  Michael Rovatsos (U Edinburgh, UK)
  Terry Payne (U Southampton, UK)

Program Committee:

  Karl Aberer (EPF Lausanne, Switzerland)
  Wolfgang Benn (TU Chemnitz, Germany)
  Federico Bergenti (U Parma, Italy)
  Bernard Burg (Panasonic Research, USA)
  Monique Calisti (Whitestein Technologies, Switzerland)
  Cristiano Castelfranchi (U Siena, Italy)
  John Debenham (TU Sydney, Australia)
  Yves Demazeau (LEIBNIZ/IMAG, France)
  Boi Faltings (EPF Lausanne, Switzerland)
  Fausto Giunchiglia (IRST-ITC, Italy)
  Marie-Pierre Gleizes (IRIT Toulouse, France)
  Rune Gustavsson (TH Blekinge, Sweden)
  Heikki Helin (TeliaSonera, Finland/Sweden)
  Brian Henderson-Sellers (TU Sydney, Australia)
  Michael Huhns (U South Carolina, USA)
  Toru Ishida  (Kyoto University, Japan)
  Catholijn Jonker (U Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
  Hillol Kargupta (U Maryland BC, USA)
  Ewan Klein (U Edinburgh, UK)
  Christoph Koch (U Saarland, Germany)
  Manolis Koubarakis (TU Crete, Greece)
  Sarit Kraus (Bar-Ilan U, Israel)
  Daniel Kudenko (U York, UK)
  Maurizio Lenzerini (U Rome, Italy)
  Victor Lesser (U Massachusetts, USA)
  Jiming Liu (Hongkong Baptist U, China)
  Stefano Lodi (U Bologna, Italy)
  Aris Ouksel (U Illinois, USA)
  Sascha Ossowski (U Rey Juan Carlos Madrid, Spain)
  Paolo Petta (Medical U Vienna, Austria)
  Alun Preece (U Aberdeen, UK)
  Omer Rana (U Cardiff, UK)
  Jeffrey Rosenschein (Hebrew U, Israel)
  Marie-Christine Rousset (U Paris-Sud, France)
  Ken Satoh (National Institute for Informatics, Japan)
  Onn Shehory (IBM Research, Israel)
  Carles Sierra (CSIC Barcelona, Spain)
  Steffen Staab (U Koblenz, Germany)
  Hiroki Suguri (Comtech Sendai, Japan)
  Katia Sycara (Carnegie Mellon U, USA)
  Rainer Unland (U Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
  Gottfried Vossen (U Muenster, Germany)
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