AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: ICCM 2009 - conference, tutorials, doctoral consortium

ICCM 2009 Conference Announcement
   24-26 July 2009, Mancester, UK, paper deadline early April 2009

ICCM is the premier international conference for research on
computational models and computation-based theories of human
behavior. ICCM is a forum for presenting, discussing, and evaluating
the complete spectrum of cognitive models, including connectionism,
symbolic modeling, dynamical systems, Bayesian modeling, and cognitive
architectures. ICCM includes basic and applied research, across a wide
variety of domains, ranging from low-level perception and attention to
higher-level problem-solving and learning.

The proceedings of the 2007 conference are available from

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Tutorials program call, 2009 Int'l Conference on Cognitive Modeling
  23 July 2009, Mancester, UK, proposal deadline is 5 March 2009

The Tutorials program at the International Conference on Cognitive
Modeling (ICCM) 2009 will be held on 23 July 2009. It will provide
conference participants with the opportunity to gain new insights,
knowledge, and skills from a broad range of areas in the field of
cognitive modeling. Tutorial topics will be presented in a taught
format and are likely to range from practical guidelines to academic
issues and theory. Tutorials at ICCM have been held before, and this
year's program will be modelled after them and after the series held
at the Cognitive Science Conference.

If you are interested in providing such a tutorial, please reply to
the tutorials call, and please keep in mind that this is typically
developmental process, so please feel free to contact me or a
committee member for suggestions, advice, and comments, including

More details at

   Erik Altmann (Michigan State)
   Fabio Del Missier (Trento)
   Glenn Gunzelmann (Air Force Research Laboratory)
   Randolph M. Jones (Soar Technology)
   Katharina Scheiter (Tuebingen)
   Peter Wallis (Sheffield)

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ICCM 2009 Doctoral Consortium Call

Doctoral Consortium July 23, 2009

The ICCM 2009 Doctoral Consortium provides an opportunity for doctoral
students to explore their research interests in a multi-approach
workshop, under the guidance of a panel of research faculty.  The
Consortium has the following objectives:

 * Provide a setting for mutual feedback on participants' current research
   and guidance on future research directions.

 * Develop a supportive community of scholars and a spirit of
   collaborative research.

 * Contribute to the conference goals through interaction with other
   researchers and conference events.

Review Criteria

The Doctoral Consortium review committee will select participants
based on their anticipated contribution to the Consortium
objectives. Participants typically have settled on thesis directions
but have not necessarily had their research proposals accepted by
their thesis committees. The Doctoral Consortium encourages
participation of students from a wide variety of modeling
approaches. Students from under-represented groups or institutions,
including students from institutions where modeling is not a strength,
are especially encouraged to apply.