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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: BRIMS 2011


BRIMS 2011,  21-24 March 2011,  6 Jan 2011 submission deadline


You are invited to participate in the 20th Conference on Behavior
Representation in Modeling and Simulation (BRIMS), to be held at the
Sundance Resort in Sundance, UT. BRIMS enables modeling and simulation
research scientists, engineers, and technical communities across
disciplines to meet, share ideas, identify capability gaps, discuss
cutting-edge research directions, highlight promising technologies,
and showcase the state-of-the-art in Department of Defense related
applications. The BRIMS Conference will consist of many exciting
elements in 2011, including special topic areas, technical paper
sessions,  special symposia/panel discussions, and government
laboratory sponsor sessions.

Highlights of BRIMS 2011 include a fantastic lineup of keynote
speakers spanning cognitive modeling, sociocultural modeling, and
network science:
John Laird, University of Michigan, http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/laird/
Lael Schooler, Max Planck Institute, http://ntfm.mpib-berlin.mpg.de/mpib/FMPro
Kathleen Carley, CMU,  http://www.casos.cs.cmu.edu/bios/carley/carley.html
Chris Barrett,  Virginia Tech,  http://ndssl.vbi.vt.edu/people/cbarrett.html

The BRIMS Executive Committee invites papers, posters, demos,
symposia, panel discussions, and tutorials on topics related to the
representation of individuals, groups, teams and organizations in
models and simulations. All submissions are peer-reviewed (see
www.brimsconference.org for additional details on submission types).

All submissions due:          6 Jan 2011
Tutorial Acceptance:          31 Jan 2011
Authors Notification          31 Jan 2011
Final version due:            18 Feb 2011

Tutorials:               21 March 2011
BRIMS 2010 Opens:      22 March 2011

Special Topic Areas of Interest are identified to elicit specific technical content:
* M&S in network science
* Statistical/Graphical approaches to M&S
* M&S for asymmetric warfare and joint force applications
* Cognitive or behavioral performance moderators in M&S
* Integration and reuse of models
* Large-scale, persistent, and generative modeling issues

The conference will be held at the Sundance Resort in Sundance, UT

Bradley Best (Adaptive Cognitive Systems)
William Kennedy (George Mason University)
Frank Ritter (Pennsylvania State University)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the BRIMS 2011
Conference Chair, Dr. Tiffany Jastrzembski