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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Behavior Representation in Modeling and Simulation, 12-15 March 2012, USA

BRIMS 2012, Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida (near the Georgia / Florida border)

You are invited to participate in the 21st Conference on Behavior Representation in Modeling and 
Simulation (BRIMS), to be held at the Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida (near the 
Georgia / Florida border). 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 2012, including special topic areas, technical paper sessions, 
special symposia/panel discussions, and government laboratory sponsor sessions.

Highlights of BRIMS 2012 will include a fantastic lineup of keynote speakers spanning cognitive 
modeling, sociocultural modeling, and network science.

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 for 
additional details on submission types).

KEY DATES: [estimated]
All submissions due:          6 Jan 2012
Tutorial Acceptance:          31 Jan 2012
Authors Notification          31 Jan 2012
Final version due:            18 Feb 2012

Tutorials:               12 March 2011
BRIMS 2010 Opens:      13 March 2011

William Kennedy (George Mason University) Bradley Best (Adaptive Cognitive Systems) Robert St. 
Amant (North Carolina State University)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the BRIMS 2012 Conference Chair, 
Dr. Tiffany Jastrzembski(