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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR SYMPOSIUM PROPOSALS: International Neural Network Society Conference, Oct 3-5, 2012, Bangkok, THAILAND

INNS-WC 2012

Proposals are solicited for INNS-WC2012 Symposia under the broad theme of Natural and Machine 
Intelligence.  Each symposium will consist of both invited and contributed papers.  All accepted 
papers will appear in the INNS-WC2012 conference proceedings in Elsevier's Procedia Computer 
Science.  Each proposal for symposium should include the following information:

* Name/Title of the Symposium
* Symposium organizer and affiliation
* Subject areas to be covered by the symposium
* Potential authors

Important Dates:

Deadline for symposium proposal submission: March 31, 2012 
Notification of proposal acceptance: April 15, 2012
Deadline for symposium session papers submission: May 15, 
2012 Notification of paper acceptance: June 15, 2012 
Camera-ready paper: July 15, 2012

Proposal for symposium should be submitted in electronic form (Word or
pdf) to by March 31, 2012

- International Neural Network Society (INNS)
- National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
  (BIOTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency
- King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)

Collocated Conferences
- The 11th International Conference on Bioinformatics
   (InCoB 2012 -
- The 3rd International Conference on Computational Systems-Biology
    and Bioinformatics (CSBio2012 -

Professor Ron Sun
President, International Neural Network Society

Cognitive Science Department
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 Eighth Street, Carnegie 302A
Troy, NY 12180, USA

phone: 518-276-3409
fax:   518-276-3017
email: dr.ron.sun [AT]