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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: International Summit on Human Simulation (ISHS) 2012, May 23-25, 2012, St. Pete Beach, Florida, USA


The International Summit on Human Simulation (ISHS) 2012 will be held at the TradeWinds Island 
Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida, May 23-25, 2012. This annual event is intended to provide a 
forum for discussion and collaboration in the use of human simulation technology between 
corporations, academia, and government.  Keynote speaker for this year is: Mr. George Solhan, 
Deputy Chief of Naval Research, Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare & Combating 
Terrorism Science & Technology.

Call for Papers

This is part of the International Society for Human Simulation.

The field of human simulation has entered every walk of life, from design and manufacturing to 
movie making and sports studies. It is a rich field with depth and breadth and continues to expand 
into new areas as industries find more uses for human simulations to reduce costs, time to market, 
and the need for costly physical prototypes; to study human performance; and to optimize product 
design for optimal human system integration.

As part of this ISHS Society, the annual summit is aimed at sharing results, developments, and 
practices in the field.  Proceedings of ISHS are published.
Paper submission deadline

Target dates
Deadline for Submission:     April 10, 2012
Response to authors:           April 24, 2012

Papers, Abstracts, and Posters are welcome.

Submit papers (in PDF) to:
    Melanie Laverman   laverman@engineering.uiowa.edu   Tel. 319.335.5722

Conference website is:

Proposed areas include but not limited to:
- Agent-based modeling and training
- Anatomical modeling
- Avatar creation
- Anthropometry
- Applications of human models
- Assembly line analysis
- Biomechanical modeling
- Cognition and perception modeling
- Cognition and perception simulation
- Computational biomechanics
- Egress and ingress modeling
- Ergonomics simulations
- Human dynamics
- Human modeling
- Human motion
- Human performance modeling
- Human shape modeling
- Human simulation
- Human systems integration
- Human vibration modeling
- Kinetics and health applications
- Man-in-the-loop simulators
- Motion prediction
- Occupant packaging
- Physics-based human analysis
- Physics-based human simulation
- Posture and comfort
- Practices in human simulation
- Product interface
- Safety simulations
- Soft tissue modeling
- Task simulation
- Warfighter simulation

Karim Abdel-Malek, PhD
Director, Virtual Soldier Research (VSR) program Director, Center for Computer Aided Design 
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering The University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 52242
amalek@engineering.uiowa.edu     Tel. (319) 335-5676