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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: SpringSim'08


Call for Papers
2008 Spring Simulation Multiconference (SpringSim'08)


The 2008 Spring Simulation Multiconference (SpringSim'08) is an annual conference sponsored by The Society for Modeling and Simulation International which covers state-of-the-art developments in computer simulation technologies, as well as scientific, industrial, and business applications. Areas covered include high-performance computing technologies, models and algorithms, GUI visualization technologies, communications and much more. Application disciplines covered include advanced telecommunication; computer systems; military, government & aerospace; energy, and other industries. The conference includes keynote speeches presented by technology and industry leaders, technical sessions, professional development courses and seminars, as well as vendor exhibits. Scientists, engineers, managers, educators, and business professionals who develop or use simulation tools are invited to participate and present original papers. Proposals are solicited for papers, panels, tutorials, workshops, seminars, exhibits, social activities and for other presentation, discussion and sponsorship formats. People are always welcome to benefit by taking an organizing role. SpringSim'08 offers many ways to promote simulation products and to enhance corporate images. You are invited to use the Spring Simulation Multiconference in ways that best serve your interests.

All accepted papers will also be published in the ACM Digital Library.

The following topic area conferences are tentatively scheduled:

 	 Agent-Directed Simulation (ADS)
	General Chair: Dr. Tuncer ren, Ottawa University
	Program Chairs:
	Gregory Madey, University of Notre Dame
	Levent Yilmaz, Auburn University
	Dr. Maarten Sierhuis, NASA Ames Research Center
 	Publicity Chair: Andreas Tolk, Old Dominion University
 	 41st Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS)
	General Chair: Taieb Znati, University of Pittsburgh
	Program Chair: Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
 	 Business and Industry Symposium (BIS)   Submission deadline extended to Saturday November 10, 2007
	General Chair: Dr. Maurice J. Ades, Westinghouse Savannah River Company, USA
	Program Chair: Marek Zaluski, MSE Technology Applications Inc.
 	 11th Communications and Networking Simulation Symposium (CNS)   Submission deadline extended to Tuesday November 27, 2007
	General Chairs:
	 Dr. Aftab Ahmad, Norfolk State University, USA
	Arnold Bragg, RTI International
 	Program Chair: Hala ElAarag, Stetson University, USA
 	 DOD Architecture Framework Modeling (DODAF)
	General Chair: John A. Hamilton, Jr., Auburn University
 	 High Performance Computing and Simulation Symposium (HPCS)
A joint symposium of DEVS Integrative M&S (DEVS) and High Performance Computing (HPC)
	General Chair: Masha Sosonkina, USDOE Ames Laboratory
	Vice-General Chair: Tomasz Haupt, Mississippi State University
	Program Chair: Cliff Shaffer, Virginia Tech
	Vice-Program Chair: Adrian Sandu, Virginia Tech
 	 17th Annual International Conference on Health Sciences Simulation (ICHSS)
	General Co-Chairs:
	 James G. Anderson, Purdue University
	 Godefridus G. van Merode, Universiteit Maastricht
 	 Military Modeling and Simulation Symposium (MMS)
	General Chair: John M. D. Hill, Duval Hill Incorporated
	Program Chair: Dr. Paul Roman, Royal Military College of Canada
 	 Symposium on Simulation of Systems Security (SSSS)
	General Chair: Chwan-Hwa "John" Wu, Auburn University
 	 Modeling & Simulation in Education (MSE)
	General Chairs:
	 Dr. Catherine M. Banks, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) / Old Dominion University
	 Dr. John Sokolowski, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) / Old Dominion University

The conference will also feature Poster Sessions.

Note: US Citizens traveling to Canada need a valid US Passport. See the US Passport Home Page for more information including how to apply.  Please be sure to allow sufficient lead time to get your passport.  Neither SCS nor the SpringSim'08 conference committee have any authority to waive these passport requirements.

Original, high-quality technical papers are solicited for review, possible presentation and subsequent publication in the conference proceedings. Abstract are strongly encouraged in advance of the final papers. All final paper submissions are to be made electronically to SCS via the SCS Conference Proceedings Management System. Include complete postal and e-mail addresses, and fax and phone numbers of corresponding author. Papers must be in English. For further instructions, please refer to the Submission Instructions in the SCS Conference Proceedings Management System web site. Confirmations will be sent to the contact author when the file has been retrieved and successfully viewed or printed. Only original unpublished material will be considered for publication. Authors should identify the area(s) in which they think their contribution would best fit, and should clearly indicate whether the submission is for a poster session or a full paper. Only papers that have not been previously published or presented are acceptable. Authors must obtain any employer, client, or government clearances before submission of the final manuscript. All conference attendees are expected to participate at their own expense.

Key Dates

see the individual topic area conferences for conference-specific Key Dates.

Submission Formatting

The formatting guidelines for submissions can be found here.


SpringSim'08 provides Corporate Members and other vendors, offering products and services compatible with the technical program, a low-cost opportunity to display on a tabletop or with free-standing equipment. The program provides specific time blocks designed to enhance vendor contact with attendees who are eager to learn about new products for simulations and simulators.  For Exhibit Information, contact the Exhibits Chair.

For additional Conference Information, contact SCS.

Sponsored by
The Society for Modeling and Simulation International
P.O. Box 17900
San Diego, California 92177-7900
Phone 858-277-3888
FAX 858-277-3930