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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

The 2012 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
(CTS 2012)

May 21-25, 2012

The Westin Westminster Hotel
Denver, Colorado, USA


Conference Honorary General Chair
Bill McQuay, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA

Conference General Co-Chairs and Organizers:
Geoffrey C. Fox, Indiana University, Indiana, USA
Waleed W. Smari, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Ohio, USA

Program Co-Chairs:
Giorgio De Michellis, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
Xiaoqing (Frank) Liu, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Missouri, USA 
Mads Nygård, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Symposia, Workshops and Special Sessions Co-Chairs:
Antonietta Grasso, Xerox Research Center Europe (XRCE), France
Wolfgang Prinz, Fraunhofer FIT and RWTH Aachen, Germany
Hilda Tellioglu
, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Tutorials Co-Chairs:
Claudia Diamantini, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Nada Matta
,
University of Technology of Troyes, France
TBA

Doctoral Dissertation Colloquium Co-Chairs:
Todd Davies, Stanford University, California, USA
Rex E. Gantenbein,
University of Wyoming, Wyoming, USA
Shivakant Mishra,
University of Colorado - Boulder, Colorado, USA

Panels Co-Chairs:
Monica Divitini, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Susan Gasson, The iSchool, Drexel University, Pennsylvania, USA
Andrew Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA

Posters Co-Chairs:
Domenico Potena, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Anna Ursyn, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, USA
Chuan Yue,
University of Colorado - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
 
Demos Co-Chairs:
Sergiu Dascalu, University of Nevada – Reno, Nevada, USA
Yuri Demchenco, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Christian Vecchiola, IBM Research-Melbourne, Australia

Awards Co-Chairs:
Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Gert-Jan De Vreede
, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Igor Hawryszkiewycz, University of Technology - Sydney, Australia

Industry Tracks Co-Chairs:
Ammar Rayes, Cisco Systems, Inc., California, USA 
Thomas J. Osborne, Jr., Hamilton, DeSanctis & Cha LLP, Colorado, USA
Hamid Motahari,
Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, California, USA

Industry Liaisons and Sponsorships Co-Chairs:
Abhijit Sur, Cricket Communications Inc., Colorado, USA
Min Wu, Oracle Corporation, California, USA
Nanbor Wang, Tech-X Corporation, Colorado, USA

Exhibits Co-Chairs:  
Brian Drabble, DMM Ventures, Inc., Oregon, USA
Darrell L. Talley
, GeoEye Analytics Inc., McLean, Virginia, USA
TBA

Government Liaisons:
Glenn A. Fink, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Washington, USA
Stuart Rubin, SPAWAR, California, USA
TBA


Publications Co-Chairs:
David Barnett, St. Louis University, Missouri, USA
Junaid A. Zubairi, State University of New York at Fredonia, New York, USA

Assistant Editor:
Li Bai, Temple University, Pennsylvania, USA

Registration Co-Chairs:
Alessandra Agostini, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
Barbara Frantom, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
TBA

Publicity Co-Chairs:
Tom Gross, Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany
Yong Liu,
NCSA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
Mukaddim Pathan,
Telstra Corporation Limited, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Carlos Westphall
, UFSC - Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs:
Felicia Harlow, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
Sudhanshu K. Semwal, University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Local Support and Social Events Co-Chairs:  
Felicia Harlow, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
Biswadip Ghosh, Metropolitan State College of Denver, CO, USA

Accounting & Finances:  
Shelley L. Denney, Clayton, Ohio, USA

Conference Software System & Web Master:
Abdul Habra, Technology Exponent LLC, Michigan, USA

Committee Members at Large and International Liaisons:
Cesar Collazos, Universidad del Cauca, Popayán, Colombia
Flávio Soares Corrêa da Silva
, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Elsa Estevez, IIST – United Nations University and Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
Bo Helgeson,
Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Hideaki Kuzuoka,
University of Tsukuba, Japan
Sandy Liu,
National Research Council & University of New Brunswick, NS, Canada
Nader F.J. Mohamed, United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UAE
Andrew Yeh-Ching Nee, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia
Naomi Yamashita,
Communication Science Lab, NTT, Japan







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