Committees

Organising Committee

Honorary Chair:

to be announced

General Co-Chairs:
Dr Theodor Wyeld, Flinders University, AU
Prof. Ebad Banissi, LSBU, UK

Program Committee Chair:
Dr Haifeng Shen, Flinders University, AU

Organizing Co-Chairs:
Mr David Hobbs, Flinders University, AU

Publication Chairs:
Mr Michael Russo, Flinders University, AU
Prof. Rita Francese, University of Salerno, IT
Prof. Joao Moura Pires, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, PT (publicity chair)
Prof. Nuno Datia, ISEL-Inst. Politecnico de Lisboa, PT (web chair)
Ana Figueiras, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, PT (media chair)

Steering Committee Chair:
Dr Tully Barnett, Flinders University,AU

Local coordinator:
Ms Sonja Yates, Flinders University, AU

Overall Conference Coordinator:

GraphicsLink, UK

Programme Committee

  • Abdellatif BETTAYEB, SA
  • Ahmad Aljamali, KW
  • Ahmad Khurshid, IE
  • Alejandro Garcia-Alonso, ES
  • Alexander Mikroyannidis, UK
  • Alfred Inselberg, IL
  • Alfredo Cuzzocrea, IT
  • Alma Leora Culén, NO
  • Ana Figueiras, PT
  • Ana Paula Afonso, PT
  • Ana Paula Cláudio, PT
  • Andre Skupin, US
  • Andrea Sterbini, IT
  • Andrew Fish, UK
  • Anna Ursyn, US
  • Antonio Fernandez Anta, ES
  • Arzu Çöltekin, CH
  • Blaz Zupan, SI
  • Bruno Martins, PT
  • Camilla Forsell, SE
  • Carla Limongelli, IT
  • Carla M.D.S Freitas, BR
  • Chen Zhong, UK
  • Cheng-Chieh Chiang, TW
  • Chris Walshaw, UK
  • Christin Seifert, NL
  • Christine Judith Nicholls, AU
  • Chun-Cheng Lin, TW
  • Clark Cory, US
  • Damiano Distante, IT
  • Daniel C Howe, HK
  • Daniel Gonçalves, PT
  • Daniela Sirbu, CA
  • Davide Taibi, IT
  • Delfina Malandrino, IT
  • Donato Pirozzi, IT
  • Dorrit Vibeke Sorensen, SG
  • Ebad Banissi, UK
  • Elena Railean, MD
  • Elvira Popescu, RO
  • Fabio Gasparetti, IT
  • Fatma Bouali, FR
  • Fatma Zohra Nouri, DZ
  • Fernando A. Costa, PT
  • Fernando Birra, PT
  • Filippo Sciarrone, IT
  • Fragkiskos Papadopoulo, CY
  • Francesco Bianconi, IT
  • Gearoid Patrick Lydon, CH
  • Gennady Andrienko, DE
  • Gennaro Costagliola, IT
  • Georges Grinstein, US
  • Gilles Venturini, FR
  • Giovanni Issini, IT
  • Giuseppe Desolda, IT
  • Giuseppe Polese, IT
  • Haifeng Shen, AU
  • Harri Siirtola, FI
  • Hascoët Mountaz, FR
  • Hideki Aoyama, JP
  • Hovhannes Harutyunyan, CA
  • Hsu-Chun Yen, TW
  • Hussein Karam Abd-Elsattar, EG
  • Ivana Marenzi, DE
  • James Faure Walker, UK
  • Janet Wesson, ZA
  • Javier Diaz-Martinez, AU
  • Jian J Zhang, UK
  • João Moura Pires, PT
  • Joaquin Garcia-Alfaro, FR
  • John Trobaugh, US
  • Jorge Delgado, ES
  • Joske Houtkamp, NL
  • Katherine Liapi, GR
  • Katja Wengler, DE
  • Kok Why Ng, MY
  • Laurent Moccozet, CH
  • Maiga Chang, CA
  • Malinka Ivanova, BG
  • Mao Lin Huang, AU
  • Marco Temperini, IT
  • Maria Beatriz Carmo, PT
  • Maria Caulo, IT
  • Maria De Marsico, IT
  • Mark Apperley, NZ
  • Mark Bannatyne, US
  • Maya Dimitrova, BG
  • Md Mizanur Rahman, UK
  • Michael Zeiller, AT
  • Michela Bertolotto, IE
  • Milos Kravcik, DE
  • Minoru Nakayama, JP
  • Min-Yuh Day, TW
  • Mohamed Salah HAMDI, QA
  • Muhammad Hussain, SA
  • Muhammad Sarfraz, KW
  • Nacéra Benamrane, DZ
  • Natasha Dejdumrong, TH
  • Nicholas Diakopoulos, US
  • Nicola Villa, IT
  • Nuno Datia, PT
  • Paloma Diaz, ES
  • Pär-Anders Albinsson, SE
  • Paul Cairns, UK
  • Paul Sant, UK
  • Pedro Miguel Cruz, US
  • Peter James Rodgers, UK
  • Peter Y Wu, US
  • Philip Rhodes, US
  • R. Brian Stone, US
  • Rachid Anane, UK
  • Rafael Santos, BR
  • Ralf Klamma, DE
  • Randolph George Goebel, CA
  • Remo Burkhard, CH
  • Ricardo Queiros, PT
  • Richard Back, AU
  • Richard Brath, CA
  • Richard Laing, UK
  • Rita Francese, IT
  • Roberto De Prisco, IT
  • Rocco Zaccagnino, IT
  • Roman Durikovic, SK
  • Rosane Minghim, BR
  • Ryan Flynn, UK
  • Sabrina Bresciani, CH
  • Sarah Kenderdine, AU
  • Sebastian Kernbach, CH
  • Sergio Di Martino, IT
  • Stefan Bertschi, UK
  • Stefan Müller Arisona, SG
  • Stefan Seipel, SE
  • Steven A Conrad, US
  • Stewart von Itzstein, AU
  • Tania Di Mascio, IT
  • Tatiana von Landesberger, DE
  • Teng-Wen Chang, TW
  • Teresa Romão, PT
  • Teresa Roselli, IT
  • Theodor Wyeld, AU
  • Theresa-Marie Rhyne, US
  • Timothy Cribbin, UK
  • Ting-Ting Wu, TW
  • Tom Arbuckle, IE
  • Tony Ackroyd, UK
  • Tully Barnett, AU
  • Tumasch Reichenbacher, CH
  • Ugo Erra, IT
  • Umberto Nanni, IT
  • Valery Adzhiev, UK
  • Veronica Rossano, IT
  • Vincenzo Del Fatto, IT
  • Vincenzo Deufemia, IT
  • Vittorio Fuccella, IT
  • Volker Coors, DE
  • Wei Zeng, SG
  • Wibke Weber, CH
  • Wolfgang Mueller, DE
  • Yoshihiro Okada, JP
  • Zulfiqar Habib, PK
  • Zuzana Kubincova, SK

Organising & Liaison Committee of Symposium

InfVis – Information Visualisation Theory & Practice

  • Ebad Banissi, VGRU, London South Bank University, UK
  • Mao Lin Huang, University of Technology, Sydney, AU

IV-App – Applications of Information Visualization

  • Fatma Bouali, University of Lille 2, FR
  • Gilles Venturini, University Francois Rabelais of Tours, FR

Glyphs – Glyphs: Shapes, Icons, Text and Imagery in Visualization

  • Richard Brath and Ebad Banissi, London South Bank University, UK.

IVE – Information Visualization Evaluation

  • Prof. Michele Risi, University of Salerno, IT
  • Prof. Ugo Erra, University of Basilicata, IT

VA – Visual Analytics

  • Dennis Groth, Indiana University, USA
  • Georges Grinstein, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

GVA – GeoVisual Analytics

  • Joao Moura Pires, NOVA LINCS Laboratory for Computer Science and Informatics, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, PT
  • Nuno Miguel Soares Datia, NOVA LINCS and ISEL-Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, PT

KV – Knowledge Visualization and Visual Thinking

  • Sebastian Kernbach & Martin J. Eppler, University of St.Gallen, Sankt Gallen, CH
  • Remo Burkhard, ETH Zurich, Zurich, CH
    • Advisory Committee
      • Sabrina Bresciani, University of St Gallen, http://www.sabrinabresciani.com
      • Dominique Brodbeck, Macrofocus GmbH, http://www.macrofocus.com
      • Tom Crawford, Visualization Network, http://www.viznetwork.com
      • Serge Gebhardt, Jan Halatsch, Antje Kunze, Stefan Muller Arisona, Lukas Treyer, ETH Zurich, http://www.ia.arch.ethz.ch
      • Randy Goebel, University of Alberta, http://www.cs.ualberta.ca
      • Michael Granitzer, Wolfgang Kienreich, Vedran Sabol, Christin Seifert, Mario Zechner, Know-Center, http://www.know-center.at
      • Michael Meier, vasp datatecture GmbH, http://www.vasp.ch
      • Jeanne Mengis, University of Lugano (USI), http://www.usi.ch
      • Roland Pfister, University of St. Gallen, http://www.mcm.unisg.ch
      • Andrew Vande Moere, KU Leuven, http://www.asro.kuleuven.be
      • Wibke Weber, Stuttgart Media University (HdM), http://www.hdm-stuttgart.de
      • Chen Zhong, ETH Future Cities Laboratory Singapore
      • Wei Zeng, ETH Future Cities Laboratory Singapore and NTU

AIVDC – Advances in Interactive and Visual Data Clustering

  • Hanane Azzag & Mustapha Lebbah, University of Paris 13, FR
  • Barbara Hammer, Bielefeld University, DE

VBI_OD – Visualisation in Business Intelligence and Open Data

  • Giuseppe Polese, University of Salerno, IT
  • Vincenzo Deufemia, University of Salerno, IT

HCI – Human-Computer Interaction for Information Visualization

  • Theodor G Wyeld, Flinders University, AUS
  • Mountaz Hascoet, Universite Montpellier, FR
  • Minoru Nakayama, The Center for Research And Development of Educational technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, JP

AGT – Applications of Graph Theory

  • Carsten Maple & Dr Paul Sant, University of Bedforshire, UK
  • Adrian Rusu, Department of Computer Science, Rowan University, USA

DHKV – Digital Humanities Knowledge Visualisation

  • Theodor G Wyeld, Flinders University, AUS
  • Sarah Kenderdine, National Institute of Experimental Arts, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, AUS
    • Advisory, Programme and reviewing committee:
      • Theodor G Wyeld, Flinders University, AUS
      • Sarah Kenderdine, Museum Victoria, AUS
      • Ekaterina Prasolova-Forland, NTNU, Trondheim, NOR
      • Teng-Wen Chang, NYUST, TWN
      • Brett Leavy (CyberDreaming, AUS)
      • Malcolm Pumpa, QUT, AUS
      • Marinos Ioannides, CUT, CY
      • Giovanni Issini, DFI, IT

LA – Learning Analytics

  • Tania Di Mascio, University of L’Aquila, IT
  • Marco Temperini, Sapienza University, Rome, IT
  • Filippo Sciarrone, Sapienza University, Rome, IT
    • Advisory, Programme and reviewing committee:
      • Andrea Sterbini, Sapienza University, Rome, IT
      • Carla Limongelli, RomaTre University, Rome, IT
      • Davide Taibi, Istituto Tecnologie Didattiche, CNR, Palermo, IT
      • Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, RO
      • Fabio Gasparetti, RomaTre University, Rome, IT
      • Ivana Marenzi, L3S Research Center, Hannover, DE
      • Malinka Ivanova, TU Sofia, Bulgaria
      • Maria De Marsico, Sapienza University of Rome, IT
      • Minoru Nakayama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, JP
      • Milos Kravcik, RWTH Aachen University, DE
      • Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University, DE
      • Ting-Ting Wu, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, TW

SSNN – Social Issues Analysis and Visualisation

  • Paloma Díaz. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, ES
  • Fragkiskos Papadopoulos. Cyprus University of Technology, CY
    • Advisory, Programme and reviewing committee:
      • Antonio Fernandez Anta. IMDEA Networks Institute
      • Andres Abeliuk, University of Southern California, USA
      • Sotirios Chatzis, Cyprus University of Technology, CY
      • Herodotos Herodotou, Cyprus University of Technology, CY
      • Kaj Kolja Kleineberg, ETH, Zurich, CH
      • Steffen Lohmann . Fraunhofer IAIS / Universität Bonn (EIS), DE
      • Alan MacEachren. Penn State University, USA
      • Teresa Onorati. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, ES
      • Anxo Sánchez. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, ES
      • Monica Sebillo. Università degli Studi di Salerno, IT
      • Michael Sirivianos, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
      • Giuliana Vitiello. Università degli Studi di Salerno, IT

BiWA – Big data Visualization and Visual Analytics

  • Alfredo Cuzzocrea, University of Trieste, IT

VIS – Visualization

  • Haim Levkowitz, Institute for Visualization and Perception Research And Graphics Research Laboratory, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

VAD – Visualization, Art, & Design

  • Sarah Kenderdine, National Institute of Experimental Arts, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, AUS
  • Theodor G Wyeld, Flinders University, AUS
  • Ingo Gunther, USA
  • Vibeke Sorensen, Nanyang Technological University, SGP

D-ART – Symposium of Digital Art and Gallery

  • Anna Ursyn, Chair, University of Northern Colorado, USA
    • D-Art 2018 Symposium and Online Gallery of Digital Art Advisory, Programme and reviewing committee:
      • Dena Eber, Bowling Green State University, USA
      • Ernest Edmonds, University of Technology, Sydney, AUS
      • Marla Schweppe, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
      • Daniela Sirbu, University of Lethbridge, CAN
      • LiQuin Tan, Rutgers University, USA
      • Anna Ursyn, University of Northern Colorado, USA
      • James Faure Walker, CCW Graduate School, University of the Arts, UK

ARVA – Augmented Reality Visualization and Art

  • Vladimir Geroimenko, The British University in Egypt, EGY

CAivDE – Computer Animation, Information Visualisation, and Digital Effects

  • Mark W. McK.Bannatyne, Purdue University, USA

Multimedia – Multimedia and E-learning

  • Rita Francese, Università degli Studi di Salerno | UNISA, IT
  • Veronica Rossano, Technology Enhanced Learning Lab, University of Bari, IT
    • Advisory, Programme and reviewing committee:
      • Maria Caulo, University of Basilicata, IT
      • Gennaro Costagliola, Università di Salerno, IT
      • Vincenzo del Fatto, Università di Bolzano, IT
      • Giuseppe Desolda, Università di Bari, IT
      • Vittorio Fuccella, Università di Salerno, IT
      • Rosa Lanzillotti, Università di Bari, IT
      • Tommaso Minerva, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, IT
      • Teresa Roselli, Università di Bari, IT
      • Nicola Villa, Università di Trento, IT

Animate – Computer Animation & Especial Effects Show

  • Mark W. McK. Bannatyne, Purdue University, USA
  • Jian J Zhang, Bournemouth University, UK
  • Theodor G Wyeld, Flinders University, Australia

DE – Digital Entertainment

  • Jian J Zhang, National Centre for Computer Animation, UK
  • Fotis Liarokapis, Director of Interactive Worlds Applied Research Group, UK

MuVis – Musical Visualization

  • Delfina Malandrino , Università di Salerno, IT
  • Rocco Zaccagnino, Università di Salerno, IT

IVBI – BioMedical Visualization

  • Urska Cvek, Sc.D., Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
  • Georges Grinstein, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
  • Andreas Holzinger, Ph.D., Head Research Unit Human-Computer Interaction for Medicine and Health, Medical University Graz (MUG), AU,
  • Heimo Mueller, Ph.D., Medical University Graz (MUG), AU
  • Marjan Trutschl, Sc.D. Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
    • Programme and reviewing committe:
      • Abdel-Badeeh M. Salem, Head of BioMedical Informatics and Knowledge Engineering Research Lab, Ain Shams University, EGY

GMAI – Geometric Modelling and Imaging

  • Muhammad Sarfraz, Department of Information Science, Kuwait University, KW
    • Programme and reviewing committe:
      • Jorge Delgado, Universidad de Zaragoza, ES
      • Malik Zawwar Hussain, Punjab University, PK
      • Natasha Dejdumrong, King Mongkuts University of Technology Thonburi, THA
      • Zulfiqar Habib, FAST National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, PK
      • Okada, Yoshihiro,  Kyushu-U, JP
      • Foufou, Sebti, Univ. de Bourgogne, FR
      • A. Zidouri, KFUPM, SA
      • Jarosław Miszczak, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics, Polish Academy of Sciences, PL
      • Nouri, Fatma Zohra, Laboratoire de Mathematiques Appliquees, Universite Badji Mokhtar, Annaba, DZ
      • Mohamed Salah Hamdi,. Fachbereich Informatik, Universitaet Hamburg, DE
      • Nacera Benamrane, University of Sciences and Technology of Oran, Algeria
      • Maple, Carsten,  University of Bedfordshire, UK
      • Nasri, Ahmad, American University of Beirut, LB
      • Noble, Robert, The Robert Gordon University, UK
      • Unsworth, Keith, Lincoln University, NZ