Committees

Organising Committee

General Chair:
Prof. Genoveffa Tortora, University of Salerno, IT

General Co-Chairs:
Prof. Ebad Banissi, Division of Computer Science and Informatics, LSBU, UK
Prof. Giuseppe Scanniello, University of Basilicata, IT

Program Committee Chair:
Prof. Jian J Zhang, The Media School, Bounemouth University, UK
John Counsell, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK
Prof. Rita Francese, University of Salerno, IT

Publication Chairs:
Prof. Joao Moura Pires, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, PT (publicity chair)
Prof. Giuliana Vitiello, University of Salerno, IT (publicity chair)
Prof. Nuno Datia, ISEL-Inst. Politecnico de Lisboa, PT (web chair)

Steering Committee Chair:
Theodor G Wyeld, Flinders University, AU

Conference Steering Committee:
Prof. Rita Francese, Università degli Studi di Salerno, IT
Dr. Paola de Roberto, University of Salerno, IT
Prof. Vincenzo Deufemia, University of Salerno, IT
Prof. Giuseppe Polese, University of Salerno, IT
Prof. Michele Risi, University of Salerno, IT
Prof. Monica Sebillo, University of Salerno, IT

Overall Conference Coordinator:

GraphicsLink, UK

Programme Committee

  • A. Zidouri, SA
  • Abdel-Badeeh M. Salem, EGY
  • Abrina Bresciani, CH
  • Adrian Rusu, USA
  • Ana Paula Afonso , PT
  • Andrea Sterbini, IT
  • Andreas Holzinger, AU,
  • Andrew Vande Moere, BE
  • Anna Ursyn, USA
  • Anna Ursyn, USA
  • Barbara Hammer, DE
  • Brett Leavy, AUS
  • Bruno Martins , PT
  • Carla Limongelli, IT
  • Carsten Maple, UK
  • Chen Zhong, SG
  • Daniel Goncalves, PT
  • Daniela Sirbu, CAN
  • Davide Taibi, IT
  • Dena Eber, USA
  • Dennis Groth, USA
  • Dominique Brodbeck, CH
  • Ebad Banissi, UK
  • Ekaterina Prasolova-Forland, NOR
  • Elvira Popescu, RO
  • Ernest Edmonds, AUS
  • Fabio Gasparetti, IT
  • Fatma Bouali, FR
  • Fernando Birra , PT
  • Filippo Sciarrone, IT
  • Fotis Liarokapis, UK
  • Foufou, Sebti, FR
  • Gennaro Costagliola, IT
  • Genoveffa Tortora, IT
  • Georges Grinstein, USA
  • Gilles Venturini, FR
  • Giovanni Issini, DFI, IT
  • Giuliana Vitiello, IT
  • Giuseppe Desolda, IT
  • Giuseppe Polese, IT
  • Giuseppe Scanniello, IT
  • Haim Levkowitz, USA
  • Hanane Azzag, FR
  • Heimo Mueller, AU
  • Ingo Gunther, USA
  • Ivana Marenzi, DE
  • James Faure Walker, UK
  • Jarosław Miszczak, PL
  • Jeanne Mengis, CH
  • Jian J Zhang, UK
  • Joao Moura Pires, PT
  • John Counsell, UK
  • Jorge Delgado, ES
  • LiQuin Tan, USA
  • Malcolm Pumpa, AUS
  • Malik Zawwar Hussain, PK
  • Malinka Ivanova, Bulgaria
  • Mao Lin Huang, AU
  • Maple, Carsten, UK
  • Marco Temperini, IT
  • Maria Caulo, IT
  • Maria De Marsico, IT
  • Marinos Ioannides, CY
  • Marjan Trutschl, USA
  • Mark W. McK. Bannatyne, USA
  • Mark W. McK.Bannatyne, USA
  • Marla Schweppe, USA
  • Martin J. Eppler, CH
  • Michael Granitzer, AT
  • Michael Meier, CH
  • Michele Risi, IT
  • Milos Kravcik, DE
  • Minoru Nakayama, JP
  • Mohamed Salah Hamdi, DE
  • Monica Sebillo, IT
  • Mountaz Hascoet, FR
  • Muhammad Sarfraz, KW
  • Mustapha Lebbah, FR
  • Nacera Benamrane, DZ
  • Nasri, Ahmad, LB
  • Natasha Dejdumrong, THA
  • Nicola Villa, IT
  • Noble, Robert, UK
  • Nouri, Fatma Zohra, DZ
  • Nuno Datia, PT
  • Okada, Yoshihiro, JP
  • Paola de Roberto, IT
  • Paul Sant, UK
  • Ralf Klamma, DE
  • Randy Goebel, CA
  • Remo Burkhard, CH
  • Richard Brath, UK
  • Rita Francese, IT
  • Roland Pfister, CH
  • Rosa Lanzillotti, IT
  • Sarah Kenderdine, AUS
  • Sarah Kenderdine, AUS
  • Sebastian Kernbach, CH
  • Serge Gebhardt, CH
  • Tania Di Mascio, IT
  • Teng-Wen Chang, TWN
  • Teresa Roselli, IT
  • Theodor G Wyeld, AU
  • Theodor G Wyeld, AUS
  • Ting-Ting Wu, TW
  • Tom Crawford, USA
  • Tommaso Minerva, IT
  • Teodor G Wyeld, AUS
  • Ugo Erra, IT
  • Unsworth, Keith, NZ
  • Urska Cvek, Sc.D., USA
  • Veronica Rossano, IT
  • Vibeke Sorensen, SGP
  • Vincenzo del Fatto, IT
  • Vincenzo Deufemia, IT
  • Vittorio Fuccella, IT
  • Vladimir Geroimenko, EGY
  • Wei Zeng, SG
  • Wibke Weber, DE
  • Zulfiqar Habib, PK

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

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

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