Committees

Organising Committee

Honorary Chair:
to be announced

General Co-Chairs:
Mao Lin Huang, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), AUS
Weidong Huang, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), AUS
Prof. Ebad Banissi, LSBU, London, UK
Quang Vinh Nguyen, Western Sydney University, AUS

Program Committee Chair:
Weidong Huang, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), AUS

Organizing Co-Chairs:
to be announced

Publication Chairs:
Prof. Boris Kovalerchuck, Central Washington University, USA
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kawa Nazemi, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, DE
Prof. Rita Francese, University of Salerno, IT
Prof. Giuseppe Polese, 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)
Prof. Ana Figueiras, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, PT (media chair)

ResearcherLink coordinator
Prof. Haim Levkowitz, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

Steering Committee Chair:
to be announced

Local coordinator:
Dr Jie Hua, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), AUS
Dr. YiFei Dong, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), AUS
Dr. Jinson Zhang, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), AUS

Overall Conference Coordinator:
GraphicsLink, UK

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Programme Committee

  • Abdellatif BETTAYEB, SA
  • Ahmad Aljamali, KW
  • Ahmad Khurshid, IE
  • Alejandro Garcia-Alonso, ES
  • Alexander Mikroyannidis, UK
  • 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
  • Dirk Burkhardt, DE
  • 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
  • Fotis Liarokapis, CY
  • Fragkiskos Papadopoulo, CY
  • Francesco Bianconi, IT
  • Gearoid Patrick Lydon, CH
  • Gennady Andrienko, DE
  • Gennaro Costagliola, IT
  • 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
  • Kawa Nazemi, 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
  • Michele Risi, IT
  • 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

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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 and Data Science

  • Prof. Kawa Nazemi, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Dr Loredana Caruccio, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Dr Autilia Vitiello, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

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, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Information and Communications Engineering, Japan

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
  • Minoru NAKAYAMA, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Information and Communications Engineering, Japan

Advisory, Programme and reviewing committee:

    • Christian Morbidoni, University G. D’Annunzio, Chieti-Pescara, Italy
    • Pierpaolo Vittorini, University of L’Aquila, Italy
    • Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada
    • Maria De Marsico, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    • Malinka Ivanova, TU Sofia, Bulgaria
    • Fabio Gasparetti, RomaTre University, Rome, Italy
    • Rosella Gennari, Free University of Bolzano-Bozen, Italy
    • Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    • Milos Kravcik, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    • Carla Limongelli, RomaTre University, Rome, Italy
    • Ivana Marenzi, L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany
    • Laurent Moccozet, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    • Minoru Nakayama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
    • Wolfgang Nejdl, L3S Research Center, Hannover, Germany
    • Elvira Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania
    • Martin Stabauer, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
    • Andrea Sterbini, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    • Davide Taibi, Istituto Tecnologie Didattiche, CNR, Palermo, Italy
    • 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

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, Cyprus University of Technology and CYENS – Centre of Excellence, Cyprus

MuVis – Musical Visualization

  • Delfina Malandrino , Università di Salerno, IT
  • Rocco Zaccagnino, Università di Salerno, IT
    • Advisory, Programme and reviewing committee:
      • Roberto De Prisco (University of Salerno)
      • Alfonso Guarino (University of Salerno)
      • Nicola Lettieri (INAPP)
      • Delfina Malandrino (University of Salerno)
      • Rocco Zaccagnino (University of Salerno)

IVBI – BioMedical Visualization

  • Urska Cvek, Sc.D., Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
  • Marjan Trutschl, Sc.D. Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
  • Heimo Mueller, Ph.D., Medical University Graz (MUG), AU

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