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Organizing Committee

The 2014 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
(CTS 2014)

May 19-23, 2014

The Commons Hotel
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA




ORGANIZING COMMITTEE


Conference Honorary General Chairs:
John M. Carroll, The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
Bill McQuay, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
Loren Terveen,
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA

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

Program Co-Chairs:
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:
Gregorio Convertino, Informatica Corporation, California, USA
Marcos Baez
,
University of Trento, Italy

Tutorials Co-Chairs:
Daniel Sonntag, DFKI, Saarland University, Germany
Fahad Saeed,
ECE Dept, Western Michigan University, Michigan, USA


Doctoral Dissertation Colloquium Co-Chairs:
Steinar Kristoffersen, Østfold University College & Møreforskning Molde, Norway
Mohamed Hefeida, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
Stacey Scott,
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Panels Co-Chairs:
Daniel Keefe, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA
Obinna B. Anya,
IBM Almaden, California, USA

Posters Co-Chairs:
Nader Nassar, CIO Lab, IBM Inc., New York, USA
Cristina Olaverri Monreal, Technische Universität München, Germany
Domenico Potena
, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

Demos Co-Chairs:
Danilo Pani, University of Cagliari, Italy
Ricky J. Sethi, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Christian Vecchiola, IBM Research - Australia, VIC, Australia

Awards Co-Chairs:
Gert-Jan De Vreede, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Prasun Dewan, University of North Carolina, North Carolina, USA
Maria Gini,
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA

Industry Liaisons and Sponsorships Co-Chairs:
Erwin Gangl, CACI Technologies, Ohio, USA
Apurva Mohan,
Honeywell ACS Labs, Golden Valley, Minnesota, USA

Exhibits Co-Chairs:  
Brian Drabble, DMM Ventures, Inc., Oregon, USA
Apurva Mohan,
Honeywell ACS Labs, Golden Valley, Minnesota, USA

Government Liaisons:
Robert Ewing, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
Stuart Rubin,
SPAWAR, California, USA

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

Assistant Editor:
Joseph Natarian, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio, USA

Registration Co-Chairs:
Li Bai, Temple University, Pennsylvania, USA
Rick Taylor, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA

Registration Assistant:
James Ren, Temple University, Pennsylvania, USA

Publicity Co-Chairs
:
Carlos Westphall, UFSC - Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs:
Felicia Harlow, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
TBA, TBA

Local Support and Social Events Co-Chairs:  
Felicia Harlow, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
TBA, TBA

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:
Flávio Soares Corrêa da Silva, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Jianxun Liu, Hunan University of Science and Technology, China
Nader F.J. Mohamed,
United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UAE
Vesa Salminen, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

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