2020 IEEE Conference on Cognitive and Computational Aspects of Situation Management (CogSIMA)

August 22-28, 2020
Virtual Conference
hosted by the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Photo Credit: Welcome to Victoria BC by LASZLO ILYES / CC-BY-2.0

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Saturday, August 22, 2020
Time Session
Tutorial: Human-AI Teaming Dr. Alicia Ruvinsky, Dr. R. Cody Salter, Mr. Trent May
Tutorial: Design, build, assess, and refine a synthetic teammate: Lessons and guidance from over a decade of research Prof. Nancy J. Cooke, Dr. Chris Myers & the Team
Adjourn for the day
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Time Session
Tutorial: Evaluating Uncertainty Techniques for Situation Awareness Information Fusion Systems Prof. Paulo C. G. da Costa
Part 1: Dealing with Uncertainties in Data Processing: from Probabilistic and Interval Uncertainty to Combination of Different Approaches, with Application to Geoinformatics, Bioinformatics, and Engineering
Part 2: Deep Learning (Partly) Demystified
Prof. Vladik Kreinovich
Adjourn for the day
Monday, August 24, 2020
Time Session
Opening Scott Fouse
Keynote by Daniel Serfaty, Chairman & CEO at Aptima, Inc.: "Dawn of the Multi-Species Systems: Human Performance Engineering in the Age of AI"
S1: Situation Assessment and Prediction
Adjourn for the day
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Time Session
Keynote by Prof. Edward Waltz, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA: "Learning, Reasoning, and Fusion in Human-Machine Teams""
S2: Collaborative Decision Making
Poster Previews
S3: Machine Learning
Adjourn for the day
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Time Session
Poster Session
S4: Situation Monitoring
Invited Talk
Adjourn for the day
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Time Session
Keynote by Prof. Barry Smith, University at Buffalo, NY: "Why Attempts to Create AI Systems that Can Engage with Humans in Dialogue so Often Fail"
S5: Applications
CogSIMA 10th Anniversary Panel Gabe Jakobson
Conference Closing
Friday, August 28, 2020
Time Session
Workshop "Interoperability for Situation Management and Decision Making"


Apr 10: Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, CogSIMA 2020 will be held as a completely Virtual Conference.

Aug. 28: A big thank you to our highly engaged participants for making this virtual conference such an enjoyable and interactive experience! We hope to see you next year at CogSIMA 2021!
Aug. 27: Save the dates: CogSIMA 2021 is planned to take place May 17-21, 2021, in beautiful Tallinn, Estonia!
Aug. 27: We will present our plans for CogSIMA 2021 in the Closing session, so please stay with us!
Aug. 26: Congratulations to our Best Student Paper and Best Paper Award winners!
Aug. 25: On LinkedIn? Follow/post using #cogsima for CogSIMA community updates!
Aug. 20: Participation information for the virtual conference updated.
Aug. 19: Program updated.
Aug. 9: We are pleased to announce that Prof. Ben Shneiderman (Univ. of Maryland) will present an Invited Talk.
July 27: We are pleased to announce a workshop on Interoperability for Situation Management and Decision Making.

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