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Conference Organizers

General Co-Chairs

  • Kang Ouyang (Professor, Director, Social Information Science Institute; Chief Editor, Social Sciences Edition, Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST); Vice President, HUST; China)

  • Pedro C. Marijuan (Professor, Director, Bioinformation Group, Health Science Institute of Aragon, Zaragoza, Spain; Chair, Board, Foundations of Information Science)

  • Wolfgang Hofkirchner (Professor, Internet and Society, University of Salzburg, Austria; Chief Editor, Triple-C; Chair, Science Advisory Board, Science of Information Institute, Washington, USA)

Honorary Chairs:

  • Yi-Xin Zhong (Professor; Chair, Acadamic Committee, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications; President, Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), Beijing, China)

  • Zhong-Zhi Shi (Professor; Director, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Vice President, Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), Beijing, China)

  • Hua-Can He (Professor, Northwestern Polytechnical University; Vice President, Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), Director, Technical Committee on Artificial Intelligence Theory; Beijing, China)

  • Konstantin Kolin (Константин Колин, Academician, Professor, the Institute of Informatics Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)

Programme Co-Chairs:

  • Hua-Can He (Professor, Northwestern Politechnical University; Vice President, Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), Director, Technical Committee on Artificial Intelligence Theory; Beijing, China)

  • Zong-Rong Li (Professor, Technical Committee on Artificial Intelligence Theory; Vice Director, Social Information Science Institute, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan; China)

  • Xue-Shan Yan (Associate Professor, Departmrnt of Information Management, Peking University; Vice Director, Social Information Science Institute, HUST, China)

Organization Co-Chairs:

  • Wei-Ning Wang (Senior Engineer, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications; Director, Office of Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), Beijing, China)

  • Wei Wang (Professor, Institute for Science, Technology and Society, Tsinghua University, China)

  • Jing-Shan Wang (Professor, School of Communication Studies, Beijing Institute of Graphical Communication, Beijing, China)

  • Lin Zhang (Associate Professor, Scool of Mathematics and Computer Science, Hubei University, China)

  • Wen-Guang Chen (Professor, Department of Information Management, Peking University, China)

General Secretary:

Secretary:

Organizers:

  • Technical Committee on Artificial Intelligence Theory (TCAIT), Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), Beijing

  • Foundations of Information Science (FIS), Zaragoza

  • Science of Information Institute (SoII), Washington

Co-organizers:

  • Beijing Institute of Graphical Communication, China

  • Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, Vienna, Austria

  • BITrum Research Group, León, Spain

  • Center for Information Policy Research, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA

  • Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Maribor, Slovenia

  • Institut für Design Science e.V., Munich, Germany

  • Institute for Development of Social Responsibility, Maribor, Slovenia

  • International Association for Computing and Philosophy (IACAP)

  • International Center for Information Ethics (ICIE), Karlsruhe, Germany

  • International Center for Transdisciplinary Research (CIRET), Paris, France

  • International Society for Biosemiotic Studies (ISBS)

  • Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI), Basel, Switzerland

  • Symmetrion, Budapest, Hungary

  • Unified Theory of Information (UTI) Research Group, Vienna, Austria

  • Washington Evolutionary Systems Society (WESS), Washington, USA

International Advisory Board:

  • Joseph Brenner (International Center for Transdisciplinary Research, Paris, France)

  • Søren Brier (Professor in the Semiotics of Information, Cognitive and Communication Science, Department of International Culture and Communication Studies, Centre for Language, Cognition, and Mentality, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; Executive Committee, ISBS)

  • Luis Emilio Bruni (Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark; Executive Committee, ISBS)

  • Elizabeth A. Buchanan (Director, Center for Information Policy Research, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA)

  • Mark Burgin (Visiting Scholar, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA)

  • Rafael Capurro (Director, Steinbeis-Transfer-Institute Information Ethics (STI-IE), Germany; Founder, ICIE)

  • Jerry Chandler (Research Professor, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Studies, George Mason University, USA; President, WESS)

  • John Collier (Professor, Philosophy and Ethics, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa)

  • György Darvas (Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Research Organization, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary; Director, Symmetrion)

  • Mary Jo Deering (Board of Directors, Science of Information Institute, Washington, USA)

  • José María Díaz Nafría (Visiting Professor, University of León, Spain; Coordinator, BITrum Research Group)

  • Dail Doucette (Director, Science of Information Institute, Washington, USA)

  • Charbel Niño El-Hani (Professor of History, Philosophy, and Biology, Institute of Biology, Federal University of Bahía, Salvador, Brazil; Executive Committee, ISBS)

  • Charles Ess (Visiting Professor, Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus, Denmark)

  • Peter Fleissner (retired University Professor, Institute of Design and Assessment of Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Austria; UTI Research Group)

  • Luciano Floridi (Research Chair in Philosophy of Information, Department of Philosophy, University of Hertfordshire, UK; President, IACAP)

  • Klaus Fuchs-Kittowski (retired Professor, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany)

  • Nataliya Gendina (Professor, Director,R & D Institute of Information Technology of Social Sphere, Kemerovo State University of Culture and Arts, Russia)
  • Ted Goranson (Sirius Beta, USA)

  • Jifa Gu (Professor, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

  • Qi-Quan Gui (Professor, Department of Philosophy, Wuhan University, China)
  • Yukio-Pegio Gunji (Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, Kobe University, Japan)

  • Igor Gurevich (Professor, Director, the Institute of Informatics Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
  • Soraj Hongladarom (Director, Center for Ethics of Science and Technology, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)

  • Xiao-Han Huang (Professor, School of Marxism, Peking University, China)
  • Lu Jiang (Professor, Department of Systems Science, Beijing Normal University, China)
  • Xin-Zheng Jin (Professor, Center for Health Information Resources Research, Huazhong
  • Alicia Juarrero (Professor, Prince George’s Community College, USA)

  • Vladimir Kinelev (Director, Academician, Laboratory of UNESCO "Knowledge Society and new Information Technologies”, Russia)
  • Kevin G. Kirby (Chair, Department of Computer Science, Northern Kentucky University, USA)

  • Klaus Kornwachs (Professor, Philosophy of Technology, BTU Cottbus, Germany)

  • Allenna Leonard (President, International Society for the Systems Sciences, Canada)

  • Michael Leyton (Professor, DIMACS Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Rutgers University, USA)

  • An-Shun Li (President, Wuhan Wutong-Rain Culture Development Institute, China)

  • Chuan-Yin LI (Professor, Institute of History Study, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
  • Shu-Kun Lin (Molecular Diversity Preservation International, Basel, Switzerland)

  • Gang Liu (Professor, Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China)
  • Robert K. Logan (Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, University of Toronto, Canada)

  • Ai-Nai Ma (Professor, Peking University, China)

  • Shi-Long Ma (Professor, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China)

  • Koichiro Matsuno (Professor em., Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan)

  • Dong-Sheng Miao (Professor, Renmin University of China, China)

  • Matjaz Mulej (former President, International Federation for Systems Research; Institute for Development of Social Responsibility, Maribor, Slovenia)

  • Basarab Nicolescu (Professor, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania; President, CIRET)

  • Toru Nishigaki (Professor, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo, Japan)

  • Michel Petitjean (MTi, INSERM, Université Paris Diderot, France)

  • Konstantin Sudakov (Director, Academician, the Scientific research Institute of Normal physiology of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russia)
  • Stuart A. Umpleby (Professor, Department of Management, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA)

  • Arkadi D. Ursul (Director, Academician, The Centre of researches of global processes and sustainable development, the Russian state trade and economic university, Russia)
  • Wei Wang (Professor, Institute for Science, Technology and Society, Tsinghua University, China)
  • Kun Wu (Professor, Xian Jiaotong University, China)

  • Tom Ziemke (Professor of Cognitive Science and Cognitive Robotics, Cognition and Interaction Lab, University of Skövde, Sweden)

  • Rainer E. Zimmermann (Professor of Philosophy, University of Applied Sciences Munich, Germany; President, Institut für Design Science, Munich)

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