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Honorary Chairs

Marco Dorigo (Free University of Brussels, Belgium)
Russ Eberhart (Indiana University /Purdue University Indianapolis)

General Chairs

Payman Arabshahi (Caltech/JPL)
Alcherio Martinoli (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne/Caltech)

Organizational Chair

Paul Flikkema (N. Arizona University)

Steering Committee Chair

Robert J. Marks II (Baylor University)

Tutorial Chairs:

Arindam K. Das (University of Washington).
James Kennedy (U.S. Department of Labor)

International Liaisons

David Fogel (Natural Selection Inc) Liaison for Regions 1-7, and 9
Owen Holland (University of Essex) Liaison for Region 8
Toshio Fukuda (Nagoya University) Liaison for Region 10

Finance Chair

Andrew Gray (JPL)

Local Arrangements Committee

Chair: Jafar Adibi (ISI, University of Southern California)

Kourosh Rahnamai (WNEC)
Ling Li (Caltech)
Yizhen Zhang (Caltech)
James Pugh (EPFL)
Christopher Cianci (EPFL)

Publicity Chair

Mohamed El-Sharkawi (University of Washington)

Publication Chairs

Kristina Lerman (ISI, Univ. of Southern California)
Aram Galstyan (ISI, Univ. of Southern California)

Industry Panel

Rodney Goodman (InfinID Technologies Inc.)
Hobson Lane (Northrop Grunman Corporation Inc.)
Eric Bonabeau (Icosystems Inc.)
Joe Rothermich (Natural Selection Inc., USA)
Andrew Gray (JPL, moderator)

Technical Program Committee

Chair: Luca Maria Gambardella (Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull'Intelligenza Artificiale, Lugano, Switzerland)
  • William Agassounon (Physical Sciences Inc., Andover, USA)
  • Carl Anderson (Icosystems Inc., Boston, USA)
  • Tucker Balch (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA)
  • Gerardo Beni (University of California, Riverside, USA)
  • Maurice Clerc (previously at France Telecom R&D, France)
  • Nikolaus Correll (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Prithviraj (Raj) Dasgupta (University of Nebraska, Omaha)
  • Jean-Louis Deneubourg (Free University of Brussels, Belgium)
  • Kjerstin Easton (California Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Andries Engelbrecht (University of Pretoria, South Africa)
  • Yoshikazu Fukuyama (Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., Japan)
  • Michel Gendreau (University of Montreal, Canada)
  • Faustino Gomez (Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull'Intelligenza Artificiale, Lugano, Switzerland)
  • Deborah Gordon (Stanford University, USA)
  • Ian Gravagne (Baylor University, USA)
  • Walter Gutjahr (University of Vienna, Austria)
  • Dirk Helbing (Dresden University of Technology, Germany)
  • Beat Hirsbrunner (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)
  • Holger Hoos (University of British Columbia, Canada)
  • William Kaiser (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
  • Ioannis Kassabalidis (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
  • Vittorio Maniezzo (University of Bologna, Italy)
  • Ronaldo Menezes (Florida Tech, Melbourne, USA)
  • Martin Middendorf (University of Leipzig, Germany)
  • Francesco Mondada (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Majid Nili (University of Tehran, Iran)
  • Julia Parrish (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
  • David Payton (Hughes Research Laboratories, Malibu, USA)
  • Erol Sahin (Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey)
  • Jörg Seyfried (University of Karlsruhe, Germany)
  • Yuhui Shi (Electronic Data Systems Inc., USA)
  • William M. Spears (University of Wyoming, USA)
  • Thomas Stützle (Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany)
  • Gaurav Sukhatme (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA)
  • Charles Taylor (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Tracy Teal (California Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Guy Theraulaz (UPS and CNRS, Toulouse, France)
  • Michael N. Vrahatis (University of Patras, Patras, Greece)
  • Stephen B. Wicker (Cornell University, Ithaca, USA)
  • Alan Winfield (University of the West of England, UK)
  • Eiichi Yoshida (AIST, Ibaraki, Japan and JRL-France, Velizy, France)
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