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Proposed Invited Sessions

An invited session consists of a presentation session of six to 12 or more papers on a specific conference topic, organised as half or full day mini-conference.

Details of proposed invited sessions are shown below.



WS01: 4th Symposium on Information Systems and Technologies for Management, and Economy
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Chair:
Artur Karczmarczyk
West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland
akarczmarczyk@wi.zut.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Ewa Ziemba
University of Economics in Katowice, Poland
ewa.ziemba@ue.katowice.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Witold Chmielarz
University of Warsaw, Poland
witold@wz.uw.edu.pl

WS02: An International Robust Artificial Intelligence Workshop (RAW)
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Chair:
Dr. Aya Saad
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
aya.saad@ntnu.no
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Anne Håkansson
UiT Norges arktiske universitet, Norway
anne.hakansson@uit.no
Co-Chaired by
Haakon Robinson
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
haakon.robinson@ntnu.no
Co-Chaired by
Vilde Gjarum
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
vilde.gjarum@ntnu.no 
Co-Chaired by
Akhil S Anand
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
akhil.s.anand@ntnu.no
Co-Chaired by
Katrine Seel
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
katrine.seel@ntnu.no

IS01: Cloud Computing
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Chair:
Prof. Michael Soltys
California State University, USA
michael.soltys@csuci.edu

IS02: Networks for Innovation, Knowledge Creation and Sharing
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Chair:
Prof. Dr. Hironori Takeuchi
Musashi University, Japan
h.takeuchi@cc.musashi.ac.jp

IS03: Knowledge Engineering in Large-Scale Systems
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Chair:
Prof. Dr. Sergey V. Zykov
National Research University – Higher School of Economics and MEPhI National Nuclear Research University, Russia
szykov@hse.ru

IS04: Knowledge-Based Systems for e-Business
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Chair:
Prof. Kazuhiko Tsuda
The University of Tsukuba, Japan
tsuda.kazuhiko.gn@u.tsukuba.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Dr. Masakazu Takahashi
University of Yamaguchi, Japan
masakazu@yamaguchi-u.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Nobuo Suzuki
Kindai University, Japan
suzuki@fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Asst. Prof. Takumi Kato
Saitama University, Japan
takumikato@mail.saitama-u.ac.jp

IS05: Service-oriented Data Science
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Chair:
Prof. Katsutoshi Yada
Kansai University, Japan
yadalab.conf@gmail.com
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Takahira Yamaguchi
Keio University, Japan


IS06: Global and Constrained Optimization: Algorithms and Applications
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Chair:
Prof. Abdellah Chehri
University of Quebec- UQAC, Canada
achehri@uqac.ca
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Gwanggil Jeon
Incheon National University, Korea
gjeon@inu.ac.kr
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Paul Fortier
University Laval, Canada
fortier@ulaval.ca

IS07: Interdisciplinary Approaches in Data Science and Digital Transformation Practice
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Chair:
Prof. Ralf-Christian Harting
University of Aalen, Germany
Ralf.Haerting@hs-aalen.de
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Ivan Lukovic
University of Novi Sad, Serbia
ivan@uns.ac.rs

IS08: Intelligent Information Processing for Educational Innovations
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Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daocheng Hong
East China Normal University, China
hongdc@dase.ecnu.edu.cn

IS09: Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Recognition Techniques
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Chair:
Prof. Margarita N. Favorskaya
Reshetnev Siberian State University of Science and Technology, Russia
favorskaya@sibsau.ru
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Lakhmi C. Jain
KES International, UK


IS10: Cybercrime Investigation and Digital Forensics
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Chair:
Assist. Prof. Fuching Tsai
Central Police University, Taiwan
fctsai@mail.cpu.edu.tw
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Da-Yu Kao
Central Police University, Taiwan

Co-Chaired by
Assist. Prof. Chih Hung Shih
Central Police University, Taiwan


IS11: Bioengineering Applications
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Chair:
Dr. Milan Simic
RMIT University, Australia
milan.simic@rmit.edu.au
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Maria Spichkova
RMIT University, Australia
maria.spichkova@rmit.edu.au

IS12: ICT based innovation and entrepreneurship of companies
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Chair:
Prof. Jaroslaw Korpysa
University of Szczecin, Poland
jaroslaw.korpysa@usz.edu.pl

IS13: Innovative Supportive Systems for the Smart, Healthy, and Active Ageing at Home and in Local Community Environments
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Chair:
Dr. Eduardo Carrasco
Vicomtech Research Centre, Spain
ecarrasco@vicomtech.org
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Maria Jose Santofimia
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
MariaJose.Santofimia@uclm.es
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Juan Carlos Lopez Lopez
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
JuanCarlos.Lopez@uclm.es

IS14: Decision support systems, forecasting, classification
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Chair:
Prof. Wojciech Froelich
University of Silesia, Poland
wojciech.froelich@us.edu.pl

IS15: Internet-of-Things and Intelligent Decision Making
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Chair:
Prof. Xiangpei Hu
Dalian University of Technology, China
drhxp@dlut.edu.cn
Co-Chaired by
Assist. Prof. Mu Du
Dalian University of Technology, China
dumu@dlut.edu.cn

IS16: Recent Advances in Biometric Technology
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Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dzati Athiar Ramli
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
dzati@usm.my
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Abdellah Chehri
University of Quebec- UQAC, Canada
achehri@uqac.ca
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Ng Theam Foo
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
tfng@usm.my

IS17: Semantics-Driven Cyber-Physical Systems
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Chair:
Dr. Linda Elmhadhbi
University of Toulouse, France
linda.elmhadhbi@enit.fr
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Violeta Damjanovic-Behrendt
Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft, Austria
violeta.damjanovic@salzburgresearch.at
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Hedi Karray
University of Toulouse, France
mkarray@enit.fr

IS18: Collaboration in Software and System Engineering
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Chair:
Dr. Maria Spichkova
RMIT University, Australia
maria.spichkova@rmit.edu
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Milan Simic
RMIT University, Australia


IS19: Complex and dispersed classifiers
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Chair:
Dr. hab. Malgorzata Przybyla-Kasperek
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
malgorzata.przybyla-kasperek@us.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Rafal Skinderowicz
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
rafal.skinderowicz@us.edu.pl

IS20: Biosignal data acquisition and knowledge-based processing
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Chair:
Prof. Dr. Ralf Seepold
HTWG Konstanz, Germany / Sechenov University, Russia
ralf@ieee.org
Co-Chaired by
Juan Antonio Ortega
University of Seville, Spain
jortega@us.es

IS21: Data Cleansing, Selection and Pre-processing for Machine Learning
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Chair:
Prof. Antonio J. Tallon-Ballesteros
University of Seville, Spain
atallon@us.es
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Ireneusz Czarnowski
Gdynia Maritime University, Poland
i.czarnowski@umg.edu.pl

IS22: Blockchain Applications in Iot: Principles and Practices
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Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Tanupriya Choudhury
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India
tanupriya@ddn.upes.ac.in
Co-Chaired by
Asst. Prof. Abhirup Khanna
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India
akhanna@ddn.upes.ac.in

IS23: Computational Intelligence System and its Application to Media Information Technology
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Chair:
Prof. Yuji Iwahori
Chubu University, Japan
iwahori@isc.chubu.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Yoshinori Adachi
Chubu University, Japan

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Nobuhiro Inuzuka
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan

Co-Chaired by
Assoc. Prof. Ryosuke Yamanishi
Kansai University, Japan


IS24: AI, Robotics, and Human Machine Systems (IROHMS) for Medical and Healthcare Applications
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Chair:
Dr. Yulia Hicks
Cardiff University, UK
HicksYA@cardiff.ac.uk
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Hiroharu Kawanaka
Mie University, Japan
kawanaka@elec.mie-u.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Rossi Setchi
Cardiff University, UK
setchi@cardiff.ac.uk

IS25: Cyber Security and Big Data
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Chair:
Dr. Francesco Mercaldo
National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy
francesco.mercaldo@iit.cnr.it

IS26: Intelligent Management Information Systems (IMIS)
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Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Marcin Hernes
Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, Poland
marcin.hernes@ue.wroc.pl
Co-Chaired by
Asst. Prof. Artur Rot
Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, Poland
artur.rot@ue.wroc.pl

IS27: Reasoning-based Intelligent Applied Systems
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Chair:
Dr. Jair Minoro Abe
Paulista University, Brazil
jairabe@uol.com.br

IS28: Chance Discovery and Market of Data
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Chair:
Prof. Akinori Abe
Chiba University, Japan
ave@ultimaVI.arc.net.my
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Yukio Ohsawa
University of Tokyo, Japan

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Noriyuki Kushiro
Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan


IS29: Smart Education: Learning environment using technology
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Chair:
Prof. Nobuyuki Ogawa
National Institute of Technology, Gifu College, Japan
ogawa@gifu-nct.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Hideyuki Kanematsu
National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, Japan
kanemats@mse.suzuka-ct.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Kuniaki Yajima
National Institute of Technology, Sendai College, Japan

Co-Chaired by
Assoc. Prof. Katsuko T. Nakahira
Nagaoka Institute of Technology, Japan

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Kazunori Nishino
Taisei Gakuin University, Japan


IS30: Machine Learning and Knowledge Representation in Epidemic Modeling
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Chair:
Prof. Marek Niezgodka
Cardinal Wyszynski University, Poland

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Hung Son Nguyen
University of Warsaw, Poland

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Andrzej Szalas
University of Warsaw, Poland / University of Linkoping, Sweden
andrzej.szalas@mimuw.edu.pl

IS31: New Generation Computing in Engineering, Life Science and Economy
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Chair:
Prof. Piotr Nikonczuk
West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland
piotr.nikonczuk@zut.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Elisabeth Rakus-Andersson
Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
elisabeth.andersson@bth.se

IS32: Neuroscience techniques and quantitative methods in supporting decision making
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Chair:
Prof. Kesra Nermend
University of Szczecin, Poland
kesra@wneiz.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Waldemar Tarczynski
University of Szczecin, Poland

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Malgorzata Latuszynska
University of Szczecin, Poland


IS33: Eye Movement Data Processing and Analysis (EMDPA)
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Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Katarzyna Harezlak
Silesian University of Technology, Poland
katarzyna.harezlak@polsl.pl
Co-Chaired by
Assoc. Prof. Pawel Kasprowski
Silesian University of Technology, Poland


IS34: Marketing in digital area – new methods, new challenges, new approaches, new research perspectives
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Chair:
Prof. Edyta Rudawska
University of Szczecin, Poland
edyta.rudawska@usz.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Magdalena Grebosz-Krawczyk
Lodz University of Technology, Poland


IS35: LegalTech - Techology for Law and Law for Technology
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Chair:
Dr. hab. Kinga Flaga-Gieruszynska
University of Szczecin, Poland
kinga.flaga-gieruszynska@usz.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Dr. hab. Joanna Studzinska
Leon Kozminski University, Poland
joanna.studzinska@alk.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Wojciech Salabun
West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland
wojciech.salabun@zut.edu.pl

IS36: Interactive Linguistics for Agent and Multi-agent Systems
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Chair:
Prof. Radoslaw Katarzyniak
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
radoslaw.katarzyniak@pwr.wroc.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Em. Andre Wlodarczyk
Sorbonne University, France

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Em. Helene Wlodarczyk
Sorbonne University, France

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Velina Slavova
New Bulgarian University, Bulgaria

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Yasuhiro Katagiri
Future University, Japan


IS37: Knowledge and data engineering in medicine and health care
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Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Krzysztof Pancerz
Szymon Szymonowic State Higher Vocational School, Poland
kpancerz@ur.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Asst. Prof. Wieslaw Paja
University of Rzeszow, Poland
wpaja@ur.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Assoc. Prof. Catalin Stoean
University of Craiova, Romania
catalin.stoean@inf.ucv.ro
Co-Chaired by
Assoc. Prof. Agnieszka Wosiak
Lodz University of Technology, Poland
agnieszka.wosiak@p.lodz.pl

IS38: Challenges and solutions for project knowledge management
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Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Tadeusz A. Grzeszczyk
Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
tadeusz.grzeszczyk@pw.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Assoc. Prof. Jakub Swacha
University of Szczecin, Poland
jakub.swacha@usz.edu.pl

IS39: Outlier detection in real data
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Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Agnieszka Nowak-Brzezinska
University of Silesia, Poland
agnieszka.nowak-brzezinska@us.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Assoc. Prof. Agnieszka Duraj
Lodz University of Technology, Poland
agnieszka.duraj@p.lodz.pl

IS40: Skill Acquisition and Ubiquitous Human Computer Interaction
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Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Masato Soga
Wakayama University, Japan
soga@sys.wakayama-u.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Assist. Prof. Hirokazu Miura
Wakayama University, Japan

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Hirokazu Taki
Wakayama University, Japan


IS41: Immunity-Based Systems: Resilient System
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Chair:
Prof. Dr. Yoshiteru Ishida
Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
ishida@cs.tut.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Dr. Takeshi Okamoto
Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan
take4@nw.kanagawa-it.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yuji Watanabe
Nagoya City University, Japan
yuji@nsc.nagoya-cu.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Ueda
Hosei University, Japan
uep@hosei.ac.jp

IS42: Intelligent systems in evaluation and performance measurement
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Chair:
Prof. Iga Rudawska
University of Szczecin, Poland
iga.rudawska@usz.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Malgorzata Porada-Rochon
University of Szczecin, Poland

Co-Chaired by
Prof. Sebastian Majewski
University of Szczecin, Poland


IS43: Visual paradigm in engineering
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Chair:
Prof. Przemyslaw Rozewski
West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland
prozewski@wi.zut.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Roberto Theron
Universidad de Salamanca, Spain
theron@usal.es
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Katarzyna Lobacz
University of Szczecin, Poland
katarzyna.lobacz@usz.edu.pl

IS44: Aspects of intelligent learning systems: e-Learning across various educational contexts
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Chair:
Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Ueda
Hosei University, Japan
media-kesis@ml.hosei.ac.jp
Co-Chaired by
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nehal Hasnine
Hosei University, Japan

Co-Chaired by
Senior Lecturer Mr. Hisashi Hatakeyama
Hosei University, Japan


IS45: Information, Innovation and Technology as a basis for sustainable business and society
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Chair:
Prof. Katarzyna Szopik-Depczynska
University of Szczecin, Poland
katarzyna.szopik-depczynska@usz.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Giuseppe Ioppolo
University of Messina, Italy
ioppolog@unime.it
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Katarzyna Cheba
West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland
Katarzyna.cheba@zut.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Izabela Dembinska
Maritime Academy in Szczecin, Poland
i.dembinska@am.szczecin.pl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Joanna Wisniewska
University of Szczecin, Poland
Joanna.wisniewska@usz.edu.pl

IS46: The use of ICT in the power systems in the era of energy transition
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Chair:
Prof. Wojciech Drozdz
University of Szczecin, Poland
wojciech.drozdz@usz.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Marcin Rabe
University of Szczecin, Poland
marcin.rabe@usz.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Bartosz Pilecki
University of Szczecin, Poland
bartosz.pilecki@usz.edu.pl

IS47: Computational learning theory and advances from Heuristics to Hyperheuristics : new trends and applications in hard optimization, in constraint reasoning and in and in real life problems
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Chair:
Prof. Sadok Bouamama
Higher College of Technology, DMC, Dubai, UAE
Sbouamama@hct.ac.ae
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Moez Hammami
University of Tunis, Tunisia
moez.hammami@isg.rnu.tn

KES-2021

25th Annual
KES Conference
Szczecin, Poland
8-10 September 2021