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AAMAS 2007 in HONOLULU, HAWAI`I May 14-18, 2007. AAMAS07. AAMAS07. www.aamas2007.org. Why Hawaii?. Is there really any question? Honolulu is consistently ranked as the U.S. city with the best climate, lowest crime rate, and for its beauty and cleanliness

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Aamas 2007 in honolulu hawai i may 14 18 2007
AAMAS 2007 in HONOLULU, HAWAI`I May 14-18, 2007

AAMAS07

AAMAS07

www.aamas2007.org


Why hawaii
Why Hawaii?

  • Is there really any question?

  • Honolulu is consistently ranked as the U.S. city with the best climate, lowest crime rate, and for its beauty and cleanliness

  • Hawaii is great for pre/post (but not during) AAMAS07 activities: Hawaii is among the top three destinations of choice for leisure travel in the U.S., and is the number one choice in Japan.


Technical program
Technical Program

  • Program co-Chairs: Michael Huhns and Onn Shehory

  • Stimulating and informative technical program…

  • …which depends on you to submit papers!

  • Key dates:

    • Oct 20, 2006: electronic abstract submission deadline

    • Oct 23, 2006: electronic paper submission deadline

    • Dec 19, 2006: notification

    • Holiday season: Dream about your trip!


Getting there
Getting There

Honolulu International Airport receives more than six million visitors each year

SOURCE: DBEDT 2003 REPORT


Getting there continued
Getting There (continued)

  • A few airfares (might change of course):

    • Los Angeles (NW) : $350, 6 hours

    • Detroit (NW): $800, 12 hours

    • Tokyo (JAL): 70,000yen, 7hours

    • Amsterdam (NW/KLM): 1,200EUR, 20 hours (via Seattle, includes connection time)




Hotel rooms
HOTEL ROOMS

ALA MOANA

Many hotels are located in Waikiki within one mile of the Hawai`i Convention Center.

We’re getting blocks of rooms for good prices. (Reserve early!)

HAWAI`I PRINCE


The hawai i convention center where business and aloha meet
THE HAWAI`I CONVENTION CENTER Where BUSINESS and Aloha Meet


Other technical activities
Other Technical Activities

  • Workshops:

    • Chair: Elizabeth Sklar

  • Tutorials:

    • Chair: Jaime Sichman

  • Demos:

    • Co-chairs: Elizabeth Andre and Zili Zhang

  • Doctoral Mentoring:

    • Co-chairs: Kate Larson and Iyad Rahwan

  • Industry Track:

    • Co-chairs: Monique Calisti and Shigeo Matsubara


Local industry support to date
LOCAL INDUSTRY SUPPORT TO DATE

  • Decision Research Corporation

    • http://decisionresearch.com

  • 21st Century Systems, Inc.

    • http://21csi.com

  • Quantum Leap

    • http://www.quantumleap.us


University of hawai i
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I

http://www.hawaii.edu

  • Manoa (main) UH campus

  • 20,000+ students

  • < 2 miles from convention center

  • Information and Computer Sciences Department

    • 24 full time tenure-track faculty

    • B.A. and B.S. in Computer Science - 400+ undergraduate students

    • MS. and Ph.D. in Computer Science - 50+ graduate students

    • M.S. in Library and Information Sciences - 140+ students

    • Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Communication and Information Sciences – 50+ students

    • 3rd floor of P.O.S.T. building

  • Other UH units

    • John A. Burns School of Medicine

    • College of Engineering

    • College of Business Administration, …

Pacific Ocean Science and Technology Building


Other important folks
Other Important Folks

  • Local Organization Chair: Nancy Reed

    • Advisor to Local Organization: Lewis Johnson

  • Finance Chair: Wiebe van der Hoek

  • Publications Chair: Pragnesh Jay Modi

  • Student Scholarships co-Chairs: Sandip Sen and Sascha Ossowski

  • Sponsorships co-Chairs: Van Parunak, Akihiko Ohsuga

  • Publicity Chair: Chris Brooks


After AAMAS07

Yokoo

Durfee

Shehory

Huhns

Reed

Sklar

Sichman

Modi

vanderHoek

Brooks

Parunak

Larson

Andre

Zhang

Rahwan

Calisti

Matsubara

Sen

Calisti

Ossowski

Ohsuga


The aloha spirit
THE ALOHA SPIRIT

The people of Hawai`i are as warm and welcoming as the weather

(which, in May, averages 29C/84F for highs and 21C/70F lows with lots of sun)!

Kama`aina (local residents) call this outpouring of hospitality the Aloha Spirit.


Aamas 2007 in honolulu hawai i may 14 18 20071
AAMAS 2007 in HONOLULU, HAWAI`I May 14-18, 2007

AAMAS07

AAMAS07

www.aamas2007.org

www.aamas-conference.org (coming soon)


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