We encourage studies as response to COVID-19: methods to leverage data and evidence in the fight against the global pandemic, with an emphasis on late-breaking topics such as vaccination, long-COVID, mental health, the global response, and preparing for the next pandemic.
SIMBig 2021 welcomes proposals to help influence policy and decision making in the public and private sector (specially in South America).
Is one of the first conferences in Latin America grouping related areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Healthcare Informatics, Biomedical Data Science, Natural Language Processing, Semantic Web, etc.
Dr. Jean Vanderdonckt is a Full Professor at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), where he leads the Louvain Interaction Lab, which is conducting research and development in the area of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Information Systems, Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), and Engineering of Interactive Computing Systems (EICS). He currently holds the Francqui Chair in Computer Science dedicated to Gesture Interaction. He is ACM Distinguished Scientist and Speaker and Co-editor-in-Chief of Springer Human-Computer Interaction Series. He received the Brian Shakel Award for outstanding work in HCI. More Information here.