Organization Committee

UMAP is organized under the auspices of User Modeling Inc. The conference organization commitee of UMAP 2012 is:

General Co-Chairs

Michel C. Desmarais, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada

Roger Nkambou, UQÀM, Canada

Program Co-Chairs

Judith Masthoff, University of Aberdeen, UK

Bamshad Mobasher, DePaul University, USA.

Industry Track Co-Chairs

Ido Guy, IBM Research, Israel

Diego Zapata-Rivera, ETS, USA

Workshop and Tutorial Co-Chairs

Eelco Herder, L3S Research Center, Germany

Kalina Yacef, University of Sydney, Australia

Doctoral Consortium Chair

Lora M. Aroyo, VU University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Robin Cohen, University of Waterloo, Canada

Demo and Poster Co-Chairs

Li Chen, Hong Kong Baptist University, China

Stephan Weibelzahl, National College of Ireland, Ireland

Local Arrangements Chair

Jacqueline Bourdeau, with the collaboration of Anne-Marie Gagné, Télé-université, Canada

Publicity Chair

Cristóbal Romero, Universidad de Córdoba.


Local organization

Student Volunteers

Pierre Chalfoun, University of Montreal, Canada (chair and spokesperson)

Daniel Capelo Borges, TÉLUQ, Canada & Universidade Federal do Cearà, Brazil (registration system and volunteer)


Jocelyne Blanchard, UQAM.

Louise Tremblay, UQAM.

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