Organized by   

NATO M&S COE

NATO Modelling & Simulation Centre of Excellence

In Cooperation with

  

 

Specialized Media Partners

Military Training & Simulation Magazine

Shephard

 

NATO MODELLING AND SIMULATION CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

The NATO M&S COE is dedicated to the promotion of M&S in support of operational requirements, training and interoperability. The Centre acts as a catalyst for transformation through the involvement of NATO, governments, academia, industry, operational and training entities, by improving the networking of NATO and nationally owned M&S systems, the cooperation between nations and organisations through the sharing of M&S information and developments and serving as an international source of expertise for transformation in the related domain.

MODELLING & SIMULATION FOR AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS CONFERENCE - MESAS 2022

Inter-domain and multi-disciplinary exchange of knowledge within Modelling & Simulation and Robotics communities of interest.
 
MESAS’22 is a two-day conference organized by the NATO Modelling and Simulation COE within the FUTURE FORCES FORUM. The event gathers fully recognized experts from different domains: Military, Academia and Industry.
 
Don’t miss the opportunity to present your work, results and insight during MESAS’22, send us your presentation abstract and share your knowledge with leading experts.
 
Take the opportunity to enhance visibility of your company, take a look to Exhibition Opportunities 
and Partnership Opportunities within the FUTURE FORCES FORUM to understand how to enter the family of MESAS’22 supporters and visionaries.

CALL FOR PAPERS

NATO M&S COE requests all interested researchers and technicians of academic, industrial or military research centers to send an abstract, to be evaluated by members of MESAS’22 Technical Program Committee.
 
Authors of approved abstracts will be asked to prepare a full paper following the Springer template, then to present the paper during the MESAS’22 Conference.
 
Full papers selected by the Scientific Committee will be included in the post conference proceedings. Previous MESAS proceedings are indexed in the ISI Conference Proceedings Citation Indes – Science (CPCI-S) and EI Engineering Index (Compendex and Inspec databases).

MESAS'22 Conference Board

MESAS'22 TOPICS

AxS/AI in Context of Future Warfare and Security Environment (Concepts, Applications, Standards, etc.)
  • Autonomous Systems Strategy and Concept Development and Implementation in all Domains of Operation
  • Advances in AI and its Impact on Future Operations
  • The Role of the Robots and Foot Soldier in the Future Operations
  • Security, Use of AxS as Lethal Instruments, Safety of Aviation
  • Ethical, Psychological, Legal and Operational Aspects, CIMIC
  • Cyber Security (in Context of AxS an their Applications)
M&S of Intelligent Systems – R&D and Application
  • Autonomous Tactical Behavior
  • Math Modelling and Simulation of AI Tasks
  • RT Issue and Reality Gaps in Context of New AI Concepts, M&S of Future Operational Tasks
  • Multi-robot Systems/Swarms, Benefits, Threats, and Challenges
  • AI/machine-learning of the systems through M&S
  • Distributed Control for Multi-robot Systems
  • Robust Decision Making via Cooperative Estimation
  • Relevant Concepts and Experiments
  • Concepts and Visions of Future Warfare and Application
  • M&S in Capability Evaluation of Robotic Swarms
  • Co-simulation Tools for Multi-domain Analysis
  • Effectiveness, Reliability, and Cyber-Security Issues
Future Challenges of Advanced M&S Technology
  • Key Challenges of the Research and Development
  • Capability Dev. in Context of Future Ops and Social Environment
  • Man versus Computer, Advanced M&S Projects
  • Future Technology and Impact on Society
  • Validation and verification process for Autonomous functions (V&V via M&S)

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

Preliminary conference timeline was set as follows:
Abstract Submission: 14 July 2022
Final Papers Upload: 1 September 2022
Assignment of Reviewers: 22 August 2022
Review: until 22 September 2022
Decision: until 29 September 2022

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

Day 1 Thursday, 20 October 2022
08.30 - 09.20 Registration
09.30 - 12.00 MESAS 2022 Morning Session
12.00 - 13.30 Lunch, Future Forces Exhibition Tour, Networking
13.30 - 16.00 MESAS 2022 Afternoon Session
16.00 - 17.00 Future Forces Exhibition Tour
 
Day 2 Friday, 21 October 2022
08.30 - 09.20 Registration
09.30 - 12.00 MESAS 2022 Morning Session
12.00 - 16.00 Lunch, Future Forces Exhibition Tour, Networking

ABSTRACTS

Authors are requested to send abstracts (a brief description of about 200 words is sufficient but not limited).

Please, also add the PDF format of your abstract (optionally enriched by additional information, comprehensive description, drawings, architecture, algorithms and so on).

Please note that SPRINGER company is now providing for the MESAS’22 new paper collection platform in the EquinOCS system. Your new registration to this platform is required. After registration, you can use this direct MESAS’22 conference link to upload the abstract.

REGISTRATION AND FEES

SPEAKERS AND PRESENTERS

Online registration form for speakers and presenters is available at the NATO M&S COE MESAS 2022 website.

Article presentation/publication in conference proceedings + FFF Party on 19 October       130 EUR
Article presentation/publication in conference proceedings       100 EUR

Speakers/presenters conference fee include lunch on the day of presentation.

ADMISSION FEES

Free online registration of audience is available at the FFF Events Registration. Participation of audience is subject to approval by the organizing committee.

ACCOMMODATION

We are pleased to offer you accommodation in our contracted hotels.
 
In case you need any assistance, please contact us at [email protected]

DRESSCODE

Business attire or military uniform (no camouflage).

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE & CONTACT

Project Leader
COL Assistant Prof. Jan Mazal, Ph.D. - Head of Department of Military Robotics, University of Defence, CZE
 
MESAS Event Manager
LTC Jiri Novotny - Doctrine Education and Training Branch Chief, NATO M&S COE

Further information will be added continuously.

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