EISIC Conference 2015

VALCRI provided sponsorship to the 5th European Intelligence and Security Informatics Conference EISIC 2015 in Manchester, UK (https://www.eisic.eu/). This was part of the project’s dissemination activities.

Through VALCRI, Dr Joe Kielman, Science Advisor, DHS, and member of the project External Advisory Board provided a keynote address to the conference. Members of the Consortium presented a variety of papers

  • Supporting the Externalisation of Thinking in Criminal Intelligence Analysis, by Peter J. Passmore, Simon Attfield, Neesha Kodagoda, Celeste Groenewald, B.L. William Wong;
  • The Role Of Cognitive Biases In Criminal Intelligence Analysis And Approaches For Their Mitigation, by Eva-C. Hillemann, Alexander Nussbaumer, Dietrich Albert; and
  • Benefits and Pitfalls of Predictive Policing, by Eva Schlehahn, Patrick Aichroth, Sebastian Mann, Rudolf Schreiner, Ulrich Lang, Ifan D. H. Shepherd and B.L. William Wong;

and won the Best Poster Award for the poster “Guidelines for sense-making in Intelligence Analysis” by Margit Pohl, Johanna Haider, Chris Pallaris and B.L. William Wong.

VALCRI will be involved in organising the “Decision-making and Interaction” track in next year’s conference. EISIC 2016 will be held at the University of Uppsala, Sweden.