technical program

DAY 1: OCTOBER 24, 2016
                               Special Session on All-Domain Situational Awareness
Chairs: Eliza Shahbazian and Tony Ponsford
08:00-08:45
Registration



08:45-09:00
Mihai Florea
Welcome Speech & Introductory Remarks
Thales Canada

09:00-09:45
Invited Speaker: Pierre Lavoie
Invited Talk
Director General S&T for Force Employers, DND
All-Domain Situational Awareness S&T Program  
09:45-10:30 Invited Speakers: Maria Rey and Andre Dupuis
Invited Talk
SSCL
Canadian All-Source Maritime Domain Awareness System
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:15
Invited Speaker:
Jim Chan
Invited Talk
DRDC CORA
ADSA Underwater Surveillance
11:15-12:00
Invited Speaker:
James Llinas
Invited Talk
SUNY Buffalo
Designing and Developing a Data Fusion Capability into an IoT Framework
12:00-13:00
Lunch (not provided)
13:00-13:45
Invited Speaker:
Jim Llinas
Invited Talk
SUNY Buffalo
All Domain Situational Awareness and Information Fusion Technology: Achieving Agility
Fusion Session #1
Chair: Mihai Florea
13:45-14:10
Eric Meger
Presentation
Maerospace
Developments and Trends in Tracking and Fusion for Global Maritime
Domain Awareness
14:10-14:35
Elisa Shahbazian
Presentation
OODA Technologies
Fusion of Open Data Sources for Enhanced MDA
14:35-15:00
Rafael Falcon
Presentation
Larus Technologies
Context-Driven Dynamic Risk Management for Maritime Domain Awareness
15:00-15:20 Coffee Break
Tracking Session #1
Chair: Zhen (Jack) Ding
15:20-15:45
Yinghui Wang
Presentation
McMaster University
Maritime Surveillance and Onboard Threat Detection using Swarming UAVs
15:45-16:10
Ali Ghobadzadeh
Presentation
University of Toronto
Fusion Rules with Unknown Sensor Correlations
16:10-16:35
Yinghui Wang
Presentation McMaster University
Multi-period Coverage Path Planning and Sensor Scheduling for Maritime
Surveillance
16:35-17:00
Dan Song
Presentation McMaster University Multi-vehicle Tracking with Road Maps and Car-Following Models
19:00-22:00 No-Host Dinner
DAY 2: OCTOBER 25, 2016
                                                              Fusion Session #2
Chair: Thia Kirubarajan
08:40-09:25
Invited Speakers:
Christopher Bryan and Capt. Adrian Matheson
Invited Talk
Canadian Armed Forces, DGAEPM / 415 Squadron, CFB Greenwood
CP140 Data Fusion
09:25-09:50
Geoffrey Ho
Presentation
DRDC Toronto
Revolutionizing the Way Military Operators Manage Information with Data
Fusion
09:50-10:15
Daly Keenan Brown
Presentation General Dynamics Mission Systems Canada
From Monolith to Microservice - The Challenges of Evolving a Legacy System
10:15-10:40
Curtis Coates and Paul McKay
Presentation
Esterline Avionics Systems/CMC Electronics
Data Fusion as Automation: Implications for Supporting an Operational
Community
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
Fusion Session #3
Chair: Rami Abielmona
11:00-11:25
Mahmoud Gad and Ahmed Shah
Presentation VENUS Cybersecurity Corporation
Open Source Cyber Fusion Centers: Architectures and Challenges
11:25-11:50
Phillip Curtis
Presentation University of Ottawa
Evaluation of Selected Features and Neural Network Architectures for Real
time Video Object Classification
11:50-12:15
Nicolas Primeau
Presentation University of Ottawa Improving Task Allocation in Risk-Aware Robotic Sensor Networks
12:15-13:15
Lunch (not provided)
Tracking Session #2
Chair: Bhashyam Balaji
13:15-13:40
Steven Horn
Presentation
DRDC CORA
Multi-sensor track fusion service with heterogeneous sensors and labelling
errors
13:40-14:05
Zhen Ding (Jack)
Presentation
DRDC Ottawa
Design of an IMMNNJPDA Tracker for HFSWR
14:05-14:30
Augustin-Alexandru Saucan
Presentation
McGill University
Multi-sensor multi-Bernoulli filter
14:30-14:55
Mahdi Shaghaghi
Presentation
University of Toronto
Resource management of radars with multiple channels
14:55-15:15 Coffee Break
Fusion Session #4
Chair: Steven Horn
15:15-15:40
Abhijit Sinha
Presentation
AUG Signals
Fusion of ground target tracks in the presence of dynamically changing timeoffset
15:40-16:05
Gurinderbeer Singh
Presentation
Carleton University
An Offline Multi-stage Tracking-by-detection approach for tracking multiple
pedestrians
16:05-16:30
Arun Kirubarajan
Presentation
TrackGen
Cloud4ISR Large-Scale Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
16:30-16:55
Dan Brookes
Presentation
DRDC Ottawa
A hybrid passive-active system concept for extending the radar detection and tracking range
16:55-17:00 Mihai Florea
Wrap-up session