Past Conferences

  • FLAIRS-34, 2021, Miami

    • Conference chairs: Keith Brawner, Roman Bartak

    • Program chairs: Fazel Keshtkar, Eric Bell (Report)

    • Special tracks chair: Michael Franklin

    • Invited speakers:

    • 11 ST proposals, 11 STs accepted. 202 submissions (69 GC + 119 ST + 14 PA), 90 papers (48 GC + 42 ST), 37 short paper posters (12 GC + 25 ST), 12 poster abstracts.

    • 180 attendees (24 physical, 156 online; 123 author, 17 full, 29 student, 11 organizers/invited).

  • FLAIRS-33, 2020, Cancelled

    • Conference chairs: Keith Brawner

    • Program chairs: Eric Bell, Roman Bartak

    • Special tracks chair: Fazel Keshtkar

    • Invited speakers: Susan Etlinger, Joseph Campbell, Michael van Lent

    • 15 ST proposals, 15 STs accepted. 185 submissions (62 GC + 110 ST + 13 PA), 73 papers (28 GC + 45 ST), 44 short paper posters (13 GC + 31 ST), 13 poster abstracts, 5 tutorials.

    • 0 paying attendees

    • Hotel contract

  • FLAIRS-32, 2019, Sarasota

    • Conference chairs: Vasile Rus (Report)

    • Program chairs: Roman Bartak, Keith Brawner (Report)

    • Special tracks chair: Eric Bell

    • Invited speakers:

    • 13 ST proposals, 13 STs accepted, 10 STs run. 128 submissions (38 GC + 90 ST + 38 PA), 66 papers (17 GC + 49 ST), 25 short paper posters (11 GC + 14 ST), 37 poster abstracts.

    • 157 paying attendees

    • Hotel contract

  • FLAIRS-31, 2018, Melbourne Beach

    • Conference chairs: Zdravko Markov (Report)

    • Program chairs: Keith Brawner, Vasile Rus

    • Special tracks chair: Roman Bartak

    • Invited speakers: Rina Dechter, Raymond Mooney, Peter Wurman

    • 15 ST proposals, 15 STs accepted, 12 ran. 150 submissions (61 GC + 89 ST + 27 PA), 70 papers (24 GC + 46 ST), 34 short paper posters (16 GC + 18 ST), 24 poster abstracts.

    • 12 special tracks

    • 148 paying attendees

    • Hotel contract and Conference program

  • FLAIRS-30, 2017, Marco Island

    • Conference chairs: Ingrid Russell

    • Program chairs: Vasile Rus, Zdravko Markov

    • Special tracks chair: Keith Brawner

    • Invited speakers: James Allen, Thomas Dietterich, Jiawei Han

    • 17 ST proposals, 17 STs accepted. 225 submissions (52 GC + 173 ST + ?? PA), 103 papers (?? GC + ?? ST), 32 short paper posters (?? GC + ?? ST), 25 poster abstracts.

    • 180 paying attendees

    • Hotel contract and Conference program

  • FLAIRS-29, 2016, Key Largo

    • Conference chairs: Bill Eberle

    • Program chairs: Zdravko Markov, Ingrid Russell (Report)

    • Special tracks chair: Vasile Rus

    • Invited speakers: Kristin Tolle, Matthew Johnson, Sumi Helal

    • 195 submissions (44 GC + 151 ST + 36 PA), 102 papers (24 GC + 77 ST), 20 short paper posters (5 GC + 15 ST), 24 poster abstracts.

    • 177 paying attendees

    • Hotel contract and Conference program

  • FLAIRS-28, 2015, Hollywood

    • Conference chairs: Chutima Boonthum

    • Program chairs: Ingrid Russell, Bill Eberle

    • Special tracks chair: Zdravko Markov

    • Invited speakers: Bonnie Dorr, Tom Mitchell, Peter Stone

    • 180 submissions (58 GC + 122 ST), 83 papers (18 GC + 65 ST), 29 short paper posters (8 GC + 21 ST), 23 poster abstracts.

    • 151 paying attendees

  • FLAIRS-27, 2014, Pensacola Beach

    • Conference chairs: Michael Youngblood

    • Program chairs: Bill Eberle, Chutima Boonthum

    • Special tracks chair: Ingrid Russell

    • Invited speakers: William J. Clancey, Jennifer Neville, Thad Starner

    • 151 submissions (41 GC + 87 ST + 23 PA), 72 papers (13 GC + 59 ST), 17 short paper posters (7 GC + 10 ST), 27 poster abstracts.

    • 145 paying attendees

  • FLAIRS-26, 2013, St. Pete Beach

    • Conference chairs: Phil McCarthy

    • Program chairs: Chutima Boonthum-Denecke, Michael Youngblood

    • Special tracks chair: Bill Eberle

    • Invited speakers (click linked names to watch talks): Cristina Conati, Ayanna Howard, David Johnson

    • Industry track invited speakers (click linked names to watch talks): Frederick Chen, Nikolaj Bjorner, Charles Wardell

    • 186 submissions (49 GC + 112 ST + 25 PA), 90 papers (27 GC + 63 ST), 26 short paper posters (5 GC + 21 ST), 43 poster abstracts.

    • 135 paying attendees

  • FLAIRS-25, 2012, Marco Island

    • Conference chairs: Chad Lane

    • Program chairs: Michael Youngblood, Phil McCarthy

    • Special tracks chair: Chutima Boonthum

    • Invited speakers: Bill Swartout, Danielle McNamara, Kanna Rajan

    • 151 submissions (34 GC + 94 ST + 23 PA), 74 papers (19 GC + 55 ST), 27 short paper posters (6 GC + 21 ST), 20 poster abstracts.

    • ??? paying attendees

  • FLAIRS-24, 2011, Palm Beach

    • Conference chairs: Hans Guesgen

    • Program chairs: Phil McCarthy, Chas Murray

    • Special tracks chair: Chutima Boonthum

    • Invited speakers: Thomas Landauer, Rosalind Picard, David Touretzky

    • 179 submissions (?? GC + ?? ST), 94 papers (14 GC + 82 ST), 39 posters (10 GC + 29 ST)

    • 161 paying attendees

  • FLAIRS-23, 2010, Daytona Beach

    • Conference chairs: David Wilson

    • Program chairs: Chas Murray, Hans Guesgen

    • Special tracks chair: Phil McCarthy

    • Invited speakers: Eugene Charniak, Herb Clark, Janet Kolodner

    • 171 submissions (58 GC + 113 ST), 83 papers (22 GC + 61 ST), 28 posters (13 GC + 15 ST)

    • 138 paying attendees

  • FLAIRS-22, 2009, Sanibel Island

    • Conference chairs: Susan Haller

    • Program chairs: Hans Guesgen, Chad Lane

    • Special tracks chair: Phil McCarthy

    • Invited speakers: Eugene Freuder, Arthur Graesser, Jan Wiebe

    • 158 submissions (40 GC + 118 ST), 85 papers (21 GC + 64 ST), 29 posters (6 GC + 23 ST)

    • 149 paying attendees

  • FLAIRS-21, 2008, Coconut Grove

    • Conference chairs: Geoff Sutcliffe

    • Program chairs: Chad Lane, David Wilson

    • Special tracks chair: Hans Guesgen

    • Invited speakers: Bruce Buchanan, Alfred Kobsa, Candy Sidner

    • 181 submissions (48 GC + 133 ST), 107 papers (29 GC + 78 ST), 23 posters (8 GC + 15 ST)

  • FLAIRS-20, 2007, Key West

    • Conference chairs: Doug Dankel

    • Program chairs: David Wilson, Geoff Sutcliffe

    • Special tracks chair: Rainer Knauf

    • Invited speakers: Tim Finin, Ramon López de Mántaras, Sebastian Thrun

    • 182 submissions (65 GC + 117 ST), 95 papers (23 GC + 72 ST), 30 posters (8 GC + 22 ST)

  • FLAIRS-19, 2006, Melbourne Beach

    • Conference chairs: Philip Chan, Debasis Mitra

    • Program chairs: Geoff Sutcliffe, Randy Goebel

    • Special tracks chair: Barry O'Sullivan

    • Invited speakers: Alan Bundy, Bob Morris, Mehran Sahami, Barry Smyth

    • 258 submissions (56 GC + 202 ST), 130 papers (24 GC + 106 ST), 18 posters (6 GC + 12 ST)

  • FLAIRS-18, 2005, Clearwater Beach

    • Conference chairs: Lawrence Holder, Diane Cook

    • Program chairs: Ingrid Russell, Zdravko Markov

    • Special tracks chair: Todd Neller

    • Invited speakers: Ted Senator, David Stork, Lawrence Hunter, Martha Pollack

  • FLAIRS-17, 2004, South Beach

    • Conference chairs: Ingrid Russell

    • Program chairs: Valarie Barr, Zdravko Markov

    • Special tracks chair: Timothy Huang

    • Invited speakers: Justine Cassell, Edward Feigenbaum, Erol Gelenbe, Jim Hendler, Tom Mitchell

  • FLAIRS-16, 2003, St. Augustine

    • Conference chairs: Doug Dankel

    • Program chairs: Ingrid Russell, Susan Haller

    • Special tracks chair: Rosina Weber

    • Invited speakers: Brice Buchanan, Paul Cohen, Michael Georgiopoulos, Barbara Grosz

  • FLAIRS-15, 2002, Pensacola

    • Conference chairs: John Kolen

    • Program chairs: Susan Haller, Gene Simmons

    • Special tracks chair: Rosina Weber

    • Invited speakers: James Allen, William Clancey, Pamella Dana, Randall Beer, Jeffery Bradshaw, Clark Glymour, Patrick Hayes

  • FLAIRS-14, 2001, Key West

    • Conference chairs: Doug Dankel

    • Program chairs: Ingrid Russell, John Kolen

    • Special tracks chair: Ingrid Russell

    • Invited speakers: Kenneth Forbus, Jonathan Schaeffer, (Ken Ford, Pat Hayes), Gerhard Ritter

  • FLAIRS-13, 2000, Orlando

    • Conference chairs: Avelino Gonzalez, Massood Towhidnejad

    • Program chairs: James Etheridge, Bill Manaris

    • Special tracks chair: Amruth Kumar

    • Invited speakers: Nicola Muscettola, Subrata Dasgupta, James Hendler, Janet Kolodner

  • FLAIRS-12, 1999, Orlando

    • Conference chairs: Avelino Gonzalez, Massood Towhidnejad

    • Program chairs: Amruth Kumar, Ingrid Russell

    • Special tracks chair: Valarie Barr

    • Invited speakers: John Laird, Bruce Buchanan, (Ken Ford, Patrick Hayes), David Stork, Frank Anger

  • FLAIRS-11, 1998, Sanibel Island

    • Conference chairs: Kenneth Bowyer, Lawrence Hall

    • Program chairs: Diane Cook

    • Special tracks chair: Amruth Kumar

    • Invited speakers: Jim Bezdek, Oren Etzioni, Ken Ford, Pat Hayes, Sridhar Mahadevan, Ray Mooney

  • FLAIRS-10, 1997, Daytona Beach

    • Conference chairs: Massood Towhidnejad

    • Program chairs: Doug Dankel

    • Special tracks chair: Amruth Kumar

    • Invited speakers: Steve Minton, Robin Murphy, Bob Engelmore, Andres Zellweger

  • FLAIRS-9, 1996, Key West

    • Conference chairs: Doug Dankel, Michael Prietula

    • Program chairs: John Stewman

    • Special tracks chair: Amruth Kumar

    • Invited speakers: Michael Fehling, Clark Glymour, Mark Fox, David Leake, (Geoffrey LaForte, Ken Ford, Patrick Hayes)

  • FLAIRS-8, 1995, Melbourne

    • Conference chairs: Dan Tamir

    • Program chairs: John Stewman

    • Special tracks chair: -

    • Invited speakers: Jay Honeycutt, Doug Fischer, Eugene Charniak, Ken Ford, Peter Struss, Stuart Shapiro

  • FLAIRS-7, 1994, Pensacola Beach

    • Conference chairs:

    • Program chairs:

    • Special tracks chair: -

    • Invited speakers: Ken Ford, Pat Hayes

  • FLAIRS-6, 1993, Ft. Lauderdale

    • Conference chairs: Frederick Hoffman

    • Program chairs: Doug Dankel

    • Special tracks chair: -

    • Invited speakers: H. Kyburg

  • FLAIRS-5, 1992, Ft. Lauderdale

    • Conference chairs: Frederick Hoffman

    • Program chairs: Doug Dankel

    • Special tracks chair: -

    • Invited speakers: Lofti Zadeh, William Clancey, Patrick Hayes, Ken Ford, Jack Adams-Webber

  • FLAIRS-4, 1991, Cocoa Beach

    • Conference chairs: Avelino Gonzalez

    • Program chairs: Doug Dankel

    • Special tracks chair: -

    • Invited speakers: Patrick Hayes, Russell Eberhart, Douglas Fischer

  • FLAIRS-3, 1990, Cocoa Beach

    • Conference chairs: Avelino Gonzalez

    • Program chairs: Doug Dankel

    • Special tracks chair: -

    • Invited speakers: Patrick Hayes, James Bezdek, Eugene Charniak

  • FLAIRS-2, 1989, Orlando

    • Conference chairs: Avelino Gonzalez

    • Program chairs: Doug Dankel, Ken Ford

    • Special tracks chair: -

    • Invited speakers: Ronald Yager, John Sowa, David Waltz, John Roach

  • FLAIRS-1, 1988, Orlando

    • Conference chairs: Avelino Gonzalez

    • Program chairs: Fred Hoffman, Doug Dankel

    • Special tracks chair: -

    • Invited speakers: Elaine Rich