You are cordially invited to participate in the 2010 International ICST Conference on Bio-Inspired Models of Network, Information and Computing Systems (BIONETICS 2010) to be held at Le Meridien Cambridge Hotel, MA, USA during December 1 to 3 (Wenesday - Friday), 2010.

BIONETICS 2010 aims to provide a world-leading and unique opportunity for bringing together researchers and practitioners from diverse disciplines that seek the understanding of the fundamental principles and design strategies in biological systems and leverage those understandings to build bio-inspired systems.

BIONETICS 2010 will be the fifth occurrence of the BIONEITCS conference series. This is the first time BIONETICS takes place in North America. Adjacent to Boston, Cambridge has a proud history as an intellectual center and some of the most historic sites in the US.

Sponsored by ICST, ACM SIGSIM and CREATE-NET, BIONETICS 2010 will feature the state-of-the-art keynote speeches, parallel technical sessions, focused special tracks, interactive demo/poster sessions, informative co-located workshops and entertaining social functions. Here are several important notes and annoucements:

The BIONETICS 2010 organizers are working hard to make this conference a great success and memorable for everyone. Register now and we very much look forward to meeting you in Cambridge in December 2010.
Keynote Speakers
8:30am, December 1

Karl Lieberherr
9:30am, December 1

Radhika Nagpal
8:30am, December 2

Thilo Gross
Northeastern University Harvard University Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems
Karl Lieberherr Radhika Nagpal Thilo Gross
"The Scientific Community Game: Education and Innovation Through Survival in a Virtual World of Claims" "Bio-inspired Networks: Sensors, Actuators, and Cells" "Dynamics of Adaptive Networks"

2:00pm, December 2

Rezarta Islamaj Doğan
8:30am, December 3

Cheng Li
National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine Harvard School of Public Health and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Rezarta Islamaj DoğanCheng Li
"Mining the biomedical literature: challenges, advances and open problems" "An integrative analysis of network motifs and gene expression data to discover TF-miRNA regulation"
Featured Speakers in Co-located Workshops
AM (8:30am to 12:30pm), December 2

Kenneth A. De Jong
AM (8:30am to 12:30pm), December 2

Amarda Shehu
2:50pm, December 2

Marc Pomplun
George Mason University George Mason University University of Massachusetts, Boston
DeJong Shehu Pomplun
"Evolutionary Computation: A Unified Perspective" "Combining Evolutionary Algorithms and Machine Learning in Bioinformatics" "Modeling the Control of Human Visual Attention in Real-World Scenes."
BioLearn BioLearn BioAmbIS

8:30am, December 3

Massimiliano Versace
9:30am, December 3

Chandrasekharan Rajendran
Boston University Indian Institute Technology, Madras
Versace Rajendran
"Brain-Inspired Computing" "Meta-heuristics for Inventory Optimization in Supply Chains"
BioAdcom BioAdcom


Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

Application domains include, but not limited to, autonomic computing, bioinformatics, biological engineering, computer networks, computer vision, data mining, green computing and networking, grid/cloud computing, intelligent agents, mechanical engineering, molecular communication, nano-scale computing and networking, optimization, pervasive computing, robotics, security, software engineering, and systems engineering.