Telecons are on the second Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. Eastern.

Antitrust and IP awareness

  1. This is a TECHNICAL committee. Please familiarize yourself with these antitrust and IP guidelines for IEEE meetings.
  2. Report the existence of any patent claims that might be essential to implementers of any proposed standards (Potentially Essential Patents):
    • Speak up now, or
    • Report any essential patents of which you are personally aware to the Chair, or
    • Cause a Letter of Assurance to be submitted to the IEEE-SA

Agenda (updated 8 January 2020, 1600 hrs CT):

  • Roll Call of Working Group Members

Old Business

    • Next meetings— 2nd Thursday each month at 10 a.m. eastern (Jan. 9th and Feb. 13th)Repeat Announcements:
  • Officer Reports:
    • Vice Chair (Eric Domeshek)
    • Secretary Report (Drew Hampton)
    • Treasurer Report (Jody Cockroft)
    • Collaboration – ICICLE Report (Michael Jay); Competency and Credential SIG and one other active SIG
    • Collaboration – IEEE 9274 Report (Andy Johnson)

New Business: 

  • Global Outreach
    • 2020 HCII AIS Conference (19–24 July, Copenhagen, Denmark)
      • Conference website here.
      • Reviews underway or completed.
      • Final paper deadlines all January 31st.
      • Chairs should confirm sufficient participation and discuss with Bob if combination with other tracks is best option.
    • 33rd Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS–33) (May 17–20, 2020, North Miami Beach, FL)
      • Intelligent Learning Technology track (submission reviews underway)
      • Poster deadline – Feb 3rd (abstract only needed)
    • Discussion on potential venues for outreach; the following conferences were mentioned as venues where Project 2247 members might conduct AIS-specialized sessions
      • IITSEC 2020—Jeanine DeFalco volunteered to develop an idea for a special session at IITSEC (AIED pair of sessions… Monday tutorial or Friday workshop)
        • Abstracts – portal open late January, abstracts due late February
      • AI in Education (Morocco)—Richard Tong suggested we propose a workshop for AIED in 2020
        • Abstract for Full Papers and Short Papers: Feb, 20, 2020 1:59pm PST
        • Full Papers, Short Papers Industry Papers: Feb 27, 2020, 11:59pm PST
        • Workshop & Tutorial Proposals: March 15, 2020, 11:59pm PST
      • ASU-GSV in San Diego—Richard Tong suggested that we propose another industry event similar to what was done in 2019.
      • Jim Goodell noted that he proposed a ICICLE workshop for Learning@Scale (proposal due Feb 3rd; Atlanta)
      • AERA—Art Graesser suggested that we look at potential alignment with activities in the National Council on Educational Measures (2020 in San Francisco; in 2021 in Orlando – April 9-12; Special symposium submission is due in July); interaction with AERA SIGs?
      • Innovation in Testing—Ben Bell suggested we look at synergy with the  Innovation in Testing Conference
      • Project 2247 One PagerBased on a recommendation by Art Graesser, Bob Sottilare generated a 1 page description of Project 2247 activities for members to bring with them to conferences and meetings
      • Jody Cockroft shared a spreadsheet of upcoming 2020 conferences for reference.
  • Subgroups
    • Leaders have established meetings. Everyone should have received notifications via email.
    • Regional Leaders
      • Conceptual Modeling Subgroup Chair—Anne Knowles
        • Bob Sottilare reviewed/edited a draft from the subgroup and there is a plan to to complete changes NLT 15 Feb.  The draft will go to the whole working group at that time.
        • If you are interested in contributing to the AIS conceptual model standard, please access the document at:
        • Americas Lead for AIS Conceptual Modeling—KP Thai, new affiliation
        • Asia-Pacific Lead for Conceptual Modeling—Xiangen Hu, University of Memphis & Central China Normal University
        • Europe-Africa Lead for Conceptual Modeling—SEEKING VOLUNTEER 
      • Interoperability Subgroup Chair-Jim Goodell, Quality Information Partners
        • Meetings held at
        • Bob Sottilare and Jim Goodell  are working to reset the baseline for the Interoperability SG
        • In the meantime the group is in a hiatus until we can complete the draft of the conceptual model
        • Americas Lead for AIS Interoperability—Keith Brawner, US Army Futures Command
        • Asia-Pacific Lead for AIS Interoperability—Qiguang Lin
        • Europe-Africa Lead for AIS Interoperability—SEEKING VOLUNTEER
      • Recommended Practices for Evaluation Subgroup Chair—Shelly Blake-Plock, Yet Analytics
        • Milestones and schedule:
          • On hiatus until conceptual model draft is completed
        • Meetings held at
        • Americas Lead for AIS Evaluation Practices—Louise Yarnall, SRI
        • Asia-Pacific Lead for AIS Evaluation Practices—Ma. Mercedes T. Rodrigo,  Ateneo Laboratory for the Learning Sciences (ALLS)
        • Europe-Africa Lead for AIS Evaluation Practices—SEEKING VOLUNTEER

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