Frank Dignum is Associate professor at Information and Computing Sciences department of Utrecht University. Frank Dignum received a PhD. from the Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1989. He has published more than 200 papers and several books. He has also organized several conferences and workshops amongst which AAMAS2005 and ECAI2016. He was keynote and invited speaker and given many tutorials and seminars around the world. His main research foci are on social aspects of agents, agents and services, agents for games and agent based social simulation.