invitation from Nagib Callaos

Got this email, purportedly from Nagib Callaos. If it is really he, how
the hell did I get on his mailing list? Haha . . .
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 14:30:18 -0400
From: [email protected]
To: @.***
Subject: Inviting you to submit a paper and/or to organize an invited
session in WMSCI 2007
Dear ***:
We invite you to submit a paper/abstract to the 11th World Multi-Conference
on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics
( IT will take place in


Do you remember two years ago some MIT students wrote a computer
program to generate bogus conference papers with random text and figures,
and submitted them to a conference where these papers were accepted?
This is that conference, and Nagib Callaos is the organizer, the dubious
professor and professional conference organizer who gained fame but mostly
shame because of these MIT students. I don’t entirely condone what those
MIT students did–they are no Alan Sokal, but Callaos is highly suspec