LSR 2018 Call for Submissions

Love and Sex with Robots 2018 is calling for submissions to its 4th international congress to be held at the University of Montana, USA, on 13-14 December 2018.

Papers should be 7 pages or more (excluding references), in the Springer CS Proceedings format. Deadline for submission is 15th July, 2018 (GMT). Detailed instructions for submission format is found on http://loveandsexwithrobots.org/calls-for-submissions/.

Our keynote speaker this year is Matt McMullen, CEO of Realbotix and founder of Abyss Creations, the manufacturer of Realdoll. For the past 20 years he has been creating “The World’s Finest Love Dolls”. McMullen’s dolls have popped up on more than 20 television shows and also co-starred in 10 films. http://loveandsexwithrobots.org/speaker/

Contact:
contact@loveandsexwithrobots.org

ACE 2018 Call for Submissions

ACE 2018 is calling for submissions to its 15th conference to be held at the University of Montana, USA, on 10-12 December 2018.

We seek all submissions on Affective Computing, Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality, Educational and Fitness Games, Game Design, Interactive Storytelling, Mobile and Ubiquitous Entertainment, Sound and Music Design, Tangible Interfaces etc. A full list of topics is available on our website: http://ace2018.info/topics/

Papers may range from 2 to 20 pages long, in the Springer CS Proceedings format. Deadline for submission is 15th July, 2018 (GMT). Detailed instructions for submission format is found on http://ace2018.info/call-for-submissions/.

This year, our keynote speaker is Professor Peter Gray, research professor of psychology at Boston College who has conducted and published research in neuroendocrinology, developmental psychology, anthropology, and education. http://ace2018.info/keynote/

 

Contact:

contact@ace2018.info

LSR 2018 at University of Montana, USA, is extremely thrilled to announce Keynote Speaker of Matt McMullen, CEO of Realbotix talking about Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Intimacy: A new Alternative form of relationship

posted in: Photos | 0
LSR 2018 at University of Montana, USA, is extremely thrilled to announce Keynote Speaker of Matt McMullen, CEO of Realbotix talking about Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Intimacy: A new Alternative form of relationship
 
Matt McMullen, CEO of Realbotix, is the artist and design director for the company, and brought the core Realbotix team together. He started Abyss Creations, the manufacturer of Realdoll, out of his garage in 1997. For the past 20 years he has been creating the “The World’s Finest Love Dolls”, as well as undertaking multiple custom projects along the way. McMullen’s dolls have popped up on more than 20 television shows and also co-starred in 10 films. Now, he focuses on integrating cutting edge technology with silicone doll artistry and believes that AI driven robots can become companions and partners to human beings, and can connect with us in ways that are often overlooked when considering these technologies.

ACE 2018 is thrilled to announce ​Keynote Speaker Professor Peter Gray!

posted in: Media, Photos | 0
Psychologist Peter Gray, faculty emeritus, photographed to accompany a story about his new book, “Free to Learn,” which concerns the importance of play for children’s healthy development and ability to thrive.

 

ACE 2018 is thrilled to announce ​Keynote Speaker Professor Peter Gray!
 
Peter Gray (born 1944) is an American psychologist who currently occupies the position of research professor of psychology at Boston College. He is the author of a widely used introductory psychology textbook, Psychology (Worth Publishers, with co-author David Bjorklund beginning with the 7th edition),[1] now in its seventh edition. The book broke new ground when the first edition was published (in 1991) as the first general introductory psychology textbook that brought a Darwinian perspective to the entire field. He is also author of Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life (Basic Books, 2013), and he writes a popular blog for Psychology Today magazine entitled “Freedom to Learn”.
 
Gray is a well-known critic of standard educational systems and is frequently invited to speak to groups of educators, parents, and researchers about children’s needs for free play, the psychological damage inflicted on children through our present methods of schooling, and the ways in which children are designed, by natural selection, to control their own education. He is a founder and current board president of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education, which is dedicated to promoting opportunities for Self-Directed Education for children and teenagers as replacement for coercive schooling. He is also a founder and board member of Let Grow, which is dedicated to renewing children’s freedom to play and explore, outdoors, in public spaces, without continuous adult supervision.
 
1 2 3 4 5 6 18