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

Keynote Speech Adrian David Cheok at Art, Mind & Experience – Symposium by the Science of Mind & Art Network University of Jyväskylä, Finland – 1-2/11/2017

Art, Mind & Experience – Symposium by the Science of Mind & Art Network

Date: 1-2 November 2017

Time: 13:00- 14:00

Venue: University of Jyväskylä, Finland

This first international meeting of the SMA (Science of Mind and Art) network brings together some of the leading scholars from psychology and neuroscience to different disciplines of art.

 

 

https://www.jyu.fi/hytk/fi/laitokset/mutku/en/news-and-events/events/art-mind-experience-symposium

Keynote Speech Adrian David Cheok at Multipurpose user experience as business support Helsinki, Finland – 21/10/2017

Multipurpose user experience as business support

Date: 31 October 2017

Time: 12:30-16:00

Venue: Helsinki, Finland

The aim of the event is to introduce the company’s multilingual user experience to business support. The first Keynote is an international pioneer in multidisciplinary internet research and development, Professor Adrian David Cheok (adriancheok.info). Cheok tells about his team’s projects, the evolution of multinational internet, and brings out views of its future. The second Keynote is considered by the Helsinki City Chief Design Officer, Anne Stenros, of the urbanization of the city. Additionally, there are Finnish examples of how the multiplicity has been utilized in practice. The event is in English.

 

https://tapahtumat.tekes.fi/tapahtuma/RMUE_Workshop

Adrian David Cheok Keynote Speaker The title is “Love and Sex with Robots” at IT Innovation Day 2017, Amersfoort, Netherlands – 28/09/2017

Professor Adrian David Cheok will give a keynote speech at IT Innovation Day on 28 September 2017, in Amersfoort, Netherlands.

Title: Love and Sex with Robots
Time: 14:33, 28 September 2017
Location: Prodentfabriek, Amersfoort, Netherlands

In his speech, Professor Cheok will look at the tangible aspect (touch) of technology, and the ways in which this will contribute to an overall experience for people, including sexual behaviour. Adrian Cheok will outline a more controversial view of the future, along with how tangible technology will enhance experiences at all levels of human behaviour. When is good, good enough, real enough, and how can quality be improved? Adrian will also share his latest tech inventions with the public.

https://itinnovationday.nl/spreker/6/adrian-cheok

Adrian Cheok Keynote Speaker at FDG 2017, Cape Cod

Professor Adrian Cheok was invited to give a keynote speech at the International Conference on Foundations of Digital Games 2017, at Cape Cod, USA.

FDG 2017 is a major international event in-cooperation with ACM SIGAISIGCHI, and SIGGRAPH. It seeks to promote the exchange of information concerning the foundations of digital games, technology used to develop digital games, and the study of digital games and their design, broadly construed. The goal of the conference is the advancement of the study of digital games, including but not limited to new game technologies, critical analysis, innovative designs, theories on play, empirical studies, and data analysis.

Professor Cheok’s keynote speech will be covering the trending topic of “Love and Sex with Robots”.

Time: 15 Aug 2017, 9am

Venue: The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, Cape Cod, MA, USA

Title: Love and Sex with Robots

Abstract: “Love and Sex with Robots” has recently become a serious academic topic within the fields of Human Machine Interaction and Human Robot Interaction. This topic has also witnessed a strong upsurge of interest amongst the general public, print media, TV documentaries and feature films. This talk covers the personal aspects of human relationships and interactions with robots and artificial partners. New technologies and research prototypes have been developed to allow more intimate interactions with robot companions like sex robots, emotional robots, humanoid robots, and artificial intelligent systems that can simulate human emotions. Such technologies and systems also engage the users with all their senses, including touch, taste and smell, creating multisensory and immersive interactive experiences. In this talk, we will conclude that humans will marry robots by 2050.

For more information on the conference, visit http://fdg2017.org/.

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