Conferences and Workshops

Kerstin Dautenhahn organised the Second International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, a two-day symposium at AISB 2010, 31 March - 1 April 2010, De Montfort University, Leicester, United Kingdom.

Kerstin Dautenhahn was chair of the AISB 2009 Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, part of the AISB 2009 convention, 8-9 April 2009, Edinburgh, Scotland.

In 2008 Kerstin Dautenhahn was co-organizer (with Gert Jan Gelderblom and Holly Yanco) of Robotic Helpers: User Interaction, Interfaces and Companions in Assistive and Therapy Robotics, a full-day workshop associated to HRI'08. The workshop was held on 12 March 2008, electronic versions of the proceedings papers are available:

Kerstin Dautenhahn was co- general chair (with Terry Fong) of HRI'08, 3rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 12-15 March 2008, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The conference attracted up to 250 people and was the largest HRI conference to date in terms of paper submissions and conference attendees.

Kerstin Dautenhahn was general chair of the 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2006), 6-8 September 2006, de Havilland Campus, Hatfield, UK. The theme of Ro-man 2006 was Getting to Know Socially Intelligent Robots. The symposium attracted 200 participants and presented state-of-the-art in human-robot interaction research.

Proceedings of the 10 symposia that ran as part of the AISB 2005 Convention, 12-15 April 2005 at University of Hertfordshire are available online. Kerstin Dautenhahn was general chair of the convention with the theme Social Intelligence and Interaction in Animals, Robots, and Agents.

7th International Autism Europe Congress, 14-16 November 2003, Lisbon, Portugal

8-10 October 2003, Evolvability and Interaction: Evolutionary Substrates of Communication, Signaling, and Perception in the Dynamics of Social Complexity, London, England, U.K.

26-28 August 2003, Evolvability, Genetics and Development in Natural and Constructed Systems, Tewin Bury Farm Hotel near Welwyn, Hertfordshire, England

24-25 April 2003, Evolvability and Sensor Evolution Symposium, University of Birmingham, U.K.

7-11 April 2003, Imitation in Animals and Artifacts II: Second International Symposium, at AISB'03, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom.

18-20 September 2002 "Evolvability and Individuality", St. Albans, Hertfordshire, U.K.: An EPSRC Network on Evolvability in Biological and Software Systems Symposium.

Software Evolution and Evolutionary Computation, University of Hertfordshire, 7-8 February 2002: An EPSRC Network on Evolvability in Biological and Software Systems Symposium.

Animating Expressive Characters for Social Interactions, symposium of the AISB'02 Convention, Imperial College, London, UK, April 4-5, 2002.

CT 2001: Fourth International Conference on Cognitive Technology: Instruments of Mind (6-9 August 2001), University of Warwick, U.K. Proceedings to be published by Springer in LNCS series.

Emotional and Intelligent II: The Tangled Knot of Social Cognition, American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2001 Fall Symposium, Sea Crest Convention Center, North Falmouth, Massachussetts, USA, 2-4 November 2001.


Socially Intelligent Agents - The Human in the Loop, AAAI Fall Symposium, 3-5 November, Sea Crest Resort, North Falmouth, MA, USA.

Artificial Life VII: The Seventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, Reed College, Portland, Oregon, USA, 1-6 August 2000 and ALIFE 7 WORKSHOP on EVOLVABILITY

Evolution of Sensors in Nature, Hardware and Simulation, Birds-of-a-feather Workshop at GECCO 2000.

Computation in Cells: An EPSRC Emergent Computing Workshop (17-18 April 2000), University of Hertfordshire, U.K.

Symposium on Imitation in Animals & Artifacts, at the AISB'99 Convention, 6th-9th April 1999, Edinburgh College of Arts & Division of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

Starting from Society - the application of social analogies to computational systems, a symposium at, "Time for AI and Society" 2000 Convention of the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour (AISB-00), 17th-20th April 2000, University of Birmingham, England.

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