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Call for Papers: The 11th ACM PETRA Conference

June 26-29, 2018

Corfu, Greece


The 11th PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA) conference is a highly interdisciplinary conference that focuses on computational and engineering approaches to improve the quality of life and enhance human performance in a wide range of settings, in the workplace, at home, in public spaces, urban environments, and other. Outcomes of this conference have a broad impact in application areas that include, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, energy systems, security and safety, robotics, biomedicine, environment and conservation, and many others. Please visit<> for more information.

Important Submission Deadlines:<>

January 23, 2018:        Full/Short/Poster Papers [EXTENDED]

January 23, 2018:        Doctoral Consortium Applications & NSF Travel Fund [EXTENDED]

March    02, 2018:        Workshop Papers

Workshops: <>

  1.  Accessibility and the Smart City: Technological Challenges and Open Accessibility Issues<>
  2.  DAEM2: The 2nd International Workshop on Designing Assistive Environments for Manufacturing<>
  3.  NOTION: Human Behaviour Monitoring, Interpretation and Understanding<>
  4.  PEARL: Patient data acquisition, analysis, profiling and personalized care plan<>
  5.  RobAssist: Robotic Assistive Systems for People with Disabilities<>
  6.  Social Robots: A Workshop on the Past, the Present and the Future of Digital Companions<>
  7.  Inclusive Smart Cities: Enhancing Citizens’ life and activities<>

PETRA Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  *   Big Data Management
  *   Data Privacy and Remote Health Monitoring
  *   Games for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
  *   User Interface Design and Usability
  *   Reasoning Systems and Machine Learning
  *   Affective Computing
  *   Human-Robot Interaction and Haptics
  *   Human-Centered Computing
  *   Gesture and Motion Tracking
  *   Cognitive Modeling
  *   Wearable Computing and Devices
  *   Sensor networks for pervasive health care
  *   Mobile and wireless technologies
  *   Healthcare privacy and data security
  *   Smart rehabilitation systems
  *   Game design for cognitive assessment and social interaction
  *   Behavior monitoring systems
  *   Computer vision in healthcare
  *   Virtual and augmented reality environments ▪ Ambient assisted living
  *   Navigation systems
  *   Collaboration and data sharing
  *   Drug delivery evaluation
  *   Vocational safety and health monitoring
  *   Telemedicine and biotechnology
  *   Technologies for senior living
  *   Social impact of pervasive technologies
  *   Intelligent assistive environments
  *   Technologies for improving quality of daily living
  *   Robotics in rehabilitation and tele-rehabilitation
  *   Design for smart wheelchairs and smart canes
  *   Smart Cities of the Future
  *   Assistive Technologies for Urban Environments
  *   Disability computing: Smart systems for persons with visual and/or hearing issues, and prostheses
  *   Technologies to provide assessment and intervention for Stroke, spinal cord injury, etc

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