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Cristina Zaga <[log in to unmask]>
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Call for Papers to HRI Pioneers Workshop 2018

05 March 2018, Chicago, Illinois (USA)


*Twitter*: @HRIPioneers

A submission link will be available at by October 20th. Check the HRI
Pioneers website periodically for updates as they become available.

-----------------------IMPORTANT DATES

Nov 3rd 2017 (11:59 PM PT): Submission Deadline

Dec 22 2017: Notification of acceptance

Jan 12 2018: Final version due


The 13th annual Human-Robot Interaction Pioneers Workshop will be held in
Chicago, USA on Monday, March 5, 2018 in conjunction with the 2018 ACM/IEEE
International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction

The Pioneers workshop seeks to foster creativity and collaboration
surrounding key challenges in human-robot interaction and empower students
early in their academic careers. Each year, the workshop brings together a
cohort of the world's top student researchers and provides the opportunity
for students to present and discuss their work with distinguished student
peers and senior scholars in the field.

Pioneers is a premier forum for graduate students in HRI, thus we invite
students at any stage of their academic career to consider applying. To
facilitate attendance, we expect to provide financial support to accepted
students to help mitigate the costs of the workshop and main conference


An anonymized, two-page description of the applicant's past, current, or
proposed work. Word and LaTeX templates can be found here
<> –  please use the
sample-sigconf.tex or ACM_SigConf.docx files

In particular, the abstract should cover:


   key research questions/motivation of the applicant's work

   background and related work that informs the research

   the research approach and methodology

   results to date (if any), and a description of remaining work.

For undergraduate students, description of work on a previous project with
clear ties to the field and potential implications would be permissible.
For graduate students, applications should include past work if applicable,
as well as current and future research plans.

Publications should be fully anonymized at time of submission. Please see
anonymization guidelines here

Submission website is forthcoming at

A 2-page CV will be required as part of the submission process.
Undergraduate students without laboratory experience can include coursework
or skills that are relevant to their project. Graduate students should
include laboratory experience and any publications/presentations that are


Students of all levels pursuing research in a field related to Human-Robot
interaction should consider applying. Undergraduate and Graduate level
students will be considered in separate tracks.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


   User studies in HRI

   Technical advances in HRI

   Human-Robot interaction design

   Theory and methods in HRI

   Unique applications of HRI


Austin Whitesell

General Chair

Oregon State University

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Cristina Zaga

General Chair

University of Twente

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Brittany Noah

Program Chair

Georgia Institute of Technology

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Caitlyn Clabaugh

Program Chair

University of Southern California

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Felix Gervits

Program Chair

Tufts University

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Nik Martelaro

Panel Chair

Stanford University

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Xiang Zhi Tan (Zhi)

Publicity/Web Chair

Carnegie Mellon University

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Syed Ali Raza (Ali)

Publicity/Web Chair

University of Technology Sydney

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Cristina Zaga, MSc, Ph.D. candidate: [log in to unmask]
CHI2018 Social Media Chair: [log in to unmask]
HRI Pioneers 2018 Workshop General Chair:
CSCW SV chair 2018: [log in to unmask]
Human Media Interaction (HMI)
Department of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Building: Zilverling room 2063
University of Twente | Drienerlolaan 5 | 7522 NB Enschede
Tel: +31(0)53-4893740 (secretary)

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