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Eduardo Benitez Sandoval <[log in to unmask]>
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Call for POSTERS for the 8th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI 2020)
In-cooperation with ACM
10-13 November 2020, Sydney (Australia)  - Virtual Conference [due to Covid-19]

==== Important Dates ====

Submission deadline: 7th August 2020 (Extended deadline)
Author notification: 17th August 2020
Camera-ready due: 21st August 2020
Conference: 10-13 November 2020 (Virtual Conference)

==== Overview ====

HAI 2020 is the 8th annual International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction. The conference is a venue with an interdisciplinary nature to discuss and disseminate state-of-the-art research on topics that relate to human interactions with a range of agent systems, including physical robots and humanoids, virtual agents, socially interactive agents, and artificially intelligent agents.

The topical issues within the conference include user studies, frameworks, simulations, technical developments, and more within the area of Human-Agent and Robotic Interaction. The conference brings together a large variety of research groups, companies, and researchers looking into the broader area of agents and robotics across Australia and the rest of the world.

The theme for HAI 2020 will be “Artificial Intelligence + Experience Design”. The advent of artificial intelligence, in the past decade, has motivated researchers to focus on several algorithmic prospects in developing intelligent robotics agents and their interactions. Progressively, AI advances are leading to exciting outcomes in the HAI field and at the same time opening up a wide perspective on how to design intelligent robotic agents. Particularly, how to combine artificial intelligence and user experience design approaches in human-agent interaction.

While all submissions related to HAI are welcome, prospective authors are especially encouraged to submit papers in line with the theme for HAI 2020. The HAI conference seeks contributions from a broad range of disciplines such as engineering, computer science, psychology, sociology, cognitive science, business, advertising/marketing, and design.

==== Scope and Topics ====

Topics include, but are not limited to:

Studies of Human-Agent Interaction, with quantitative/qualitative results; across a wide variety of application areas
Theoretical models;
Technological advances;
Experimental methods;
Impacts of the embodiment;
Character and avatar design;
Agents in social networks;
Specifically application of agents in retail, business, and marketing and
Experience design

HAI2020 (Full Papers and Posters) proceedings will be archived in the ACM digital library. HAI2020 is approved and confirmed to be in cooperation with ACM and SIGCHI.

==== Submissions ====

HAI 2020 will only accept PDF online submissions (no MS Word, Latex, etc.) made at the PCS Submission Link:

Poster submissions are 2 pages. References are NOT included in the page count. All submissions should be anonymized to ensure an unbiased and objective review process.

All submissions will be reviewed by at least two reviewers for quality assurance. Posters will be evaluated on the basis of research originality, significance, and relevance to HAI.

==== Format and Templates ====

Submission Format: All posters MUST be in the ACM Conference Paper double-column format (see links below); be sure to leave the ACM copyright area blank.

For Latex, please use the following template (must be adjusted to double-columns):

For MS Word, please use the following template:

==== Poster Chairs ====

Dr. Giulia Perugia, Postdoctoral Researcher (Uppsala University, Sweden), [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
Dr. Patrícia Alves-Oliveira, Postdoctoral Researcher (University of Washington, USA),
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Dr. Muneeb Imtiaz Ahmad, Research Associate (Heriot-Watt University, UK), [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>


Dr. Eduardo Benitez Sandoval
Scientia Fellow
UNSW Arts and Design
Crn Oxford St and Greens Rd, Paddington, 2021, NSW, Australia
Ph +61 04 05 93 47 98
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I acknowledge the Bidjigal and Gadigal peoples of the Eora nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which I work. I pay my respects to Elders past and present, and extend this respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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