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The 8th International Conference on Human-Agent Interaction (HAI 2020)

                    *** Sydney, Australia  --- 10-13, November 2020 ***

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 relevant theoretical contributions
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 agent and their interactions. These 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.

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 embodiment;

- character and avatar design;

- agents in social networks;

- specifically application of agents in retail, business and marketing and

- experience design

Since 2014, HAI proceedings are published in-cooperation with ACM, and 2020
is in final stages of the process of achieving a similar status.


Full Papers (4-8 pages)

17 May 2020: Full Paper Submission

14 July 2020: Notification

Posters (2 pages)

17 July 2020: Poster Submission

27 July 2020: Poster Notification

Workshops/Tutorial Proposals (2 pages)

20 July 2020: Proposal Submission

27 July 2020: Proposal Notification

Conference in Sydney, Australia

10-13 November 2020


Format will follow the ACM Conference Proceedings template:

Link - MS Word

Link - Latex

Visit the HAI 2020 website for further details on the HAI submission


HAI will take place at the Western Sydney University, Parramatta City


General Chair

Mohammad Obaid (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Omar Mubin (Western Sydney University, Australia)

Yukie Nagai (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Program Chair

Hirotaka Osawa (University of Tsukuba, Japan)

Yomna Abdelrahman (Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany)

Morten Fjeld (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Poster Chair

Giulia Perugia (Uppsala University, Sweden)

Muneeb Ahmad (Heriot-Watt University, UK)

Patrícia Alves-Oliveira (ISCTE-IUL, INESC-ID, Cornell University (Portugal
and the US))

Workshop/Tutorial Chair

Mikael Laaksoharju (Uppsala University, Sweden)

Brownyn Cumbo (Monash University, Australia)

Publicity Chair

Karolina Zawieska (ŁUKASIEWICZ Research Network - Industrial Research
Institute for Automation & Measurements PIAP, Poland)

Daniel Rea (Kyoto University, Japan)

Eduardo B. Sandoval (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Thommy Eriksson (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Sponsorship Chair

Aila Khan (Western Sydney University, Australia)

Masahiko Osawa (Keio University, Japan)

Registration Chair

Sara Baker (Western Sydney University, Australia)

Belinda Ruiz (Western Sydney University, Australia)

Publication Chair

Sofia Serholt (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

Wafa Johal (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Local Chair

Scott Brown (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Sara Baker (Western Sydney University, Australia)

Belinda Ruiz (Western Sydney University, Australia)

Mudassar Arsalan (Westren Sydney University, Australia)

Raymonda Aoun (Westren Sydney University, Australia)

Web Chair

Muneeb Ahmad (Heriot-Watt University, UK)

Alex Yuan Gao  (Uppsala University, Sweden)

Daniel Rea
Kyoto University

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