Call for Papers: The 11th 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 www.petrae.org<http://www.petrae.org> for more information.  The PETRA 2018 proceedings will be published in the ACM Digital Library as part of the ACM ICPS program.

NOTE: Conference Registration and Hotel Booking are available now.

Important Submission Deadlines:<http://petrae.org/deadlines.html>

March 02, 2018:        Doctoral Consortium Applications & NSF Travel Fund [EXTENDED]

March 02, 2018:        Poster Papers [EXTENDED]

March 02, 2018:        Workshop Papers

Regular Workshops: <http://petrae.org/cfw.html>

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

Industrial Workshops: <http://petrae.org/workshops/industrial_workshops.html>

  1.  Assistive Technologies For Seniors
  2.  Instructive Assistance Systems For Manual Assembly Tasks
  3.  Human-robot Collaboration : Training Issues, Challenges And Methods

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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