Activities

Invited talks, special sessions, tutorials, and workshops

  • Change your Perspective: Interaction with Open Data in Virtual Reality (Think Tank 11), invited talk at Foo Café, 3 May 2016, Malmö, Sweden. [news][link][news]
  • Visualizing Quantified Self Data using Avatars, presentation at the Big Data: från hype till handling workshop, 4 December 2015, Linnaeus University, Sweden
  • Designing interactive mobile services to promote civic participation in northern Uganda, invited talk at the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (Spider), Spider ICT4D seminar, 5 November 2013, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • part of panel on “Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) in East Africa”, Nordic Africa Days 2012, 18 October 2012, Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Imitation and the Robot’s Implicit Feedback, invited talk at Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS), 9 December 2011, KTH, Sweden.
  • Imitation and the Correspondence Problem(s), invited online talk at the 40th Brush-up School GCOE workshop, 4 October 2011, Osaka University, Japan.
  • Helping Robots Imitate, invited talk at Intelligent Systems and Networks Group, 9 June 2011, Imperial College, UK.
  • Helping Robots Imitate: Acknowledgement of, and Adaptation to, the Robot’s Feedback to a Human Task Demonstration, invited talk at GCOE workshop, 24 March 2010, Waseda University, Japan. [poster] [photo]
  • Human-Robot Interaction and Social Learning, invited talk at the Interactive Robots and Media Laboratory (IRML), 28 December 2009, College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, UAE. [poster]
  • Human-Robot Imitation and Teaching (co-organized with Prof. Kerstin Dautenhahn and Prof. Yoshihiro Miyake), special session at IEEE RO-MAN 2009, Toyama, Japan.
  • Imitation and Robotics – Background, Theories and Practice(co-organized with Dr. Joe Saunders):
    • tutorial at SAB’08, Osaka, Japan, 11 July 2008;
    • invited talk at Waseda University, Japan, 14 July 2008;
    • special lecture at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, 16 July 2008;
    • tutorial at IEEE RO-MAN 2008, Munich, Germany, 1 August 2008;
    • invited talk at Kobe University, Japan, 8 September 2008.
  • Imitation and Social Learning for Social Robots, invited talk at COE-ABSSS Seminar, 19 July 2007, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
  • Social Learning for Social Robots, invited talk at HCT Seminar, 24 November 2006, University of Sussex, UK. [poster]
  • Social Interaction and Learning in Human-Robot Shared Environments, invited talk at ROSE 2006 – IEEE International Workshop on RObotic and SEnsors Environments, 31 May – 1 June 2006, Örebro, Sweden.

Associate editor

  • RO-MAN 14, 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 24–29 August 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • IROS 2012, 25th IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 7–12 October 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal.

Conference program committee member

  • IHCI 2017 (MCCSIS 2017), IADIS International Conference Interfaces And Human Computer Interaction, 21–23 July 2017, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • IAII-LTLE 2017, 6th IIAI International Conference on Learning Technologies and Learning Engineering, 9–13 July 2016, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan.
  • IHCI 2016 (MCCSIS 2016), IADIS International Conference Interfaces And Human Computer Interaction, 2–4 July 2016, Madeira, Portugal.
  • IAII-LTLE 2016, 5th IIAI International Conference on Learning Technologies and Learning Engineering, 10–14 July 2016, Kumamoto, Japan.
  • Fifth International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, symposium at AISB 2016, 5–6 April 2016, Sheffield, UK.
  • IAII-LTLE 2015, 4th IIAI International Conference on Learning Technologies and Learning Environments, 12–16 July 2015, Okayama, Japan.
  • Fourth International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, symposium at AISB 2015, 20–22 April 2015, Canterbury, UK.
  • LVCS 2014, Learning through Video Creation and Sharing 2014, workshop at EC-TEL 2014, 17 September 2014, Graz, Austria.
  • IAII-LTLE 2014, 3rd IIAI International Conference on Learning Technologies and Learning Environments, 31 August – 4 September 2014, Kitakyushu, Japan.
  • RO-MAN 14, 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 24–29 August 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland. (special programme chair)
  • WBC 2014 (MCCSIS 2014), 11th International Conference on Web Based Communities and Social Media 2014, 17-19 July 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • IHCI 2014, IADIS International Conference Interfaces And Human Computer Interaction, 15-17 July 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Third International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, symposium at AISB 2014, 1-4 April 2014, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.
  • IAII-LTLE 2013, 2nd IIAI International Conference on Learning Technologies and Learning Environments, 31 August – 4 September 2013, Matsue, Japan.
  • WBC 2013 (MCCSIS 2013), IADIS international Conference Web Based Communities and Social Media 2013, 24-26 July 2013, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • IHCI 2012, IADIS International Conference Interfaces And Human Computer Interaction, 17-23 July 2012, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • WMUTE 2012, 7th IEEE International Conference on Wireless, Mobile and Ubiquitous Technologies in Education 2012, 27-30 March 2012, Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan.
  • IHCI 2011, IADIS International Conference Interfaces And Human Computer Interaction, 24-26 July 2011, Rome, Italy.
  • AFFINE 2010, 3rd International Workshop on Affective Interaction in Natural Environments, satellite workshop at ACM Multimedia 2010, 25-29 October 2010, Firenze, Italy.
  • Second International Symposium on New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, symposium at AISB 2010, 6-9 April 2010, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.
  • 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA 2009), 15-18 December 2009, Daejeon, Korea.
  • New Frontiers in Human-Robot Interaction, symposium at AISB 2009, 6-9 April 2009, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • RO-MAN 07, 16th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 26-29 August 2007, Jeju Island, Korea.
  • Fourth International Symposium on Imitation in Animals and Artifacts, symposium at AISB 2007, 2-3 April 2007, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
  • RO-MAN 06, 15th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 6-8 September 2006, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK.
  • Third International Symposium on Imitation in Animals and Artifacts, symposium at AISB 2005, 12-14 April 2005, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK.