Activities

Invited talks, special sessions, tutorials, and workshops

  • Virtual reality meets the Nordic Tweet Stream: Exploring open data in VR, presentation via Skype of work by Alissandrakis, Reski, Lundberg, Tyrkkö, Levin, and Latinen at EvolvE (Evolving English in the digital age) seminar, 29 November 2017, Joensuu, Finland
  • 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][video]
  • 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.
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