Conference Program (preliminary)

Chairs: Susanne Biundo; Andreas Wendemuth
Venue: Ulm University Campus, Research Building N27, Meyerhofstraße, Ulm
 
Day 1 — Monday, Sept 11, 2017

Time
9:00 — 9:30 Welcome and Introduction
9:30 — 11:00 Keynote 1
Modeling Human Communication Dynamics
Louis-Philippe Morency,
Language Technology Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA, USA
11:00 — 11:30 Coffee ¹
11:30 — 13:00 Session 1 (Regular papers) ²
13:00 — 14:00 Lunch ¹
14:00 — 15:30 Session 2 (Regular papers) ²
15:30 — 16:00 Coffee ¹
16:00 — 16:45 Trends & Challenges 1
Towards Human State Assessment for Cooperative Human-Cyber-Physical Systems
Jochem Rieger,
Applied Neurocognitive Psychology Lab, University of Oldenburg, Germany
16:45 — 17:30 Industry Talk 1
Paradigm Change in Automotive User Interface Concepts
Frank Uhlig,
e.solutions GmbH, Ulm, Germany
17:30 End of Program of Day 1
19:00 — open Conference Dinner
(includes Best Paper Award Presentation)

Day 2 — Tuesday, Sept 12, 2017

Time
9:00 — 10:30 Keynote 2
Intelligent Machines – Intelligent Humans
Who Changes Whom
Klaus Bengler,
Chair of Ergonomics, Technical University Munich, Germany
10:30 — 11:00 Coffee ¹
11:00 — 12:30 Session 3 (Regular papers) ²
12:30 — 13:30 Lunch ¹
13:30 — 14:15 Trends & Challenges 2
Trends in Applications of Companion Technology to Space Exploration
Adrian Stoica,
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
14:15 — 15:00 Industry Talk 2
Adaptive User Interfaces: From Vehicle Components to Transport Networks
Stas Krupenia,
Styling and Vehicle Ergonomics, Scania AB, Södertälje, Sweden
15:00 — 15:30 Coffee ¹
15:30 — 18:00 Excursion
Automotive Industry, Ulm
18:00 End of Program of Day 2
19:00 Tour of the historic town of Ulm

Day 3 — Wednesday, Sept 13, 2017

Time
9:00 — 10:30 Keynote 3
Prosodic Entrainment and Social Impact
Julia Hirschberg,
Spoken Language Processing Group, Columbia University, NY, USA
10:30 — 11:00 Coffee ¹
11:00 — 12:00 Session 4 (Regular papers) ²
12:00 — 12:45 Trends & Challenges 3
Challenges in Cognition-Based Human-Robot Collaboration
Joachim Hertzberg,
Osnabrück University and DFKI Robotics Innovation Center, Osnabrück Branch, Germany
12:45 — 13:45 Lunch ¹
13:45 — 14:30 Industry Talk 3
Context is King
Axel Platz,
User Interface Design, Siemens AG Corporate Research, Munich, Germany
14:30 — 15:45 Panel
Companion Technology – The way ahead
(Invited Speakers, Chairs)
15:45 — 16:30 Participants’ Townhall Meeting
(includes Best Presentation Award Ceremony)
Closing Remarks, Coffee, Farewell
16:30 End of Conference
¹   Posters and Discussion with Summer School Participants during all breaks
²   see  Accepted Papers