Workshops and Tutorials

This is a draft call (update will follow soon):

 

Call for Tutorials, Workshops, and Symposia

Spatial Cognition 2018

http://sites.psu.edu/sc2018/

 

Conference Dates: 9/5-9/8/2018

Tutorials, Workshops, Symposia: 9/5/2018

Location: Tuebingen, Germany

 

Spatial Cognition is concerned with the acquisition, organization, and utilization of knowledge about spatial objects and environments, be it real, virtual, or abstract, human or machine. Spatial Cognition comprises research in different scientific fields insofar as they are concerned with cognitive agents and space, such as cognitive psychology, linguistics, computer science, geography, philosophy, or education.

We are seeking submission for full or half day Tutorials, Workshops, and Symposia, on topics related to the main conference theme. These include but are not limited to:

* Development of spatial knowledge
* Spatial education and learning
* Aging and spatial performance
* Spatial language and communication
* Spatial problem solving and reasoning
* Spatial assistance systems and applications
* Geospatial information science and systems
* Representations and processing of spatial information
* Virtual and augmented spaces
* Biology-inspired agents
* Robotic and human localization, navigation, way finding
* Mapping and exploration
* Motion and path planning
* Learning for robotic Systems
* Human-Robot Interaction
* spatial interaction and collaboration

 

Tutorials are defined as a seminar style lecture that ideally interactively addresses a central topic but does not solicit contributions from attendees beforehand. To submit a tutorial proposal please provide the following:

1. A one-page desciption of

— the title of the tutoria

l– the names and contact information for all organizers

2. A description of the topic and rationale for the tutorial, including a brief description of why the tutorial will be    relevant to Spatial Cognition 2018 attendees.

3. An abstract describing the tutorial of no more than 500 words that can be used to advertise the tutorial on the Spatial Cognition 2018 conference website.

 

Workshops are defined as organized by a small group of researchers selecting a topic of interested for which contributions from other researcher are solicited and commonly reviewed by a workshop program committee. To submit a workshop proposal provide the following:

 

  1. A one-page description of

— the title of the workshop

— the names and contact information for all organizers

 

  1. A description of the topic and rationale for the workshop,

including a brief description of why the workshop will be

relevant to Spatial Cognition 2018 attendees.

 

  1. A Call for Participation document of up to 500 words that can

be used to advertise the workshop on the Diagrams 2018 conference

website.

 

Workshop organizers are expected to distribute their call for papers

and solicit papers for submission.

 

Symposia are organized, themed session with preselected presenters. If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please provide the following:

  1. A one-page description of

— the title of the Symposium

— the names and contact information for all organizers/presenters

 

  1. A description of the topic and rationale for the symposium,

including a brief description of why the symposium will be

relevant to Spatial Cognition 2018 attendees.

 

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How to submit a proposal:

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Important dates: All tutorial, workshop, and symposia proposals need to be submitted by 11/31/2017.

 

For more information contact the Workshop and Tutorial Chair, Heather Burte (Heather.Burte@tufts.edu) or any other member of the Organizing Committee.