• 09:00 - 09:05: Opening remarks
  • 09:05 - 09:45: Invited speaker
  • 09:45 - 10:25: Focus Paper Presentations
    • TaskMaster: A Novel Cross-platform Task-based Spoken Dialogue System for Human-Robot Interaction, Carl Strathearn
    • Bilingual Robots to Explore Cognitive Effects of Bilingualism thru Human-Robot Interaction, Casey Bennett
    • Why is My Social Robot so Slow? How a Conversational Listener can Revolutionize Turn-Taking, Matthew Aylett
    • Who's in Charge? Roles and Responsibilities of Decision-Making Components in Conversational Robots, Pierre Lison
    • Designing Better Human-Robot Interactions Through Enactment, Engagement, and Reflection, David Porfirio
  • 10:25 - 11:00: Lightning Paper Presentations
    • Conversations with Identity Performing Robots: Considerations for Algorithms and Interfaces, Alexandra Bejarano
    • Your personal chatbot coach to change your CO2 footprint, Baptiste Jacquet
    • Sequential annotations for naturally-occurring HRI : first insights, Lucien Tisserand
    • Robots Who Interrupt Talk in Meetings, Olli Niinivaara
    • Integrating Open Source Software for an Adaptive Conversational Robot, Ilyas Issa
    • A Whisper ROS Wrapper to Enable Automatic Speech Recognition in Embedded Systems, Andrés Alberto Ramírez Duque
  • 11:00 - 11:30: Coffee break
  • 11:30 - 12:00: Group Discussion: Identifying challenges and potential future projects for HR-C-I
  • 12:00 - 12:15: Report back & collate challenges
  • 12:15 - 12:45: Provocations Kickstart. Groups around each challenge sketch the future work that would need to be done to address it.
  • 12:45 - 13:00: Report back, final thoughts, and next steps.

Keynote Speaker:

An photograph of Cristina Zaga

Cristina Zaga Dr. ir. Cristina Zaga is Assistant Professor at Human-Centred Design Group (Design and Production Management department) and a researcher at The DesignLab at the University of Twente. Her contribution is in design methods for embodied AI and interactive agency. Her interests lay in the interaction design and related methodologies for technological products and systems that aim at social good, especially physically embodied AI-driven systems