Schedule (times given in MST)

8:00-8:10: Opening remarks, coordinator: Bahar Irfan

8:10-8:45: Keynote #1: Oliver Lemon, “Conversational LEAPs in Human-Robot Interaction”. Session Chair: Hatice Gunes. Talk Slides

8:45-9:15: Full paper talks #1, chair: Sinan Kalkan

  • 8:45-8:55 “Increasing Personalization in Long-Term Interactions with a Workplace Companion Robot”, Rhian Preston and Naomi Fitter
  • 8:55-9:05 “Evaluating Conversational Question Generation: CoffeeBot”, Jelte van Waterschoot and Mariet Theune
  • 9:05-9:15 “Adapting Language Complexity for AI-Based Assistance”, Michelle Zhao, Reid Simmons and Henny Admoni

9:15-9:50: Keynote #2: Michelle Zhou, “Cognitive AI Assistant: A new generation of AI companions”. Session Chair: Aditi Ramachandran. Talk Slides

9:50-10:00: Coffee break

10:00-10:30: Full paper talks #2, chair: German I. Parisi

  • 10:00 - 10:10: “Towards Fair Affective Robotics: Continual Learning for Mitigating Bias in Facial Expression and Action Unit Recognition”, Ozgur Kara, Nikhil Churamani and Hatice Gunes
  • 10:10 - 10:20 “Improving Human Motion Prediction through Continual Learning”, Mohammad Samin Yasar and Tariq Iqbal
  • 10:20 - 10:30 “Situational Confidence Assistance for Lifelong Shared Autonomy”, Matthew Zurek, Andreea Bobu, Daniel Brown and Anca Dragan

10:30-11:30: Panel with Cristina Conati, Iolanda Leite, Ognjen Rudovic, Alessandra Sciutti, and Gabriel Skantze, moderator: Bahar Irfan, chair: Samuel Spaulding

11:30-11:50: Break-out session

11:50-12:00: Closing remarks, coordinator: Bahar Irfan