CHATBOTS FOR SOCIAL GOOD

INTERACT 2019 WORKSHOP. SEPTEMBER 3 (to be confirmed), PAPHOS, CYPRUS.

To complement current approaches to chatbot design and development, this full day workshop explores an alterantive approach: Chatbots designed and developed to improve the lives of people and society – chatbots for social good.

Position paper submission deadline: April 24

Notification on acceptance: June 7

Workshop: September 3 (to be confirmed)

Attendance: The workshop will include a cross-disciplinary group of researchers and practitioners with chatbot research or development as a core interest.

To participate, submit a 3-6 page position paper (Springer LNCS format). The paper should address one or more of the workshop topics.

Accepted workshop papers are published in the official adjunct conference proceedings and also made available at the workshop webpage.

Workshop topics:

  • Chatbots for social good?
  • Salient examples
  • Future opportunities
  • Challenges
  • Changing practice

For more detail, please see the call for papers and the tentative workshop program.

Organizers: Asbjørn Følstad (SINTEF), Effie L.-C. Law (Leicester University), Tom Feltwell (Northumbria University), Ewa Luger (University of Edinburgh), Petter Bae Brandtzaeg (University of Oslo & SINTEF).