Preliminary Programme - 2nd annual SCIFI-IT'2018 Conference, April 18-19, 2018, Bruges, Belgium

Dear Colleague,

Please find hereafter the preliminary programme
for the 2nd annual SCIFI-IT'2018 (Science Fiction
Prototyping) Conference, which will be held at the
Novotel Bruges Centrum, Bruges, Belgium from
April 18-19, 2018.

Conference link with extra info is on:

The online registration form is linked on:

Hotel rooms have to be booked before
MARCH 16 to receive the conference rate. See this link

Beware the general timing below is advisory
and can undergo minor changes in the final programme.


Session Timing

Wednesday April 18

08.30-15.30 Registration
09.00-09.15 Welcome Address
09.15-10.00 Keynote
10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-12.30 Session
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Keynote
14.30-15.00 Coffee Break
15.30-18.00 Conference Visit
18.00-00.00 Free Evening

Thursday April 19

08.30-12.30 Registration
09.00-10.00 Keynote
10.00-10.30 Coffee Break
10.30-12.30 Session
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Keynote
14.30-15.00 Coffee Break
15.00-16.00 Keynote
19.00-22.00 Conference Dinner



Smart Education Prototyping for Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0

Professor Christian-Andreas Schumann, Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau, Institut für Management und Information,Zwickau, Germany


Blade Runner 2049 Vehicles

Richárd Révész, Budapest University of Technology and Economics Budapest, Hungary


Does the lone wolf really die? Network Science and Game of Thrones

Milan Janosov, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary


Transfer to Immortality a Virtual Alternative to the Singularity

David Wortley, FRSA, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom


Identity in the Mediated Network Society

Piet Kommers, Professor of UNESCO Learning Technologies, The Netherlands


Mapping Science Fiction onto Reality


Media & Science Fiction as Archetypal Representation: Ontological Morality in the Media-dream

Stephen Schafer, Retired Principal Lecturer, Digipen Institute of Technology, Digipen, Seatlle, USA


Evolution of the Science Fiction Writer's Capacity to Imagine the Future

Liane Gabora, University of British Columbia, Fipke Centre for Innovative Research, Kelowna BC, Canada


Zariguim and Naomi: The Dangerous Absence of a Semiotic of Humanoid Robot Face

Vanda Sousa, CICS.Nova/ESCS-IPL, Lisbon, Portugal


Immersive storytelling ‐ on the road to new haptic experiences

Helena Barbas, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Applied Technology


IMMERSIMED: A Future Proof Immersive Platform for Medical Training

Pieter Jorissen, Lorenz Adriaensen and Ivan De Boi, Karel de Grote University College, Hoboken, Belgium


AR Guide for a Robot Design Kit

Anton Ivaschenko, Samara National Research University, Samara, and Pavel Sitnikov, ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, and Arkadiy Krivosheev, SEC "Open code", Samara, Russia


Approaches for the Combination of Additive Manufacturing and 3D-Measurement

Jens Baum, Eric Forkel and Christian-Andreas Schumann, Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau, University of Applied Sciences, Zwickau, Germany


Human Intelligence, Ambidexterity and AI reflections on a Data Cognification Case Study in an Underwater Scenario

Giovanni Delnevo, Andrea Lipparini, Marco Roccetti and Maurizio Sobrero, Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Philippe Geril
European Simulation Office
Greenbridge science Park
Ghent University - Ostend Campus
Wetenschapspark 1, Plassendale 1
B-8400 Ostend
Tel: OO32.59.255.330
Fax: OO32.59.255339

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