2nd CFP SCIFI-IT'2020 - 4th Annual Science Fiction Prototyping Conference, March 23-25, 2020, De Krook, Ghent, Belgium

2ND CALL FOR PAPERS

SciFi-It'2020
4th International Science Fiction Prototyping Conference 2019
Designing your Future with Science Fiction
De Krook
Ghent - Belgium
March 23-25, 2020

Organised by
The European Technology Institute
and Sponsored by
EUROSIS
Ghent University
design Nexus
IPEM
Royal Military Academy of Belgium
GODAN
University of Skovde
University of Zilina
For latest information see:
https://www.eurosis.org
or
https://www.eurosis.org/conf/scifi-it/2020/

Dear Colleague,

This is a reminder that submission period for SciFi-It'2020 starts
OCTOBER 30TH FOR EARLY BIRD SUBMISSIONS which is NEXT WEEK,
and ends DECEMBER 5TH for late submissions.
You can submit papers in between those two dates by email to
philippe.geril@eurosis.org or by using the online form
https://www.eurosis.org/conf/scifi-it/2020/email-reply.html
We would urge you to aim for the normal deadline which is NOVEMBER 25TH

INVITED TALKS

So far the following invited talks are envisaged
The Rise of the Nonhuman
by Leonel Moura, Lisbon, Portugal

Artificial Thinking: A Multi-Agent System of Insight in a Stream of Perceptions?
by Joël Colloc, Université of Le Havre, Le Havre, France

Head Shot! Playing Politics in Computer Games
by Joseph DeLappe, Abertay University, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom

Applied History. Developing meaningful connections between Past, Present and Future
by Harm Kaal, Radboud University, Nijmegen and Jelle van Lottum, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands
The Hague, The Netherlands

Virtual Reality as an Experiential Art Form
by Iris van der Meule, AKV St.Joost Den Bosch, Den Bosch, The Netherlands

Other speakers that are in the pipeline are:
Jürgen De Blonde, Køhn, Belgium
Eric Joris, CREW, Antwerp, Belgium
Anouk De Clercq, Portapak.be, Belgium

For more info on the invited talks see:
https://www.eurosis.org/conf/scifi-it/2020/keynote.html

NEW WORKSHOPS
Extra workshops have been added on:
Security and Innovation
AI decision taking and Ethics
Inclusive Design
For more info see:
https://www.eurosis.org/conf/scifi-it/2020/workshops.html

A quick overview of the topics for SciFi-It'2020
[ ] Augmented Reality and Pervasive Systems in Simulation
[ ] Sci-Fi Product Design Methodology – From Mind to Matter
[ ] Interfacing the real and digital world
[ ] 3D printing the world - From 3D printer to replicator
[ ] Augmenting the human – from human to humanoid
[ ] From home to digital playground
[ ] From Shopping Mall to Tailored Shopping Experience
[ ] From Office to Road Warrior Virtual Battle Station
[ ] From hospitals to “Home-spitals” - From Hospital Room to Sickbay
[ ] From robot worker to robo-buddy
[ ] Of UAV’s, Robot Vehicles and Sentient Drones
[ ] AI you can drive my Car
[ ] Farming in the Sky with Robots
[ ] From Minority Report to Robocop
[ ] Preparing the Security Services for the Future
[ ] Reach for the Sky
[ ] To infinity and beyond
[ ] Security and Innovation
[ ] AI Decision Taking and Ethics
[ ] Inclusive design
[ ] Poster Session
[ ] Student Session
[ ] Tutorials
[ ] Exhibition

The above cover AI, VR, Augmented design interfaces etc..
for a more detailed description of the above themes go to:
https://www.eurosis.org/conf/scifi-it/2020/themes.html
and
https://www.eurosis.org/conf/scifi-it/2020/workshops.html

Conference Venue

The Scifi-It'2020 Conference will be held at
De Krook
Miriam Makebaplein 1
B-9000 Ghent
https://visit.gent.be/en/see-do/de-krook

SciFi It Conference Committee

General Conference Chair

  • Jelle Saldien, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

General Program Chair

  • Philippe Geril, ETI, Ostend, Belgium

Journal Publication Chairs

  • Yan Luo, NIST, Gaithersburg, USA
  • Peter Lawrence, Swinburne University, Australia
  • Wan Ahmad Yusmawiza Wan Yusoff, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Local Programme Committee

  • Jeroen Bourgonjon, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Ellen De Vos, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Pieter-Jan Maes, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

International Programme Committee

Augmented Reality and Pervasive Systems in Simulation

  • Marwan Al-Akaidi, Arab Open University - HQ, Kuwait
  • Victor Dozortsev, ZAO Honeywell, Moscow, Russia
  • Iris Graessler, University of Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany

Sci-Fi Product Design Methodology ‐ From Mind to Matter

  • Navneet Bhushan, Crafitti Consulting Private Limited, Bangalore, India
  • Jeroen Bourgonjon, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Ellen De Vos, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Pieter-Jan Maes, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • Nicolae Vasiliu, POLITEHNICA University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Interfacing the real and digital world

  • Michael Cowling, CQUniversity Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia
  • Anton Ivashenko, Samara State Aerospace Univ., Samara, Russia
  • Pieter Jorissen, Karel de Grote-Hogeschool, Hoboken, Belgium
  • Dorin-Mircea Popovici, Universitatea OVIDIUS din Constanta, Constanta, Romania
  • Russell Shilling, Digital Promise, Washington DC, USA

3D printing the world - From 3D printer to replicator

  • Ana Maria Camacho, UNED, Madrid, Spain
  • Hans Degraeuwe, Degraeuwe Consulting, Brussels, Belgium
  • Jarno Puff, Advanced Aviation Technology, Peschiera del Garda VR, Italy
  • Chris Roast, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • Wan Ahmad Yusmawiza Wan Yusoff, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Augmenting the human ‐ from human to humanoid

  • tba

From home to digital playground

  • tba

From Shopping Mall to Tailored Shopping Experience

  • Anita Greenhill, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

From Office to Road Warrior Virtual Battle Station

  • Philippe Geril, ETI Bvba, Ostend, Belgium

Designing Future health Care ‐ From hospitals to "Home‐spitals" ‐ From Hospital Room to Sickbay

  • Alberto Sanna, Scientific Institute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
  • Christian Steinmetz, :em engineering methods AG, Darmstadt, Germany

From robot worker to robo-buddy

  • Adam Schmidt, Technische Universität München, Department of Informatics VI, Garching bei München, Germany

Of UAV's, Robot Vehicles and Sentient Drones

  • Eleni Mangina, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Leonid Smalov, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom

AI you can drive my Car

  • Valerian Croitorescu, Univ.Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Farming in the Sky with Robots

  • Eleni Mangina, University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Nicolae Vasiliu, Univ.Politehnica of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

From Minority Report to Robocop

  • Pieter Jorissen, Karel de Grote-Hogeschool, Hoboken, Belgium

Preparing the Military for the Future Virtual Battle Space

  • Joseph M. Saur, Regent University, Virginia Beach, USA

Reach for the Sky

  • Joseph M. Saur, Regent University, Virginia Beach, USA

To infinity and beyond

  • Joseph M. Saur, Regent University, Virginia Beach, USA

Security and Innovation

  • Rob Haelterman, Royal Military Academy, Brussels, Belgium
  • Ben Lauwens, Royal Military Academy, Brussels, Belgium

AI Decision Taking and Ethics

  • Cees Lanting, Data Consulting, Grimbergen, Belgium

Inclusive Design

  • Phoenix Perry, UAL - Creative Computing Institute, London, United Kingdom

Regards
Philippe

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Philippe Geril
EUROSIS -ETI
European Simulation Office
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