CONNECT Workshop @IVA24

March 27, 2024

Call for Papers
CONNECT: A Workshop on Connecting Interdisciplinary Research on Connections With and Through Technology
@ 24th ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA24)
September 19, 2024, University of Glasgow, Scotland

We are happy to announce our workshop “CONNECT: A Workshop on Connecting Interdisciplinary Research on Connections With and Through Technology” that will be part of the IVA 2024 in Glasgow ( The aim of the workshop is to bring together an interdisciplinary group of people who are interested in exchanging ideas on the subject of connectedness and technologies.We welcome the submission of short papers (6 pages, deadline July 19, 2024) that include but are not limited to the following topics:

  • Interactive technologies and systems such as Socially Interactive Agents (embodied or not like robots or virtual agents), voice assistants, and chatbots
  • Technologies and applications that connect individuals that are apart
  • Empirical studies on Computer-Mediated Communication
  • Empirical studies on Human-Computer Interaction
  • New concepts for connecting individuals with or through technology
  • Ethical considerations regarding the role of technologies and connectivity

Authors of accepted submissions will be invited to give an oral presentation of their work.

More information about the workshop and the call for papers can be found on the workshop’s website:

For any questions, please contact us at .

Looking forward to your submissions!
Aike Horstmann (University of Duisburg-Essen), Tanja Schneeberger (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence Berlin), and Patrick Gebhard (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence Saarbrücken)

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