Conf: ICMI-MLMI 2009, final Call for participants

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Tue Oct 20 16:01:07 UTC 2009

Date:         Sun, 18 Oct 2009 20:54:23 -0500
From:         Yang Liu <yangl at HLT.UTDALLAS.EDU>
Message-ID:  <Pine.LNX.4.63.0910161702490.16170 at>

    =========   ICMI-MLMI 2009 Call for participants  ==========
                 Cambridge, MA, USA,  November 2-6

The conference will take place at the MIT Media Lab, widely known for
its innovative spirit. Organized in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA,
ICMI-MLMI 09 provides an excellent setting for brainstorming and
sharing the latest advances in multimodal interaction, systems and
methods in an inspired setting of a city, known as one of the top
historical, technological and scientific centers of the US.

Technical program is online,
see for more information.

Invited speakers:

Cynthia Breazeal, MIT, "Living Better with Robots";

Stephen Brewster, University of Glasgow, "Head-up interaction: Can we
break our addiction to the screen and keyboard?";

Frédéric Kaplan, EPFL, "Are Gesture-based Interfaces The Future of
Human Computer Interaction?".

Program commitee:

General Co-chairs:
     James Crowley, INRIA
     Yuri Ivanov, MERL
     Christopher Wren, Google
Program Co-Chairs
     Daniel Gatica-Perez, Idiap Research Institute
     Michael Johnston, AT&T Research
     Rainer Stiefelhagen University of Karlsruhe
     Janet McAndless,MERL
     Hervé Bourlard, Idiap Research Institute
Student Chair
     Rana el Kaliouby, MIT Media Lab
Student Volunteer Chair
     Matthew Berlin, MIT Media Lab
Local Arrangements
     Clifton Forlines, MERL
     Deb Roy, MIT Media Lab
     Thanks to Cole Krumbholz, MITRE
     Sonya Allin , University of Toronto
     Yang Liu, University of Texas at Dallas
     Louis-Philippe Morency , University of South California
     Xilin Chen, JDL
     Steve Renals, University of Edinburgh
     Denis Lalanne, University of Fribourg
     Enrique Vidal, Polytechnic University of Valencia
     Kenji Mase, University of Nagoya

ICMI Advisory Board
     Matthew Turk, Chair, UC Santa Barbara (USA)
     Jim Crowley, INRIA-Rhone Alpes (France)
     Trevor Darrell, UCB/ICSI (USA)
     Kenji Mase, University of Nagoya (Japan)
     Eric Horvitz, Microsoft Research (USA)
     Sharon Oviatt, Adapx (USA)
     Fabio Pianesi, ITC-irst (Italy)
     Wolfgang Wahlster, DFKI (Germany)
     Jie Yang, Carnegie Mellon University (USA)

MLMI Advisory Board
     Hervé Bourlard, Idiap Research Institute (Switzerland)
     Steve Renals, University of Edinburgh (UK)
     Sharon Oviatt, Adapx (USA)
     Rainer Stiefelhagen, Universitaet Karlsruhe (Germany)
     Jean Carletta, University of Edinburgh (UK)
     Catherine Pelachaud, CNRS (France)
     Sadaoki Furui, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan)
     Samy Bengio, Google (USA)
     Andrei Popescu-Belis, Idiap Research Institute (Switzerland)

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