At this conference participants will discuss how the latest trends in social cognitive research and neuroscience apply to human-human but also human-robot interaction. The event is organised by the FET Proactive H2020 project "Socializing Sensorimotor Contingencies - soSMCs".

The conference will provide an interdisciplinary overview of trends and recent developments in social cognitive science, neuroscience and robotic research.  The objective of the discussion will be to better understand how concepts and methods from social cognitive and neuroscience apply to human-robot interaction, how robots are able to process and apply social information, while also evaluating the societal impact of progress in understanding human-human and human-robot interactions.

The event will take place in September 27-28 2018 at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany, in partnership with the European Society for Cognitive Systems (EUCog).

Keynote speakers will include Natalie Sebanz (Central European University,Hungary), Scott Kelso (Florida Atlantic University, USA), Iain Couzin (University of Konstanz, Germany) Antonia Hamilton (University College London, UK), Luciano Fadiga (University of Ferrara and IIT, Italy), and Paul Verschure (Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Spain).

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