EUCogII Members’ Conference Oct. 10/11 2009, Hamburg

Program

EUCogII Members' Conference 2009

"Challenges for artificial cognitive systems"


Saturday Oct. 10, 2009

 

9:00 - 9:30 Reception, Coffee

9:30 - 10:00

Opening, introduction, organizational matters (Vincent C. Müller, Coordinator) - Chair: Andreas K. Engel

10:00 - 11:15

Keynote A: Ezequiel Di Paolo (Sussex) "From sensorimotor coordination to enaction: Agency, sense-making and sociality as horizons for embodied cognition."

11:15 - 11:45 Coffee break

11:45 - 13:00

Keynote B: Jürgen Schmidhuber (IDSIA/TU Munich) "General AI as a formal science"

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:15

Keynote C: Günther Knoblich (Nijmegen) "The social interaction challenge for Cognitive Science: Why Adam needs Eve"

15:30 - 17:00 Parallel Workshops;

A: Cognition in Action - Grounding of Cognition in Sensorimotor Coordination - respondent Peter König (Osnabrück). Chair: Andreas K. Engel.

B: AI as formal science - respondent Gregor Schöner (Bochum). Chair: Vincent C. Müller

C: Social interaction - respondent Stephen Butterfill (Warwick). Chair: Toni Gomila

17:00 - 17:30 Coffee break

17:30 - 18:30

Horizons Lecture John Spencer (U Iowa): "The integration challenge in cognitive science and the promise of embodied cognitive dynamics"

19:00 Bus departure to the port & ferry to dinner restaurant

20:00 Dinner at „Skyline-Restaurant“ (Theater im Hafen Hamburg)
Restaurant

23:00 & 24:00 Ferry back to the city


Sunday Oct. 11, 2009

10:00 - 10:30 Reception, Coffee

10:30 - 12:00 Parallel Workshops (A, B, C) with members presentations

12:00 - 13:00 Plenary: EUCogII network membership, activities and funding

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Plenary session summarizing the workshops, concluding remarks