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NEW FRIENDS INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE, WINDESHEIM UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES, AND UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE PANAMÁ ARE PLEASED TO INVITE YOU TO ATTEND NEW FRIENDS 2018.

FORMAT

The event features relevant keynote speakers, oral and poster presentations, product and business demonstrations, practice oriented workshops, covering:

  • Field studies of social robots in therapy and education with empirical research.
  • Intervention guidelines and practitioners’ perspective of end users’ needs.
  • Novel developments in social robotics technology.
  • Therapy and educational theoretical studies. Ethical, social, legal, and philosophical issues.

CONTRIBUTIONS

We welcome contributions in the form of :

Submitted two pages extended abstracts, videos, workshop proposals, demonstrations and completion proposals.

Moreover we offer a wide range of customizable sponsoring opportunities, including exhibiting and advertising, official affiliation and award sponsorship.

LOCATION

The conference is located in Panama, a modern capital located next to the Pacific Ocean and the artificial Panama Canal.

The event is going to take place at the Auditorium of the Technological University of Panama. UTP is a state institution, whose Central Campus is located in the city of Panama, Republic of Panama. Under the leadership of Dr. Víctor Levi Sasso, the Polytechnic Institute was created in 1975, still as part of the University of Panama, but with a special regime that gave it greater independence. Dr. Víctor Levi Sasso continued leading the movement that finally concluded with the creation of the Technological University of Panama.