This looks like an interesting conference. Also – the keynote is Prof. Joanna Zylinska who really is both an excellent researcher and a wonderful speaker.
Intelligent Futures: Automation, AI and Cognitive Ecologies
A Postgraduate Conference supported by CHASE DTP and Sussex Humanities Lab
1–2 October 2018, University of Sussex (UK)
CALL FOR PAPERS
CHASE DTP and the Sussex Humanities Lab (University of Sussex) seek to engage doctoral and early-career researchers working on philosophical, cultural and literary approaches to Artificial Intelligence. The aim of the event is to bring scholars from the humanities into discussion with their peers from the social sciences, informatics and engineering, psychology and the life sciences. The conference will promote critical and speculative engagements with questions of technical cognition, with special emphasis on sustainability and the emergence of new planetary ecologies of thought.
We are looking for papers addressing a wide range of approaches to AI. These could include, but need not be limited to, the following:
- Natural and technical cognition
- Planetary computing
- Artificial Lives and Digital Selves
- Narrative, Meaning and Images of the Future
- Materiality of Memory
- Sustainability and Technology
Please send a short abstract (250 words) for a 20 minutes paper to firstname.lastname@example.org 15 August 2018.
Conference Organising Committee:
Programme Chairs: M. Beatrice Fazi (Sussex) and Michael Jonik (Sussex)
CHASE Chair: Rob Witts (Sussex)
Administrative Assistance and Website: Gabriel Chin (Sussex)
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