United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) and New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) have joined forces in organizing the “3rd Joint UAE Symposium on Social Robotics” (JSSR2018) as part of “Innovation Month 2018” [...]

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  • New York University Institute

    The NYUAD Institute is a center of advanced research, scholarly and creative activity, and public workshops. Institute programs facilitate discussion between academics, students, professionals, and l...

  • Amana Healthcare

    Amana Healthcare was established with the philosophy to provide each patient with the right type of care, in the right setting, at the right time. Our objective is to provide patients and their famil...

  • Votek

    Votek is a software company specialized in developing high-tech and innovative solutions based on automatic Arabic Speech Recognition [...]

  • SoftBank Robotics – Aldebaran

    SoftBank Robotics designs and produces kindly and interactive humanoid robots. We believe in a future where humanoid robots will assist humans in their day-to-day lives, in their family lives, in th...

  • Pal Robotics

    PAL Robotics helps you to integrate cutting-edge robotics research in your business. Innovate with humanoid robots that guide, compliment and help your guests, or use a robotic platform to make the i...

  • Khalifa University

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  • Interdisciplinary Cognitive Science Laboratory, UAEU - College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

    The Cognitive Science Minor offers a rich choice of courses, taking advantage of the vast educational offer of UAEU. It also offers [...]

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Scientific Committee

  • Max Cappuccio

    Director of Cognitive Science Laboratory and Associate Professor in Cognitive Science and Philosophical Psychology UAE University, Al Ain


    Mohamad Eid

    Director of Applied Interactive Multimedia Research Lab and Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NYU, AD

  • Friederike Eyssel

    Professor of Social Psychology, Head of Applied Social Psychology & Gender Research Lab at (CITEC), Bielefeld University.

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Keynote Speakers

  • Fady Al Najjar

    Assistant Professor in Intelligent Systems, UAE University, Al Ain


    Hoda A. Alkhzaimi

    Research Assistant Professor and Director of the Center of Cyber Security at NYU Abu Dhabi

  • Mohammed Alotaibi

    Assistant Professor at the faculty of CIT, & Vice Dean for scientific research at Tabuk University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


    Christoph Bartneck

    Associate professor in Human-Computer Interaction and director of postgraduate studies at the University of Canterbury

  • Jose Berengueres

    Director of Media Laboratory and Assistant Professor in Intelligent Systems, UAE University, Al Ain


    John-John Cabibihan

    Professor in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Qatar University, Doha

  • Angelo Cangelosi

    Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Cognition at University of Plymouth


    Max Cappuccio

    Director of Cognitive Science Laboratory and Associate Professor in Cognitive Science and Philosophical Psychology, UAE University, Al Ain

  • Robert Cheek 

    Robotics analyst at Hyundai Motor Company – Investment Securities 


    Ron Chrisley

    Director of Centre for Research in Cognitive Science and Reader in Philosophy at University of Sussex

  • Michael Decker

    Director of the Institute of Philosophy and Professor of Technology Assessment at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


    Jorge Dias

    Professor of Electronic Engineering at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi

  • Mohamad Eid

    Director of Applied Interactive Multimedia Research Lab & Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at NYU Abu Dhabi


    Friederike Eyssel

    Professor of Social Psychology, Head of Applied Social Psychology and Gender Research Lab at Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC), Bielefeld University.

  • Francesco Ferro

    CEO, at Pal Robotics, Abu Dhabi & Barcelona


    Dan Hutto

    Professor of Philosophical Psychology and Cognitive Science at University of Wollongong

  • Lulu Hamdan 

    Marketing and Communications Manager at Amana Heathcare


    Lojain Jibawi

    CEO, at Votek, Dubai

  • Amit Kumar Pandey

    Chief Scientist in Human Robot Interaction & Socially Intelligent Robots at Softbank Research | Aldebaran, Paris


    Ben Robins

    Senior Research Fellow in Human-Robot Interaction at University of Hertfordshire

  • Giulio Sandini

    Director of Research and Professor in Bioengineering at Italian Institute of Technology, Genova


    Rob Sparrow

    Professor of Robot Ethics and Philosophy of Technology at Monash University, Melbourne

  • Sanad Shaikh 

    Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Amana Heathcare


    Jun Tani

    Director of Cognitive Neuro-Robotics Laboratory & Professor of Electrical Engineering at Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

  • Steve Torrance

    Visiting Senior Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science at University of Sussex

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JSSR 2016

Oct 26, 2021