WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES

Students and faculty working in the lab have several opportunities to attend and/or be involved in national and international workshops, conferences and other events associated with various aspects cognitive computing. To date, these have included:

  • PHILOWEB 2015: Politicizing the Future of the (Semantic) Web, Portoroz, Slovenia, May 15th, 2015. Anthony Beavers, Member, Program Committee.
  • Symposium on The Significance of Metaphor and Other Figurative Modes of Expression and Thought, The Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behavior, University of Kent, Canterbury, England, April 22nd-24th, 2015. Anthony Beavers, Member, Program Committee.
  • CogSci 2014: The Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Meets Artificial Intelligence: Human and Artificial Agents in Interactive Contexts, Quebec City, Canada, July 23rd-26th, 2014. Anthony Beavers, Member, Program Committee.
  • IACAP 2014 (The Annual Conference of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy), ACT/Anatolia College, Thessaloniki, Greece, July 2nd-4th, 2014. Anthony Beavers, Member, Program Committee.
  • CEPE 2014 (Computer Ethics Philosophical Inquiry), Well-Being, Flourishing, and ICTs, Commission de réflexion sur l’Ethique de la Recherche en sciences et technologies du Numérique d’Allistene, Paris, France, June 23rd-June 25th, 2014. Anthony Beavers, Member, Program Committee.
  • Philosophy and Theory of Artificial Intelligence, University of Oxford, England, September 21st-22nd, 2013. Anthony Beavers, Member, Program Committee.
  • Computer Ethics Philosophical Inquiry (CEPE) 2013, Ambiguous Technologies: Philosophical Issues, Practical Solutions, Human Nature, Autónoma University of Lisbon, Portugal, July 1st-3rd, 2013. Anthony Beavers, Member, Scientific Committee.
  • Numerical Computations: Theory and Algorithms (NUMTA) 2013, International Conference and Summer School, Jointly Organized by the Department of Computer Engineering, Modeling, Electronics and Systems Science, The University of Calibria, Italy, and the Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Russia, in association with the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, June 17th-23rd, 2013. Anthony Beavers, Member, Scientific Committee.
  • Turing in Context II, The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Brussels, October 10th-12th, 2012. Anthony Beavers, Member, Program Committee.
  • ALife XIII: The 13th International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, Michigan State University, July 19th-22nd, 2012. Anthony Beavers, Member, Program Committee.
  • The 2012 AISB/IACAP World Congress, A Joint Venture of the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour and the International Association for Computing and Philosophy, University of Birmingham, England, July 2nd-6th, 2012.  Anthony Beavers, Conferene Co-Chair with John Barnden and Manfred Kerber of the University of Birmingham
  • Symposium on Computational Philosophy, AISB/IACAP World Congress, University of Birmingham, England, July 2nd-6th, 2012. Anthony Beavers, Chair, Program Committee
  • Author Meets Critics Session on Luciano Floridi's The Philosophy of Information, AISB/IACAP World Congress, University of Birmingham, England, July 2nd-6th, 2012.
  • The First Annual Conference on Complexity and Human Experience, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, May 30th-June 1st, 2012. Co-chaired by Anthony Beavers with Mirsad Hadzikadic and Paul Youngman. Attended by Anthony Beavers, philosophy/cognitive science major Christopher Harrison and computer science alumnus Derek Burrows.
  • The 3rd International Conference on Proportionality, Quantitative Justice and Fairness: Inference and Causality-Consequentialism-Distributive Justice, Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon, Portugal, May 22nd-24th, 2012. Anthony Beavers, Member of the Organizing and Program Committees
  • PhiloWeb 2012, Web and Philosophy: Why and What For? To be held as part of World Wide Web 2012, Lyon, France, April 16th-20th, 2012. Anthony Beavers, Program Committee Member
  • Advances in Cognitive Systems Symposium, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Arlington, Virginia, November 4th-6th, 2011. Attended by Anthony Beavers. The International Symposium on Digital Ethics, Center for Digital Ethics and Policy, School of Communication, Loyola University Chicago, October 28th, 2011. Presentation by Anthony Beavers.
  • The Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, Networks and Network Analysis for the Humanities, Follow-up Conference, Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Science Foundation Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, October 20th-22nd, 2011. Presentation by Anthony Beavers and UE cognitive science/philosophy major Christopher Harrison.
  • Philosophy of Information Workshop, Info-Metrics Institute, American University, October 3rd, 2011. Attended by Anthony Beavers (Panelist) and cognitive science/philosophy major Christopher Harrison.
  • Annual Meeting of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy: The Computational Turn: Past, Presents, Futures?, Aarhus University, Denmark, July 4th-6th, 2011. Presidential Address by Anthony Beavers.
  • The Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, Computer Simulations in the Humanities, Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Complex Systems Institute, College of Computing and Informatics, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, May 31st-June 16th, 2011. Directed by Anthony Beavers with Marvin Croy, Patrick Grim and Mirsad Hadzikadic. Attended by UE computer science major Derek Burrows and cognitive science/philosophy major Christopher Harrison, both of whom served as programming mentors. Presentation by Anthony Beavers.
  • Epistemology of Modeling and Simulation National Conference, Sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) National Center of Excellence, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and the National Institute of Health, University of Pittsburgh, April 1st-3rd, 2011. Attended by Anthony Beavers, UE computer science/cognitive science major Mason Blankenship, computer science major Derek Burrows, philosophy major Christopher Graham, cognitive science/philosophy majors Christopher Harrison and Taylor Martin and philosophy/mathematics major James Will.
  • The Complex Adaptive Systems Symposium, Resilience, Robustness and Evolvability, Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Arlington, Virginia, November 11th-13th, 2010. Attended by Anthony Beavers, UE computer science major Derek Burrows and philosophy alumnus Derek Jones. Presentation by Anthony Beavers.
  • Book Workshop on the Ethics of Pervasive and Autonomous Information Technology, Sponsored by the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions, Indiana University, October 20th, 2010. Attended by Anthony Beavers and UE philosophy/economics alumnus Jesse Miller.
  • φ-BOT10: Philosophy Meets Robotics, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, October 6th-7th, 2010. Anthony Beavers, Senior Advisor.
  • The European Meeting of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany, October 4th-6th, 2010. Attended by Anthony Beavers. Presentation by Anthony Beavers and UE cognitive science/psychology major Brent Sigler.
  • The Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities, Networks and Network Analysis for the Humanities, Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Science Foundation Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, August 15th-27th, 2010. Attended by Anthony Beavers.
  • The North American Meeting of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy, Simulations and Their Philosophical Implications, Carnegie Mellon University, July 24th-26th, 2010. Attended by Anthony Beavers, UE cognitive science/philosophy major Christopher Harrison and philosophy alumnus Derek Jones. Presentation by Anthony Beavers. Goldberg Award for Outstanding Research in Philosophy and Computing granted to Derek Jones.
  • OpenSeminar in Research Ethics Workshop, Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, July 12th-13th, 2010. Attended by Anthony Beavers.
  • Workshop on Ethical Guidance for Research and Application of Pervasive and Autonomous Information Technology, Sponsored by the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Cincinnatti, Ohio, March 3rd-4th, 2010. Anthony Beavers, Planning Committee Member.
  • The Complex Adaptive Systems Symposium, The Threshold Effect: Views from the Natural and Social Sciences, Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Arlington, Virginia, November 5th-7th, 2009. Attended by Anthony Beavers, UE computer science major Guy Wyant, cognitive science/philosophy major Shane Reuter and neuroscience major Anna Harvey.
  • Workshop on Ethics in Science and Engineering: Redefining Tools and Resources, Sponsored by the National Center for Digital Government, the Science, Technology and Society Initiative, Unversity Libraries of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the National Science Foundation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, October 23rd, 2009. Attended by Anthony Beavers.
  • Workshop on Mapping the History and Philosophy of Science, Sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the James S. McDonnell Foundation, Indiana University, June 17th-18th, 2009. Attended by Anthony Beavers.
  • The North American Meeting of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy, Networks and Their Philosophical Implications, Indiana University, June 14th-16th, 2009. Attended by Anthony Beavers and UE cognitive science/philosophy major Shane Reuter.
  • Promoting Digital Scholarship: Formulating Research Challanges in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Computation, Sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources and the National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, D.C., September 15th, 2008. Attended by Anthony Beavers.
  • Digital Humanities Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities, Cognitive Science Program, Indiana University, 2008-2009. Awarded to Anthony Beavers.
  • The North American Meeting of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy, The Limits of Computation, Indiana University, July 10th-12th, 2008.Attended by Anthony Beavers, UE cognitive science majors Coit Scharringhausen and Rikki Weger, and computer science alumnus Trent Kriete.