New Friends International Organizing Committee, La Salle – Universitat Ramon Llull, and Obra Social laCaixa are pleased to invite you to attend New Friends 2016, the 2th conference in the series.
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.
We welcome contributions in the form of :
Submitted two pages extended abstracts, video’s, 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.
The conference is located in Barcelona, a cosmopolitan city, which the Mediterranean opens to the rest of the world, with magnificent examples of artistic trends throughout the ages, Romanesque, Gothic, Contemporary and above all Modernisme legacy, the latter represented, among others, by the work of the architect Antoni Gaudí.
The event is going to take place at CosmoCaixa, the Science Museum of Barcelona, Obra Social “laCaixa” & la Salle Barcelona Campus, Ramon Llull University, both venues at the foot of Collserola, one of the largest Metropolitan parks in the world, in a privileged place from which to have a bird’s-eye view of Barcelona