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AISB event Bulletin Item

AmI-09: 3rd European Conference on Ambient Intelligence - 4th Call for Contributions - Extended Deadlines

3rd European Conference on Ambient Intelligence
AmI-09: Roots for the Future of Ambient Intelligence November 18th-21st, Salzburg, Austria
4th  Call for Contributions
AmI-09 will bring keynotes, technical papers, workshops, industrial case studies, posters & demos and panels. As new categories this year we feature landscapes and  ambient visions to review the current status and to look into the next decade of Ambient Intelligence.
Prof. Emile Aarts (Philips Research) has agreed to be one of the AmI-09 keynote speakers.
AmI-09 will feature a 10 years anniversary since the term Ambient Intelligence started to fly around. We explicitly intend to look back what has been achieved, review existing solutions and identify what will come.
The conference should provide a forum to establish new roads for the future of Ambient Intelligence.
We are working on special issues in dedicated ambient intelligence related journals for selected papers from the conference which will be invited to be published in an extended version after the conference.
Please visit the website for updated information on this.
Important Dates:
Papers: June 22nd, 2009 (extended)
Short Papers: June 30th, 2009 (extended) Posters & Demos: June 30th, 2009 (extended)
Landscapes: June 30th, 2009 (extended)
Industrial Case Studies: Oct 5th, 2009
Visions: Oct 5th, 2009
Please visit the conference website for more details on each submission category and potential conference topics:
Conference Committee:
Manfred Tscheligi, Boris de Ruyter (Conference Co-Chairs & Paper Co-Chairs) Panos Markopoulos, Reiner Wichert (Short Paper Co-Chairs) John Soldatos, Alexander Meschtscherjakov (Poster & Demo Co-Chairs) Emile Aarts, Albrecht Schmidt (Visions Co-Chairs) Cristina Buiza, Wolfgang Reitberger (Workshops Co-Chairs) Maddy Janse, Marianna Obrist (Industrial Case Study Co-Chairs) Norbert Streitz (Landscapes Chair)
The conference is hosted and organized at the University of Salzburg, HCI & Usability Unit, ICT&S Center.
For up to date information and further details please visit:
We are looking forward to your contributions!
Manfred Tscheligi
Boris de Ruyter