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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Doctoral Consortium at 13th International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, August 29-31st, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

IVA 2013

The IVA 2013 Doctoral Consortium will be held on the 28th August 2013. PhD students working in the 
area of intelligent virtual agents are encouraged to attend. The Doctoral Consortium will enable 
participants to share experiences, compare approaches, discuss future research problems, and 
receive feedback from peers and established researchers.

Doctoral Consortium Outline
10.00	Arrival, poster viewing & coffee
10.30	Paper Session 1, feedback from peers and established researchers
11.30 Coffee
11.45 Paper Writing: tips and hints from the Chair of IVA
13.00 Lunch & poster viewing
14.00 Paper Session 2 and feedback from peers
15.00 Contribution and Impact: how to pitch your research
15.45 Coffee
16.00 Panel Session & discussion
Finish: 17.00

The cost of attending the doctoral consortium is 20. 

SICSA (Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance) will be providing financial support 
towards travel and registration costs up for up to 12 students studying at Scottish Universities.

Submission guidelines and instructions
	Submission deadline: 29th May 2013
	Paper submissions should not exceed 8 pages and in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer 
Science (LNCS) format. Instructions provided at:
	Submissions must be made as pdf via the EasyChair conference submission system at: 
	Notification date: 15th June, 2013

Submissions should be well organized and structured to demonstrate the links between the concepts 
presented. They should clearly specify the:
	Challenge, problem and/or gap that the participants research is addressing and how this 
fits into the bigger picture
	Aims and objectives of the research