Doctoral Consortium IVA 2013: 28th August 2013

Call for Participation

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
17.00 Finish


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

Submissions should be well organized and structured to demonstrate the links between the concepts presented. They should clearly specify the:


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