Symposia

1. DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM

Chairs: Guillermo Rodriguez-Navas, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Diana Arellano, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Symposium opening address: Mats Viberg, Professor and First Vice President/Prorektor
Department of Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology

Keynote talk: Elena Fersman, KTH (TBC)

2. THEORETICAL INFORMATION STUDIES

Chair: Mark Burgin, USA University of California, Los Angeles
Keynote speakers:
Sören Brier, CBS, Copenhagen, Denmark
Hector Zenil KI, Stockholm, Sweden
Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic, Chalmers University of Technology,
University of Gothenburg and Mälardalen University, Sweden
Special session: Information In The Complex Plane
Organisers: Joseph E. Brenner, Jiaotong University of Social Sciences, Xi’An, China
Gerhard Luhn, TU Dresden, Germany

3. MORPHOLOGICAL COMPUTING AND COGNITIVE AGENCY

Chairs: Robert Lowe, University of Skövde and Gothenburg University, Sweden
Gordana Dodig Crnkovic, Chalmers University of Technology and Mälardalen University, Sweden
Alexander Almér,  University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Keynote speakers (confirmed):

Lorenzo Magnani, University of Pavia, Italy
Jordi Vallverdú, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Christian Balkenius, Lund University, Sweden
Yulia Sandamirskaya, University of Zurich & ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Ron Chrisley, University of Sussex, UK
John Spencer, University of East Anglia, UK
Tom Ziemke, University of Skövde & Linköping University, Sweden

4. COGNITIVE DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING AND ITS IMPACT ON IT (INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) AS WE KNOW IT

Chair: Rao Mikkilineni, C3DNA, California, US

TRANSDISCIPLINARITY, SYSTEMIC THINKING AND ACTION RESEARCH (TBD)

Chair (TBC): Erik Lindhult, Mälardalen University, Sweden www.ipr.mdh.se/staff/Erik Lindhult .
Speakers: Gerald Midgley University of Hull, UK www.hull.ac.uk/Gerald Midgley

5. DIGITAL SUSTAINABILITY (TBD)

Chairs: (TBC) DAVID SANDS & MARIA HÅKANSSON, Marco Fratarcangeli
Chalmers University Of Technology, Sweden http://www.chalmers.se/digital-sustainability