Call for abstracts: Conference on Social Robots in Institutional Interaction (2-3 April 2020, Bielefeld University)

The conference on “Social Robots in Institutional Interaction. Exploring HRI in Service, Healthcare or Educational Contexts” on 2-3 April 2020 at Bielefeld University aims to bring together HRI researchers who (1) are concerned with the institutional use of robots, (2) investigate forms and possibilities of interaction between humans and robotic systems in natural settings, (3) observe the development of robotic systems for institutional settings, or (4) are interested in how institutions and organizations are changed by the use of robots.

The conference serves as concluding conference of the research project “Communication at the Borders of the Social World” funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

The submission deadline for abstracts is 10 January 2020.

Authors are requested to submit abstracts of up to one page in length. Please send Your abstracts to

Please find more information in the CfP.