Augmented Humans 2023
March 12-14, 2023

Glasgow, United Kingdom

About the Conference

The Augmented Humans (AHs) International Conference 2023 will be an in-person event, held in March 2023 in the Mazumdar-Shaw Advanced Research Centre (ARC, University of Glasgow).

The conference focuses on physical, cognitive, and perceptual augmentation of humans through digital technologies. The plural – humans – emphasizes the move towards technologies that enhance human capabilities beyond the individual and will have the potential for impact on a societal scale.

The idea of augmenting the human intellect has a long tradition, the term was coined by Douglas Engelbart in 1962 [1]. Today, many of the technologies envisioned by Engelbart and other are commonplace, and looking towards the future, many technologies which amplify the human body and mind far beyond the original vision are within reach.

The conference proceedings are planned to be published in the ACM Digital Library as a volume in its International Conference Proceedings Series with ISBN.

[1] Engelbart, Douglas C.: “AUGMENTING HUMAN INTELLECT: A Conceptual Framework.” (1962)

Topics

• Applications in tourism, games, art

• Security, privacy and trust aspects of augmented human technology

• Augmentation of human health through digital technologies

• Augmentation technologies for aspects of live (e.g., sleep, eating)

• Augmented, virtual and mixed reality

• Augmented sport activities

• Bionic systems for amplification and augmentation of human abilities

• Brain-machine interfaces

• Co-robots for human augmentation

• Digital technologies for physical, cognitive, mental, and perceptional augmentation

• Exoskeletons and assistive devices for the amplification of human physical strength and physiological sensing

• Implanted technologies and interfaces

• Sensing for context-awareness

• Sensors and actuators for smart artifacts and smart textiles

• Supernumerary robotic limbs

• Technologies to improve human experience and to reduce stress

• Tele-manipulation and tele-existence using robotics technology

• Training and rehabilitation technology

• Wearable computing and ubiquitous computing for augmenting human capabilities

Calls for Participation

The Augmented Humans conference offers many different possibilities for publishing, presenting, and discussing your work.

Take a look at the Calls for Participation page for more information regarding the submission categories, guidelines, and more.

Calls for Participation

Submission Deadlines and Notifications

Full/Short Paper Submission Deadline 2nd December, 2022 9th December, 2022 (Anywhere on Earth)
Full/Short Paper Review Deadline 12th January, 2023 (Anywhere on Earth)
Full/Short Paper Decision Notifications 22nd January, 2023
Posters Submission Deadline 13th January, 2023 22nd January, 2023 (Anywhere on Earth)
Demos Submission Deadline 13th January, 2023 22nd January, 2023 (Anywhere on Earth)
Posters/Demos Camera-Ready Submission 9th February, 2023
Workshop Proposals Submission Deadline 13th January, 2023 22nd January, 2023 (Anywhere on Earth)
Workshop Proposals Decision Notifications 20th January, 2023 27th January, 2023
Submission deadlines for the approved workshops will be set by the workshop supervisors themselves. More information can be found on the respective workshop websites.

Venue

The Augmented Humans conference will take place at the Mazumdar-Shaw Advanced Research Centre (ARC) at the University of Glasgow (see on Google Maps).

The ARC is located within the University of Glasgow’s Gilmorehill Campus, a stone’s throw from Byers road and its subway station and numerous bus links.

See https://peoplemakeglasgow.com/good-to-know/getting-around for more details on public transit in and around Glasgow.

Photo courtesy of Keith Hunter.

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