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KEYNOTES

We are proud to present the following list of keynotes speakers. Inspirational leaders coming from the worlds of business, politics and creative fields, who are constantly working to transform and have an impact on the world.

Rodney Brooks

Founder of iRobot / Director of MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (AI Lab), U.S.A
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Kenneth O. Stanley

Professor at University of Central Florida / Senior research scientist at Uber AI Labs, U.S.A
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David OReilly

Film Maker / Artist , Ireland
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Hiroshi Ishiguro

Professor at Osaka University, Japan
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Inman Harvey

Professor at University of Sussex, UK
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Hyejin Youn

Assistant Professor at Northwestern University, U.S.A
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Elena Antonova

Lecturer at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London / Visiting Research Fellow, University of Hertfordshire, UK / Mind & Life Institute Fellow
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TUTORIALS / WORKSHOPS

All workshops except the special workshop sponsored by ELSI will be held on the workshop day (July 25th, the mid day of the main conference). The ELSI organized workshop will be held on July 27th. The whole organization will be managed by organizers of each workshop. The detailed information will be provided at each workshop or tutorial website.

ISAL Summer School

Summer School: July 25th, Neptune

Organizers: Organizers: Matthew Egbert, Charles Ofria

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Special workshop: Earth, Life and Artificial Life, sponsored by ELSI

Workshop: July 27th, half day, Innovation Hall

Organisers: Nathaniel Virgo, Alexandra Penn, Matthew Egbert, Stuart Bartlett, Takashi Ikegami

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OEE3: The Third Workshop on Open-Ended Evolution

Workshop: July 25th, full day, Innovation Hall

Organizers: Mark Bedau, Alastair Channon, Tim Taylor, Norman Packard, Steen Rasmussen and Takashi Ikegami

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PROTOCOGNITION 2018

Workshop: July 25th, half day, Mars

Organizers: Andrew Adamatzky, Yukio Gunji, Jordi Valverdu

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ALife Roadmap Workshop 2018

Workshop: July 25th, full day, Venus

Organizers: Olaf Witkowski, Julien Hubert, Martin Biehl, Takashi Ikegami

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Developing Software Standards for the Artificial Life community

Workshop: July 25th, half day, Mercury

Organizers: Clifford Bohm, Emily Dolson, Alexander Lalejini, Nitash CG, Charles Ofria

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The Synthetic Approach to Biology and the Cognitive Sciences (SA-BCS 2018)

Workshop: July 25th, half day, Mercury

Organizers: Luisa Damiano, Pasquale Stano

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Cognitive Development, Learning and Representation Co-construction in Human-Robots Systems and Ambient Intelligence Systems

(Crédit Photo Hoomano)

July 25th, half day, Mars

Organizers: Amélie Cordier, Stéphane Doncieux, Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni, Frank Guérin, Salima Hassas, Bipin Indurkhya, Leonardo Lana De Carvalho, Mathieu Lefort, Georgi Stojanov

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EVOSLACE: Workshop on the Emergence and Evolution of Social learning, Communication, Language and Culture in Natural and Artificial Agents

Workshop: July 25th, full day, Uranus

Organizers: Reiji Suzuki, Michael Spranger, Julien Hubert, James Borg, Takashi Hashimoto, Hiroto Yonenoh, Jacqueline Heinerman, Chris Marriott, Peter Andras, Kazutoshi Sasahara, Takaya Arita, Takayuki Nagai, Yoshinobu Hagiwara, Tadahiro Taniguchi

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Avida-ED: A Tool for Artificial Life in the Classroom

Tutorial: July, 26th, Neptune

Organizers: Michael Wiser, Robbert Penock

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Creative Prediction with Neural Networks

Tutorial: July, 23rd, Uranus

Organizers: Charles P. Martin, Kyrre Glette, Jim Tørresen

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Introduction to Artificial Gene Regulatory Networks

Tutorial: July 26th, Uranus

Organizers: Sylvain Cussat-Blanc, Wolfgang Banzhaf

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Simulating Complex Systems with FLAME GPU

Tutorial: July 23rd, Neptune

Organizers: Paul Richmond, Mozhgan Kabiri Chimeh

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SOCIAL PROGRAMS

At Social Program, attendees will have the opportunities to meet speakers and partners from ALIFE 2018 and participate in workshops and seminars.

ALIFE for Kids | Future Biology for Kids

Organizer: Hiraku Ogura, Ryuta Aoki, Mizuki Oka

https://alifeforkids.peatix.com

Tokyo Bay Night Cruising

Ariake Passenger Ship Terminal(有明客船ターミナル)
3-12-13 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/9EZPF7dpWuz

3minutes from Kokusai Tenjijo Seimon station (Yurikamome line)
7 minutes from Kokusai Tenjijo station (Rinkai line)

http://alife2018-cruising.peatix.com/

Bouldering

26th (Thu) Evening
@ Rocky Shinagawa
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ALIFE Job Fair

Thursday Luchtime
12:15-13:45
Room Venus & Mars

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ART

Android Opera ”Scary Beauty”

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ALIFE Art Award 2018

http://artaward2018.alifelab.org/