SIKS-day 2002, November 1 in Utrecht

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On November 1, the School for Information and Knowledge Systems organizes its annual SIKS-day. The location will be the City Castle Oudaen in Utrecht. The main aim of the event is to give SIKS-members -participating in research groups all over the country- the opportunity to meet each other in an informal setting and to inform them about current developments and some new activities and plans for the coming year. This year a small scientific symposium will be organized at the SIKS-day, as well. Three guest speakers have agreed to participate:

Program

10.15 - 10.30    Coffee and Tea
10.30 - 10.45    Welcome by prof. dr. J.-J.Ch. Meyer (UU), Scientific Director of SIKS
10.45 - 11.45    On the Future of Information and Knowledge Systems Research by Prof. dr. H. Akkermans (VU)
11.45 - 12.00    "SIKS: Activities and Prospects " by prof. dr. R.P. van de Riet (VU), Chair Board of Governors SIKS
12.00 - 13.30    Lunch in Restaurant Oudaen
13.30 - 14.30    Verbal and Nonverbal Agent Interaction in Virtual Worlds by Prof.dr. A. Nijholt (UT)
14.30 - 15.00    Coffee and Tea
15.00 - 16.00    A Overview of the WITAS Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Project by Prof. dr. P. Doherty (Link√∂ping University)
16.00 - 18.00    Drinks

All members of our research school (research fellows, associated members and Ph.D.-students) as well as the members of SIKS' Advisory Board are invited to join the SIKS-day 2002. Participation (lunch included) is free, registration is required. Participants are kindly requested to fill in the registration form

Deadline for Registration: October 29 2002