Tuesday, August 25, 2009

[Yasmin_announcements] amberConference 2nd Call

Science, Art and Technology Conference
7-8 November 2009, İstanbul

Deadline is extended to
10th of September 2009

amberConference site >
The first international amberConference will be held in conjunction
with the amber'09 Art and Technology Festival on the 7th and 8th of
November 2009 in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference aims to create a
platform of discussion and dissemination for the various themes and
topics in which Science, Art and Technology converge.

The theme for this year's event is "Cyborg", a concept that has
captured the imagination of the artistic and scientific communities in
terms of theoretical, technological and creative outputs.

The conference seeks previously unpublished papers of a maximum of
4500 words within the fields of Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences,
Computer Sciences and Art Papers discussing original artwork.

Topics include (but are not limited to)

• Machinic/Cyborg Art
• Robotics and robotic art
• Cyborg and Performing arts
• Avatars (virtual worlds and virtualenvironments)
• Computer Games
• Wearable and Tactile Technologies
• Artificial intelligence
• Post humanism
• New modes of embodiment
• Agency
• Medicine
• Genetic engineering, biology, clones and hybrids
• Religion, tradition and eternal life
• Militarism
• Gender
Important dates:

A 500 word abstract to be submitted by
10th of September 2009
Notification of acceptance
15th of September 2009
Registration deadline
1st of October 2009
Deadline for full paper (~4500 word) submission
1st of November 2009
7th and 8th of November 2009
Deadline for final revised paper submission
30th of December 2009
Proceeding book will be published by
February 2010

submit your abstract>

amberConference site

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