Scientific Conferences

Since 2022, TRR 318 has hosted its own international scientific conference titled “Explaining Machines”. The first conference in June 2022 was held at Bielefeld University and focused on perspectives from the social sciences on explainable artificial intelligence (known as XAI for short).

Second TRR 318 Conference "Measuring Understanding"

This year's conference, entitled "Measuring Understanding", takes an interdisciplinary look explicitly at explanations and asks how understanding can be achieved and measured in explanatory processes. The conference will take place from 6 to 7 November at Paderborn University; Registration is possible until 16th Octobre. More Information

Annual conferences are planned in the years to come.

Researchers from TRR 318 also attend numerous external international academic conferences, where they give talks, organize panel discussions, and participate in panel discussions and workshops. Below is a list of upcoming conferences, with information on past conferences further down the page.

Upcoming Conferences

2. TRR 318 Konferenz Measuring Understanding

06.-07.11.2023, Paderborn University | The second international conference held by TRR 318. Further information coming soon.

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Forum Wissenschaftskommunikation

15.-17.11.2023 Bielefeld | TRR researchers give a presentation and open an AI-showroom, which can be visited during the event.

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40. Forum Kommunikationskultur 2023

17.-19.11.2023, Bielefeld University | TRR researchers conduct an interaction study on which visitors can participate.

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Previous Conferences


4th Summer School on Social Human-Robot Interaction

18- 23.09.2023 Chęciny (Polen) | Josephine Beryl Fisher (A01), Vivien Lohmer (A04) and Amit Singh (A05) were at the 4th edition of the Summer School in Social Human-Robot-Interaction at the European Centre for Geological Education in Chęciny, Poland.

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NII Shonan Meeting

18.-21.09.2023 Kanagawa (Japan) | TRR researchers organize and contribute with talks.

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DynXAI Workshop at European Conference on ML and PKDD

18.09.2023, Turin (Italy) | The TRR participats with a workshop: „Explainable Artificial Intelligence: From Static to Dynamic“

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The 27th Workshop on the Semantics and Pragmatics of Dialogue

16.-17.08.2023 Maribor (Slovenia) | TRR researchers from subproject A01 are participating with a talk.

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1st World Conference on eXplainable AI (XAI)

26.-28.07.2023, Lissabon (Portugal) | tba

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re:publica 2023 - Festival for the digital society

05.-07.06.2023, Berlin | The Transregio is represented at re:publica with an installation. Here, visitors can experience AI at eye level.

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65th Meeting of Experimental Psychologists (TeaP)

26.-29.03.2023, Trier | TRR researchers will participate on site with presentations and posters.

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NII Shonan Meeting „Natural Interaction with Humanoid Robots"

23.-26.01.2023, Kanagawa (Japan) | TRR researchers on site with presentation on human-robot interactions, and TRR research.

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27th German Congress of Germanists 2022

25.-28.09.2022, Paderborn University | TRR 318 on site with panel on "Dialogical and Social Role in Explanatory Processes".

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Interdisciplinary Conference "Data Society"

20.-22.09.2022, Paderborn University | Talk by Katharina Rohlfing; Panels with poster of the subprojects A05, Ö, C02 and A03; Poster presentation of subproject A03 in the HNF.

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2022 International Conference on Development and Learning

12.-15.09.2022, London | TRR researchers featured with workshop on "Better understanding scaffolding mechanisms to advance research on (explainable) AI".

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52nd Congress of the German Psychological Society

10.-15.09.2022, Hildesheim | TRR Scientist on site with presentations on "elements of explaining".

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CogSci 2022 Cognitive Diversity in Toronto

CogSci 2022 Cognitive Diversity in Toronto | TRR poster presentation about "Explain with, rather than explain to: How explainees shape their learning".

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17. IFCS „Classification & Data Science in the Digital Age“

19.-23.07.2022, Porto | TRR researchers featured with contributions on Interpretable Machine Learning and organization of the invited session on XAI.

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1. TRR 318 Konferenz Explaining Machines

23.-24.06.2022, Bielefeld University | Lectures and talks with international researchers focusing on social science perspectives on XAI.

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