17th International Conference on

Intelligent Virtual Agents        

(IVA 2017), Aug 27-30, Stockholm


The conference will be held in Stockholm in the Swedish National Museum of Science  and Technology (Tekniska Museet) and workshops on the campus of KTH Royal Institute  of Technology (Tekniska Högskolan). KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Tekniska Högskolan) Workshops (27th August) Workshops will take place on the KTH campus. The campus (campus map) is well  connected via both bus and metro (T-bana). The campus is 12 minutes from Stockholm’s central metro station (T-centralen) via the metro Take line 14 (red), direction Mörby  Centrum and get off at the stop “Tekniska Högskolan”. Workshop locations (see map): 1) Interaction with Agents and Robots: Different Embodiments, Common Challenges Place: room Fantum, Department of Speech, Music and Hearing (TMH)  2) Workshop on Conversational Interruptions in Human-Agent Interactions (CIHAI)  Place: room F0, Department of Speech, Music and Hearing (TMH)    3) Persuasive Embodied Agents for Behavior Change Place: Visualisation (VIC) studio, Lindstedtsvägen 7  Note: The VIC studio is a five minute walk from the TMH building.  Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology (Tekniska Museet) Main conference (28th, 29th, 30th August) Tekniska museet is a 15 minute bus journey from T-Centralen, the central metro and rail  station in Stockholm. Take bus 69 which departs from outside Stockholm’s central underground station (T-  centralen), in the direction “Blockhusudden”. The bus stop can be found at the  Kalabergsviadukten exit of the station. This exit can be reached via an escalator and lift  near the Starbucks Cafe in T-Centralen station (see map).   Get off at the stop “Museiparken”. The journey lasts approximately 15 minutes.  Banquet: Vasa Museum (Vasa Museet) The IVA banquet on Monday evening will take place at the Vasa Museum (map).  General Travel Information T-Centralen, the central metro and rail station in Stockholm, has a high-speed direct rail  connection to Stockholm Arlanda airport which takes 20 minutes (see Arlanda Express).  Stockholm is also served by Bromma airport, which is 25 minutes from the central  station. Travel ticket information (including metro tickets) is available on the SL page. For  example, a 72 hour travel card is available for 240 SEK.  A rail network map is available here and journeys can be planned using the Public  Transport Journey Planner *. Additional travel information is available on this page.  *Note that the Public Transport Journey Planner requires the entry of Swedish place  names as follows: T-Centralen : Central metro and rail station  Tekniska högskolan : KTH Royal Institute of Technology  Museivägen 7 : Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology 
IVA2017 August 27-30, Stockholm
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