First International Congress on

Love and Sex with Robots

November 11th, 2014 | Advances in Computer Entertainment (ACE) 2014, Funchal, Madeira


Within the fields of Human-Computer Interaction and Human-Robot Interaction, the past few years have witnessed a strong upsurge of interest in the more personal aspects of human relationships with these artificial partners. This upsurge has not only been apparent amongst the general public, as evidenced by an increase in coverage in the print media, TV documentaries and feature films, but also within the academic community.

List of Topics

Congress sessions are planned on the following topics, inter alia:

  • Robot Emotions
  • Humanoid Robots
  • Clone Robots
  • Entertainment Robots
  • Robot Personalities
  • Teledildonics
  • Intelligent electronic sex hardware
  • Gender Approaches
  • Affective Approaches
  • Psychological Approaches
  • Sociological Approaches
  • Roboethics
  • Philosophical Approaches

General Chairs

Professor Adrian Cheok

City University London

Dr. David Levy

Intelligent Toys Ltd. London

Academic Committee

  • Professor Yorick Wilks
  • Professor Elisabeth Andre
  • Professor Alexiei Dingli
  • Professor Jaap van den Herik
  • Dr. Trudy Barber
  • Dr. Hidenobu Sumioka
  • Professor Vic Grout

Program Committee

  • Professor Yorick Wilks
  • Professor Alexiei Dingli
  • Dr. Patrick Gebhard
  • Professor Jaap van den Herik
  • Dr. Trudy Barber
  • Dr. Hidenobu Sumioka
  • Professor Vic Grout

Venue: ACE 2014 Room Selvagens III

Time Author Title
14:30 Adrian David Cheok and David Levy Introduction
15:30 Annakaisa Kultima, Timo Nummenmaa, Heikki Tyni, Kati Alha and Frans Mäyrä Goofy Mus, Grumpy Mur and Dirty Muf: Talking Playful Seats with Personalities
16:00 BREAK
16:20 Denise Oram and Nigel Houlden Entertainment Vs Evolution: Cyber Love and relationships, Should We Draw the Line?
16:50 Gilang A. Pradana RingU
17:00 Marius H. Braun Nudge
17:10 PANEL DISCUSSION “What is the future of Love and Sex with Robots”

Contact Us

This congress is a part of ACE (Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology) 2014 Conferences.