Welcome to the sixth CONVERSATIONS workshop on chatbot research, November 22-23, at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The workshop is free of charge and an excellent arena for keeping up within this rapidly advancing field.

Paper submission deadline: September 25 (extended). The accepted full papers are published in the Springer LNCS workshop proceedings.

Online sessions: The program will include two online sessions, so that you can engage and contribute even if you cannot make it to Amsterdam.

Submission categories
  • Research papers: Full papers (8-16 pages) on new knowledge from empirical studies, theoretical contributions, or presentations of design research.
  • Position papers and project presentations: Short presentations (3-6 pages) of ongoing projects, work in progress, or perspectives on chatbot research and practice.
  • Groupwork proposals: Suggestions of 2 hour groupwork sessions at the workshop e.g. on engaging topics or challenges (1-3 pages). An excellent way to  draw attention to issues of importance to the chatbot research community.

All papers submitted to the workshop will undergo a thorough double blind review process involving three independent reviewers. Groupwork proposals are selected by a jury consisting of the organizers.

Publication process

Accepted full papers are published in the Springer LNCS workshop proceedings.

Accepted position papers and workshop proposals are made openly available at the workshop website.

Important dates:

  • Submission deadline (extended): September 25
  • Author notification: October 20
  • Submission of revised papers: November 10
  • Workshop: November 22-23

Hosted by the University of Amsterdam.

CONVERSATIONS 2022 is hosted by the University of Amsterdam, through its Digital Communication Methods Lab.

Workshop supporters: SINTEF and the Research Council of Norway, through the project Human Chatbot Interaction Design. University of Oslo, Department of Media and Communication.