Research visits

Invited researcher (fully sponsored):

KRDB, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
January 7-21, 2023

Invited speaker:

Institute of Artificial Intelligence, September 5th, 2022
Title of talk: “Semantically, piece by piece: on the value of using conceptual primitives in intelligent systems”
University of Bremen, Germany

AI-Accelerator directed to start-ups, June 8th, 2022
Title of talk: “A Tiny Taste on Ethics of Artificial Intelligence”
Science Park, Jönköping, Sweden

EASE fall school, November 10th, 2021
Title of talk: “From Sense to Reason – Using Image Schemas to Intelligently Reason about Objects and Events”
Online

AI-Dagen, September 30th, 2021
Invited to moderate the event as a AI scientist
ELMIA, Jönköping, Sweden

Jönköping AI Lab, October 27, 2020
Title of talk: “Image Schemas: Puzzle pieces of thought to ground meaning in AI”
Jönköping, Sweden

Venice International University, October 5-9, 2020
MUHAI kick-off meeting
Title of talk: “What’s the meaning of this? Representing meaning with image schemas”
Venice, Italy

IIIA-CSIC, February 7, 2017
Title of talk: “From embodied cognition to formal representation”
Bellaterra, Spain

Technische Universität Dresden, Faculty of Computet Science, January 5, 2017
Title of talk: “Image schemas in computational concept invention”
Dresden, Germany

IIIA-CSIC, April 14, 2016
Title of talk: “Concept invention for AI using the cognitive theories of image schemas and conceptual blending”
Bellaterra, Spain

Study/Project Groups:

Modelling Conceptual Knowledge and Conceptual Change
Second meeting: November 28-30,  2018
Delmenhorst, Germany

SCORE: From Image Schemas to Cognitive Robotics: A formal framework and computational models for embodied simulations
First Meeting: July 23-26, 2018
University of Bremen, Germany

Modelling Conceptual Knowledge and Conceptual Change
First meeting: February 6-7,  2018
Delmenhorst, Germany

Attended Conferences:

ICCC’22 – The 13th International Conference on Computational Creativity
Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Program Chair

IACS-4 – The 4th Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics,
Aachen Germany (Virtual)
Presented: “The ontology of image schemas and the artificial mind”

The Sixth Image Schema Day 2022, Jönköping, Sweden
– Organiser
Presented: “Visualising Image Schemas: A Preliminary Look on the Diagrammatic Image schema Language (DISL)” and
“Getting On Top of Things: An Extended Abstract on Robotic Object Stacking using Image-Schematic Reasoning”

AI-Dagen – ELMIA, Jönköping, Sweden
– Invited Science expert

BOSK 2021 – Kolpinghaus, Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
– FOIS@BOSK
– JOWO@BOSK
Co-organiser
– ICCS@BOSK

TriCoLore 2019 – Eurac, Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Co-organiser
Presented: “Conceptual Puzzle Pieces”

CONTEXT 2019 – Trento, Italy
Presented: “Conceptual Puzzle Pieces”

TriCoLore 2018 – Eurac, Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Local organiser
Presented: “What’s Cracking? How image schema combinations can model conceptualisations of events”

FOIS 2018 – Atlantic Imbizo Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa
Chaired the early career symposium

ICCC 2018 – University of Salamanca, Spain
Presented: “Under the Super-Suit: What Superheroes Can Reveal About Inherited properties in Conceptual Blending”

AISC 2017  – University of Bologna
Title of talk: “Image schemas as conceptual building blocks for everyday objects: an empirical study”

JOWO 2017 – Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Shapes 4.0:
Presented: “Beneath the paint: a visual journey in conceptual metaphor violation”
Image Schema Day 3 (Organiser)

ICMC 2017 – University of Osnabrueck, Germany
Title of talk: “Multi-modal image schemas”

AISB 2017 – University of Bath, UK
CAOS (at AISB) 2017 (Organiser)

From computational creativity to creativity science (September 19-22 ) 2016 – ZiF Bielefeld, Germany

ESSLLI 2016 – Bolzano, Italy

Image schema day II 2016 – Bolzano, Italy
Talk on image schemas

CAOS (at FOIS) 2016 – Annecy, France 6 July (Organiser)
Participated in talk held by Dagmar Gromann: “Breaking Down Finance”

RAaM 2016 – Berlin, Germany
Title of talk: “Image schemas as a skeleton of concept invention and metaphor”

CogSciNiš 2016 – Niš, Serbia
Title of talk: “Image schemas as conceptual building blocks”

KR 2016 – Cape Town, South Africa
Participated in the Doctorial Consortium, mentored by Frank Wolter.
Presented: Poster on image schemas in blending

DL 2016 (workshop) – Cape Town, South Africa

AISC 2015 – Genoa, Italy

CONTEXT 2015 – Lanarca, Cyprus
Shapes 3.0 (workshop):
Presented: “Shape up, Baby! Perception, image schemas and shapes in concept formation”

UNILOG 2015 – Istanbul, Turkey
Participated in the summer school on universal logic
C3GI (workshop):
Presented: “Image schemas as theories of families”

Computational creativity Week 2015 – London, UK

AIC (workshop) 2014 – Turin, Italy
Presented: “On the cognitive and logical role of image schemas in computational conceptual blending”

FOIS 2014 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Participated in the Doctorial Symposiuma, mentored by Nicholas Asrmr
Presented: Poster on image schemas

IAOA summer school

ICCC 2014 – Ljubljana, Slovenia