This pages provides you with the names and emails of the organizers of this conference and invites you to get involved as reviewer or student volunteer.

General Co-Chairs
Matthias Scheutz (
Indiana University
François Michaud (
Université de Sherbrooke
Program Co-Chairs
Pamela Hinds (
Stanford University
Brian Scassellati (
Yale University
Exhibitions Co-Chairs
Jenny Burke (
University of South Florida
Holly Yanco (
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Video Session Co-Chairs
Aaron Steinfeld (
Carnegie Mellon University
Christoph Bartneck (
Eindhoven University of Technology
Local Arrangements Chair
Adriana Tapus (
University of Southern California
Publications Chair
Vanessa Evers (
University of Amsterdam
Registration Chair
Takayuki Kanda (
Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International
Finance Chair
Curtis Nielsen (
Idaho National Lab
Workshops and Tutorials Chair
Kerstin Severinson-Eklundh (
The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
Christoph Bartneck (
Eindhoven University of Technology
Publicity Co-Chairs
Aude Billard (
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Christine Lisetti (
Florida International University
Patrick Rau (
Tsinghua University
Poster Co-Chairs
Nathan G. Freier (
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Kristen Stubbs (
Carnegie Mellon University

Program Committee

•    Odest Chadwicke Jenkins
•    Peter Kahn
•    Sara Kiesler
•    Vanessa Evers
•    Jodi Forlizzi
•    Susan Fussell
•    Maarten Sierhuis
•    Greg Trafton
•    Cynthia Breazeal
•    Julie Adams
•    Hiroshi Ishiguro
•    Takayuki Kanda
•    Daniel  Levin
•    Terry Fong
•    Frederic Kaplan
•    Raja Chatila
•    Rachid Alami
•    Jill Drury
•    Wolfram Erlhagen
•    Hideaki Kuzuoka


Would you like to become a reviewer for the HR2009 conference? Please contact Pamela Hinds or Brian Scassellati if you have any questions or visit to sign up directly.

Student Volunteers

Students may volunteer to help at the conference and in return they might receive a limited amount of travel funding. Please follow the application procedure.