Hirotaka Osawa

Assistant Professor
University of Tsukuba
Participates in 4 items

Dr. Hirotaka Osawa is an assistant professor in University of Tsukuba. His research field is in human-agent interaction, including development of anthropomorphic devices, simulation for social agent using social games, and humanity studies using science fictions. His own research focuses on how human-like appearance and attitude improves interaction between a user and machines. He also focuses on how social intelligence would improve our society. Dr. Osawa received his PhD in Engineering, MS and BS in Computer Science from Keio University.
 

Sessions in which Hirotaka Osawa participates

Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/(GMT+12:00) Wellington
17:00
17:00
Japanese Science Fiction 50 minutes, 17:00 NZST - 17:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 1 (Webinar)

Panel

Mari Kotani, Meiji University (Panelist)

Dohjin Miyamoto, University of Tsukuba (Panelist)

Hirotaka Osawa, University of Tsukuba (Panelist)

Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Panelist)

Takayuki Tatsumi, Keio University (Moderator)

Friday 31 July, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/(GMT+12:00) Wellington
9:00
9:00

Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting)

Panel

Hirotaka Osawa, University of Tsukuba (Panelist)

Farah Mendlesohn, BSFA (Panelist)

Elsa Sjunneson (Panelist)

Lars Backstrom, auticon (Moderator)

16:00
16:00
Universal Rights in the Age of AI 50 minutes, 16:00 NZST - 16:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 5 (Zoom Meeting)

Panel

Hirotaka Osawa, University of Tsukuba (Panelist)

L.J. Kendall, L. J. Kendall Publishing (Panelist)

Barbara Howe (Panelist)

Benjamin C. Kinney, Escape Pod (Panelist)

Mikko Rauhala (Moderator)

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/(GMT+12:00) Wellington
18:00
18:00

Programming - Programme Room 4 (Webinar)

Panel

Terrie Hashimoto (Moderator)

Dohjin Miyamoto, University of Tsukuba (Panelist)

Yugen Yashima (Panelist)

Hirotaka Osawa, University of Tsukuba (Panelist)

Sessions in which Hirotaka Osawa attends

Saturday 1 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/(GMT+12:00) Wellington
23:00
23:00
Parties: 1 August, party band #1 3 hours, 23:00 NZST - 2:00 NZST

Con Operations - Party Zoom

Party

Sunday 2 August, 2020

Time Zone: NZST/(GMT+12:00) Wellington
9:00
9:00
Recent Scientific Breakthroughs - What's Hot? 50 minutes, 9:00 NZST - 9:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 2 (Webinar)

Panel

G. David Nordley, Self Employed (Panelist)

Bill Higgins, Fermilab (Panelist)

L. Suzanne Casement, Northrop Grumman Space Systems (Moderator)

Taiyo Fujii, SFWJ (Panelist)

Valentin Ivanov, European Southern Observatory (Panelist)

10:00
10:00
What It Takes to Create Those Scenes 50 minutes, 10:00 NZST - 10:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 6 (Zoom Meetings)

Academic

Gregor Cameron, FatCircus (Moderator)

Sunny Teich, Victoria University of Wellington (Panelist)

11:00
11:00
Closing Ceremony 50 minutes, 11:00 NZST - 11:50 NZST

Events - Events Room

Event

Norman Cates, CoNZealand (Master of ceremonies)

Kelly Buehler, CoNZealand (Master of ceremonies)

Bill Lawhorn (Participant)

Colette Fozard (Participant)

12:00
12:00
Comics and Manga in the 21st Century 50 minutes, 12:00 NZST - 12:50 NZST

Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar)

Panel

R.W.W. Greene, Angry Robot Books (Moderator)

Ada Palmer (Panelist)

Scott Edelman (Panelist)

Jason Franks (Panelist)

Queenie Chan (Panelist)

12:30
12:30
Reading: Cory Doctorow 25 minutes, 12:30 NZST - 12:55 NZST

Programming - Reading Room 1

Reading

Cory Doctorow (Speaker)