Invited talk at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT, Robotics, Brains and Cognitive Sciences Department), iCog Initiative (Invitee Prof. Giulio Sandini). Talk: Cognitive Agents with Commonsense, 18 February, 2021. The slides are available here. Video of the talk available below
Invited talk (invitee Prof. Cristina Gena) "Bias Cognitivi per la Progettazione di Tecnologie Persuasive: Usi, Abusi e Pericoli etici" (EN: "Cognitive Biases for the Design of Persuasive Technologies: Uses, Abuses and Ethical Concerns") at World Usability Day (WUD 2018), University of Turin, November 8, 2018. Video of the talk available below (IT)
"Heterogeneous Proxytypes Extended: Integrating Theory-like Representations and Mechanisms with Prototypes and Exemplars" at BICA 2018 - 9th International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, Czech Techical University, Prague, Czech Republic, August 23 2018. Video of the talk available below
Invited Lecture (invitee: Prof. Alexei Samsonovich, George Mason University, USA and NRNU MEPhI, Department of Cybernetics, Russia). Title of the talk: "Knowledge Representation in Cognitive Architectures: Current Limitations and Open Challenges", Moscow, Russia, International Early Research Career Enhancement School on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, August 2, 2017.
Invited talk (invitee Prof. Peter Gärdenfors, Lund University, Sweden): "Dual Peccs: A Cognitive System for Conceptual Categorization and Reasoning" at the Cognitive Science Series Seminar, Lund University, Sweden, August 31 2016.
Invited panelist at the International School on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures held in Moscow (Russia) from April 21-24 2016. The school was organized and sponsored by the Russian Science Foundation (RSF) and by the BICA Society.
Invitee: Prof. Alexei Samsonovich (George Mason University, USA and NRNU MEPhI, Department of Cybernetics, Russia). Title of the panel: "Human-like Agency". Panelists: Tarek Besold, Kamilla Jóhandsóttir, Antonio Lieto, David Vernon. The video can be watched below.
Invited talk (invitee Prof. Francesco Stella, University of Siena): "Steps Towards Cognitive Narrative Machines", Symposium: The Mechanic Muse, organized by the University of Siena, 12-13 June 2015, Siena (Certosa di Pontignano), Italy.
"Categorizzazione basata su Prototipi ed Esemplari mediante l'integrazione di Spazi Concettuali e Ontologie in una Architettura Cognitiva", Senso Comune Workshop 2015, ISTC-CNR, Rome, Italy, 31 March 2015.
"Il sistema Labyrinth: archetipi narrativi e ontologie per l’ editoria multimediale", Notte dei Ricercatori, 26 September 2014, Torino. (poster presentation + demo), with R. Damiano.
"Ontological Representations and Narrative: A Case Study in Cultural Heritage", SIG IAOA Design Semantics Workshop 2014, University of Bari, Italy, 29th Jun 2014 - 2nd July 2014.
"Formal Ontologies and Semantic Technologies: A Dual Process Proposal for Concept Representation", CLMPS 11, 14 th Congress of Logic Methodology and Philosophy of Science, University of Nancy, France. July 19-26 2011. With M. Frixione.
"Concept Representation in Formal Ontologies: A Dual Process Proposal", LRR10 Conference on Logic, Reasoning and Rationality, University of Ghent, Belgium. 20-22 September 2010. With M. Frixione.
"Manual vs Semi-Automatic Approaches to the Ontology Building", Reasoning Web 2009, University of Bolzano-Brozen, Brixen-Bressanone, Italy. 30 august - 2 sett. 2009.
"A Web Based Ontology for Energy Domain", MIS Department (Management of Information System Department), Haifa University, Israel. 18 june 2008.
Organised Symposia* (* in international conferences).