Thursday, 24th
  08:45 Registration

  09:30 Opening
José L. Encarnação
Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics

  09:45 Keynote: Embodied Agents and Meaningful Motion
Norman I. Badler
Computer and Information Science Department, University of Pennsylvania

  11:00 Coffee Break

  11:30 Session I: Interactive Storytelling
Session Chair: Ulrike Spierling

    Natural Language Understanding in Façade: Surface-text Processing
Michael Mateas¹, Andrew Stern²
¹ College of Computing and LCC, Georgia Tech,

    Stepping into the interactive Drama
Nicolas Szilas
LINC, University of Paris 8, France

    From Another Point of View: Art-E-Fact
Ido Iurgel
Digital Storytelling Department, ZGDV e.V. Darmstadt

  13:00 Lunch

  14:00 Session II: Interactive Storytelling
Session Chair: Oliver Schneider

    1, 2, 3 . Action! Directing of Real Actors and Virtual Characters
Isabel Machado¹, Paul Brna², Ana Paiva³
¹ ISCTE, University of Leeds & INESC-ID,
² School of Informatics, Northumbria University,

    Object Oriented Prompted Play (O2P2): A Pragmatic Approach to Interactive Narrative
Daniel Roberts¹, Mark Wright²
EdVEC (Edinburgh Virtual Environment Centre), The University of Edinburgh

    Transferring Game Mastering Laws to Interactive Digital Storytelling
Federico Peinado¹, Pablo Gervás²
Dep. Sistemas Informáticos y Programación Universidad Complutense de Madrid,

    Narrativity of User Experience: Presence as Transportation in IVE based Narrative Systems
Shachindra Nath
Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design

    Integrated decision points for interactive movies
Gabriela Tully and Susan Turner
School of Computing, Napier University, Edinburgh
{g.tully, s.turner}

  14:00 Virtual Human Network of Excellence
(Closed Participant Group)

  16:00 Coffee Break

  16:30 Session III: Virtual Human
Session Chair: Stefan Gbel

    Autonomous Virtual Actors
Stephane Sanchez¹ ², Oliver Balet², Yves Duthen¹, Herve Luga¹
¹ Université Toulouse 1/IRIT, {Luga, Duthen}
² Virtual Reality Department, C-S, {Stephane.Sanchez, Olivier.Balet}

    Interactive Storytelling and Computer Graphics for the Virtual Human Platform
Stefan Göbel¹, Oliver Schneider¹, Ido Iurgel¹, Christian Knöpfle², Alexander Rettig²,
¹ ZGDV Darmstadt e.V., Digital Storytelling Department, {Stefan.Goebel, Oliver.Schneider, Axel.Feix, Ido.Iurgel}
² Fraunhofer IGD, Department Virtual & Augmented Reality, Darmstadt, {Christian.Knoepfle, Alexander.Rettig}

    Evaluation of a Virtual Narrator’s Expressiveness in Terms of Suspense Signaling
Norbert Braun, Thomas Rieger
GRIS, Informatik, TU-Darmstadt
{Nbraun, Rieger}

    Emotional Characters for Automatic Plot Creation
Marië Theune, Sander Rensen, Rieks op den Akker, Dirk Heylen, Aanton Nijholt
University of Twente,
{theune, rensen, infrieks, heylen, anijholt}

  18:00 Social Event: Darmstadt Sightseeing

  20:00 Conference Dinner