Call for participation to the “Sixth International Workshop on Intrinsically – Motivated Open-ended Learning (IMOL2023)

Following the five previous workshops, IMOL 2023 will further explore the advancements of intrinsically motivated open-ended lifelong learning. The workshop aims to be a highly interactive event with high-profile keynote presentations and the participation of an audience of about 60 people. It will foster close interaction among the participants with discussions, poster sessions, and collective round tables directed towards specific objectives.

Participating in IMOL 2023

Participation in the workshop is free of charge but, given the specific nature of the meeting, is limited to a restricted number of people. Prospective attendees should submit either a brief statement of motivation or (preferably) an abstract to be presented as a poster or contributed talk.

Topics of interest involve open-ended lifelong learning in autonomous agents and robots, for example:

  • Autonomous robot open-ended learning
  • Architectures for open-ended learning
  • Multi-task reinforcement learning
  • Deep reinforcement learning
  • Intrinsic motivations
  • Curriculum learning
  • Goal self-generation
  • Open-ended development
  • Quality Diversity methods
  • Multiple task solution and parameterized skills
  • Neural/probabilistic representations and abstractions
  • Goal-based skill learning
  • Knowledge transfer and avoidance of catastrophic forgetting
  • Compositionality and chunking
  • Abstraction and hierarchies of goals and skills
  • Visual planning and problem solving
  • Mitigating risks of real-world deployment of open-ended learning systems
  • Language-based reinforcement learning

Important Dates and Participants

Abstract submission and registration deadline: July 10, 2023

Conference dates: 13th to the 15th of September 2023

The organizers of IMOL’23:

  • Stéphane Doncieux
  • Georg Martius
  • Sao Mai Nguyen
  • Emre Ugur
  • Johann Huber