Dr. Chen is an associate professor at the Computing Science Department, ChalmersUniversity of Sweden. She has been working in Human Factors and Ergonomicsresearch for over 20 years and has published over 20 papers in the cognitive sciencespecially related to speech technology application. Chen has over 20 years teaching andresearch experience on ergonomics, human factors and human-computer interaction.She has been teaching on human cognition, human-computer interaction, usability anduser-centered design, and research methodology in undergraduate and graduate level. Inthe past 8 years, her research interests in focused on speech and multimodal interactiondesign in different applications. Dr. Jokinen is a Professor of Language Technology at the University of Helsinki. Shehas played a leading role in several academic and industrial research projectsconcerning spoken dialogue systems, cooperative communication, adaptation, andmultimodality. She has published a large number of articles and papers, organized manyworkshops in major international workshops, and given several invited talks andseminars. She is the secretary of the SIGDial, the ISCA/ACL Special Interest Group forDiscourse and Dialogue.