We are glad to present four highly interesting tutorials that will be held on December 5 (see program).

· FAtiMA: Implementing emotional behavior in social agents for pedagogical systems

Samuel Mascarenhas, João Dias, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa

· Exploiting the practice theory to design a social chatbot

Manuel Gentile, Istituto per le Tecnologie Didattiche, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

· Introduction to Machine Learning techniques and its application in Pedagogical Systems

Francisco Melo, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa

· Automated discourse analysis with ReaderBench: going beyond surface chat assessments

Gabriel Gutu, Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers University “Politehnica” of Bucharest Further information