Luigina Ciolfi

Upcoming workshop at CHI 2013

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I will be co-hosting a workshop at CHI 2013 in Paris in April on “Explorations in Social Interaction Design”.

As computing moves into the background and social media pervade everyday life, we need in HCI a broader vocabulary and additional resources for designing with socially generated data in ways that are rich, meaningful and sustainable. On the other hand, as designers of future products and environments, we urgently need to grasp and embrace the fluid social practices of connectivity.

In this one-day workshop, we aim to explore how the two lines of inquiry of sociability and materiality are and could be further linked towards a novel research agenda in Social Interaction Design (SxD) that merges social data and networked connections with a vision for materiality in computing and tangible interaction.

The workshop is organised by :
Elisa Giaccardi, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Luigina Ciolfi, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Eva Hornecker, Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany
Chris Speed, Edinburgh University, UK
Shaowen Bardzell, Indiana University, USA

in collaboration with
Pieter Jan Stappers, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Paul Hekkert, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Marco Rozendaal, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Program Committee Members:
Elizabeth Churchill, eBay Research Labs, USA
Rogerio de Paula, IBM Research Brazil
Maurice McGinley, AVG Innovation Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Thecla Schiphorst, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

Full description of the workshop and (soon) a full list of participants can be found here

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