Organizers

Peter Fröhlich is a Senior Scientist at AIT, where he leads a team of researchers dealing with Personal Value-enhancing Experiences. His research interests include user experience and mobile spatial interaction, as well as persuasive technologies for sustainable and privacy-aware behavior.

Matthias Baldauf is a senior researcher and lecturer at Vienna Technical University in the research group for Industrial Software (INSO). Matthias has about 10 years of experience in the field of mobile and pervasive computing research. His research interests include novel pervasive user interfaces and innovative interaction techniques.

Florian Alt is an assistant professor in the Group for Media Informatics at the University of Munich. His research interest is at the crossroads of ubiquitous computing and HCI. He is interested in open pervasive displays, particularly in how people can be enticed to interact in public spaces, how novel interaction techniques can be created, and how benefits could be created for the stakeholders. In addition, Florian works on usable privacy and security.

Manfred Tscheligi has been working in the area of Interactive Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Usability Engineering, User Interface Design and User Experience Research for more than 20 years. He successfully managed numerous research and industrial projects and was responsible in establishing national and international initiatives. Since August 2013 Manfred Tscheligi is Head of the Business Unit Technology Experience at AIT. He is also founder of the research organization CURE and Full Professor for Human-Computer Interaction & Usability at the University of Salzburg.

Sampo Ruoppila is Research Director (urban studies) at the University of Turku. He is a director of Turku Urban Research Programme – a joint initiative between the City of Turku and universities – that seeks to promote academically relevant urban research which may provide policy advice. Dr. Ruoppila is a specialist of urban policies and planning issues.

For any questions concerning the workshop, please contact perpart2015@tech-experience.at.

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