9th Smart City Seminar “Approaching Interaction Design: some framing issues”


Date: 20.09.2013

Time: 11:00 – 12:00 AM

Location: Sala Stringa – FBK-CIT, Via Sommarive, 18 – Povo-Trento.


Speaker: Liam Bannon

Affiliation: University of Limerick (IE) / Aarhus University (DK)

Bio: Liam Bannon is  Honorary Professor in Human Computer Interaction at Aarhus University, Denmark, Visiting Professor in the School of Medicine, University College, Cork, and Emeritus Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at the University of Limerick.His research interests range over the gamut of human-technology relations, including cognitive ergonomics, human-computer interaction, computer-supported cooperative work, computer-supported collaborative learning, new media and interaction design, and social dimensions of new technologies. He was a founding editor of CSCW: The Journal of Collaborative Computing and is serving, or has served,  on the editorial boards of several journals –   Journal of Cognition, Technology, and Work; Requirements Engineering Journal;  Universal Access in the Information Society Journal; International Journal of Cognitive Technology; International Journal of Web-Based Communities; CoDesign Journal; Behaviour and Information Technology Journal; and Journal of Computer Assisted Learning.

Abstract: This talk is based on a presentation given to an international conference of students in Interaction Design (SIDeR 2013) in Aarhus, Denmark earlier this year.  It raises some questions as to how we approach our work in HCI/Interaction Design – the perspectives being employed etc. and opens up avenues for further exploration.

Contact Person: Matteo Gerosa (gerosa@fbk.eu)

Smart City Seminar Series:  this seminar series is organized by the Smart Campus project, and wants to offer a regular appointment for discussing trends, challenges and achievements towards the Smart City vision. Smart Campus is a joint project carried out by Trento Rise, University of Trento and Fondazione Bruno Kessler.

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