Workshops

Our inclusive and open workshop program at British HCI 2015 provides an opportunity for all attendees to discuss focussed topics in an informal setting. Most of our workshops are open to attendance by ANY participants i.e. you do not have to have had a paper accepted at the workshop but instead you can simply register, show up and join in! Workshops will run in the two days preceding the main conference track (i.e. on either 13th or 14th July 2015). The workshop program is now finalised as:.

Workshops on Monday 13 July:

Understanding Persuasion: HCI as a medium for persuasion organisers: James Nicholson, Andrew McNeil, Lynne Coventry (Northumbria University), Chris Elsden (Newcastle University), & Pam Briggs (Northumbria University).
ACI@BHCI organisers: Charlotte Robinson (The Open University), Ilyena Hirskyj-douglas (University of Central Lancashire), Clara Mancini (The Open University), Shaun Lawson and Ben Kirman (University of Lincoln).
The X-Factor: Creating Media Experiences for Life After TV Organisers: Tom Bartindale & Guy Schofield (Open Lab, Newcastle University), Phil Stenton & Michael Evans, BBC R&D).
iUBICOM (International workshop on Ubiquitous & Collaborative Computing) organisers: Rahat Iqbal (Coventry University), Victor Chang (Leeds Beckett University), Faiyaz Doctor (Coventry University) & Jawaid Siddiqi (Sheffield Hallam University).
HCI and Notions of Democracy, Participation and Self-Organisation organisers: Vasilis Vlachokyriakos, Clara Crivellaro, Andrew Garbett & David Green (Open Lab, Newcastle University).

Workshops on Tuesday 14 July:

Designing digital creative commons for collaboration in the Performing Arts organisers: Mariza Dima & Gerard Briscoe (Queen Mary University of London, Creativeworks London).
UK_SHCI: Sustainable HCI in the UK organisers: Adrian Clear, Sam Finnigan, Rob Comber (Newcastle University), Adrian Friday (Lancaster University), Derek Foster (University of Lincoln), & Chris Priest (University of Bristol)
The use of learning research and theory to inform the design of educational games organisers: Wayne Holmes (London Knowledge Lab, UCL Institute of Education, and University of Bristol), Shaimaa Lazem (City for Scientific Research and Technological Applications (SRTA-City), Egypt, and Newcastle University) & Nicola Whitton, (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Designing with and for autistic users Organisers: Marc Fabri & Penny Andrews (Leeds Beckett University).Note that attendance at this workshop is strictly limited and not ‘open’. Please contact the workshop organizers for more details.

The fee to attend a single workshop is £75. There is no requirement for workshop attendees to register for the main conference, but this is strongly encouraged. To register please use the conference’s RegOnline site. If you have already registered for the main conference you can still login to RegOnline and amend your conference booking by adding a workshop.

For queries regarding individual workshops please contact the respective workshop organisers. For other questions please email the workshop chairs: Faustina Hwang f.hwang@reading.ac.uk, Asimina Vasalou a.vasalou@ioe.ac.uk and Mark Doughty mdoughty@lincoln.ac.uk.

 

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