DeSForM2015: Aesthetics of Interaction | Dynamic, Multisensory, Wise (Oct 2015, Milan Italy)

Dates: 13-17 October 2015
Location: Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Deadline for submissions: EXTENDED 31 January 2015

The works traditionally presented at DeSForM investigate the evolving nature of design artifacts and how new forms or objects’ aesthetics convey meaning. We aim to discuss the potential, the limits, and the constraints of designing intriguing experiences with technology-affected artifacts (be they tangible, virtual or intangible). We will also explore the balance of aesthetics, ethics, meaning, and emotion in design.

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CHI 2011 Workshop: Designer Experience – Exploring Ways to Design in Experience (May 2011, Vancouver)
Submission deadline: Jan 14, 2011

Designers are not users, and they should not design for themselves, but for the users. What if a designer could be and experience more like a user? Would it automatically improve the quality of their designs as they could design for themselves?

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UX Hong Kong 2011 (February 18)

UX Hong Kong 2011 –

UX Hong Kong 2011 is a 1 day intimate UX program to learn, discuss, experience, share and immerse with some of the best UX international talent and local community from Hong Kong and Asian region. We have invited speakers to provide snapshots and workshops on the topics of UX strategy, design research, mobile design and the UX toolkit. Everyone attending will have an opportunity to preview all speakers in the morning and then an opportunity to choose 1 workshop in the afternoon to go into a topic more deeply with one of the speakers.

On the day after the conference, participants are welcome to join the speakers for a day out to experience Hong Kong and spend more time with the speakers to talk about UX.

OMUE2010: Intl Workshop on Observing the Mobile User Experience (Oct 2010, Reykjavik)

In Conjunction with NordiCHI 2010 – Reykjavik, Iceland, October 17, 2010
Submission deadline: 27 August 2010

In this workshop we want to discuss the most important factors, parameters, and research questions about how to study and involve users in a truly mobile setting. The goal of the workshop is to provide an overview of available methods and techniques, but also to produce a set of guidelines for studying and interacting with users in a mobile setting. The workshop will focus on the process and methodologies and will not go into deeper technical details (e.g. algorithms for activity recognition). Read more of this post

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