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2nd Call for Papers:

HWID2015 working conference on “Interaction Design for Pervasive and 
Smart Workplaces”

Venue: University of West London, Brentford Site, Boston Manor Road, TW8 
9GA, United Kingdom

Wednesday and Thursday, 25th – 26th of June 2015, in London, United Kingdom

Deadline for submissions: 1st of February 2015.


Theme, Scope and Focus:

The HUMAN WORK INTERACTION DESIGN 2015 (HWID 2015) working conference 
focuses on the integration of work analysis and interaction design 
methods for pervasive and smart workplaces.

Pervasive and smart technologies have pushed work-place configuration 
beyond linear logic and physical boundaries. As a result, workers’ 
experience of and access to technology is increasingly pervasive, and 
their agency constantly reconfigured. While this in certain areas of 
work is not new (e.g., technology mediation and decision support in air 
traffic control), more recent developments in other domains such as 
healthcare (e.g., Augmented Reality in Computer Aided Surgery) have 
raised challenging issues for HCI researchers and practitioners. The 
question now is: how to improve the quality of workers’ experience and 

This working conference focuses on answering this question to support 
professionals, academia, national labs, and industry engaged in human 
work analysis and interaction design for the workplace. Conversely, 
tools, procedures, and professional competences for designing 
human-centered technologies for pervasive and smart workplaces will be 

We are looking for submissions that provide the HCI field with sound 
tools, procedures, and professional competencies for designing 
human-centered technologies for pervasive and smart workplaces. 
Submissions will include, but are not limited to, one or more of the 
following topics:

- Learning from participants’ experiences in different work domains when 
applying work analysis to support the interaction design of pervasive 
and smart workplaces;

- Exploring how work analysis and interaction design have evolved, have 
to evolve, and can be made to co-evolve in order to support workers in 
pervasive and smart workplaces;

- Identify novel ideas, principles, and techniques for how interaction 
design for pervasive and smart workplaces can ensure high quality 
usability and user experience for workers;

- Addressing the sociotechnical gap in work analysis and interaction 
design, specifically the little understood gap between social 
requirements and technical designs.

- Designing simple interactions for complex work domains. How humans can 
manage the workers’ user experiences in pervasive and smart workplaces. 
These include enterprise, scientific and safety critical systems as well 
as fields such as digital archeology / heritage computing.

Submission guidelines:

We invite two types of papers:

	• Full research papers (10 pages)
	• Industry – case studies & work in progress (4 pages)

For submissions to the working conference, the authors must use the LNCS 
templates and style files available in . All papers 
should be in the working conference publication format be submitted by 
1st of February 2015 via .

An IFIP Springer copyright form must be filled in for each paper. They 
can be downloaded from .

Acceptance notification for conference papers:

Notification of acceptance will be provided by 1st April 2015. All 
accepted papers will be published in the working conference proceedings 
in the form of an electronic copy with ISBN and made available to the 

Selection of Papers for IFIP Springer Book:

During the review process, the reviewers are asked to evaluate (also 
among papers from industry and students) whether the paper is suitable 
for an IFIP Springer book. We aim at most accepted full research papers 
to be included here, but also the possibility to have a very interesting 
perspective from industry or similar represented. This IFIP Springer 
book will be available after the conference. In addition, four to five 
papers will be selected for further development for a special issue in 
the International Journal of Socio-technology and Knowledge Development.

Conference Chairs:

José Abdelnour Nocera, Associate Professor, University of West London, 
United Kingdom

Pedro Campos, Assistant Professor, University of Madeira, Portugal

Organising Committee

Torkil Clemmensen, Associate Professor, Department of IT Management, 
CBS, Denmark, Denmark

Dinesh Katre, Associate Director & HOD, Human-Centred Design & 
Computing, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, India

Arminda Lopes, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal

Effie Law, Reader, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Barbara Rita Barricelli, Research fellow, Università degli Studi di 
Milano, Italy

About the conference:

The Human Work interaction Design (HWID) working conference is organized 
by IFIP TC 13.6 working group, see The 1st HWID 
conference was organized at Madeira, Portugal in 2006 (Clemmensen, 
Campos, Orngreen, Pejtersen, & Wong, 2006). The 2nd HWID conference took 
place at Pune, India in 2009 (Katre, Orngreen, Yammiyavar, & Clemmensen, 
2010). The 3rd HWID conference was held at Copenhagen, Denmark in 2012 
(Clemmensen, Abdelnour-Nocera, Campos, Katre, Lopes, Pejtersen, & 
Orngreen 2012). In continuation with this series of the IFIP WG 13.6 on 
Human Work Interaction Design, the 4th HWID conference will take place 
in London, England on the 25th and 26th of June.


Clemmensen, T., Campos, P., Orngreen, R., Pejtersen, A. M., & Wong, W. 
(Eds.). (2006). Human work interaction design: designing for human work: 
the first IFIP TC 13.6 WG conference: designing for human work. (Vol. 
1). Springer.

Katre, D. S., Orngreen, R., Yammiyavar, P. G., & Clemmensen, T. (Eds.). 
(2010). Human Work Interaction Design: Usability in Social, Cultural and 
Organizational Contexts. (Vol. 316). Hamburg: Springer.

Campos, P., Clemmensen, T., Nocera, J.A., Katre, D., Lopes, A., 
Ørngreen, R. (Eds.), (2013). Human Work Interaction Design. Work 
Analysis and HCI, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication 
Technology.(Vol.407). Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Barbara Rita Barricelli, PhD
Research fellow
Department of Computer Science
Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy)

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