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Call for Papers/Participation - ACE'14 Workshop on "Designing Systems for
Health and Entertainment: what are we missing?"
In conjunction with ACE 2014: *
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in Madeira, Portugal
More info: *

Systems that aggregate health and entertainment goals are proliferating,
but little is known about the way to design and evaluate these systems and
how to manage the different (if nor opposite) needs of these two main
areas. This workshop will promote the discussion of issues surrounding
these areas, enabling a better understanding of the how’s and why’s of
designing systems for health and entertainment, as well as the
identification of new avenues of research in the field.
Therefore we invite designers, researchers and practitioners to participate
in an exciting full-day workshop where they are invited to share their
personal views and research on the intersection of technology, health and

Participants are invited to submit a short paper (2-4 pages in ACM SIGCHI
format) presenting their personal views and research on the intersection of
technology, health and entertainment. Possible contributions may include
but are not limited to:

Health and entertainment systems
Studies on the effectiveness, and acceptance of health and entertainment
systems and their impact on health and wellbeing
Methodologies and frameworks for the design, development, and evaluation of
health and entertainment systems
Design principles and guidelines for special user populations and specific
Insights on how to leverage these systems to the medical care and attract
health professionals into the design and development of these systems
The workshop welcomes participants who have not submitted papers but wish
to actively contribute to the discussion of the challenges. These
participants should state and justify their interest through the email

Contributions and statements of interest should be sent to
*[log in to unmask]
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September 19, 2014: Submission deadline for position papers and motivation
October 17, 2014: Notification of acceptance
November 3, 2014: Camera ready version
November 11, 2014: Workshop at ACE 2014
Paula Alexandra Silva, IEETA, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Susana Brás, IEETA, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Luísa Castro, IEETA, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Francisco Nunes, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Fares Kayali, TU Wien, Austria
Francisco Nunes, TU Wien, Austria
Kathrin Gerling, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
Nervo Verdezoto, Aarhus University, Denmark
Paula Alexandra Silva, Universidade de Aveiro, PortugalSergi Bermúdez i
Badia, Universidade da Madeira, Portugal
Simon McCallum Gjøvik, University College, Norway
Stavros Asimakopoulos, University of Athens, Greece

More info: *

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‘It is easier to tame down than to think up’ - Osborn
Aloha mai no, aloha aku - Hawaiian saying

Paula Alexandra Silva

Come and join us at ACE .:. November 11-14, Madeira, Portugal
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