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2nd Call for Papers

NatureCHI - Unobtrusive User Experiences with Technology in Nature

workshop at CHI 2016, in San Jose, CA, USA


Deadline for submissions: January 13, 2016
Notification of acceptance: February 12, 2016
Workshop date: Sunday May 8th, 2016
Submissions (4 pages in CHI EA format) through Easy Chair:

The workshop focuses on the challenge of designing unobtrusive technology
usage and user experiences in nature. The ever-growing omnipresence of
technology in our everyday life and the idea of nature with pure,
meditative or adventurous experiences may create conflicts in values,
cultures and user behaviour. On the other hand, technology may be used to
share or intensify experiences, or for bringing a piece of nature closer as
well as more accessible. We welcome researchers and practitioners working
on ethnographic studies, user research, design cases, prototype development
and artistic installations related to technology and

Upon acceptance, at least one author must register for the workshop and for
at least one day of the CHI 2016 conference.

Welcome to submit to the workshop!

Workshop organizers
Jonna Häkkilä (University of Lapland, Finland)
Keith Cheverst (University of Lancaster, UK)
Johannes Schöning (Hasselt University, Belgium)
Nic Bidwell (University of Namibia, Namibia; University of Pretoria, South
Simon Robinson (University of Swansea, UK)
Ashley Colley (University of Lapland, Finland)

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