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Call for participation:  smart@work

 

Dresden International Spring School 

on Human Technology Cooperation 2017

 

March 5 to 11, 2017

http://smartatwork.org/

 

Closing date for applications: January 13, 2017

 

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Dear colleagues,

 

we invite you to participate at the International Spring School on Human
Technology Cooperation "smart@work", which will be held in Dresden, Germany,
from March 5 to 11, 2017. The event mainly targets PhD students, researchers
and skilled practitioners.

 

Within the field of human technology cooperation, smart@work will focus on
how human beings can interact with machines and computers in future work
scenarios. The goal is to facilitate cooperation between people and
technology as partners on equal footing, and to benefit from their
respective strengths. With the objective of satisfying needs from multiple
perspectives, several disciplines collaborate, aiming for major key aspects
such as:

-          Designing professional work of the future in a holistic way with
the human-in-the-loop

-          Using novel smart technologies including mobile devices and
Augmented or Mixed Reality experiences

-          Investigating appropriate natural multimodal interaction and
visualization approaches

-          Applying novel prototyping, fabrication and user experience
evaluation techniques

 

For seven days, PhD students and Postdocs from around the world will discuss
and elaborate a vision of being [log in to unmask] Leading international scientists
will share their experience at the highest international level. A broad mix
of lectures, keynote speeches, workshops, hands-on sessions and excursions
will stimulate the academic exchange and foster focused, results-oriented,
and high quality scientific work. The workshop will be accompanied by
leisure activities in the beautiful city of Dresden, the cosmopolitan
metropolis of art and science.

 

We are happy to welcome three internationally recognized experts as keynote
speakers:

 

    Prof. Patrick Baudisch (Human Computer Interaction Lab, Hasso Plattner
Institute at Potsdam University)

    Prof. Stephen Brewster (Multimodal Interaction Group, University of
Glasgow); pending

    Axel Platz (Corporate Technology – User Interface Design, Siemens AG)

 

Besides an interesting week, we also offer all participants basic financial
support:

-          Free accommodation, basic meals, local transport

-          Travel allowance up to several hundred Euros (depending on
individual travel costs)

 

Further information and recent news can be found at  http://smartatwork.org/


 

To apply or to inquire further information send an email to 

< [log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]>  >. 

Information what is needed for your application can be found at

http://smartatwork.org/participation/ 

 

The registration is open until January 13, 2017.

 

On behalf of the organizing team

 

Raimund Dachselt

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Raimund Dachselt

Technische Universität Dresden

Interactive Media Lab Dresden

Web:  https:/imld.de/en

Tel:  +49 (0)351 463 38507

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