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*Call for Participation *


*Personalizing Persuasive Technologies Workship*

*Persuasive Technology 2018*

*April 17, 2018, Waterloo, Canada.*

*Important Dates:*

   - *Feb 2, 2018*: Submissions deadline: Submissions deadline. Please
   submit your papers via easy chair
   - *March 16, 2018*: Acceptance notification
   - *March 26, 2018*: Camera-ready version due
   - *April 17, 2018*: Workshop

Building on the success of the 2016 and 2017 editions, this year’s workshop
on *Personalizing Persuasive Technologies* aims to connect diverse groups
of persuasive technology and behavior change researchers and practitioners
interested in personalization and tailoring of persuasive technologies to
share their experiences, ideas, discuss key challenges facing the area,
identify opportunities, and define a roadmap for future research in this
area.  We welcome submissions and ideas from any domain of persuasive
technology and HCI including, but not limited to health, sustainability,
games, safety and security, marketing, eCommerce, entertainment and
education. Workshop papers and ideas will be archived online to be
accessible to the general public.

*Participants are invited to submit:*

   - position papers (2–4 pages)
   - work-in-progress papers (2–6 pages)
   - full research papers (6-12 pages)

We invite position and research papers that cover any of the topics listed
below or other relevant topics:

   - Frameworks and models for developing personalized persuasive technology
   - Objective and subjective approaches to personalizing persuasive
   - Methods and Metrics for evaluating the effectiveness of personalized
   persuasive technology
   - Long-term evaluation and evidence of long-term effect of personalized
   persuasive technology
   - Systematically investigating and highlighting the difference between
   Adaptivity and Adoptivity
   - Systematically investigating and highlighting the difference between
   system-controlled personalization and user-controlled personalization
   - The relationships between individual characteristics and effectiveness
   of various persuasive technology features
   - How to balance the cost and benefit of personalizing persuasive
   technology (the level of personalization required for a maximum return on
   - How to develop ethical and privacy-sensitive personalized persuasive
   - What do we personalize (e.g., the persuasive strategies, approaches,
   or end-goals)?
   - How do we personalize (e.g., subjective and objective personalization
   - Who do we personalize for (e.g., personality, gender, age,
   persuadability, player types, emotional states, contextual/situational
   - Where do we personalize - domain and context dependency of
   personalization approaches?
   - Challenges and limitations of implementing personalized persuasive
   technology and solutions.
   - Case studies and examples of personalized persuasive technologies.
   - Success and failure stories with regard to personalized persuasive
   - Other relevant dimensions of personalizing persuasive technologies.

Submission will be peer-reviewed and the organizing committee will select
up to 20 participants according to relevance, quality, and research
diversity.  All accepted papers will be shared through the workshop website
and will be published and made accessible online via CEUR Workshop
Proceedings ( <>). Finally, based on the
submissions to our three subsequent workshops, we will invite authors of
position papers to contribute to a special issue on personalized persuasion
in a leading journal in the field. We also welcome participants who
are registered for the main conference to join our workshop.


Rita Orji, Dalhousie University, Canada

Maurits Kaptein, University of Tilburg, Netherlands

Jaap Ham, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Kiemute Oyibo, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Joshua Nwokeji, Gannon University, USA


Please, help circulate this call for participation.


Rita Orji, Asst. Professor
Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University
6050 University Ave. Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2, Canada
Phone: 902-494-1677

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