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W01 “Wantae Come Oot tae Play?”: Designing for Outdoor Play at CHI2019

This workshop responds to an important societal problem of people playing outside less and less, leading to reduced health, educational, and social benefits. For adults, outdoor play can provide stress relief, opportunity for social interactions and benefit physical health and well-being. For children, unstructured play outdoors is important for emotional, social and physical development.

Motivated by the opportunities and challenges in this area, we invite a diverse set of practitioners and researchers who are interested in technological, social and design aspects of outdoor play for all ages. We will use participants’ insights, energies and expertise to explore the challenges and focus on how we can build a community to share innovative designs, generate knowledge and make actionable research in this context.

This one-day workshop will involve traditional games and play, proprietary outdoor games / toys, making using to-hand materials, and most importantly, people with diverse backgrounds exploring and collecting insights through outdoor play in Glasgow.


To apply to the workshop, please submit a position paper in the CHI Extended Abstract format (on or before) 12 February 2019 to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

Submissions should be 4-pages (references do not count towards page limit) and include:

1) A description of the authors past work and future work related to outdoor play.

2) A statement of the authors’ interest in this workshop.

Submissions will be evaluated by peer-review process. At least one author from the accepted submission will be expected to register to the CHI conference and workshop. This work will be used to build outdoor play as an area of interest, a formal/informal network, and promote future collaborations.


Important Dates
- Submission for workshop position papers: February 12th, 2019 via [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

- Notification of acceptance: on or before March 1st, 2019

- Workshop Day: Saturday (8:00-14:00), May 4th, 2019


Website
https://www.outdoorplay.design<https://www.outdoorplay.design/>


Organisers
Gavin Wood, Northumbria University, UK
Jon Back, Uppsala University, Sweden
Jaz Hee-jeong Choi, RMIT University, Australia
Thomas Dylan, Northumbria University, UK
Julie R. Williamson, University of Glasgow, UK
Marti Louw, Carnegie Mellon University, USA


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