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Call for Late Breaking Papers:

HWID2015 working conference on 'Interaction Design for Pervasive and Smart

Venue: University of West London, Brentford Site, Boston Manor Road, TW8
9GA ,United Kingdom

Wednesday and Thursday, 25th ­ 26th of June 2015, in London, United Kingdom


Deadline for submission of LATE BREAKING PAPERS: 30th of March 2015.


Theme, Scope and Focus:

The HUMAN WORK INTERACTION DESIGN 2015 (HWID 2015) working conference
focuses on the integration of work analysis and interaction design methods
for pervasive and smart workplaces.

 Pervasive and smart technologies have pushed work-place configuration
beyond linear logic and physical boundaries. As a result, workers¹
experience of and access to technology is increasingly pervasive, and
their agency constantly reconfigured. While this in certain areas of work
is not new (e.g., technology mediation and decision support in air traffic
control), more recent developments in other domains such as healthcare
(e.g., Augmented Reality in Computer Aided Surgery) have raised
challenging issues for HCI researchers and practitioners. The question now
is: how to improve the quality of workers' experience and outputs?

 This working conference focuses on answering this question to support
professionals, academia, national labs, and industry engaged in human work
analysis and interaction design for the workplace. Conversely, tools,
procedures, and professional competences for designing human-centered
technologies for pervasive and smart workplaces will be discussed.

 We are looking for submissions that provide the HCI field with sound
tools, procedures, and professional competencies for designing
human-centered technologies for pervasive and smart workplaces.
Submissions will include, but are not limited to, one or more of the
following topics:

- Learning from participants' experiences in different work domains when
applying work analysis to support the interaction design of pervasive and
smart workplaces;

- Exploring how work analysis and interaction design have evolved, have to
evolve, and can be made to co-evolve in order to support workers in
pervasive and smart workplaces;

- Identify novel ideas, principles, and techniques for how interaction
design for pervasive and smart workplaces can ensure high quality
usability and user experience for workers;

- Addressing the sociotechnical gap in work analysis and interaction
design, specifically the little understood gap between social requirements
and technical designs.

- Designing simple interactions for complex work domains. How humans can
manage the workers¹ user experiences in pervasive and smart workplaces.
These include enterprise, scientific and safety critical systems as well
as fields such as digital archeology / heritage computing


Submission Types:

* Late Breaking Papers (between 4 and 10 pages) – deadline 30 March

These papers should contain late breaking findings from projects in their
early stages 
or methodological proposals to be presented for discussion and feedback at
the conference. 

* Full research papers (10 pages) - deadline passed
* Industry – case studies & work in progress (four pages) - deadline passed

For submissions to the working conference, the authors must use the LNCS

templates and style files available in . All papers
should be in the working conference publication format be submitted by 1st
of February 2015 via .

An IFIP Springer copyright form must be filled in for each paper. They can
be downloaded from  .

Acceptance notification for conference papers:

Notification of acceptance will be provided by 15th of April 2015. All
accepted papers will be published in the working conference proceedings in
the form of an electronic copy with ISBN and made available to the


Selection of Papers for IFIP Springer Book:

During the review process, the reviewers are asked to evaluate (also among
papers from industry and students) whether the paper is suitable for an
IFIP Springer book. We aim at most accepted full research papers to be
included here, but also the possibility to have a very interesting
perspective from industry or similar represented. This IFIP Springer book
will be available after the conference. In addition, four to five papers
will be selected for further development for a special issue in the
International Journal of Socio-technology and Knowledge Development.


Conference Chairs:

José Abdelnour Nocera, Associate Professor, University of West London,
United Kingdom

Pedro Campos, Assistant Professor, University of Madeira, Portugal

Organising Committee

Torkil Clemmensen, Professor, Department of IT Management, CBS,
Denmark, Denmark

Dinesh Katre, Associate Director & HOD, Human-Centred Design & Computing,
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, India

Arminda Lopes, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal

Effie Law, Reader, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Barbara Rita Barricelli, Research fellow, Università degli Studi di
Milano, Italy


About the conference:

The Human Work interaction Design (HWID) working conference is organized
by IFIP TC 13.6 working group, see The 1st HWID
conference was organized at Madeira, Portugal in 2006 (Clemmensen, Campos,
Orngreen, Pejtersen, & Wong, 2006). The 2nd HWID conference took place at
Pune, India in 2009 (Katre, Orngreen, Yammiyavar, & Clemmensen, 2010). The
3rd HWID conference was held at Copenhagen, Denmark in 2012 (Clemmensen,
Abdelnour-Nocera, Campos, Katre, Lopes, Pejtersen, & Orngreen 2012). In
continuation with this series of the IFIP WG 13.6 on Human Work
Interaction Design, the 4th HWID conference will take place in London,
England on the 25th and 26th of June.



Clemmensen, T., Campos, P., Orngreen, R., Pejtersen, A. M., & Wong, W.
(Eds.). (2006). Human work interaction design: designing for human work:
the first IFIP TC 13.6 WG conference: designing for human work. (Vol. 1).

Katre, D. S., Orngreen, R., Yammiyavar, P. G., & Clemmensen, T. (Eds.).
(2010). Human Work Interaction Design: Usability in Social, Cultural and
Organizational Contexts. (Vol. 316). Hamburg: Springer.

Campos, P., Clemmensen, T., Nocera, J.A., Katre, D., Lopes, A., Ørngreen,
R. (Eds.), (2013). Human Work Interaction Design. Work Analysis and HCI,
IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology.(Vol.407).
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg.




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