Online Talkshow: How to do HCI research if your users are off limits?
When: Tuesday, April the 7th 17:00 to 18:30 (German time)
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Panelists' Statments
Albrecht Schmidt: Consolidate you experience and knowledge into a vision paper
Antonio Krüger: Rethink your studies - most good ideas survive without them!
Anna Maria Feit: Unleash your CS skills and turn the data we already have into actionable knowledge.
Florian Alt: Your research question needs to (still) define your method - and not vice versa.
Luke Haliburton: Get data from users at home with online surveys and Mechanical Turk
Niels Henze: If participants can't come to the lab, bring the lab to your participants and #StayAtHome
Sarah Prange: Implementing interactive surveys to test research prototypes
Sarah Völkel: Can MTurk help us out now? Opportunities and pitfalls when using MTurk for user studies
Ville Mäkelä: There is great potential (and some challenges) in running user studies in virtual reality
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Topic and Motivation:
How to move our research forward, if we cannot interact with people personally? This discussion happens in many HCI groups - ranging from a student project to large multinational collaborative projects.

We do not have the answers, but we like to share ideas and experiences.

People around the world are staying at home to protect themselves and their communities from the ongoing pandemic. In a field dedicated to interacting with users, how do we carry out research when we are not allowed to come in contact with other people? What strategies can the HCI community employ to make the best use of their time working from home?

We are bringing together HCI researchers with a variety of backgrounds and expertise to discuss this timely topic, and brainstorm ways to do good scientific work while the world is on lockdown.

Each panelist will start with a statement about the experience (max. 120 Seconds) and then we move into an open panel discussion.

We plan to record the session.

Please join us for the discussion on Tuesday, April the 7th 17:00 to 18:30 at

More Information is available at:

Florian Alt and Albrecht Schmidt

Albrecht Schmidt
Human Centered Ubiquitous Media Group
Department of Computer Science
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Frauenlobstr. 7a
80337 München
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Phone: +49 152 22 980 549
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