Organizers:

Norman Makoto Su is is an Assistant Professor in the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington. His research interests lie in HCI and CSCW. Integrating humanistic and empirical methods, his Authentic User Experience lab characterizes the relationship of technology with subcultures and designs systems to support their notion of authenticity.

Victor Kaptelinin is Professor of HCI at Umeå University, Sweden. His research interests include HCI theory, activity-centric computing, and robotic telepresence.

Jeffrey Bardzell is Professor of Informatics at Indiana University’s School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. He is known for his work on interaction criticism, aesthetic interaction, critical design, and design creativity.

Shaowen Bardzell is Professor of Informatics at Indiana University’s School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. Bardzell’s research explores the contributions of design, feminism, and social science to support technology’s role in social change.

Jed Brubaker an Assistant Professor in Information Science at CU Boulder. As a social computing scholar, he runs the Identity Lab where he studies how identity is designed, represented, and experienced in socio-technical systems.

Ann Light is Professor of Design and Creative Technology at the University of Sussex. She specializes in the social impact and ethics of technology. Her design work concerns innovation in social process, social justice and sustainability, researched using participatory methods.

Dag Svanæs is Professor of Interaction Design at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He is also adjunct professor at the IT-University of Copenhagen, Denmark in the Digital Design Department. He has 20 years of experience applying phenomenology to HCI. His research interests include embodied interaction and design, exergames, participatory design, and HCI theory.