Call: UBI Summer School 2017 – Ubiquitous computing, HCI and cities

UBISS 2017 – 8th International UBI Summer School 2017
Oulu, Finland, June 12-17, 2017
Hosted by the Center for Ubiquitous Computing at the University of Oulu

Registration fee: 250 EUR
Accommodation: 30 EUR/day Credits: 5 ECTS

http://ubicomp.oulu.fi/UBISS

Application deadline: March 13, 2017

UBISS 2017 invites researchers, students, and industry and public sector professionals to gain theoretical insights and personal hands on experience on selected topics under the tutelage of distinguished experts. UBISS 2017 builds on the legacy of the previous seven successful UBI Summer Schools hosted by us in Oulu in 2010-2016.

UBISS 2017 comprises of four parallel 6-day “hands on” workshops:

A: DESIGNING CITY FUTURES THROUGH AUGMENTED PLACE
Prof. Alessandro Aurigi, Plymouth University, UK
Dr. Katharine Willis, Plymouth University, UK

B: VIRTUAL CITY MODELS
Prof. Norbert Haala, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Patrick Tutzauer, University of Stuttgart, Germany

C: DIGITAL PRODUCT REALIZATION: MAKING THINGS THAT MATTER
Dan Somen, Stanford University, USA
Dr. Georgi Georgiev, University of Oulu, Finland

D: AUGMENTED URBAN EXPERIENCE AND MEDIATED SPATIAL NARRATIVES
Ava Fatah gen Schieck, University College London, UK
Dr. Simon Julier, University College London, UK
Dr. Ana Javornik, Newcastle University, UK
Petros Koutsolampros, University College London, UK

For a preview of upcoming fun please check out:
UBISS Trailer: https://vimeo.com/groups/315324/videos/131577593
UBISS 2016 The Film: https://vimeo.com/groups/315324/videos/172556863

APPLICATION & ENROLLMENT

All prospective participants have to submit an online application where they provide a ranked list of preferred workshop(s). The application is forwarded to the instructors of preferred workshop(s) who select students to their respective workshops. An applicant accepted to a particular workshop has to secure her/his seat via online registration.

Participants are enrolled to the workshops in two stages:

OPEN: Stage 1 – Open international call

March 13, 2017: Application deadline
March 31, 2017: Notification of acceptance
April 13, 2017: Registration deadline

TO BE OPENED IN APRIL 2017: Stage 2 – Any remaining seats are handed out on first come first served basis to applications received by May 31, 2017.

Please note that our block reservation for economic housing expires on May 9, 2017.

Further information and online application form are available at:
http://ubicomp.oulu.fi/UBISS

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