Plats: MIT-huset, Ljusgården
Anna Croon Fors, Department of Informatics: Roundtable seminar on Everyday IT
The broad aim of this roundtable is to improve our understanding of the significance of digital artifacts in everyday life with special emphasis on gender, innovation and health. During the seminar we will share experience with Scandinavian IT-researchers within the areas of elderly, health and fitness as well as actual theories, methods and results that challenge common conceptions about the role of digital artifacts in everyday life.
Participants who have confirmed their participation are Charlotte Wiberg, Department of Informatics Umeå University, Eva Svedmark, Centre for Teaching and Learning, Umeå University, Tone Bratteteig, Department of Informatics, Oslo University, Christina Mörtberg, Department of Informatics, Umeå and Oslo University, Britt Östlund, Department of Rehabilitation Engineering at the Department of Design Science, Lund University, and Eva Lindh Waterworth, Department of Informatics, Umeå University.
Aspects of importance are among others;
- Quality of life, sustainability, decency
- Experience, entertainment, social networks,
- Everyday life, identity, narratives
- Innovation, ethics, design
- Ageing, well-being, security
Anna Croon Fors