Northumbria University researchers are involved in a diverse range of contributions to the 2018 ACM CHI conference, including 18 papers to be presented, 3 organised workshop, 2 Special Interest Group sessions, and 1 course. See below for an overview for our activities across the conference!

Saturday 21st April – Workshops.

“Grand Visions” for Post-Capitalist Human-Computer Interaction  –>
By Tom Feltwell, Shaun Lawson, Enrique Encinas, Conor Linehan, Ben Kirman, Deborah Maxwell, Tom Jenkins, Stacey Kuznetsov

Sunday 22nd April – Workshops.

HCI for Blockchain: Studying, Designing, Critiquing and Envisioning Distributed Ledger Technologies –>
By Chris Elsden, Bettina Nissen, Karim Jabbar, Reem Talhouk, Caitlin Lustig, Paul Dunphy, Chris Speed, John Vines

Maker Movements, Do-It-Yourself Cultures and Participatory Design: Implications for HCI Research –>
By Michael Smyth, Ingi Helgason, Frank Kresin, Mara Balestrini, Andreas B. Unteidig, Shaun Lawson, Mark Gaved, Nick Taylor, James Auger, Lone Koefoed Hansen, Douglas C. Schuler, Mel Woods, Paul Dourish

Untold Stories: Working with Third Sector Organisations –>
By Angelika Strohmayer, Matt Marshall, Nitya Verma, Chris Bopp, Roisin McNaney, Amy Voida, David S. Kirk, Nicola J. Bidwell

Monday 23rd April – Paper presentations, courses and SIGs.

Making Sense of Blockchain Applications: A Typology for HCI –>
By Chris Elsden, Arthi Manohar, Jo Briggs, Mike Harding, Chris Speed, John Vines

The SelfReflector: Design, IoT and the High Street –>
By Jayne Wallace, Jon Rogers, Michael Shorter, Pete Thomas, Martin Skelly, Richard Cook

Admixed Portrait: Design to Understand Facebook Portrayals in New Parenthood –>
By Abigail C. Durrant, David S. Kirk, Diego Trujillo Pisanty, Sarah Martindale

SIG: Potentials of HCI for Prisons and Incarcerated Individuals –>
By Sanne Verbaan, Clair Aldington, Roisin McNaney,
Jayne Wallace

SIG: Chatbots for Social Good –>
By Asbjørn Følstad, Petter Bae Brandtzaeg, Tom Feltwell, Effie L-C Law, Manfred Tscheligi, Ewa A. Luger

Course: Balanced Interaction Design –>
By Gilbert Cockton

Tuesday 24th April – Paper presentations, courses and SIGs.

Research Fiction and Thought Experiments in Design
By Mark Blythe, Enrique Encinas

Building A Better Bumphone: Designing Around Prison Phone Use –>
By Sanne Verbaan, John Bowers

Enabling the Participation of People with Parkinson’s and their Caregivers in Co-Inquiry around Collectivist Health Technologies –>
By Roisin McNaney, John Vines, Andy Dow, Harry Robinson, Heather Robinson, Kate McDonald, Leslie Brown, Peter Santer, Don Murray, Janice Murray, David Green, Peter Wright

Everything We Do, Everything We Press: Data-Driven Remote Performance Management in a Mobile Workplace –>
By Lyndsey L. Bakewell, Konstantina Vasileiou, Kiel S. Long, Mark Atkinson, Helen Rice, Manuela Barreto, Julie Barnett, Michael Wilson, Shaun Lawson, John Vines

Imaginary Design Workbooks: Constructive Criticism and Practical Provocation –>
By Mark Blythe, Enrique Encinas, Jofish Kaye, Miriam Lueck Avery, Rob McCabe, Kristina Andersen

Between Grassroots and the Hierarchy: Lessons Learned from the Design of a Public Services Directory –>
By Andy Dow, Rob Comber, John Vines

Data, Data Everywhere, and Still Too Hard to Link: Insights from User Interactions with Diabetes Apps –>
By Dmitri S. Katz, Blaine A. Price, Simon Holland, Nicholas Sheep Dalton

Wednesday 25th April – Paper presentations, courses and SIGs.

Accountability Work: Examining the Values, Technologies and Work Practices that Facilitate Transparency in Charities –>
By Matthew Marshall, John Vines, Pete Wright, David S. Kirk, Toby Lowe, Rob Wilson

Supporting the Complex Social Lives of New Parents –>
By Austin L. Toombs, Kellie Morrissey, Emma Simpson, Colin M. Gray, John Vines, Madeline Balaam

Troubling Vulnerability: Designing with LGBT Young People’s Ambivalence Towards Hate Crime Reporting –>
By Cally Gatehouse, Matthew Wood, Jo Briggs, James Pickles, Shaun Lawson

Designing for Diabetes Decision Support Systems with Fluid Contextual Reasoning –>
By Dmitri S. Katz, Blaine A. Price, Simon Holland, Nicholas Sheep Dalton

LBW: The Role of Aesthetics and Design: Wearables in Situ –>
By Matthew Pateman, Daniel Harrison, Paul Marshall, Marta E. Cecchinato

Thursday 26th April – Paper presentations, courses and SIGs.

Rethinking Engagement with Online News through Social and Visual Co-Annotation –>
By Gavin Wood, Kiel Long, Tom Feltwell, Scarlett Rowland, Phillip Brooker, Jamie Mahoney, John Vines, Julie Barnett, Shaun Lawson

Ticket to Talk: Supporting Conversation between Young People and People with Dementia through Digital Media –>
By Daniel Welsh, Kellie Morrissey, Sarah Foley, Roisin McNaney, Christos Salis, John McCarthy, John Vines

Making Problems in Design Research: The Case of Teen Shoplifters on Tumblr –>
By Enrique Encinas, Mark Blythe, Shaun Lawson, John Vines, Jayne Wallace, Pam Briggs

ThermoKiosk: Investigating Roles for Digital Surveys of Thermal Experience in Workplace Comfort Management –>
By Adrian K. Clear, Samantha Mitchell Finnigan, Patrick Olivier, Rob Comber