UBISS 2014 - 5th International UBI Summer School 2014
Oulu, Finland, June 9-14, 2014
Hosted by University of Oulu
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We thank all students, instructors and staff for a very successful summer school!
See you in UBISS 2015 (6th International UBI Summer School 2015) to be held in Oulu, Finland, on June 8-13, 2015!
The annual international UBI Summer Schools provide young researchers with an opportunity to gain hands on experience and insight on selected topics on the multidisciplinary fields of ubiquitous computing and urban informatics under the tutelage of distinguished experts.
Workshops & Instructors
UBISS 2014 (5th International UBI Summer School 2014) comprised of of four parallel 6-day "hands on" workshops that enrolled 59 students from 16 countries:
- A: DESIGNING URBAN INTERACTIONS FOR PARTICIPATORY PUBLICS
Prof. Martin Brynskov, Aarhus University, Denmark
- B: URBAN AUGMENTED REALITY
Prof. Steven Feiner, Columbia University, USA
- C: LEARNING FROM PEOPLE TO DESIGN FUTURE "ENJOYING MACHINES"
Prof. Oskar Juhlin, Stockholm University, Sweden
- D: DESIGNING BODILY PLAY
Dr. Florian 'Floyd' Mueller, RMIT University, Australia
"Distinguished Project" Awards
Award recipients were nominated by the instructor of each workshop.
Workshop A: "Medellin"
Carlos Estrada, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Daniel Filonik, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Essi Kuure, University of Lapland, Finland
Patrick Sebastian Niemann, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Firaz Peer, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Vanessa Thomas, Lancaster University, UK
Wieke Villerius, Deutsche Bahn, The Netherlands
Workshop B: "Fixit Minion"
Lasse Annola, University of Oulu, Finland
Johannes Deselaers, Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Germany
Daniel Herrera, University of Oulu, Finland
Iana Podkosova, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Workshop C: "FancyBag"
Arto Lanamäki, University of Oulu, Finland
Maximilian Müller, Linnaeus University Växjö, Sweden
Nico Reski, Linnaeus University Växjö, Sweden
Tobias Stockinger, University of Passau, Germany
Workshop D: "Reindeers and Wolves"
Daniel Finnegan, University of Bath, UK
Robb Mitchell, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Eduardo Velloso, Lancaster University, UK
"Memorable Madness" Awards
Award recipients were nominated by the jury comprising of the instructors and the chair of the summer school.
Workshop A: Essi Kuure, University of Lapland, Finland
Workshop B: Johannes Deselaers, Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Germany
Workshop C: Tobias Stockinger, University of Passau, Germany
Workshop D: Daniel Finnegan, University of Bath, UK
Application & Enrollment
All prospective students had to submit the online application that was forwarded to the instructors for approval.
While the UBI Summer Schools are primarily targeted for postgraduate students (doctoral candidates), postdoctoral researchers, undergraduate students, and industry and public sector professionals were also welcome to apply.
Students were enrolled to the workshops in two stages:
CLOSED [Stage 1. Open international call with application deadline on March 24, 2014.]
CLOSED [ Stage 2. Any vacant seats remaining after stage 1 will be handed on first come first served basis to applications received by May 26, 2014.]
Past UBI Summer Schools
- UBISS 2013 (4th International UBI Summer School 2013) held in Oulu on June 10-15, 2013. Four parallel workshops enrolled 76 students from 18 countries.
- 3rd International UBI Summer School 2012 held in Oulu on May 28 - June 2, 2012. Three parallel workshops enrolled 51 students from 10 countries.
- 2nd International UBI Summer School 2011 held in Oulu on May 23 - 28, 2011. Three parallel workshops enrolled 36 students from 6 countries.
- 1st International UBI Summer School 2010 held in Oulu on May 31 - June 4, 2010. Six parallel workshops enrolled 72 students from 20 countries.