UBISS 2015 - 6th International UBI Summer School 2015

Oulu, Finland, June 8-13, 2015

Hosted by University of Oulu

UBI Summer School 2015 participants

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UBISS 2015 (6th International UBI Summer School 2015) enrolled 56 students from 14 countries in four parallel workshops. They provided young researchers and professionals with an opportunity to gain hands on experience and insight on selected topics on the multidisciplinary fields of HCI, ubiquitous computing and urban informatics under the tutelage of distinguished experts.
Summer school materials (program, reading packages, photos, videos etc.) are available on the Materials page.

Workshops & Instructors

UBISS 2015 comprised of four parallel 6-day "hands on" workshops:

Workshop A: SENSOR-BASED INTELLIGENT MOBILE INTERFACES
Dr. Per Ola Kristensson, University of Cambridge, UK

Workshop B: DESIGN FICTIONS FOR DATA GEOGRAPHIES
Associate Professor Mark Shepard, The State University of New York, USA

Workshop C: DESIGNING GAMES FOR THE BODY
Associate Professor Florian 'Floyd' Mueller, RMIT University, Australia

Workshop D: 3D WEB AND OPEN DATA FOR SMART CITIES HACKATHON
Professor Timo 'Timppa' Ojala, University of Oulu, Finland


Awards

"Distinguished Project" Awards

Award recipients were nominated by the instructor of each workshop.

Workshop A: "Smoking Tracker" (video)
Juan Camilo Garcia, University of Oulu, Finland
Hany Ferdinando, University of Oulu, Finland
Susanne Stigberg, Høgskolen i Østfold, Norway

Workshop B: "Lost Connection" (video)
Irina Anastasiu, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Saba Golchehr, Royal College of Art, UK
Heather McKinnon, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Jimmy Paquet-Cormier, McGill University, Canada

Workshop C: "Air Tandem" (video)
Paula Alavesa, University of Oulu, Finland
Anton Fedosov, Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland
Julia Schmidt, Linnaeus University, Sweden

Workshop D: "Helping Moon"
Mohamed Abdrabo, University of Oulu, Finland
Jonathan Fürst, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Henri Tuomivaara, University of Oulu, Finland

"Memorable Madness" Awards

Award recipients were nominated by the jury comprising of the instructors.
Workshop A: Zhanna Sarsenbayeva, University of Oulu, Finland
Workshop B: Ashley Colley, University of Lapland, Finland
Workshop C: Robb Mitchell, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Workshop D: Samuli Hyttinen, Finnish Consulting Group, Finland


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