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25-26 October 2000

Convitto della Calza, Florence, Italy

Special Theme
"Information Society for All"




Areas of interest

  • Adaptable and adaptive interaction, user modelling
  • Intelligent user interfaces, guided or cooperative interaction, intelligent agents
  • Computer-Supported Collaborative Work
  • Multilinguality, internationalisation / localisation of interactive applications
  • Novel interaction techniques, multimedia / multimodal interfaces
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Dialogue design methodologies and approaches
  • Interface design assistance tools
  • Interface architectures and development tools, interoperability
  • Formal methods and languages for interaction specification and verification
  • Ergonomics, Human Factors and usability issues
  • Evaluation techniques and tools
  • Sociological and economical issues
  • Novel approaches to information access and retrieval in large information spaces
  • Cognitive Factors in Design
  • User-Centred Design
  • Interface metaphors
  • Intuitive, seamless interfaces
  • Interfaces to wearable and ubiquitous systems
  • Information Visualisation
  • Support measures (e.g. standardisation) for user interfaces for all
  • Accessibility of information environments

This year's special theme is "Information Society for All", and a special session will be devoted to the issue of "Universal Access in Healthcare Telematics". In this context, areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Organising Healthcare collections for universal access
  • Reference models for universally accessible medical records
  • Advanced interaction techniques for Healthcare professionals
  • Virtual Hospital
  • Personalisation and adaptation in Healthcare Telematics
  • Social aspects of universal access to medical records
  • Security, privacy and IPR
  • Universal access principles and the organisation of Regional Healthcare Networks
  • Etc

Keynote Speaker

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Programme Committee

  • Prof. Constantine Stephanidis, University of Crete and ICS-FORTH, Greece (Workshop Chair)
  • Dr. Pier Luigi Emiliani, CNR-IROE, Italy (Programme Chair and Local Organiser)
  • Prof. Alfred Kobsa, University of California, Irvine, USA
  • Dr. Michael Pieper, GMD, Germany
  • Dr. Elizabeth Andre, DFKI, Germany
  • Prof. David Benyon, Napier University, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Noelle Carbonell, CRIN-CNRS & INRIA, France
  • Dr. Giorgio Faconti, CNR-CNUCE, Italy
  • Mr. Seppo Haataja, NOKIA Mobile Phones, Finland
  • Dr. Ilias Iakovidis, European Commission, EU
  • Dr. Dominique Scapin, INRIA, France
  • Prof. Christian Stary, University of Linz, Austria
  • Prof. Jean Vanderdonckt, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • Dr. Annika Waern, SICS, Sweden
  • Dr. Michael Wilson, RAL, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Juergen Ziegler, FhG-IAO, Germany

Contact Details

For more information, please contact:

Programme Chair & Local Arrangements:

Dr. Pier Luigi Emiliani

Institute of Research on Electromagnetic Waves "Nello Carrara" (IROE)
National Research Council
Via Panciatichi, 64
50127 Firenze, Italy
Tel: +39 055 431090 / 4235235
Fax: +39 055 410893
Email: p.l.emiliani@ifac.cnr.it

Workshop Chair:

Prof. Constantine Stephanidis

Institute of Computer Science (ICS)
Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH)
N. Plastira 100, Vassilika Vouton
GR 70013 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Tel: +30 2810 391741
Fax: +30 2810 391799
Email: cs@ics.forth.gr


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