Doctoral consortium

The doctoral consortium is a special session of the conference where a limited number of PhD students in the early phases of their research can receive advice in a constructive and informal atmosphere.  

Workshop: Behavior Change Support Systems

Program Chair: Saskia Kelders, University of Twente
Organizing Chair: Olga Kulyk, University of Twente
General Co-Chairs: Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, University of Oulu, and Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen, University of Twente

An array of persuasive applications has been developed over the past

Workshop: Persuasive Urban Mobility

Agnis Stibe, MIT Media Lab
Matthias Wunsch and Alexandra Millonig, Austrian Institute of Technology

Persuasive technologies can be applied in the field of mobility to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide health benefits and cost savings, for example, by encouraging

Tutorial: Mobile Persuasion Design

Aaron Marcus, Aaron Marcus and Associates (AM+A)

This tutorial summarizes key concepts of user-centered design (UCD) for mobile experiences, then focuses on mobile persuasion design, with detailed discussion of 10 case studies, each for a unique user community and

Tutorial: Bringing Service Design to Healthcare

Jodi Forlizzi, HCI Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, Healthcare is undergoing drastic changes in the United States. Organizations and individuals alike are facing increased costs and changes in healthcare coverage. At the same time, the advent of the Internet,

Welcome and opening remarks

Tom MacTavish, conference chair, welcomes the group.

Patrick Whitney, dean of IIT Institute of Design, addresses the strategic role of design.


Jodi Forlizzi
Professor, HCI Institute, Carnegie Mellon University


Jodi Forlizzi is a professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University and a co-founder of, a

Session 1—Understanding Individuals

Involvement as Working Mechanism for Persuasive Technology

Understanding Persuasion and Motivation in Interactive Stroke Rehabilitation: A Physiotherapist's Perspective on Patient Motivation


Design Explorations: IIT Institute of Design persuasive poster showcase

Session 2—Understanding Individuals

Formalizing Customization in Persuasive Technologies

Understanding How Message Receivers’ Communication Goals Are Applied in Online Persuasion

Poster madness

Several one-minute presentations from the stage before lunch.

Session 3—Empowering Individuals

What Makes You Bike? Exploring Persuasive Strategies to Encourage Low-Energy Mobility

Preliminary Evaluation of Virtual Cycling System Using Google Street View

Bet4EcoDrive Betting for a More Economical Driving

Persuasive Technology Based on Bodily Comfort Experiences: The Effect of Color Temperature of Room

Session 4—Empowering Individuals

BrightDark: A Smartphone App Utilizing E-Fotonovela and Text Messages to Increase Energy Conservation Awareness

Designing and Analyzing Swing Compass: A Lively Interactive System Provoking Imagination and Affect for Persuasion

Does Trigger Location Matter? The Influence of Localization and Motivation

Cocktails, dinner, and keynote

BJ Fogg Director, Persuasive Tech Lab, Stanford University

Dr. BJ Fogg directs the Persuasive Tech Lab at Stanford University. A psychologist and innovator, he devotes half of his time to


Ryan Wynia Creative Director, Emmi Solutions Wynia color

Ryan Wynia is the director of product design at Emmi Solutions, where he leads an interdisciplinary design team responsible for creating interactive experiences

Session 5—Understanding Communities

Adaptive Reminders for Safe Work

"For Your Safety": Effects of Camera Surveillance on Safety Impressions, Situation Construal and Attributed Intent

Gender, Age, and Responsiveness to Cialdini’s Persuasion Strategies

Session 6—Understanding Communities

Using Individual and Collaborative Challenges in Behavior Change Support Systems: Findings from a Two-Month Field Trial of a Trip Planner Application

Towards a Framework for Socially Influencing Systems

Acttention—Influencing Communities of Practice with Persuasive Learning Designs

Ethical Challenges in Emerging Applications of

Session 7—Empowering Communities

Influencing Retirement Saving Behavior with Expert Advice and Social Comparison as Persuasive Techniques

A System Development Life Cycle for Persuasive Design for Sustainability

Conforming to an Artificial Majority: Persuasive Effects of a Group of Artificial Agents

Session 8—Empowering Communities

A System’s Self-Referential Persuasion: Understanding the Role of Persuasive User Experiences in Committing Social Web Users

Advancing Typology of Computer-Supported Influence: Moderation Effects in Socially Influencing Systems

Optional activities to be announced

Schedule subject to change.

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