Mediating Presence Workshop in Helsinki

Dates: 8-9 April, 2013
Venue: EIT ICT Labs Co-location Centre in Helsinki, Otaniementie 19 B, 02150 Espoo, Finland 

 Focus for the April workshop: 

• User scenario definition &
• Meet our network of SMEs

  • Quality of experience in interactive media production and consumption
  • Modular software based on low-cost web technologies (HTML5, WebRTC, WebGL) and tangible computer interaction
  • Transfer of technology between Karolinska University Hospital (SE) and Princess Maxima Centre for Child Oncology (NL)

Please register here

Preliminary agenda: 

Monday 8 april

9.00-12.00 Workshop Session 1: Define User Scenarios, based on short-listed proposals

Presentations and discussion
• How to construct user scenarios? - Tjerk de Greef, TU Delft
• Envisioning cards for the mediated Hospital - Marco van Rozendaal, TU Delft
• Princess Maxima Centre (NL) user perspectives – Hanneke de Ridder, Manager, Child Psychologist
• Karolinska University Hospital (SE) user perspectives – NN

12.00-13.00 Lunch  

13.00-16.00 Workshop Session 2: Product presentations by SMEs and academic partners
16.00 Walk to VTT: Presentation & drinks
17.30 Taxi to Helsinki for dinner

Tuesday 9 april

8.30 Taxi/transport to Otaniemi campus

9.00-12.00 Parallel work sessions:

• What EIT offers to SMEs (Business catalysts, IPR-issues etc)
• Research funding discussion

12.00-13.00     Lunch

13.00-16.00   Based on the two sessions, we have a creative & conclusive Workshop Session 3: next steps in terms of innovative product development and scenarios that we found most fruitful. Output: List of user scenarios with most potential.

16.00   Departures


Prof. Caj Södergård, VTT,
Seppo Valli, VTT, 
Charlie Gullström, Activity Leader, KTH,

Recommended hotel: (Preliminary arrangements have been made: please make your reservation latest 22nd March, use using Reference code: EITMPT3) tel: +358 20 1234 701. Please note that each EIT task leader books trip and accommodation on his/her own budget.

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