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Doctoral Colloquium Program

Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2009


Andreas Butz (Ludwig –Maximilians-Universitaet)
Raja Bose (Nokia Research Center)


07:45 - 08:00

Bus pickup from Disney Yacht & Beach Club to University of Central Florida. Pickup location: In front of the main entrance of the Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center.

All sessions will be held in the Harris Corporation Engineering Center (HEC) Conference Room, University of Central Florida, Orlando.

8:45 – 9:00

Continental Breakfast

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome address and Introduction to the Panelists.

09:15 - 10:45

Session I: (Chairs: Andreas Butz and Raja Bose)

Addressing Fluidity Through Mixed Technical-Design Practices

Lucian Leahu, Cornell University

Investigating Techno-Spiritual Practices Among Culturally Different Religious Groups

Susan P. Wyche, Georgia Tech

Sensing and Feedback of Everyday Activities to Promote Environmentally Sustainable Behaviors

Jon Froehlich, University of Washington

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Session II: (Chairs: Andreas Butz and Raja Bose)

Beyond Counting Steps: Using Context to Improve Monitoring of Physical Activity

Ian Li, Carnegie Mellon University

Supporting Mobile Multitasking with Wearable Tactile Displays

Seungyon Lee, Georgia Tech

Through-the-Display Interaction in Heterogeneous Multi-Display Environments

Sebastian Boring, University of Munich

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break (Lunch served at UCF’s Market Place Cafeteria)

14:00 - 15:30

Session III: (Chairs: Andreas Butz and Raja Bose)

Child’s Play: Activity Recognition for Observing Children’s Developmental Progress with Augmented Toys

Tracy Westeyn, Georgia Tech

Advanced Natural and Tangible Interfaces for Spatial Information

Johannes Schöning, Deutsche Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI)

The Ubicomp 2009 organizing committee apologizes to Johannes for the unintentional omission of his DC Abstract from the supplementary proceedings. In an attempt to make up for this mistake, the paper is posted here for sharing and dissemination.

Limited-Infrastructure Indoor Localization using Existing Building Power Wiring

Erich Stuntebeck, Georgia Tech

15:30 - 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:15

Session IV: Concluding Panel


Panel Chairs: Andreas Butz and Raja Bose
Panelists: Gregory Abowd (Georgia Tech), Rafael Ballagas (Nokia Research Center), AJ Brush (Microsoft Research), Tanzeem Choudhury (Dartmouth College), Hani Hagras (University of Essex), Joe McCarthy (Strands)


Panel feedback and discussion. Panelists will also report on their Ph.D. experiences and provide advice on how to navigate successfully through a Ph.D.


Bus Pickup (back to Disney Yacht & Beach Club).

19:00 - 21:00

Doctoral Colloquium Dinner. Information about dinner arrangement will be posted here.

Brought to you by:

ACM Sigmobile Sig Chi

Ubicomp 2009 is locally organized by the University of Florida and the University of Central Florida.




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