Pedro Campos, Chair.
Pedro Campos is an Assistant Professor at the University of Madeira, Portugal, and Vice President of the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute. He is Area Coordinator for Computer Engineering and Interactive Media Design at the University of Madeira. He is also Associate Researcher at the Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group at INESC-ID Lisbon. He is a founding member of IFIP’s Technical Committee 13.6 on Human Work Interaction Design and is also the Portuguese National Representative for HCI at the IFIP TC13. Pedro serves the editorial board and program committee of several Human-Computer Interaction journals and conferences. He has authored more than sixty research papers and has lead or participated in several EU, national and regionally-funded scientific projects.
Torkil Clemmensen, former Chair, currently Vice Chair.
PhD, Professor mso at Department of IT Management, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. His interest is in Human-Computer Interaction, in particular psychology as a science of design. The focus of his research is on cultural psychological perspectives on usability and user experience. As chair of International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP), TC Human-Computer Interaction’s Working Group 13.6 on Human Work Interaction Design (HWID) 2009-2014, he has co-organized a series of international working conferences on work analysis and usability/user experiences in organisational, human, social and cultural contexts. He has been involved in EU, Danish, and International research projects.
José Abdelnour-Nocera, Vice Chair
José Abdelnour-Nocera is Associate Professor in Sociotechnical Design and Head of The Sociotechnical Centre for Internationalisation and User Experience at the University of West London. He is also co-chair of the sociotechnical specialist group for the British Computer Society. His interests lie in the sociotechnical and cultural aspects of systems design, development and use. In pursuing these interests, he has been involved as researcher and consultant in several projects in the UK and overseas in the domains of e-learning in social development, e-commerce, e-governance, and enterprise resource planning systems. Dr. Abdelnour-Nocera gained an MSc in Social Psychology from Simon Bolivar University in Caracas, Venezuela, and a PhD in Computing from The Open University, UK. More info here https://soc.uwl.ac.uk/~jabdelno
Arminda Lopes, Vice Chair
Arminda Guerra Lopes is a professor at Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal, for twenty years. She is a research fellow at Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-iti) in Portugal. She had several management duties at her institution: school vice-director, president of the scientific and president of the pedagogical boards. Her research interests are mainly: Human Computer Interaction, Information Systems and Technology for Organizational Agility, Intelligence and Resilience; and Research Methodologies. The focus of her Research is on Social Informatics, Interaction Design, Human Work Interaction Design, Creativity and Innovation, Collaborative Work, and Quality of Life Technologies. Arminda has collaborated in different research projects either in Portugal or in internationally. Arminda holds a PdD in Human Computer Interaction from Leeds Metropolitan University in U.K.
Barbara Rita Barricelli, Secretary Officer
Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science of Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy), where she obtained her PhD in Computer Science. Her research interests are Human-Computer Interaction, End-User Development, Computer Semiotics and Semiotic Engineering, Creative and Participatory Design. She has been involved in several International and Italian projects in collaboration with universities, research institutes, and private companies. Barbara is member of the Girl Geek Dinners Milano team and organises events dedicated to the promotion of female participation and career development in scientific and technological professional domain.