Scheduled for Monday 6th. of Oct.
1/2 day (8:30-12:00)
We are proud to present that Toni and Jesper will lead the tutorial for PDC'14.
This tutorial will introduce participants to some of the fundamental concepts and commitments of Participatory Design, explaining where these have come from and why they are so important to us.
Toni Robertson, is Professor of Interaction Design at the University of Technology, Sydney. She is a specialist in the study of human practice and technology design, and the application of qualitative and participatory research and design methods. Her research focuses on understanding and designing the interaction between people, their activities and technology, and the issues surrounding the use of technology in actual work and social settings.
Jesper Simonsen, is Professor of Participatory Design at Roskilde University. His research interests include Participatory Design, and offering theories and methods for IT design in an organizational context. Recent publications include Simonsen et al., eds., Design Research: Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Routledge, 2010); Simonsen and Robertson, eds., Routledge International Handbook of Participatory Design (Routledge, 2012); Simonsen et al., eds., Situated Design Methods (MIT Press, 2014).