First International Summer School on
User Interaction in Smart Environment (UISE)

July 5-9 2021, Villa Grumello, Como Lake, Italy
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome & Introduction Organizers
9:15 – 10:45 Computational Materials: putting computational functions into materials. Gregory Abowd
Georgia Tech, US
Coffee break
11:15 – 12:45 Redefining the “Smart-Everything” paradigm Norbert Streitz

Smart Future Initiative, Germany

13:45 – 15:15 Advanced ubiquitous, context-aware technology for smart spaces Tsvi Kuflik
University of Haifa, Israel
Coffee break
15:45 – 17:15 Designing location-based experiences Nikos Avouris

University of Patras, Greece

17:15 – 18:30 Project Work

Presentation of project themes (education, health, CH)

Team formation


Education: Alessandra Melonio, UniBZ, Italy

Cultural Heritage: Giuseppe Desolda, UniBA, Italy

Ambient Assisted Living: Luigi De Russis – PoliTo, Italy

9:00 – 10:30 Interaction design and rehabilitation Panos Markopoulous
Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, The Netherlands
Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 The challenge of technology uptake in educational and clinical settings: barriers and facilitators Tamar Weiss

University of Haifa, Israel

13:30 – 15:00 Meaningful use of full-body interaction in interactive playgrounds for children Narcis Pares
Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Coffee break
15:30-17:00 Eco-centric interaction for the re-balance of the relations between humans and nature Nuno Nunes

Tecnico, U. Lisbon, Portugal

17.00-18.30 Project Work Student & Tutors
9:00 – 10:30 End-User Development of IoT and robots  ecosystems Fabio Paterno
Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 Dynamic Passive Haptics in Virtual Reality Antonio Krueger
DFKI, Saarbrücken, Germany
13:30 – 15:00 Multimodal behavioral analytics and interface tools: advancing human learning Sharon Oviatt

Monash Univ., Melbourne, Australia

Coffee break
15:30 – 17:00 When the senses meet technology: designing multisensory experiences Marianna Obrist

University of Sussex, UK

Social Dinner
9:00 – 9:45 Context-awareness in real-world experiences Lama Nachman

Intel, US

9.45 – 10:30 TBD Fabio Violante

Arduino, Italy

Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45 User interaction and experience in smart vehicles Luigi Cicchese

Reply, Italy

11:45 – 12:30 Designing Smart Experiences. The smart and invisible future of interactions and services Gianluca Brugnoli
Digital Mckinsey, Italy
13:30 – 15:30 Project Work Tutors and Students
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 18:00 Project Work Tutors and Students
9:00 – 10:30 Project presentations All
Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Project presentations All
12.30 – 12:45 Wrap-up Organizers
Lunch and Good-bye