On Sunday, September 3th 2023, the 16th Workshop “Be-greifbare Interaktion” is going to take place as part of the “Mensch und Computer” conference (MuC).

The workshop proceedings, as well as all accepted papers are now available in the Digital Library of the “Gesellschaft für Informatik”.

We are very proud to announce Fiona Bell as our keynote speaker.

Further, we will offer hands-on brainstorming & studios on the topics “Intimacy and Tangibles” and “Sustainability in Interaction Design, Prototyping & Beyond”, which will offer the possibility to get in touch and exchange with fellow researchers and practitioners.

Workshop Schedule:

09:00 Arrival

09:15 Workshop begins, Introduction, Information

09:45 Paper Session:

  • From Trash to Treasure: Experiences from Building Tangible Artifacts out of Discarded Components (Paper)
    Andreas Schmid, Alexander Kalus, and Raphael Wimmer
  • How Do Users Like Their Tangibles? An Exploration of Interaction Techniques for Data Transfer with Everyday Objects (Paper)
    Martina Emmert, Nicole Schönwerth, Andreas Schmid, Anton Alesik, Raphael Wimmer

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Paper Session:

  • BitPlush: Unleashing the Paws-ibilities of Smart Materials in Smart Plush Toys (Paper)
    Albrecht Kurze, Lewis Chuang, Arne Berger, Klaus Stephan, Natalie Sontopski, Stephan Hildebrandt, Elisabeth Jost, and Maximilian Eibl
  • Utilizing Liquid Transfer for Weight Simulation: Challenges and Future Directions (Paper)
    Alexander Kalus and Niels Henze

12:00 Lunch break

13:30 Parallel Interactive Sessions:

  • Sustainability in Interaction Design
  • Intimacy and Tangibles

15:30 Coffee Break

16:00 Keynote

16:45 Wrap-Up

17:00 BGI Fachgruppensitzung

If you have any questions about the workshop, feel free to reach out to andreas.schmid@ur.de

Workshop Organizers

Andreas Schmid (Universität Regensburg)
Rosa van Koningsbruggen (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)
Sarah Delgado Rodriguez (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Vitus Maierhöfer (Universität Regensburg)
Alexander Kalus (Universität Regensburg)
Hannes Waldschütz (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

16th Workshop “Be-greifbare Interaktion” at Mensch und Computer 2023