Program

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13 OCTOBER 2015 (3.00 – 5.30 PM)

Seminar | Capturing value in design-intensive start-ups
Venue: Sala Arena, PoliHub – Startup District & Incubator
Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, via Durando 39, Milan

7:30 PM: Welcome Happy hour

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14 OCTOBER 2015 

Topic 1 | Tangible, smart and dynamic objects: how the new aesthetics affects meaning and experience
Venue: Sala Rossa, Politeca, Bovisa Campus, Politecnico di Milano.
Main entrance: Via Candiani 72, Milano. Further pedestrian entrance: Via Schiaffino, Milan

8.30: Conference Registration
9.00: Opening Ceremony and Topic introduction
9.30: Keynote speech by Johan Redström “Project, Program, Practice”

10.15 Paper session
– Janne van Kollenburg, Eva Deckers, Paul Gardien, Caroline Hummels, “People Research for Eco-system Propositions: a Theoretical Framework towards the Future of Interaction Design”
– Mads Nygaard Folkmann, “The Aesthetics of Digital Objects”  

11.15: coffee break

11.30: Paper session
– Nazli Cila, Marco Rozendaal, Michaël Berghman, Paul Hekkert “Searching for balance in aesthetic pleasure in interaction”
– Patrizia Marti, “Poetry in design”
– Jelle Stienstra, Sander Bogers, Joep Frens, “Designerly Handles: Dynamic and Contextualized Enablers for Interaction Designers”

1.00 pm: Lunch + Interactive Demo session

2.00 pm: Paper session
– Karin Niemantsverdriet, Joep Frens, “Design for Attachment: an explorative search for product qualities that enhance our emotional bond with digital products”
– Hendrik N.J. Schifferstein, Elif Özcan, Marco C. Rozendaal, “Towards the maturation of design: From smart to wise products”  
– Fang-Wu Tung and Hui-Yu Tseng, “Enriching the Expressiveness of Products with Life Experiences” 

 3.30 pm: coffee break

 4.00 pm: Paper session
– Karmen Franinović, Luke Franzke “Luminous Matter. Electroluminescent Paper as an Active Material”
– Valentina Rognoli, “Dynamic and imperfect as emerging material experiences. A case study”

5.00 pm: Interactive Demo session
6.00 pm: Sound design performance by Lorenzo Palmeri + Happy hour

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15 OCTOBER 2015

Topic 2 | Designing and virtualizing the multisensory product experience
Venue: POLIfactory, Bovisa Campus, Politecnico di Milano.
Main entrance: Via Candiani 72, Milano. Further pedestrian entrance: Via Schiaffino, Milan

9.15: Topic Introduction
9.30: Speech by Francesco Trabucco “The beauty of things”

10.15: Paper session
– Shuichi Fukuda, “Design for flow in an age of material digitalization”
– Theo Mahut, Carole Bouchard, Jean-François Omhover, Carole Favart, Daniel Esquivel, “Interaction, the core of User Experience” 

 11.15: coffee break

11.30: Paper session
– Claudio Germak, Maria Luce Lupetti, Luca Giuliano “Ethics of Robotic Aesthetics”
– Serena Camere, Hendrik N.J Schifferstein, Monica Bordegoni “The Experience Map. A Tool to Support Experience-driven Multisensory Design” 
– Attalan Mailvaganam and Miguel Bruns Alonso, “Haptic Beats: Designing for Rich Haptic Interaction in a Music Controller” 

1.00 pm: Lunch + Interactive Demo session

2.00 pm: Paper session
– Murat Bengisu and Marinella Ferrara, “Kinetic Materials Experience” 
– Saskia Bakker, Simone de Waart and Elise van den Hoven “Tactility Trialing: Exploring Materials to  Inform Tactile Experience Design”
– Bahareh Barati, Elvin Karana, Paul Hekkert “From Way Finding in the Dark to Interactive CPR Trainer: Designing with Computational Composites” 

 3.30 pm: coffee break + Interactive Demo session

 4.00 pm: Paper session
– Edgar R. Rodriguez Ramirez, Kah Chan, Gillian M. McCarthy, “Universal Design through customisation: 3D printing a system for upper-limb stroke rehabilitation”

4.30pm: Keynote speech by Giorgio Metta “The iCub Project: an Open Robotic Platform for Research in Embodied AI”

8.00 pm: Social dinner

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16 OCTOBER 2015
Topic 3 | From smart to wise: toward a new conception of digital products and services
Venue: Saletta Lab, Triennale di Milano, Viale Alemagna 6, Milan

9.15: Topic Introduction
9.30: Keynote speech by Jodi Forlizzi “Designing Today’s Product-Service Ecologies”

10.15: Paper session
– Elif Özcan “Towards wise experiences:  The role of wisdom in design for well-being”
– Xinchu Zhang, Lois Frankel, Audrey Girouard, “Examining Sensorial Interfaces as the Stimuli for Remote Affective Communication”

11.15: coffee break

 11.30: Paper session
– Marc Hassenzahl, Eva Lenz, Sarah Diefenbach, Nigel Geh Keong Teck, “The delicacy of handshakes: Reflections on the aesthetics of interaction”
– Jacklynn Pham “Expanding the Palette of Digital Interaction”
– Bin (Tina) Zhu, Yanqing Zhang, Xiaojuan Ma, Haibo Li, “Bringing   Chinese   Aesthetics   into   Designing   the Experience of Personal Informatics for Wellbeing”

1.00 pm: Lunch + Interactive Demo session

2.00 pm: Paper session
– Shushu He “The Social Shopping in Smart Space”
– Marco Spadafora, “Object’s Personality, a Tool to Chase an Aesthetic Approach in the Design of Smart Objects”
– Ilaria Mariani, Ida Telalbasic, “The Reverse Engineering of Emotions”

 3.30 pm: coffee break

 4.00 pm: Paper session
– Mizuki Sakamoto and Tatsuo Nakajima, “In Search of the Right Design Abstraction for Designing Persuasive Affordance towards a Flourished Society”
– Annamaria Andrea Vitali, “Play design and sense-making: players and games as digital interactive contexts for effects of sense”

5.00 pm: Conference Closing Ceremony
5.30 pm: Possibility to visit the Triennale Design Museum

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17 OCTOBER 2015 (morning)
Guided Visit to Expo 2015