Organizers and Program co-chairs

Amon Rapp (main contact). University of Torino, Torino, Italy ( Research fellow at Computer Science Department of the University of Torino, where he directs the Smart Personal Technology Lab. His research areas are QS and behavior change technologies, investigated from an HCI perspective. He organized several workshops on Quantified Self, Personal Informatics and Ubiquitous Technologies.

Federica Cena. University of Torino, Torino, Italy ( Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Torino. She is currently the head of Smart Society Lab at the Center for Innovation for the Territory. She is working on user modeling and personalization, with a special focus on the implications of IoT for user modeling.

Judy Kay. University of Sydney Australia 2006 ( Professor of Computer Science at the University of Sydney, Australia. She heads the Human Centred Technology priority research cluster. Her primary research focus is on surface computing and infrastructures for managing personal data with the user in control. Key applications are in life-long and life-wide learning, with data supporting metacognitive processes, including reflection and goal setting.

Bob Kummerfeld. University of Sydney Australia 2006 ( Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Sydney, Australia. His research is mainly on systems for the management of User Model data as well as novel interfaces for gathering and managing personal data.

Frank Hopfgartner. 11 University Gardens Glasgow G128QH, UK ( Lecturer in Information Studies at University of Glasgow. His research to date can be placed in the intersection of information retrieval, recommender systems, and data analytics. He co-organized various workshops on heterogeneous sensor data, Quantified Self and Lifelogging (e.g., at ICME, UMAP, Hypertext, BIBM) and is co-chair of Lifelog, a pilot task for the evaluation of lifelogging and retrieval techniques at NTCIR-12.

Jakob Eg Larsen. Technical University of Denmark Cognitive Systems Section Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark ( Associate Professor in Cognitive Systems at the Technical University of Denmark, Dept. of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, where he heads the Mobile Informatics and Personal Data Lab. His research interests include HCI, personal data interaction, data visualization, personal informatics and quantified self. He has organized several workshops on personal informatics and quantified self.

Elise van den Hoven. School of Software – University of Technology Sydney ( Professor of Human-Computer Interaction in the School of Software at University of Technology Sydney and part-time associate professor in the Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology. She has two honorary appointments: honorary senior research fellow in Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee and associate investigator with the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders. Her research interests span different disciplines, including human-computer interaction, design and psychology, including people-centred design, designing interactive systems, physical interaction and supporting human remembering.