Embedded Interactive Systems (EIS), Computing Department, Lancaster University

Fahim Kawsar and Gerd Kortuem are co-organising the Third International Workshop on Design and Integration Principles for Smart Objects (DIPSO 2009) on September 30, 2009 in conjunction with Ubicomp 2009 in Orlando, Florida. Submission deadline is June 25th 2009.

Enrico Rukzio is a co-organizer of the Mobile Interaction with the Real World (MIRW 2008) Workshop at Mobile HCI 2008. The call for papers is now out. Submission deadline is May 05, 2008.

Designing the Internet of Things for Workplace Realities: Social and Cultural Aspects in Design and Organisation. This workshop is being held in conjunction with the Internet of Things Conference, March 26th 2008, Zurich, Switzerland.

Enrico Rukzio is a co-organizer of the Pervasive Mobile Interaction Devices (PERMID 2008) Workshop at PERVASIVE 2008. The call for papers is now out. Submission deadline is January 25, 2008.

Gerd Kortuem is chairing EuroSSC 2007, the 2nd European Conference on Smart Sensing and Context, which will be held on October 23-25, 2007 in Kendal, in the Lake District National Park, England. The annual conference provides a forum in which to present research results in all areas related to the design, implementation, application and evaluation of smart surroundings involving networked embedded sensing systems and intelligent objects.

Enrico Rukzio is co-organizing the Pervasive Mobile Interaction Devices (PERMID 2007) Workshop at PERVASIVE 2007. The call for papers is now out. Submission deadline is January 27, 2007.

Lancaster University's Computing Department and the Embedded Interactive Systems Group are hosting the 1st International Workshop on Software Engineering for Ubiquitous Computing. The workshop, which will be held June 1-2, 2006, will bring together researchers to discuss tools, methods and processes for engineering high-quality ubiquitous computing systems and applications. The submission deadline is April 20, 2006. More details can be found at http://eis.comp.lancs.ac.uk/workshops/seuc2006.
Contact: Gerd Kortuem, Lancaster University, Computing Department, email: kortuem ( at ) comp.lancs.ac.uk

The International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC) is celebrating its 10th edition this year. Kristof is chairing the Student Colloquium, which is a unique opportunity to 'test the water' for novel research ideas, allowing to get feedback from the community's experts. Both new PhD students and researchers that intend to work on wearable-related challenges are welcome. See the [CALL] for more information.

Gerd Kortuem is co-organizing the Pervasive Display Infrastructures and Applications Workshop at PERVASIVE 2006. The call for papers is now out. Submission deadline is January 31, 2006.

Martin Strohbach is co-chairing the IWSAWC 2006 6th International Workshop on Smart Appliances and Wearable Computing.