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Saturday, February 15, 2014 

8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Opening and welcome
9:15-10:15 Keynote: Mark Ackerman

10:15-10:45 Coffee break

Thomas Erickson: Enabling Care Provider Organizations to Make Use of Informal Resources: Visualizing Social Context
Martin Morandell, Emanuel Sandner, Jonathan Steinhart and Martin Biallas: RelaxedCare – Connecting People in Care Situations
Matthieu Tixier and Myriam Lewkowicz: “Respite that fits our needs”: Learning from a Day Care Service Defined by Spouse Caregivers to Design a Social Support Platform
Susanne Schinkinger, Aparecido Fabiano Pinatti De Carvalho, Ivan Breskovic and Hilda Tellioglu: Exploring Social Support Needs of Informal Caregivers

12:45-14:15 Lunch (provided by the conference)

Shameem Ahmed: Internet and Parents with Children with Special Needs: A Meta-Analysis on PubMed Articles
Steven Williamson and Holly Jimison: Information Technology Tools For Long Distance Caregivers: A Needs Assessment

15:15-15:45 Coffee break

Claudia Müller, Cornelius Neufeldt and Volker Wulf: Moving into a Senior Apartment: Opportunities and Hindrances in Rebuilding Social Relationships among Elderly
Gabriela Marcu, Anind Dey and Sara Kiesler: Collaborative Reflection to Empower Primary Caregivers

16:45-18:00 Common future roadmap*
18:00 Closing

*In the last workshop session, a mind map exercise will be carried out and the topics from the presentations will be positioned on a common future roadmap. Future goals, themes, and common activities will be planned and set up.


ackerman_mark.tnMark Ackerman is is the GH Mead Collegiate Professor of Human-Computer Interaction and a Professor in the School of Information and in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His major research area is Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), primarily Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). He has published widely in HCI and CSCW, investigating collaborative information access in online knowledge communities, medical settings, expertise sharing, and most recently, pervasive environments. Mark is a member of the CHI Academy and an ACM Fellow.

Previously, Mark was a faculty member at the University of California, Irvine, and a research scientist at MIT’s Laboratory for Computer Science (now CSAIL). Before becoming an academic, Mark led the development of the first home banking system, had three Billboard Top-10 games for the Atari 2600, and worked on the X Window System’s first user-interface widget set. Mark has degrees from the University of Chicago, Ohio State, and MIT.