Conference program

participants list (PDF 0.1 MB)

March 16, 2015
13.30-14:00 Participants registration
14:00-14:10 Welcome address by Conference Chair Stefano Kluzer, Conference Chair
14:10-14:20 Welcome address by Co-chairs Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, The Open University, and Lucas Paletta, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
14:20–15:00 Smart Inclusive Cities (keynote speech)
slides (PDF 4 MB)
Meghan Benton, policy analyst at Migration Policy Institute Europe
15:00-15:30 JoCa (Job Catcher): a game application to facilitate job finding by disadvantaged young Dana Diminescu, professor at Telecom Paris Tech, and Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Hommes, Paris
15:30-16:00 Dynamics of mobile phone appropriation in transnational migration. The experience of Mexican migrants in Seattle, Washington Maria Garrido, PhD. Research Assistant Professor Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington’s iSchool
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 From Sharehoods to Migreat: supporting migrants through the three immigration phases
slides (PDF 6 MB)
Josephine Goube, director of Communications and Partnerships at Migreat, London
17:00-17:20 An innovative approach to language learning by watching television
slides (PDF 1 MB)
Philipp Etzlinger, CEO of, Wien
17:20-17:50 CHEST: investing in social innovation and the example of GreenApes, a citizens and volunteers engagement platform,
slides CHEST (PDF 1 MB)
slides greenapes (PDF 1 MB)
Francesco Zingales, Business Partnerships Director, GreenApes, Rome
17:50–18:00 BlueAssist: supporting people who find it hard to ask for things, or talk to get help Eleanor Dewar, Trustee of BlueAssist UK Ltd, London
18:00–18:10 Mifinder Gabriel Saclain and Phil Williams, CEO´s of Mifinder, London
20:00 Social dinner with conference speakers


March 17, 2015
09.00-09:20 The MASELTOV Project –
Mobile Assistance for Immigrants for Empowerment and Social Inclusion
slides (PDF 7 MB)
Lucas Paletta (JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Austria) –Head of Human Factors Lab, DIGITAL Institute
09:20-09:40 MApp – A Suite of Integrated Mobile Services for Immigrants and Its Potential
slides (PDF 2.5 MB)
Patrick Luley (JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Austria) – Head of Application Area Mobile Computing, DIGITAL Institute
09:40-10:30 Informal Learning with Contextual Mobile Services
slides (PDF 2 MB)
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme (Open University, United Kingdom) – Professor of Learning Technology & Comms, Institute of Educational Technology
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50-11:20 A Mixed Reality Game for Cultural Understanding Ian Dunwell (Coventry University, UK)
11:20-11:50 User Centered Design and Evaluation in the MASELTOV Project
slides (PDF 1 MB)
Stephanie Schwarz (Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria)
11:50-12:10 MASELTOV Smart City Aspects –
Conclusions from Contextual Mobile Sensing
slides (PDF 2 MB)
Sofoklis Efremidis (Athens Institute of Technology, Greece)
12:10-12:30 MASELTOV’s Exploitation Opportunities
slides (PDF 2 MB)
Nicoletta Bersia (Telecom Italia, Italy)
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-15:00 MApp DEMONSTRATION session
slides (PDF 2 MB)
MASELTOV project team
15:00-16:00 Future Pathways in Mobile Assistance for Migrants General opinion, interests etc. what to pursue in the future
16:00 End of the conference