ECSCW 07 blog
A blog dedicated to the European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work - 2007, that will take place in Limerick, Ireland, September 24-28
Saturday, September 29, 2007
The final day of the conference!
The last three paper sessions included -among other topics- digital housekeeping, triage systems and teaching ethnography.
A "Conference Madness" session gave the audience an opportunity to hear about upcoming conferences.
The second panel of ECSCW 2007 discussed the role of technology in CSCW research, with interventions from Carl Gutwin, Mike Fraser, Carla Simone and Volker Wulf.
The final session featured the closing keynote by Prof. Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin.
First of all, the stage had to be "fitted for the occasion"
Liam introduced Mícheál and his colleagues Niall Keegan and Sandra Joyce, who joined him on stage to discuss - and demonstrate - "What Makes an Irish Music Session Work"
The programme on day 4 has been very full with paper presentations: topics were very diverse, ranging from conflict detection to collaborative video analysis tools, mobile music sharing and school work collaboration tools.
The demo exhibition was also opened today during a "Demo Madness" section, where demo presenters had one minute to pitch their project
The evening featured the Conference Banquet, held in the Brian Boru hall of Dromoland Castle, Co. Clare
Musicians from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick entertained the crowd with some traditional Irish music
The banquet was also the occasion for the launch of ECSCW 2009, to be held in Vienna and chaired by Prof. Ina Wagner, with Carla Simone and Ellen Balka as programme co-chairs.
ECSCW 2007 Conference Chair Liam Bannon also presented a gift to Kjeld Schmidt in recognition of his work of many years on the ECSCW enterprise and of his recently awarded dr.scient.soc. degree
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
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The plenary session has started today. Professor Stephen Ackroyd delivered his opening address "Conviviality as a system requirement"
Several papers were also presented, and panel discussion chaired by Liam Bannon took place on the state and future of CSCW. Discussants included Kjeld Schimdt, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Wolfgang Prinz and Ina Wagner.
The social programme featured the civic reception hosted a city hall by the Mayor of Limerick, Cllr. Ger Fahy
Click here for a full photo album of the conference so far!