ITI researchers at CHItaly 2019 win an Honorable Mention Best Paper Award

ITI/LARSyS researchers Valentina Nisi, Mara Dionísio, Cláudia Silva and Nuno Nunes received an Honorable Mention for the Best Paper Award at CHItaly 2019 with “A participatory platform supporting awareness and empathy building between tourists and locals: the Há-Vita case study,” on September 24.

Also, Lígia Duro, ITI PhD student, presented on September 25 the paper “How do motivational text messages impact motivation to exercise?: implications for the design of activity trackers” co-authored with Pedro Campos (ITI/LARSyS/UMa), Teresa Romão and Evangelos Karapanos.

Nuno Nunes was one of the Internationalization Chairs and the Program Committee. Besides Nuno, ITI researchers Diogo Cabral, Pedro Campos, Valentina Nisi and Sabrina Scuri were also members of the Program/Scientific Committee.

CHItaly 2019 – the Biannual Conference of the Italian SIGCHI Chapter – took place at the University of Padova, Italy between September 23-25.