Supporters and Organizers


The workshop is supported by the City of Vienna. Urban development (MA 21), citizen participation (ICT coordination) and 3D city modelling experts (MA41) have been invited to present and discuss opportunities for mobile human-computer interaction for urban development.



Peter Fröhlich is a Senior Scientist at AIT, where he leads a team of researchers dealing with user experience in the smart city. His research interests include user experience and mobile spatial interaction, as well as persuasive technologies for sustainable and privacy-aware behavior.

Sarah-Kristin Thiel is a Junior Scientist at the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Vienna, where she works in various projects relating to e-participation. She is currently pursuing a PhD at the Centre for Human-Computer Interaction at the University Salzburg, Austria. Her thesis investigates the effects of individual game elements that are incorporated in digital public participation tools.

Andreas Sackl is a Scientist at AIT. He studied Media and Computer Science and Mass Media and Communication Science, both finished with a Master degree. Furthermore, he holds a PhD from the Technical University of Berlin in Computer Science. He is currently working in various applied research projects covering user experience, quality of experience, AAL and participation.

Manfred Tscheligi has been working in the area of Interactive Systems, Human Computer Interaction, Usability Engineering, User Interface Design and User Experience Research for more than 20 years. He successfully managed numerous research and industrial projects and was responsible in establishing national and international initiatives. Since August 2013 Manfred Tscheligi is Head of the Business Unit Technology Experience at AIT. He is also founder of the research organization CURE and Full Professor for Human-Computer Interaction & Usability at the University of Salzburg.