News (Urban Interaction Design)

Michael Smyth has been invited to speak at the Smart Cities Event, organised by Holyrood in the Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
14/09/2016 Glasgow, UK Invited Presentation
Michael Smyth was an invited attendee at this one day workshop hosted in Durham and funded by UK RC.
20/07/2016 Invited Presentation
02/06/2016 June, 2016 Conference Programme Committee
Mazi EU H2020 project kick-off meeting took place at the University of Thessaly in Volos, Greece, earlier this month.
The MAZI grant application for the EU Horizon2020 CAPS framework was successful and the project started officially on January 1st, 2016. What does MAZI stand for? MAZI means “together” in Greek and the goal of MAZI is to provide technology and knowledge in order toempower those who are in physical...
26/01/2016 Other Event
City | Data | Future exhibition created as part of the UrbanIxD project hosted at the Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia
|city|data|future| Interactions in Hybrid Urban Space The exhibition presents a series of visions depicting what it might be like to live in a near future city saturated with data. Each piece will question what this might mean for our changing relationship with the city and its citizens.
30/10/2015 November, 2015 - Ljubljana, Slovenia Exhibition
Michael Smyth and Ingi Helgason exhibit the work of the UrbanIxD project at ICT, 2015 in Lisbon
UrbanIxD & OrganiCityFrom urban visions to future cities In the future, people’s data, about their networks and the places they inhabit, will be captured by their own personal devices. As a result of this escalation, people will be overwhelmed by data, unsure of trusting their own instincts and...
20/10/2015 October, 2015 - Lisbon, Portugal Exhibition
Michael Smyth to give keynote presentation at DIY Networking Workshop at MobiSys 2015, Florence, Italy
Michael Smyth was invited to give a keynote presentation at the DIY Networking workshop to be held in conjounction with MobiSys 2015, Florence, Italy. He will discuss the challenges of making design work in the interdisciplinary context of Urban Interaction Design. More info here
18/05/2015 Florence, Italy Keynote Speaker
The special edition of the IxD&A journal entitled Making Places: Visualization, Interaction and Experience in Urban Space was developed from the successful workshop run at NordiCHI 14 in Helsinki. More information about the special edition can be found here
12/05/2015 Editorship, Journal Reviewer
Holyrood’s Smarter Communities: Fulfilling Scotland’s digital potential conference will bring together leading experts from Scotland’s vibrant digital industries to explore how Scotland’s smart communities are developing. We will go beyond Scotland’s cities to explore international efforts and...
24/03/2015 Glasgow Invited Presentation
Michael Smyth was invited to speak at the Community Now? Symposium at the Jewish Museum, Berlin Community Now? is an interdisciplinary research project between the German Society for Design Theory and Research (DGTF), the Design Research Lab/UdK and the Bezalel Academy for Art and Design Jerusalem,...
19/02/2015 Berlin Invited Presentation
The UrbanIxD exhibition City | Data | Future is discussed on Croatian National TV on HRT1
Ivica Mitrovic (UrbanIxD) and Nikola Bojich (symposium participant) discuss the City | Data | Future exhibition and the wider implications of the Smart City on Croatian TV. The complete broadcast can be seen at
04/11/2014 Media and Outreach Activity
City | Data | Future exhibition and symposium reported in FET Newsletter
Venice was the setting for a recent exhibition presenting a series of visions depicting what it might be like to live in a future city saturated with data. The City | Data | Future exhibition, hosted for two weeks at Telecom Italia’s Future Centre, The exhibition was created by the FET Open...
02/10/2014 Venice, Italy Newsletter