Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Persuasive Technology Conference 2008

The Third International Conference on Persuasive Technology
June 4-6, 2008 -- Oulu, Finland

Opening Wednesday June 4, 2008 at 8:30 AM at Hotel Lasaretti. Register at

Persuasive Technology 2008 will gather people interested in how software and related technologies influence people's attitudes and behaviours.

This conference will also feature the best new insights into how web sites, video games, and mobile phones and other applications can be designed to motivate and persuade people.

The conference will highlight new knowledge in the understanding and designing of persuasive technology. The event will bring together researchers, practitioners, and industry professionals interested in this important new field.

Example topics:
– Well-being and health behaviour
– Motivational technology
– Smart environments
– Persuasive games
– Web2.0
– Social networks
– Mobile persuasion
– Ethics and methodology
– Self-persuasion and timing
– Knowledge and organization
– Theory for persuasive technology

Keynote Speakers
Prof. Ian Bogost
Dr. BJ Fogg
Prof. Kristina Höök

General Chair
Prof. Harri Oinas-Kukkonen
University of Oulu

Associate Chair
Prof. Per Hasle
University of Aalborg

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