iHCI 2015 is jointly organised by the National College of Art and Design and University College Dublin. Funding for the conference has been provided by the NCAD+UCD Creative Technology Network.

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Benjamin R. Cowan is a Lecturer at UCD School of Information and Communication Studies. His research investigates how design impacts aspects of user behaviour in collaborative and communicative technology interactions. His recent research focuses on speech HCI and the effects of interlocutor design on alignment in human-computer dialogue.


davidDavid Coyle is a Lecturer in Computer Science at University College Dublin and a member of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics. His work has a strong interdisciplinary focus, with the overall goal of designing and developing computer systems that help to address important societal challenges, in particular healthcare and environmental sustainability.


emmaEmma Creighton is a lecturer in the School of Design in NCAD. Emma lectures on undergraduate programmes in design and coordinates the MA Interaction Design. Emma’s current research focuses on the role of design in shaping new learning experiences, spaces and tools.