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Sunday, November 9th, 2014

8:00-9:15 Registration
9:15-9:30 Opening and welcome
9:30-10:30 Keynote
Erika Poole: Social Support for Health Decision Making in Diverse Populations
Erika S. Poole is an assistant professor of Information Sciences & Technology at Penn State University, University Park and an affiliate of Penn State’s Center for Healthcare Delivery Systems. She is the co-director of the Health Information Technologies (HINT) research group at Penn State. Her research focuses on consumer-oriented information technologies for physical activity promotion, food-related decision making, and chronic disease management, particularly for adolescents and young adults. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Nokia, Intel, Pfizer, and the Tronzo Endowment. She holds a PhD in Human-Centered Computing and MS in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a BS in Computer Science from Purdue University. (

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

Paper Session 1 (11:30 – 12:30)

Parisa Khanipour Roshan and Betsy Disalvo: It Takes a Village: The Role of Community in Access to Learning Resources in Economically Disadvantaged Families

Elizabeth Kaziunas, Pei-Yao Hung, Mark Ackerman: FIT2: Information Translations for Health Practices

Matthieu Tixier and Myriam Lewkowicz: Identification of Key Factors for Building a Support Network for Spousal Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

12:30-14:00 Lunch (provided by the conference)

Paper Session 2 (14:00 – 15:00)

Amber Higgins and Christopher Martinez: WatchMeWork: A Ubiquitous Physical Therapy Monitoring System

Aparecido Fabiano Pinatti de Carvalho, Michael Glanznig, Susanne Schinkinger and Hilda Tellioglu: Elaborating on Interaction Mechanisms for TOPIC – The Online Platform for Informal Carers

Demo Session

Michael Stepping, Hansjürgen Abend: Live Video Streaming Technologies as an Opportunity for Caregivers and People in Need of Care

15:15-15:45 Coffee break

Brainstorming Session

Defining the elements of a conceptual frame for the domain of informal care and the array of methodologies for conducting research within it

17:15 Closing