Organizers

Daniel Pargman is an assistant professor at the Department of Media Technology and Interaction Design (MID) at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. He is the team leader for the MID for Sustainability (MID4S) research team as well as a member of the management team at the interdisciplinary KTH Centre for Sustainable Communications (CESC). His academic blog can be found at: http://danielpargman.blogspot.com

Elina Eriksson is a researcher at Green Leap and CESC (Centre for Sustainable Communication) at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Elina is vice team leader of theMID for Sustainability research team – MID4S at the School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC), Department of Media Technology and Interaction Design (MID) at KTH. Her current research projects concerns renewable energy through photovoltaics from the end-users’ point of view, and ICT practices in smart sustainable cities.

Cecilia Katzeff is an adjunct professor in sustainable interaction design at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. She holds a PhD in psychology and is also an associate professor in human-computer interaction (HCI) at KTH, where she works at the Centre for Sustainable Communications (CESC). She is also the research director of the Energy Design group at the Interactive Institute Swedish ICT. Her work experience covers research as well as practical work within the design of IT from the perspective of users.

Chris Preist is Reader in Sustainability and Computer Systems at the University of Bristol, leading a research team studying how ICT can influence human behaviour to engage with sustainability, and how human behaviour affects the direct environmental impacts of ICT.  He is an Associate of the sustainability charity Forum for the Future. Prior to joining the Univeristy of Bristol, he was Head of Sustainable IT Research at HP Labs, Bristol.

Maria Håkansson is an assistant professor at the department of Applied IT, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. She is interested in the intersection of sustainability, ICT, and design and did a postdoc at Cornell University (2011-2013), where she studied sustainable practices of “simple living” and organic farm families.

Bran Knowles is a research associate at Lancaster University in the School of Computing and Communications. She has a background in psychology, anthropology and sociology, along with design, having worked for several years as a design ethnographer on various software development teams. Most recently, she received a PhD in Digital Innovation from Lancaster University’s HighWire Centre for Doctoral Training. The topic of her dissertation and ongoing research is sustainability research in computing.

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