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[ecrea] Call for Mobile Nation Conference Posters

Mon Mar 05 16:56:21 GMT 2007

>Mobile Nation: Creating Methodologies for Mobile Platforms
>March 22 - 25, 2007
>Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, Canada
>The Ontario College of Art & Design, the Mobile Digital Commons 
>Network, and the
>Canadian Design Research Network is hosting Mobile Nation: Creating
>Methodologies for Mobile Platforms, an international conference of experts in
>research, design and engineering for mobile experiences. The conference will
>focus on the methods that different sectors and disciplines bring to the
>challenge of designing for mobile platforms.
>Mobile Nation will provide an important forum to engage designers, engineers,
>research  and industry in the exciting potential offered by mobile platforms,
>such as cellular telephones, MP3 devices, Personal Digital Assistants, and
>mobile game systems.
>A special poster session will be held during the conference to demonstrate
>undergraduate and graduate excellence in the area of mobile experience design
>and research. A devoted session will offer students the opportunity to
>personally present their work to distinguished conference 
>participants, leading
>researchers, and industry experts.
>Current students are invited to submit posters addressing one of the following
>broad thematic areas of inquiry:
>1) The multi-platform context and challenges of media and place;
>2) Participatory culture, ethnography, participatory design and the end-user;
>3) Mobile communication and education;
>4) Pervasive and social computing; and
>5) Engineering and social science methodologies in mobile contexts
>Submission Deadline: March 12, 2007
>Submission Format: portable document format (pdf)
>For initial consideration, documents should be submitted at low resolution, A4
>size (210mm x 297mm or 8.3" x 11.7") at no larger than 3 MB file size.
>Final size: A1 (594mm x 841mm or  23.4" x 33.1")
>Winning posters will be printed by Mobile Nation for exhibition at the
>Submission is free.
>To submit go to:
>For further information and to register for the Mobile Nation conference visit
> or contact (info /at/
>Mobile Nation Conference registration fee for students:  $25.00
>OCAD and CDRN institutional member's students: registration fee waived

Nico Carpentier (Phd)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel - Free University of Brussels
Centre for Studies on Media and Culture (CeMeSO)
Pleinlaan 2 - B-1050 Brussels - Belgium
T: ++ 32 (0)2-629.18.56
F: ++ 32 (0)2-629.28.61
Office: 5B.401a
Katholieke Universiteit Brussel - Catholic University of Brussels
Vrijheidslaan 17 - B-1081 Brussel - Belgium
T: ++ 32 (0)2-412.42.78
F: ++ 32 (0)2/412.42.00
Office: 4/0/18
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