Chris Elsden is a doctoral student at Open Lab, Newcastle University. His research employs qualitative and speculative methods to investigate experiences of identity and remembering in a data-driven life. He was the lead organizer of the successful CHI 2015 workshop ‘Beyond Personal Informatics’. He is the lead organizer and contact for this workshop.
Abigail Durrant is a senior research associate and Leverhulme Fellow at Open Lab. Using phenomenological and practice-based methods, Abigail’s research explores how personal expressions of identity can be supported by digital and Internet- enabled technologies. She has a track record of successfully organizing and facilitating previous CHI workshops, offering design expertise to help scaffold creative workshop activities.
Aisling O’Kane is a post-doctoral research fellow at the UCL Interaction Centre. Her research focuses on the personal use of mobile devices for health and wellbeing. She has organized three CHI workshops, most recently leading the CHI 2015 workshop on DIY health.
Paul Marshall is a senior lecturer in the UCL Interaction Centre. A current focus of his research is on the everyday use of data technologies by individuals and in communities. He has previously organized four well-attended CHI workshops.
Rowanne Fleck is a lecturer in Human Computer Interaction in the HCI group at University of Birmingham. Her work explores the nature of collaborative reflection around different forms of personal and public data in order to promote learning from experience and the understanding of issues around work-life-balance.
John Rooksby is a research associate in Human Computer Interaction at the University of Glasgow. He is interested in the design of novel self-tracking technology and how this technology is used in everyday life. He has published several papers at CHI on this topic, and has organized several workshops in the UK, designed to bring together researchers from health, data science, and HCI.
Deborah Lupton is Centenary Research Professor in the News & Media Research Centre, Faculty of Arts & Design, University of Canberra. She is the author of The Quantified Self: A Sociology of Self-Tracking. Her current research focuses on critical approaches to data and digital health technologies.