ETIS 2020 schedule includes keynotes by invited speakers, paper presentation sessions, demonstrations and panels to design tangible user interfaces. 

  • 16 November - Day 1
  • 17 November - Day 2
  • 18 November - Day 3
  • 19 November - Day 4
Session Chair: Nadine Couture
09:00 - 09:15Welcome by Patrizia Marti, Nadine Couture and Elena Mugellini
09:15 - 09:45

Paper session 1

"Time Navigation in a Virtual Environment using Tangible Interactions: application to the domain of History of Science and Technology"

Pierre Mahieux, Sébastien Kubicki, Sylvain Laubé and Ronan Querrec


"PrisMe: a Tangible User Interface for Work Group Regulation. Preliminary User Experience Study"

Alexis Olry de Rancourt and Stéphanie Fleck

09:45 - 10:00



10:00 - 11:00

Keynote by Stéphanie Fleck

Tangible learning : Design and evaluation of hybrid environments for human learning and fulfilment

11:00 - 11:15


11:15 - 12:00

Paper Session 2

"Guiding visitors in museums with calm interactions"

Stephanie Rey, Anke M. Brock, Christophe Bortolaso, Mustapha Derras and Nadine Couture


"Improving User Interfaces for Physicians through New Materials, Tangible Interaction, and Tactile Feedback"

Anke Reinschluessel


"The BODYSOUND case. A tangible prototype for co-designing "intangible" healthcare solutions"

Laura Cipriani, Andrea Ascani, Carla Sedini, Massimo Bianchini and Stefano Maffei

Session Chair: Annamaria Recupero


09:00 - 09:15

Paper Session 3

"NESTORE: An Embodied tangible Conversational Agent for Elderly’s People Wellbeing"

Mira El Kamali, Leonardo Angelini, Omar Abou Khaled and Elena Mugellini

09:15 - 10:00

Panel 1

A Workshop on Embodied Vocal Tangible Conversational Agents: a Human Computer Interaction Approach

Mira El Kamali, Marine Capallera, Leonardo Angelini, Omar Abou Khaled and Elena Mugellini

10:00 - 10:15


10:15 - 11:00

Panel 2

Exploring Opportunities of Tabletop Interfaces for Promoting and Analysing Collaboration

Hoorieh Afkari, Valerie Maquil and Dimitra Anastasiou

11:00 - 11:15


11:15 - 12:15

Keynote by Marianna Obrist

Multisensory Experiences: Beyond Audio-Video Interfaces

Session Chair: Patrizia Marti


14:00 - 14:30

Paper Session 4

"Dynamic Representation of Physical Exercises on Inflatable Membranes: Making Walking Fun Again!"

Sujay Shalawadi, Eva Hornecker and Florian Echtler


"Tangible Interaction as a resource for Relational HCI"

Tom Giraud, Ines Di Loreto and Matthieu Tixier

14:30 - 14:45


14:45 - 15:45

Keynote by Tanja Döring

Tangible Interaction and Materiality

15:45 - 16:00break
16:00 - 16:45

Panel 3

Tangible interactions in Virtual Reality environments

Matteo Sirizzotti, Flavio Lampus, Simone Guercio, Patrizia Marti and Alessandro Innocenti

16:45 - 17:00


17:00 - 18:00

Keynote by Hiroshi Ishii

Making Digital Tangible: The Battle Against the Pixel Empire

Session Chair: Elena Mugellini

09:00 - 10:00

Keynote by Domenico Prattichizzo

Highly wearable haptic interfaces for novel interaction between humans and machines

10:00 - 10:15break
10:15 - 11:00

Panel 4

Crafting Tangible Interactions

Erica Vannucci

11:00 - 11:15break
11:15- 12:00

Paper Session 5

"Yogo: an Hybrid Toy-System for children with DCD"

Federica Caruso, Venanzio Arquilla and Mirko Gelsomini


"Human Vehicle Interaction Model for Supervision in Conditionally Automated Driving Cars"

Marine Capallera, Leonardo Angelini, Omar Abou Khaled and Elena Mugellini


"NADI - Tangible Tasks for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder"

Serpil Erdonmez and Venanzio Arquilla

12:00 - 12:30

Plenary sharing and reflection