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Opening remarks at the Tenth International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2008)

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  • UbiComp 2008 Tenth International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing Organized by Sungkyunkwan University and UCN, Korea The Convention & Exhibition (COEX) Center Seoul, Korea September 21-24, 2008
  • Welcome from General Co-Chairs
    • Hee Yong Youn Sungkyunkwan University (Korea)
    • We-Duke Cho
    • Ajou University
    • (Korea)
  • Organizing Committee ADVISORY COUNCIL CHAIRS Yoon Deock Lee, MKE (Korea) PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS Joe McCarthy, Strands Lab (USA) James Scott, Microsoft (UK) Woontack Woo, GIST (Korea) WORKSHOP CO-CHAIRS Sunny Consolvo, Intel Research & Univ. of Washington (USA) Hyung Kyu Song, Sejong Univ. (Korea) VIDEO CO-CHAIRS Matthias Kranz, German Aerospace Center (Germany) Oh Byung Kwon, Kyunghee Univ. (Korea) DEMONSTRATION CO-CHAIRS Tico Ballagas, Nokia Research Center (USA) Kyoung Jun Lee, Kyunghee Univ. (Korea) POSTER CO-CHAIRS A.J. Brush, Microsoft (USA) Mike Hazas, Lancaster Univ. (UK) DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM CO-CHAIRS Albrecht Schmidt, Univ. of Bonn (Germany) Ho-Joon Kim, Handong Univ. (Korea) PANEL CO-CHAIRS Elizabeth Churchill, Yahoo! Research (USA) Dongman Lee, ICU (Korea)
  • Organizing Committee PUBLICATION CO-CHAIRS Timothy Sohn, Nokia Research Center (USA) Jongwon Kim , GIST (Korea) PUBLICITY CO-CHAIRS Michael Berger, Siemens (Germany) Minkoo Kim, Ajou Univ. (Korea) STUDENT VOLUNTEER CO-CHAIRS Marshini Chetty, Georgia Tech (USA) Seungwok Han, Sungkyunkwan Univ. (Korea) Julie Kientz, Univ. of Washington (USA) Yoosoo Oh, GIST (Korea) LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS CHAIR Young Han Kim , Soongsil Univ. (Korea) REGISTRATION CHAIR Jee Hyung Lee, Sungkyunkwan Univ. (Korea) WEBMASTER Ben Congleton, Univ. of Michigan (USA) GRAPHIC DESIGNERS Chris Mockus, Nokia Research Center (USA) Daniel Norman, Strands Labs (USA) SECRATARIAT So Young Bae, Sungkyunkwan Univ. (Korea) Yun Ju Park, CUS (Korea)
  • Gold Sponsors Silver Sponsors Bronze Sponsors Sponsors
  • Registration Statistics Workshop 76
  • Conference Program
      • Sept. 21 (Sun)
        • 7 Workshops
        • Doctoral colloquium (10)
      • Sept. 22 (Mon)
        • Opening ceremony
        • Keynote speech: Dr. Shim Yoon, VP of Samsung SDS, Korea
        • “ Realizing the Ubiquitous City”
        • 2 Technical sessions
        • One minute madness
        • Demonstration session (12) /Poster session (20) /Video session  (5)
        • Welcome reception (Outside Room 401 and 320)
      • Sept. 23 (Tue)
        • 4 Technical sessions
        • Town Hall meeting
        • Banquet (Jangbogo Hall, Room 335-336)
      • Sept. 24 (Wed)
        • 3 Technical sessions
        • Panel session
        • Closing
  • Remarks
      • Wireless Internet connection
        • Username: ubicomp1
        • Password: ubicomp2
      • Lunch: O’Kims Bräuhaus (1 st floor), Food court(B1)
      • USB: Souvenir (contains Adjunct Proceedings) no virus but Autorun, hence ignore virus warning
      • Student Volunteers – at your service
  • Welcome to Korea!
  • Sightseeing and Tours Korean Folk Village Gyeongbokgung Palace Han River Tour Seoul Tower Insadong Namdaemun Market
  • Introduction from Program Co-Chairs
    • Joe McCarthy Strands Labs Seattle (USA)
    • James Scott Microsoft Research (UK)
    • Woontack Woo GIST (Korea)
  • 10 years of UbiComp papers
    • Submissions
    • Acceptances
  • 10 years of UbiComp papers
    • Submissions
    • Acceptances
    226 Papers (160 Full Papers, 66 Notes) submitted in 2008
  • 10 years of UbiComp papers
    • Submissions
    • Acceptances
    Highest number of acceptances ever: 42 Still very competitive: 19% (same as last year)
  • Geographic distribution
    • Papers submitted from 29 countries across 5 continents
    • Accepted papers from 14 countries across 3 continents
  • A few changes…
    • ACM Press, ACM publication format
      • Papers: 10 pages; Notes: 4 pages
    • Resurrecting Notes (1 st time since 2003)
      • Reviewed by same committee as Papers in 2008
    • Slightly reduced presentation slots to allow for bigger program while remaining single track
      • 22 minutes (Full Papers) – 17 + 5 for questions
      • 11 minutes (Notes) – 8 + 3 for questions
  • Evaluation of Full Papers & Notes
    • 2 PC reviews & >=2 external reviews per paper
    • Online discussion among reviewers to determine: accept, reject or discuss at PC meeting
    • Additional tertiary PC review for each “discuss” paper before PC meeting
      • “ accept” papers discussed, but not assigned tertiary review
    • Many papers were further reviewed during PC meeting
    • Face-to-face meeting held over 2 days at Microsoft Research building in Redmond, WA, USA
      • 29 of 31 PC members on-site; 1 remotely connected
      • Thanks to AJ Brush and John Krumm for hosting
  • Full Paper & Notes Reviews
    • A total of 935 formal reviews were written
      • 31 PC members and 286 reviewers
    Mean length 2500 chars Largest was 11000, or 1869 words, or 2.5 pages!
  • Thank you UbiComp 2008 PC!
    • Gregory Abowd
    • Michael Beigl
    • Barry Brown
    • AJ Brush
    • Tanzeem Choudhury
    • Hao-Hua Chu
    • Sunny Consolvo
    • Paul Dourish
    • Adrian Friday
    • Beki Grinter
    Rene Mayrhofer Henk Muller Shwetak Patel Aaron Quigley Albrecht Schmidt mc schraefel Thomas Strang Yasuyuki Sumi Hide Tokuda Khai Truong Daqing Zhang Gillian Hayes Hans Gellersen Minkyong Kim Tim Kindberg Antonio Krueger John Krumm Marc Langheinrich Dongman Lee Seon-Woo Lee Anthony LaMarca PC members reviewed an average 15 papers each
  • Thank you UbiComp 2008 reviewers!
    • Wael Aboulsaadat, Jae Mok Ahn, Manfred Aigner, Jalal Al-muhtadi, Florian Alt, ken anderson, Ian Anderson, Paul André, Daniel Ashbrook, Daniel Avrahami, Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Rafael Ballagas, Jakob Bardram, Louise Barkhuus, John Barton, Joerg Baus, Christian Becker, Ashweeni Beeharee, Marek Bell, Martin Berchtold, Alastair Beresford, Olav W. Bertelsen, Michael Blackstock, Jürgen Bohn, Gaetano Borriello, Johanna Brewer, Gregor Broll, Lorna Brown, Andreas Butz, Guiseppe Carenini, Iacopo Carreras, Matthew Chalmers, Keng-hao Chang, Guanling Chen, Judy Chen, Marshini Chetty, Keith Cheverst, Alvin Chin, Patrick Chiu, Elizabeth Churchill, Adrian Clear, Katherine Connelly, Mark Corner, Landon Cox, Lorcan Coyle, Scott Davidoff, Alexander De Luca, Christian Decker, Anind Dey, Travis Deyle, Joan Dimicco, Terrance Dishongh, Ph.D. O.E., Simon Dobson, Steven Dow, Steven Drucker, Matt Duckham, Paul Duff, Tanja Döring, Mohamed Ali Feki, James Fogarty, Jodi Forlizzi, Marcus Foth, Brooke Foucault, Mike Fraser, Batya Friedman, Jon Froehlich, Krzysztof Gajos, Erik geelhoed, Werner Geyer, Joy Ghosh, Marco Gruteser, Tao Gu, Farzin Guilak, Malcolm Hall, Raffay Hamid, Seunghyun Han, Thomas Riisgaard Hansen, Steve Harrison, Bjoern Hartmann, Mike Hazas, Dominikus Heckmann, Ahmed Helmy, Urs Hengartner, Jeffrey Hightower, Jim Hollan, Tom Holland, Paul Holleis, Dongpyo Hong, Jason Hong, Eva Hornecker, Jane Yung-jen Hsu, Elaine Huang, Polly Huang, Richard Hull, Tâm Huynh, Jonna Häkkilä, Kristina Höök, Stephen Intille, Iulia Ion, Sadanori Ito, Masayuki Iwai, Shahram Izadi, Beutel Jan, Oskar Juhlin, Kyung-Kwon Jung, Shaun K. Kane, Hongwen Kang, Ashish Kapoor, Thomas Karagiannis, Maria Karam, Amy Karlson, Nobuo Kawaguchi, Hideyuki Kawashima, Fahim Kawsar, Nicky Kern, Kristian Kersting, Julie Kientz, Yong-Joong Kim, Songkuk Kim, Nam-Sub Kim, Markus Klann, Predrag Klasnja, Daniel Klein, Bong Jun Ko, Boriana Koleva, Gerd Kortuem, Vassilis Kostakos, Bernhard Krach, Matthias Kranz, Christian Kray, Albert Krohn, Reto Krummenacher, Lars Kulik, Koichi Kurumatani, Axel Küpper, Christopher Le Dantec, Choonhwa Lee, Tae-Soo Lee, Johnny Lee, Yang Li, Lin Liao, Silvia Lindtner, Claudia Linnhoff-popien, Steve Loughran, paul lukowicz, Kent Lyons, Carsten Magerkurth, Vukovic Maja, Lena Mamykina, Teddy Mantoro, Wendy March, Kirk Martinez, Tara Matthews, Michael McCarthy, Gregor Mcewan, Yevgeniy Medynskiy, Florian Michahelles, David Millard, Masateru Minami, David Minnen, Iqbal Mohomed, David Molnar, Tentori Monica, Ricardo Morla, Meredith Morris, Andrew Moss, Mirco Musolesi, Elizabeth Mynatt, Yasuto Nakanishi, Hideyuki Nakanishi, Jin Nakazawa, Lisa Nathan, Steve Neely, Carman Neustaedter, David Nguyen, Jeff Nichols, Haruo Noma, Petteri Nurmi, Kaisa Nyberg, Kenton O'Hara, Eamonn O'neill, Masaya Okada, Patrick Olivier, Joe Paradiso, Chan-Young Park, Chan Gook Park, Kwang-Hyun Park, Bijan Parsia, Srinivasan Parthasarathy, Kurt Partridge, Donald J. Patterson, Eric Paulos, Filip Perich, Trevor Pering, Matthai Philipose, Jeff Pierce, David Pinelle, Axel Polleres, Erika Poole, Ivan Poupyrev, Zachary Pousman, Dave Randall, Cliff Randell, Anand Ranganathan, Martin Raubal, Josephine Reid, Stefan Rennick Egglestone, Matt Reynolds, Heather Richter, Till Riedel, Matthias Ringwald, Mike Roberts, Utz Roedig, Yvonne Rogers, Michael Rohs, Mattias Rost, George Roussos, Jim Rowan, Larry Rudolph, Enrico Rukzio, Matthias Röckl, Alireza Sahami, Silvia Santini, T. Scott Saponas, Christine Satchell, Ichiro Satoh, Bernt Schiele, Gregor Schiele, Chris Schmandt, Abigail Sellen, Phoebe Sengers, Steve Shafer, Jungpil Shin, Katie Siek, Itiro Siio, Diana Smetters, Ian Smith, Timothy Sohn, Joao Pedro Sousa, Mirjana Spasojevic, Sarah Spiekermann, Thad Starner, Anthony Steed, Masanori Sugimoto, Jay Summet, Ja-Young Sung, Laurel Swan, Alexander Szekely, Kazunori Takashio, Yasuo Tan, Desney Tan, Alex Taylor, Tsutomu Terada, Lucia Terrenghi, Yoshito Tobe, Emma Tonkin, Kari Torkkola, Gerhard Tröster, Akira Utsumi, Ersin Uzun, Nancy Van House, Max Van Kleek, Kristof Van laerhoven, Alex Varshavsky, Nicolas Villar, Harald Vogt, Stephen Voida, Richard Voyles, Tracy Westeyn, Amanda Williams, Max L. Wilson, Andy Wilson, Raphael Wimmer, Steve Wolfman, Allison Woodruff, Christopher R. Wren, Danny Wyatt, Susan Wyche, Jie Yang, Hao Yang, Qiang Yang, Hyoseok Yoon, Adel Youssef, Zhiwen Yu, Jaeseok Yun, Alexandra Zafiroglu, Laura Zager, Jie Zhang, Ying Zhang
  • Session Chairs
    • Monday
      • 10:45 – 12:30 Session 1: Activity Sensing SHWETAK PATEL
      • 13:45 – 15:45 Session 2: Portable and Wearable MICHAEL BEIGL
      • 16:15 – 17:15 One Minute Madness ADJUNCT TRACK CHAIRS
      • Followed by Poster, Demo and Video Reception
    • Tuesday
      • 8:45 – 10:15 Session 3: Location Sensing HAO-HUA CHU
      • 10:45 – 12:15 Session 4: Ubicomp Methods and Tools GREGORY ABOWD
      • 13:45 – 15:45 Session 5: Security and Privacy AJ BRUSH
      • 16:15 – 17:45 Session 6: Design and Ethnography ALBRECHT SCHMIDT
      • Followed by Town Hall Meeting
    • Wednesday
      • 8:45 – 10:15 Session 7: Context-Based Systems HIDE TOKUDA
      • 10:45 – 12:15 Session 8: Location-Aware Applications HANS GELLERSEN
      • 13:45 – 15:45 Session 9: Augmenting Everyday Life SUNNY CONSOLVO
      • 16:15 – 17:45 Panel DONGMAN LEE
      • Presenters please report to session chairs at the podium at the start of the break preceding the session or at 8:30am for Sessions 3 & 7.
  • Posterity: Presentations & Photos Last year’s tag: ubicomp2007 This year’s tag: ubicomp2008 www.slideshare.net www.flickr.com
  • Best Paper Award
  • Best Paper Award Decision Process
    • Nominations solicited from PC members following PC meeting
    • PC chairs decided based on review scores and number of nominations received
    • And the winner is...
  • UbiComp 2008 Best Paper Award
    • Pedestrian Localisation for Indoor Environments
    • Oliver Woodman and Rob Harle
    • University of Cambridge
    • Congratulations!
    • (See their presentation in Session 3 tomorrow morning)
  • Keynote: Realizing the Ubiquitous City Dr. Shim Yoon Vice President, Samsung SDS