Additional information / dissemination

Scientific publications and conference presentations

Journal papers

Frauenberger, C., Rauhala, M., Fitzpatrick, G. (Under review). In-Action Ethics, Interacting with Computers, Special Issue on Co-constructing Meaning: Ethics Matter(s) in Design Research.

Luckner, N., Fitzpatrick, G., Werner, K. and Subasi, Ö. (2015). Setting up and running a sharing service: An organizational perspective. In International Journal on Interaction Design & Architecture (IxD&A). No. 24. pp. 63-80.

Malmborg, L., Grönvall, E., Messeter, J., Raben, T., and Werner, K. (forthcoming/under review). Mobilizing Senior Citizens in Co-Design of Mobile Technology. Submitted for International Journal of Mobile Human Computer Interaction. pp. 1-24

Subasi, O, Malmborg, L., Fitzpatrick, G., Ostlund, B. (2014) Re-framing Design Culture and Aging, In Interactions, March-April 2014, ACM Press, pp. 70-73.

Book chapters

Fitzpatrick, G., Huldtgren, A., Malmborg, L., Harley, D. and Ijsselsteijn, W. (2015) Design for agency, adaptivity and reciprocity: re-imagining AAL and telecare agendas. In: Designing Socially Embedded Technologies in the Real-World, Wulf, D. Randall, K. Schmidt (Eds), Springer CSCW Book Series.

Conference workshops

Malmborg, L., Light, A., Fitzpatrick, G., Bellotti, V., and Brereton, M. 2015. Designing for Sharing in Local Communities. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2357-2360. (Workshop website:

Workshop papers

Lone Malmborg; Katharina Werner; Thomas Raben; Jörn Messeter; Erik Grönvall (2015). Mobilizing Senior Citizens in Co-design Work, Paper presented at the workshop: Designing with Older Adults: Towards a Complete Methodology (, 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, August 24th – 27th, 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark (best paper award).

Luckner N., Werner K., Subasi Ö., Fitzpatrick G., Rauhala M.: ”But it’s only online!” – Inclusion in exchange platforms, Designing for Sharing in Local Communities Workshop. CHI ’15. pp. 1–4 (2015)

Luckner N., Werner K., Subasi Ö., Fitzpatrick G., Malmborg L., Messeter J.: Trust is other people, CSCW and the “Sharing Economy: The Future of Platforms as Sites of Work, Collaboration and Trust. CSCW ’16, San Francisco, USA.

Conference posters

Subasi, Ö (2015). Design Research Methods for Ageing – Co-Design Explorations from a Social Design Project. Include 2015, London, Great Britain.

Conference extended abstract

Fitzpatrick, G. Designing for Sharing Communities: From rhetoric to reality. In Proc. IS4IS2015, Paper 1016.

Project presentations

Keynote Presentation: 20 May 2014

Fitzpatrick, G. Maturing pervasive health – where to from here?

8th Int Conf on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, Oldenburg, Germany


Keynote presentation: 3 June 2014

Fitzpatrick, G. Inscribing futures through responsible design by responsible designers.


Presentation:  (see p19)

Paper also published In Proc NTA6-TA14.


Invited Presentation: 6 June 2014

Werner, K. The Living Lab Schwechat – a base for AAL developments for the benefit of the ageing society

International Workshop on Living Labs


Invited Presentation, 27 June 2014

Fitzpatrick, G.  From promise to reality: reflections towards designing Health IT that works

Workshop on CSCW in Healthcare, Copenhagen, Denmark.


Course: 17 August 2014

Fitzpatrick, G. eHealth, mHealth, Telehealth.

Alpbach Summer School – European Health Care and Social Systems in Transition

~ 30 Attendees from across Europe


Presentation: 27 August 2014

Werner K. The Give&Take project

Meeting of the Austrian Tauschkreisverbund


Keynote presentation: 1 Sept 2014

Fitzpatrick, G. Reflecting Back on Designers’ Mental Models – The Power to Influence?

European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics (ECCE2014), Vienna.


Invited Presentation: 16 Dec 2014

Fitzpatrick, G. Reflecting on experiences with Health IT

Australian E-Health Research Centre (AEHRC), Brisbane Australia


Presentation: 16 Sept 2015

Organisational Overview: Institute of Design and Assessment of Technology

INTERACT 2015, Bamberg, Germany

G&T presented as one of the case studies


Keynote presentation:  6 June 2015

Fitzpatrick, G. Designing for sharing communities: from rhetoric to reality.

IS4IS International Conference, Vienna.


Keynote presentation:  28 April 2016

Fitzpatrick, G. How can we re-interpret ‘requirements engineering’ in this age of ‘computers everywhere for everyone’?

Informatics and Information Technologies Student Research Conference, Bratislava.

G&T presented as one of the case studies


Give&Take main page:

Give&Take co-design work in Denmark:

Give&Take co-design work in Austria:

Give&Take website Austria:


Give&Take information video, recorded at seniorday, Frederiksberg, 25 August 2015.

Brochures and posters

Give&Take information brochures and posters in German and Danish:

Events where brochures were distributed


AAL Forum 2014
9 – 12 September 2014, Bucharest, Romania

Smarter Lives 2015
11 June 2015, Innsbruck, Austria

AAATE 2015
9 – 12 September 2015, Budapest, Hungary

Public Events

Booth at “Day of Sustainability” (Tag der Nachhaltigkeit)
7 October 2014, Neighbourhood Centre 22, Vienna

1st Sharing Community Meeting Vienna
January 2015

Disruptive Week
27-30 April 2015, Milan, Italy

Booth at Summer Festival
3 July 2015, Neighbourhood Centre 22, Vienna

Booth at SeniorDay, Frederiksberg City Townhall
25 August 2015, Frederiksberg

Booth at Autumn Festival
18 September 2015, Neighbourhood Centre 22, Vienna

Booth at Wiener SeniorInnentag 2015,
8 October 2015, City Hall Vienna

“Give&Take Café” organised within the Viennese “Monat der SeniorInnen”
13 October 2015, Neighbourhood Centre 22, Vienna


Janis Meissner – Masters student on a special scholarship, contributed to project via participation in meetings with Vienna participant groups and showcasing a prototype to illustrate roles for technologies in community building.

Taka Kamihira, Professor in Design from Senshu University in Japan. Guest researcher at ITU with the goal of learning methodologies and getting insights about co-design through participating in Give&Take project activities. 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Liesbeth Huybrechts is a post-doc fellow at the University of Hasselt, Belgium. Liesbeth research context and settings for collaboration, design games and has a profound interest in the diverse research-related topics of sharing economies.

Niels Hendriks is a post-doc fellow at the LUCA centre of ART. Niels research aspects of becoming old, including dementia, from an action-research and participatory design perspective. Collaboration and collaborative aspects of ageing is one of Niels’ research interests.

Popular press



Frederiksberg Bladet: Hyggelig og udbytterig seniordag. 1 September 2015.


Online magazine:

Malmborg, L., J. Kickbusch (2015). Dele-netværk: Tænk den digitale innovation ind i velfærdsmodellen. Column in, published 5 November 2015.





Brochure “Monat der SeniorInnen 2015” → among the Highlights in Section “Freiwillig engagiert” (page 6)