Bringing Sustainability through, in, and of HCI into Conversation

Sebastian Prost, Nick Taylor, Angelika Strohmayer, Henry Collingham, Debora de Castro Leal, Max Krüger, Jen Liu, Clara Crivellaro, John Vines

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Abstract / Description of output

Sustainability has never been more critical for DIS researchers. Within the DIS and HCI community, the term has multiple meanings: In sustainable HCI, it frequently refers to ecologically sustainable lifestyles through the design of interactive systems and to sustainability in HCI practice itself. Conversely, community-based HCI speaks of the sustainability of HCI, referring to the longevity of our socio-technical interventions. This workshop seeks to bring together these seemingly different conceptions of sustainability to explore their commonalities. Arguably, longevity is important for sustainable HCI, as is ecological impact for community-based HCI. We invite participants from diverse fields, such as sustainable HCI, HCI4D, Community-Based Participatory Design, and Digital Civics to reflect on past and current work, develop best practice recommendations, and design sustainability roadmaps to help researchers and designers to conceive, run, and evaluate future projects with sustainability through, in, and of HCI in mind.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDIS '23 Companion: Companion Publication of the 2023 ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference
ISBN (Electronic) 9781450398985
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jul 2023
EventACM Designing Interactive Systems (2023) - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, United States
Duration: 10 Jul 202314 Jul 2023


ConferenceACM Designing Interactive Systems (2023)
Abbreviated titleACM DIS 2023
Country/TerritoryUnited States
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Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • sustainable HCI
  • sustainability
  • community-based participatory design
  • reflection


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