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Activities

5th Big Data Conference
Växjö, Sweden, December 5-6, 2019
Hosted by Linnaeus University
Presentation of the current work-in-porgress research efforts within the context of Virtual Reality and Digital Humanities by demonstrating our latest software prototype titled A Hybrid Asymmetric Collaborative Immersive Analytics System.

Appointed as external reviewer - International MSc Programme in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
Lund, Sweden, December 2, 2019
Organized by Lunds Tekniska Högskola (LTH) at Lund University
As part of the process of establishing a new international masters programme, I joined a team of external reviewers (composed of industry and academia representatives), in order to assess the proposed programme application, incl. visiting LTH to meet their academic staff and review the on-site facilities and study environment.

PhD Progression Seminar - Collaborative immersive analytics: Building a virtual reality platform to support asymmetric data exploration
Växjö, Sweden, September 18, 2019
Public presentation (with following discussion) of the research conducted as part of my doctoral studies at Linnaeus University so far, describing research focus and objectives, elaborating on the methodology, and informing about the developed virtual reality prototypes as well as the conducted user interaction studies. (Twitter)

UBISS 2019 - 10th International UBI Summer School 2019
Oulu, Finland, June 10-15, 2019
Hosted by University of Oulu
Attended workshop: From Reality to Virtuality: The Science and Art of Creating VR Experiences
Workshop instructors: Prof. Frank Steinicke, Eike Langbehn, University of Hamburg, Germany
Sponsorship: The Center for Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP) at University of Oulu sponsored my participation at the UBISS 2019 by covering my registration fee and providing accommodation.

ERASMUS Visit @ UBICOMP Oulu
Oulu, Finland, May 27 - June 7, 2019
Hosted by Center for Ubiquitous Computing (UBICOMP) at University of Oulu
Various teaching, workshop, and research activities as a visiting doctoral student within the scope of an ERASMUS teaching mobility. (Twitter)

ADDA2 - 2nd International Conference: Approach to Digital Discourse Analysis
Turku, Finland, May 23-25, 2019
Hosted by University of Turku
Software demonstration: "Collaborative exploration of rich corpus data using immersive virtual reality and non-immersive technologies". (adda2.wordpress.com)

4th Big Data Conference
Växjö, Sweden, November 29-30, 2018
Hosted by Linnaeus University
Presentation of the current work-in-porgress research efforts within the context of Virtual Reality and Digital Humanities by demonstrating our latest software system titled Hybrid Collaborative Immersive Analytics. (Poster, Twitter)

VINCI '18 - 11th International Symposium on Visual Information Communication and Interaction
Växjö, Sweden, August 13 - 15, 2018
Hosted by Linnaeus University
Short Paper Presentation: "Using an Augmented Reality Cube-like Interface and 3D Gesture-based Interaction to Navigate and Manipulate Data" (Twitter)

ICAME 39 - The 39th Annual Conference of the International Computer Archive for Modern and Medieval English
Tampere, Finland, May 30 - June 3, 2018
Hosted by University of Tampere
Software demonstration: "Visualizing dynamic text corpora using Virtual Reality". (LNU.se, Twitter 1, , Twitter 2)

Knowledge and Competence Forum
Växjö, Sweden, April 24, 2018
Hosted by Videum Science Park, Linnaeus University, Regionförbundet i Kalmar län, and Region Kronoberg
Presentation of research in general at VRxAR Labs to audience of private and public sectors (MyNewsDesk.com, Videum.se)

Science Outreach 2018
Älmhult, Sweden, January 23, 2018
Hosted by Linnaeus University, Mot Nya Höjder, and Region Kronoberg
Presentation of research in general and particularly at VRxAR Labs to pupils of the 8th grade at Linnéskolan. (LNU.se)

3rd Big Data Conference
Växjö, Sweden, December 1, 2017
Hosted by Linnaeus University
Presentation of the current work-in-porgress research efforts titled Open Data Exploration in Virtual Reality x Nordic Tweet Stream (a dynamic corpus of tweets). (Poster, Twitter)

EvolvE - Evolving English in the Digital Age
Helsinki, Finland, November 29, 2017
Hosted by University of Eastern Finland
Presentation of the current work-in-porgress research efforts titled Open Data Exploration in Virtual Reality x Nordic Tweet Stream (a dynamic corpus of tweets)
via video conference from Växjö, Sweden.

VR_SCI FEST
Stockholm, Sweden, May 12-14, 2017
Hosted by KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Presentation of the Open Data Exploration in Virtual Reality research project (incl. interactive demo) at the VR Sci Expo.

International Digital Humanities Symposium 2016
Växjö, Sweden, November 7-8, 2016
Interactive Twitter demo based on the work presented at the Symposium: PEAR 4 DigiHum - Augmented Reality for Public Engagement. (LNU.se)

Science City 2016
Växjö, Sweden, October 22, 2016
Represented the Linnaeus University as part of the Department of Media Technology, showcasing virtual reality technology. (Twitter)

UBISS 2016 - 7th International UBI Summer School 2016
Oulu, Finland, June 13-18, 2016
Hosted by University of Oulu
Attended workshop: Next Generation Virtual Reality: Perception Meets Engineering
Workshop instructors: Prof. Steve LaValle, Dr. Anna Yershova, UIUC, USA

Think Tank 11 - Change your Perspective: Interaction with Open Data in Virtual Reality
(via dfs.se, foocafe.org)
Malmö, Sweden, May 3, 2016, 17:15 - 19:00
Invited talk, with Dr. Aris Alissandrakis. (Twitter, LNU.se (sv, en))

ACHI 2016 - The Ninth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions
Venice, Italy, April 24-28, 2016
Organized by International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA)
Full Paper Presentation: "Change your Perspective: Exploration of a 3D Network created from Open Data in an Immersive Virtual Reality Environment" (Twitter)

Mot nya höjder - Maker workshop
Växjö, Sweden, April 5, 2016
Represented the Linnaeus University as part of the Department of Media Technology, showcasing different hard- and software demos to teachers, educators and alike, with a special focus on the Maker movement. (Twitter)

UBISS 2015 - 6th International UBI Summer School 2015
Oulu, Finland, June 8-13, 2015
Hosted by University of Oulu
Attended workshop: 3D Web and Open Data for Smart Cities Hackathon
Workshop instructor: Professor Timo 'Timppa' Ojala, University of Oulu, Finland

IECBiT - IT-Mässa för Småföretagare och IT-Proffs
Växjö, Sweden, April 23, 2015
Represented the Linnaeus University as part of the Department of Media Technology's "Gadget Lab", particularly presenting the developed immersive Virtual Reality prototype as part of my master thesis.

TEDxLinnaeusUniversity
Växjö, Sweden, November 7, 2014
Theme: Changing Habits
Part of the organization team as a "Social Media Technical Producer".

Innovationsdag Småland 2014
Växjö, Sweden, October 8, 2014
Represented the Linnaeus University as part of the Department of Media Technology and showcased Natural User Interfaces using the Oculus Rift DK2 for Virtual Reality and the Leap Motion for Vision-based Hand Gesture Recognition.

ICALT 2014 - The 14th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies
Athens, Greece, July 7-9, 2014
Organized by IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology
Full Paper Presentation: "Exploring New Interaction Mechanisms to Support Information Sharing and Collaboration Using Large Multi-touch Displays in the Context of Digital Storytelling"

UBISS 2014 - 5th International UBI Summer School 2014
Oulu, Finland, June 9-14, 2014
Hosted by University of Oulu
Attended workshop: Learning From People To Design Future "Enjoying Machines"
Workshop instructor: Prof. Oskar Juhlin, Stockholm University, Sweden
Award recipient: "Distinguished Project" Award

IECBiT - IT-Mässa för Småföretagare och IT-Proffs
Växjö, Sweden, February 12, 2014
Represented the Linnaeus University as part of the Department of Media Technology's "Gadget Lab".