International Persuasive Technology Conference 2009

I am a big fan of Dr BJ Fogg’s work with the Stanford University Persuasive Technology Lab and have, over the years, studied materials that he has kindly shared with me as well as those publicly available.

So when I got an email from him this morning about PERSUASIVE 2009 I decided to share part of it.

The Fourth International Conference on Persuasive Technology April 26-29, 2009 Claremont, California, USA

(Proceedings to be published by ACM and available in ACM Digital Library)

Persuasive Technology is all about using Information and Communications Technology to change what we think and do. We are just entering the era of persuasive technology, of interactive computing systems designed to change people’s attitudes and behaviors. Persuasive 2009 builds on the successful prior conferences held at Eindhoven, Stanford and Oulu.

The Claremont conference will assemble people from all parts of the world interested in such technologies by sharing their insights into how video games, mobile phone applications, web sites and social networking sites can be designed to motivate and influence people.

Academics and practitioners with an interest in research, theory, technologies, design, and applications related to persuasion are invited to submit their work for presentation at Persuasive 2009 to be held at the Claremont Colleges campus, in Claremont, California.

Confirmed Keynoters and Distinguished Speakers:

Brenda Laurel, California College of Design & Arts
Stephen Intille, MIT
BJ Fogg, Stanford University
Mihály Csikszentmihalyi, Claremont Graduate University
Pål Kraft, University of Oslo

There is also a last minute extension in the call for papers: New Deadline: Jan 15th

Submission Format:
For information about the format for each submission, see and click on submission.

Doctoral Consortium:
We will hold a doctoral consortium on Sunday April 26th.
Please contact Matti.Rossi [at] to be invited to this gathering.

Important Dates:

Paper submission: Jan 15, 2009 (new extended deadline)
Author notification: February 29, 2009
Doctoral Consortium: April 26, 2009
Conference dates: April 27-29, 2009

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Enrique Allen

Thanks Robin for the share, we appreciate it!

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Robin Gurney

fyi I first mentioned (on this blog) “your” Web Credibility project back in 2005. Here

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