On June 25th, 2019 it will take place the 1st Annual LOCUS Seminar, entitled Amiais’ Cultural Heritage. The Seminar will have the talk of Daniela Petrelli, Professor at Sheffield Hallam University, specialist in novel forms of interaction design that combine digital technology with product design, also known as Tangible and Embedded Interaction.

The objective of the Seminar is to present the first year results of LOCUS project, with spaces for reflection on its main scientific areas: cultural heritage, internet of things, augmented reality, intergenerational, gamification, among others.

The target audience of the event is the academic community, as well as specialists who are interested in the topics that are going to be discussed and can intervene in order to contribute to the enrichment of the event and, consequently, the project.

The event will take place at the Department of Communication and Art of the University of Aveiro, room 40.2.15, between 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm, under the scientific organization and moderation of Professor Lídia Oliveira and Professor Ana Carla Amaro.


14h Welcoming

14h30 Opening session – Amiais Territory
António Coutinho (Mayor of the Sever do Vouga Municipality)
Sérgio Soares (President of the Parish Council of Couto de Esteves)
Lídia Oliveira (LOCUS Researcher in Charge)

15h15 Amiais Cultural Heritage from local speeches
Lídia Oliveira
Ana Carla Amaro
Ana Melro

16h Break

16h20 LOCUS: brand & identity
Joana Quental

17h Beyond the Phone: Mobile Cultural Heritage in the Age of the Internet of Things
Daniela Petrelli

18h15 Closing

Please register at https://forms.gle/QAEeYDsDQRrFshZy9
Inquiries: anamelro@ua.pt