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Persuasive Technologies Conference. Digital image. University of Twente. 5 April 2017, https://www.utwente.nl/nl/bms/pgt/bestanden/persuasive/woensdag/ 

Persuasive Technology (PT) is a vibrant interdisciplinary research field focusing on the design, development, and evaluation of interactive technologies.

Persuasive Technology aims at changing people’s attitudes or behaviours through persuasion and social influence, but with strong considerations regarding transparency and ethics. The Persuasive Technology conference brings together international researchers and practitioners from industry and academia who are working in the field of behaviour design and persuasive technologies. As a community, we aim at enriching people’s lives in various domains – e.g., health, safety, and the environment – by supporting their personal goals to change their behaviour.

The 15th international conference on Persuasive Technologies will be hosted by the University of Aalborg, Denmark. The previous successful conferences have been organized in Salzburg, Chicago, Padua, Sydney, Linköping, Columbus, Copenhagen, Claremont, Oulu, Palo Alto, Eindhoven, Amsterdam, Waterloo and Cyprus.

The Persuasive Technology Steering Committee works to ensure continuity between conferences, and growth in the persuasive technology field

For more information, please visit https://www.ptsociety.org/

Steering Committee

Lisette van Gemert


Professor of Persuasive Health Technology at the University of Twente, The Netherlands.

Jaap Ham


Associate professor of human-technology interaction at Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands.

Evangelos Karapanos


Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Internet Studies. Head of Persuasive Technologies Lab, Cyprus University of Technology.

Sandra Burri-Gram Hansen


Assistant Professor, E-Learning Lab, Center for User-driven innovation, Department of Communication and Psychology, Aalborg University, Denmark

Rita Orji


Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Computer Science , Dalhousie University, Canada.

Alexander Meschtscherjakov


Assistant Professor at the Center for Human-Computer Interaction and Computer Science Department of Salzburg University.

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