How will we experience future mobility and transport?

Invitation for a day to discuss and learn about people-centred mobility research and development.


10:00 – 11:30 Open panel discussion

A panel of experienced scholars and developers will give their views on future mobility from people-centred perspectives; where are we now, what can we hope for, what should we try to avoid, and what should we design for?


  • Barry Brown, Professor of Human Computer Interaction, Stockholm University
  • Anya Ernest, Exploration Lead, Polestar
  • Marc Hassenzahl, Professor Ubiquitous Design / Experience and Interaction, University of Siegen
  • MariAnne Karlsson, Professor in Human Technology-Systems, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Malin Labecker, Senior Director Mobility Strategy, Volvo Cars
  • Pontus Wärnestål, Associate Professor in Informatics, Halmstad University, Design Director InUse

Moderator: Vaike Fors, Professor in Design Ethnography, Halmstad University

11:30 – 13:00 Complimentary lunch

Mingle opportunities and project exhibits

Please register for the event to get a lunch ticket. (Registration below)

13:00 – 15:30 Public Defence of PhD Thesis

Thomas Lindgren, Technical Expert at Volvo Cars, and Industrial PhD candidate in Informatics at Halmstad University will defend his PhD thesis: "Recharging Future Mobility: Understanding Digital Anticipatory UX through Car Ethnographies".

Thomas will start with presenting his thesis and then will Professor Marc Hassenzahl act as opponent and lead the discussion.

Chair: Professor Thorsteinn Rögnvaldsson, Halmstad University.

You cannot register any longer. Registration closed on 17 May at 23.30.
A woman charging her electric car while looking at her phone. Photo.