Programme 2021

Programme information

BCSS 2021 Workshop: Programme

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Session 1: 13:30 – 15:00 GMT( (see local time at:

Welcome note


  1. mHealth Applications for Childhood Cancer Support and Self-management: Persuasive Systems Design features (Vlahu-Gjorgievska, Hart, Basahal, Pokharel and Win): Presented by Elena Vlahu-Gjorgievska
  2. Applying persuasive design to support the elderly in home rehabilitation: Report on explorative studies  (Alpay, Koster, Dallinga, and Wauben): Presented by Laurence Alpay and Ybranda Koster
  3. Exploring the Impact of Persuasive System Features on User Sentiments in Health and Fitness Apps (Nutrokpor, Ekpezu, Wiafe, A., and Wiafe, I.): Presented by Charles Nutrokpor
  4. Social Behavior Change Messages for Tackling COVID-19 Pandemic in Oman: A Qualitative Study (Langrial and Araimi)



Session 2: 15:30 – 17:00 GMT


  1. Doctoral Students’ Battle of Stress – Designing BCSS to Help Them Win the Battle: Searching for Design Improvements via Workshops with End-Users (Kekkonen and Oinas-Kukkonen) Presented by Markku Kekkonen
  2. Self-determined Behavior Change Goals are Dynamic, Diverse, and Intrinsically-Motivated (Khan and Maes)
  3. The Design and Development of Mobile Game to Promote Secure Smartphone Behaviour (Ganesh, Ndulue, and Orji): Presented by Anirudh Ganesh
  4. Project-Machete: A Weapon to Cut Through the Amazon(.ca) (Lewis)Presented by F. Bennett Lewis



Workshop papers, in no particular order: