Yongsoon Choi (Ph.D candidate, Supervisor: Adrian David Cheok) is one
of the winners of Interaction 13 Student Design Challenge. He will be
awarded a prize by Interaction and Experience Research (IXR) at Intel
Labs and the IxDA.
About Interaction 13
Each year, the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) holds a
conference that draws thousands of interaction designers from around
the globe. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the IxDA and its
6th annual conference- Interaction13. The world’s largest Interaction
Design conference touches down in Toronto from January 27th-31st in
This year, Interaction and Experience Research (IXR) at Intel Labs and
the IxDA wanted applicants to explore the experience implications of
“playful technology.” Considering the paradigm shifts in what
technology means and how we interact with it and building on the work
that Intel Labs has been doing around the changing relationships we
have with technology.
Interaction 13 Student Design Challenge
Detective Conan Director Kobun Shizuno gives special guest lecture with Adrian David Cheok at KMD Multisensory Communication class.
World Economic Forum, Knowledge Advisory Group, Winter Meeting 2012
Choi Yong Soon, winner of Interaction Design IxD13 Student Design Challenge
Choi Yongsoon Ph.D student of Adrian David Cheok is one of the 5 winners of Interaction Design IxD13 Student Design Challenge, awarded by Interaction and Experience Research (IXR) at Intel Labs and the IxDA.
Winners announcement: http://ixd13designchallenge.posterous.com/our-winners
About the competition: http://interaction13.ixda.org/studentdesign/#ENTER
The competition: Interaction and Experience Research (IXR) at Intel Labs and the IxDA challenge you to consider these paradigm shifts in what technology means and how we interact with it. Building on the work that Intel Labs has been doing around the changing relationships we have with technology, we want you to explore the experience implications of “playful technology.”
Travel to Toronto
Accommodation in Toronto
Complimentary student registration at the conference
Registration for a dynamic masterclass, held before the conference, to address these design challenges and compete for additional prizes
Young Global Leader’s Japan end of year party, Group photo.
Young Global Leaders (YGLs), Japan end of year party.
With fellow YGLs Asashōryū Akinori (Asashoryu Dagvadorj), and Kumi Fujisawa.
Asashōryū Akinori (朝青龍 明徳, born September 27, 1980, as Dolgorsürengiin Dagvadorj, Mongolian Cyrillic: Долгорсүрэнгийн Дагвадорж) is a former sumo wrestler (rikishi) from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. He was the 68th yokozuna in the history of the sport in Japan and became the first Mongol to reach sumo’s highest rank in January 2003. He currently works as President of Asashoryu foundation.
KUMI FUJISAWA (藤沢久美) – VICE PRESIDENT, THINKTANK SOPHIABANK & GUEST PROFESSOR, HOSEI UNIVERSITY IN TOKYO
In 1996, Kumi Fujisawa established Japan’s first mutual-fund assessment organization, IFIS Limited, which she sold to Standard & Poors in 1999. In 2000, she teamed with Dr. Hiroshi Tasaka to establish Thinktank SophiaBank, which is a thinktank fostering and supporting social entrepreneurs, and was made its Vice President. Since 2003, she has also acted as Vice President of the Japan Social Entrepreneur Forum (JSEF), which she and Dr. Tasaka established as an incubator for social entrepreneurs.