Publications & Conferences

Peer-reviewed, as author

  • Liu, C., Balestrini, M., & Vilaza, G. N. (2019). From Social to Civic: Public Engagement with IoT in Places and Communities. In Social Internet of Things (pp. 185-210). Springer, Cham. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Coulson, S., Woods, M., Scott, M., Hemment, D., & Balestrini, M. (2018, June). Stop the Noise! Enhancing Meaningfulness in Participatory Sensing with Community Level Indicators. In Proceedings of the 2018 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2018 (pp. 1183-1192). ACM.
  • Smyth, M., Helgason, I., Kresin, F., Balestrini, M., Unteidig, A. B., Lawson, S., … & Schuler, D. C. (2018, April). Maker Movements, Do-It-Yourself Cultures and Participatory Design: Implications for HCI Research. In Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (p. W32). ACM.
  • Brynskov, M., Heijnen, A., Balestrini, M., & Raetzsch, C. (2018). Experimentation at scale: challenges for making urban informatics work. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, (just-accepted), 00-00. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Balestrini M., Seiz G., Peña L.L., Camprodon G. (2017) Onboarding Communities to the IoT. In: Kompatsiaris I. et al. (eds) Internet Science. INSCI 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10673. Springer, Cham [DOWNLOAD]
  • Balestrini, M., Rogers, Y., Hassan, C., Creus J., King, M., & Marshall, P. (2017, May). A City in Common: A Framework to Orchestrate Large-scale Citizen Engagement around Urban Issues. In Proceedings of CHI 2017. (in press). ACM. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Balestrini, M., Marshall, P., Cornejo, R., Tentori, M., Bird, J., & Rogers, Y. (2016, February). Jokebox: Coordinating Shared Encounters in Public Spaces. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (pp. 38-49). ACM. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Balestrini, M., Diez, T., Kresin, F. From Participatory Sensing to Making Sense. Proceedings of the Workshop ” Environmental Infrastructures and Platforms 2015 – Infrastructures and Platforms for Environmental Crowd Sensing and Big Data co-located with the European Citizen Science Association General Assembly 2015 (ECSA GA’2015).
  • Balestrini, M., Diez, T., Marshall, P., Gluhak, A., & Rogers, Y. (2015) IoT Community Technologies: Leaving Users to Their Own Devices or Orchestration of Engagement?. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Internet of Things, 15, 1, EAI. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Balestrini, M., Rogers, Y., & Marshall, P. (2015, July). Civically engaged HCI: tensions between novelty and social impact. In Proceedings of the 2015 British HCI Conference (pp. 35-36). ACM. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Pantidi, N., Ferreira, J., Balestrini, M., Perry, M., Marshall, P., & McCarthy, J. (2015, June). Connected sustainability: connecting sustainability-driven, grass-roots communities through technology. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Communities and Technologies (pp. 161-163). ACM. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Peña, O., Ortega, D., Barreras, E., Balestrini, M., & Tentori, M. (2014, November). Integration of physical and digital media to allow older adults collectively share narratives during reading groups. In Proceedings of the 5th Mexican Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (p. 53). ACM. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Balestrini, M., Marshall, P., & Diez, T. (2014, September). Beyond boundaries: the home as city infrastructure for smart citizens. In Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct Publication (pp. 987-990). ACM. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Balestrini, M., Bird, J., Marshall, P., Zaro, A., & Rogers, Y. (2014, April). Understanding sustained community engagement: a case study in heritage preservation in rural Argentina. In Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems (pp. 2675-2684). ACM. [Honourable mention] [DOWNLOAD]
  • Balestrini, M., Hernandez-Leo, D., Nieves, R., & Blat, J. (2014). Technology-supported orchestration matters: outperforming paper-based scripting in a Jigsaw classroom. Learning Technologies, IEEE Transactions on, 7(1), 17-30. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Santos, P., Balestrini, M., Righi, V., Blat, J., & Hernández-Leo, D. (2013). Not interested in ICT? A case study to explore how a meaningful m-learning activity fosters engagement among older users. In Scaling up Learning for Sustained Impact (pp. 328-342). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Balestrini, M. In favour of a multiplied self. Can empathy lead to personal behaviour change? in CHI 2013 Workshop: Personal Informatics in the Wild: Hacking Habits for Health Happiness, 31st ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, (2013). [DOWNLOAD]
  • Hernández-Leo, D., Balestrini, M., Nieves, R., & Blat, J. (2012). Exploiting awareness to facilitate the orchestration of collaborative activities in physical spaces. In 2nd Workshop on Awareness and Reflection in Technology-Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL2012. CEUR WS (Vol. 931, pp. 55-56). [DOWNLOAD]
  • Kuklinski, H. P., & Balestrini, M. (2010). Prototipos de Mobile Open Education: Una breve selección de Casos. IEEE-RITA, 5(4), 125-131. [DOWNLOAD]
  • Balestrini, M. (2010). El traspaso de la tiza al celular: celumetrajes en el Proyecto Facebook para pensar con imágenes y narrativas transmedia. In El proyecto facebook y la posuniversidad: sistemas operativos sociales y entornos abiertos de aprendizaje (pp. 35-46). [DOWNLOAD]


Selected conferences & workshops: as speaker


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