The 5th Workshop on the Digitization of the Individual will take place in meeting room 6-7 at Bella Center Copenhagen on December 11, 2022.

On-site registration will be offered at the workshop site for those who have not registered yet. Registered participants can pick up their registration package at the workshop site.

Workshop timeline:




1:00 – 1:15 PM

Welcome & Introduction

Workshop Chairs

1:15 – 1:35 PM

Privacy Perceptions in the Metaverse: An Empirical Investigation of Users’ Responses and Implications for VR Platform Designers

Julia Schulmeyer, Sofia Schöbel, and Gerrit Cziehso

1:35 – 1:55 PM

Identification of Customer Preferences in Virtual Reality using Eye-Tracking Data and Machine-Learning Based Time Series Classification

Tobias Weiß, Jella Pfeiffer, Christian Peukert, and Thies Pfeiffer

1:55 – 2:15 PM

Social Media Use and Well-Being: An Actual Behavior Study

Katharina Baum, Olga Abramova, Margarita Gladkaya, and Hanna Krasnova

2:15 – 2:30 PM


2:30 – 2:50 PM

How Low-Immersive Virtual Reality Affects Offline Sales in the Real Estate Market

Shih-Hui (Steven) Hsiao, Yen-Yao Wang, and Tony Lin

2:50 – 3:10 PM

Measuring Real Behavior in Virtual Worlds

Jannes H. D. Menck, Henrik Lechte, and Tim-Benjamin Lembcke

3:10 – 3:30 PM

Mind the Gap: A Theory Development Approach for Explaining the Divergence of Human Information Processing Capacity and Information Amount

Moritz T. Bruckner, Maximilian Grüning, Michaela Lindenmayr, and Kian Schmalenbach

3:30 – 3:45 PM


3:45 – 5:00 PM

Expert panel on "Metaverse: a real change for individuals and society or just another research arena?"

Panelists: Christian Peukert, Ulrike Schultze and Jason B. Thatcher