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HCI International News, Number 86, November 2017

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HCII 2018: General Information

HCI International 2018, jointly with the affiliated Conferences, held under one management and one registration, will take place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV, USA, 15-20 July 2018.

The Conference will start with three days of Tutorials (15-17 July). Parallel Sessions, Poster Sessions and the Exhibition will be held during the last three days (18-20 July) of the Conference.

Awards: The best paper of each of the HCII 2018 Thematic Areas / Affiliated Conferences will be presented with an award. The best poster extended abstract will also receive an award (http://2018.hci.international/awards).

Proceedings: The Conference Proceedings will be published by Springer in a multi-volume set. Papers will appear in volumes of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) and Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series. Poster Extended Abstracts will be published in the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series.

Mentoring Sessions: James Lewis and Gavriel Salvendy have cordially accepted the conference invitation to hold mentoring sessions for PhD students, each with two important topics.

The Mentoring Session of James Lewis will be offered on Wednesday 18 July 2018, from 10:30am to 12:30pm and will be addressing the topics of HCI career trends - past, present and future (in Part #1), and Transition from a PhD student to an industry professional (in Part #2). Dr James Lewis < https://www.jimlewisux.com/ > is IBM Master Inventor with 91 patents issued to date by the US Patent Office.

The Mentoring Session of Gavriel Salvendy will be offered on Wednesday 18 July 2018, from 4pm to 6pm and will be addressing the topics of Development of a PhD Thesis and its dissemination (in Part #1), and Transition from a PhD student to Faculty (in Part #2). Professor Gavriel Salvendy < http://www.iems.ucf.edu/salvendy/ > has been Major Professor to 67 PhD students.

For more information, please visit: http://2018.hci.international/mentoring-sessions

Student Design Competition: Students (undergraduate, postgraduate or doctoral) are invited to submit, through the Conference Management System (CMS), an up to 5-minute video clip in MP4 format that presents their design idea, including statements and elaboration of the objective, method, innovation and outcome.

All video clip submissions accepted for the Student Design Competition will be presented during the conference. Three awards will be presented. Each awardee will receive a plaque and a certificate. The GOLD student design awardee will also receive the prize of $1000 USD, the SILVER $500 USD and the BRONZE $250 USD. The awards will be conferred during the opening plenary session of the conference.

The deadline for submissions to the Student Design Competition is the 15th of January 2018. Further information is available through the conference website: http://2018.hci.international/student-design-competition.

Demonstrations: Demonstrations are a new, alternative form of presenting ideas and results to the international audience of the HCII conference, and they are governed by the same conference registration policy applicable for the submissions of papers and posters. Demonstrations will take place in the Exhibition area, will be configured to facilitate free and continuous access by the conference participants and will be bound by the rules of conduct applicable to Exhibitors. For more information, please visit: http://2018.hci.international/demonstrations

Student Volunteers: The HCII2018 Program for Student Volunteers gives full time university students from around the world the opportunity to attend and contribute to one of the most prestigious conferences in the field of computing and HCI. The deadline for applications receipt is 15 January 2018. For more information, please visit http://2018.hci.international/student-volunteers

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HCII 2018: Organizing invited sessions

The HCI International Conference series has a long established tradition of inviting experienced academics, researchers and professionals working in the broader HCI field to organize parallel sessions. HCII 2018 cordially invites scientists and professionals to apply for organizing invited session(s) in one of its 14 Affiliated Conferences / Thematic Areas. For information about the organization of parallel sessions and the responsibilities of session organizers, please read on here. Please send your application or your inquiries for clarifications or assistance to the Program Administration at: program@hcii2018.org

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HCII 2018: Keynote Speech by Mary Czerwinski

Mary Czerwinski, Principal Researcher and Research Manager at the Visualization and Interaction (VIBE) Research Group, Microsoft Research, USA, will give the Keynote Speech during the Opening Plenary Session on Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 18:00 hrs. The title of her speech is "Technology in Support of Healthy Habits"

For more information, please check the Conference website http://2018.hci.international/keynote-speech

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HCII 2018: Changes in Program Board Chairs

  • HIMI 2018 new co-chair, Hirohiko Mori
    Hirohiko Mori, from Tokyo City University, Japan, has joined Sakae Yamamoto as a co-chair of the Human Interface and the Management of Information Thematic Area (HIMI 2018, http://2018.hci.international/himi)
  • VAMR 2018 new co-chair, Gino Fragomeni
    Gino Fragomeni, from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, USA, has joined Jessie Y.C. Chen as a co-chair of the 10th International Conference on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality (VAMR 2018, http://2018.hci.international/vamr)
  • DAPI 2018 new co-chair, Shin'ichi Konomi
    Shin'ichi Konomi, from Kyushu University, Japan, has joined Norbert Streitz as a co-chair of the 6th International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions (DAPI 2018, http://2018.hci.international/dapi)
  • HCIBGO 2018 new co-chair, Bo Sophia Xiao
    Bo Sophia Xiao, from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, United States, has joined Fiona Fui-Hoon Nah as a co-chair of the 5th International Conference on HCI in Business, Government and Organizations (HCIBGO 2018, http://2018.hci.international/hcibgo)

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HCII 2018: Accommodation

Caesars Palace will be the conference venue and the official HCII2018 hotel. A number of rooms have been reserved to be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, while significantly reduced rates have been agreed with the hotel, valid for all Conference participants for the duration of the Conference as well as for 2 additional days, before and / or after the Conference, based on availability. For detailed information, please have a look at: http://2018.hci.international/accommodation

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HCII 2018: Exhibition

You are invited to exhibit at the HCI International 2018 exhibition. The HCI International Conference is an ideal opportunity to exhibit your products and services to an international audience of about 2000 researchers, academics, professionals and users in the field of HCI. Detailed information is available at: http://2018.hci.international/exhibition

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HCII 2018: Sponsorship

Sponsorship in the context of HCI International 2018 is the ideal opportunity to expose your organization to an international audience of over 2000 researchers, professionals and users in the field of HCI. Sponsorship is not limited to financial support, and thus can also take the form of material and service provision. If you are interested in contributing to this international event as a sponsor or simply wish to receive more information contact: administration@hcii2018.org

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Recent News and Articles

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Announcements

Face/Interface: Type Design and HCI Beyond the Western World, Friday, December 1, 2017, Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305, Free
More Info at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/faceinterface-type-design-and-hci-beyond-the-western-world-tickets-37745774628

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The HCI International NEWS is a newsletter that contains information about the HCI International Conference, book reviews, news from the field of HCI, as well as links to interesting articles and conferences. If you have any questions or comments, or if you would like to make a contribution, please contact the Editor, Dr. Abbas Moallem. The opinions that are expressed in this Newsletter are the sole responsibility of its authors and do not represent any institution or company.

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