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HCI International 2023

23 - 28 July 2023 - Copenhagen, Denmark

HCI International 2023, the 25th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, was held from 23 to 28 July 2023 under the auspices of 21 distinguished international boards of 505 Members from 61 Countries. The conference took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, as a ‘hybrid’ event. The first three days of the conference (23-25 July) comprised virtual only parallel sessions for paper presentations with remote only participation and ‘in-person’ only satellite events. The Opening Plenary Session, on 25 July, run as the first hybrid event of the conference (allowing participants to view remotely) and followed for the next 3 days (26-28 July) by the parallel and poster sessions also run as hybrid events (i.e. allowing both 'in-person' and remote participation options for presenters and participants).

This year, the impressive number of 2,807 individuals from 77 countries registered to participate in this truly international in scope event, where the work of world leaders in the field was presented.

The conference program included:

  • 18 tutorials
  • 3 workshops
  • 352 parallel sessions (162 virtual and 190 hybrid)

As established in previous years, twenty-two awards were conferred during the Opening Plenary Session. The awards, in the form of a plaque and a certificate, were presented to the author(s) of the Best Paper of each Thematic Area / Affiliated Conference and of the Best Poster Extended Abstract.

Sara Kiesler, University Professor and Hillman Professor Emerita of Computer Science and Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University, and a program director of the National Science Foundation, joined us as the keynote speaker at the Opening Plenary Session. Her keynote entitled: "Research Challenges to Humanizing Cyberspace" was also her acceptance speech for the HCII 2023 award ‘HCI Medal for Societal Impact’.

In the context of the HCII 2023 Student Design Competition, a seven-member international committee, acting as the jury to select three award winners, evaluated accepted submissions. The three awards were conferred during the Opening Plenary Session along with three prizes, the GOLD received the prize of $1000 USD, the SILVER of $500 USD and the BRONZE of $250 USD. All accepted submissions were presented during the conference.

Τhe HCII Conference has established a long-term collaboration with the World Usability Initiative (WUI), founded and directed by Elizabeth Rosenzweig. The 2022 World Usability Initiative (WUI) Design Challenge with theme "User-Soaked Design" award winners were announced on World Usability Day, 10 November 2022. The Design Challenge Awards (Gold $1,250; Silver $1,000; and Bronze $750) were sponsored by the HCII2023 Conference and were conferred during the Opening Plenary Session.

Prof. Gavriel Salvendy (Major Professor to 68 PhD students) hold a Mentoring Session for PhD students with the following important topics: Development of a high impact PhD Dissertation and its effective dissemination; Transition from a PhD student to industry professional; and Transition from a PhD student to successful Faculty.

The ‘HCII Design Café’, a new interactive satellite event, was held ‘in-person’ for the first time during the HCII2023 conference. The focus of the HCII Design Café was on two major challenges:

  • Human-Environment Interactions
  • Sustainable and Resilient Communities

We would like to thank each and every one of the Conference participants for their valuable contribution towards the success of this Conference.


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