Technology for Today’s Family – CHI2012

Technology for Today’s Family

CHI2012 Workshop
May 05, 2012
Austin, Texas, USA

Important Dates
Jan 12, 2012: Workshop submission deadline (EXTENDED DEADLINE)
Feb 03, 2012: Feedback to authors

We invite you to participate in a workshop for researchers and
practitioners interested in designing and developing technologies for
families. We believe families are a unique user group that should be
addressed in a holistic manner. To this end, we will conduct a one-day
workshop for researchers to come together to build a community, share
experiences and perspectives, and discuss the future of technologies for

Submissions should be written in the CHI Archive format and should be 2-4
pages long. Papers should include: a statement of interest, a summary of
authors’ expertise in the area of family technology design, and statement
of the unique perspective the author(s) will bring to the discussion.
Papers will be selected based on quality and diversity of perspectives.

Possible paper topics include, but are not limited to:
-New theoretical perspectives on technology use in families
-New techniques in designing for or with families
-New technological or design approaches
-An overview or survey, of existing technologies for families
-An overview or survey, of design methods for creating technologies for
-Opinions on or experiences with the challenges of designing technologies
for families

Papers should be e-mailed to no later than
January 6, 2012. Authors will be notified of acceptance or rejection to
the workshop by February 3, 2012. At least one author from each accepted
paper must attend the workshop.

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