CHI 2012: 33 workshops – alt.chi

CHI 2012 – It’s the Experience!
May 5-10, 2012 – Austin, Texas

The ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference on human-computer interaction. The experience of CHI 2012 is centered in vibrant Austin, Texas, the Live Music Capital of the World.

9 January 2012 is the deadline for Interactivity, alt.chi, Works-in-Progress, SIG Meetings, Student Competitions, Videos and workshop submissions.

alt.chi 2012 proudly continues the tradition of bringing substantive, thought-provoking, original work to CHI through an alternative approach. We invite the submission of bold, compelling, critical, and innovative works that challenge or re-imagine human computer interaction research and design.
The alt.chi submission system is open now

33 WORKSHOPS AT CHI 2012 – submission deadline 9 January 2012
Workshops are a chance for members of a community with common interests to meet in the context of a focused and interactive discussion. Please consider attending a workshop, and take part in this opportunity to move a new field forward and build community. Workshops will be held on Saturday and Sunday May 5th and 6th, 2012. The submission deadline for workshop contributions is 9th January, but each workshops may chose an earlier or later date so please check individual workshops for their submission due dates.

All workshops are listed below. More details and links at

W1: Game User Research
W2: Managing User Experience Teams: Lessons from Case Studies, and Establishing Best Practices
W3: CrowdCamp: Rapidly Iterating Ideas Related to Collective Intelligence & Crowdsourcing
W4: Activity Context Representation: Techniques and Languages
W5: Educational Interfaces, Software, and Technology
W6: The 3rd Dimension of CHI (3DCHI): Touching and Designing 3D User Interfaces
W7: Emerging Technologies for Healthcare and Aging
W8: HCI for Peace: Preventing, De-Escalating and Recovering from Conflict
W9: A Contextualised Curriculum for HCI
W10: Defamiliarization in Innovation and Usability
W11: Visual Thinking & Digital Imagery W12: Distributed User Interfaces: Collaboration and Usability
W13: Bridging Clinical and Non-clinical Health Practices: Opportunities and Challenges W14: Theories, Methods and Case Studies of Longitudinal HCI Research
W15: I Just Love this Product! Looking into Wow Products, from Analysis to Heuristics W16: Methods to Account for Values in Human-Centered Computing
W17: Technology for Today’s Family
W18: Ar-CHI-tecture: Architecture and Interaction
W19: Designing and Evaluating Text Entry Methods
W20: Theories behind UX Research and How They Are Used in Practice
W21: End-user Interactions with Intelligent and Autonomous Systems
W22: Memento Mori: Technology Design for the End of Life W23: Identity, Performativity, and HCI
W24: Food and Interaction Design: Designing for Food in Everyday Life
W25: Exploring HCI’s Relationship with Liveness
W26: Interaction Design and Emotional Wellbeing
W27: NUIs for New Worlds: New Interaction Forms and Interfaces for Mobile Applications in Developing Countries
W28: Heritage Matters: Designing for Current and Future Values Through Digital and Social Technologies
W29: From Materials to Materiality: Connecting Practice and Theory in HCI W30: Cool aX Continents, Cultures and Communities
W31: Simple, Sustainable Living
W32: Personal Informatics in Practice: Improving Quality of Life Through Data
W33: Qualitative Research in HCI

General Conference Chair – Joseph A. Konstan, University of Minnesota
Technical Program Chairs: – Ed H. Chi, Google – Kristina Höök, Stockholm University and SICS
Workshop Chairs – Helena Mentis, Microsoft Research Cambridge – Ido Guy, IBM Research-Haifa

The organizers’ email addresses are listed at SOCIAL MEDIA

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