OzCHI 2012

OzCHI 2012 – Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia
26-30 Nov 2012

Important Dates
– Long papers:
Submission deadline: June 15, 2012
Notification of acceptance: August 27th, 2012
Camera ready: October 15th, 2012

– Short papers
Submission deadline: August 31st, 2012
Notification of acceptance: September 28th, 2012
Camera ready: October 15th, 2012

OzCHI is Australia’s leading forum for work in all areas of Computer-Human
Interaction. It attracts an international community of practitioners,
researchers, academics and students from a wide range of disciplines
including user experience designers, information architects, software
engineers, human factors experts, information systems analysts, social
scientists and managers. The conference also welcomes perspectives from
design, architecture, engineering, planning, social science and creative
industries among other disciplines.

OZCHI is the annual conference of the Computer-Human Interaction Special
Interest Group (CHISIG) of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society of
Australia (HFESA).

OzCHI 2012 is being held In cooperation with the ACM and accepted long and
short papers will be included in the ACM Digital Library.

The conference will be held in the Advanced Technologies Centre at the
Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn campus. Monday 26th and
Tuesday 27th November are devoted to workshops, tutorials and a doctoral
consortium. Wednesday 28th November to Friday 30th November will contain
the main body of the conference.

Conference Theme
The conference theme, Innovation, Immersion, Integration, Inclusion and
Interaction. The theme reflects both the global nature of HCI and the
diversity of cultures within which people incorporate interactive use of
computers in their daily lives. It also reflects how HCI practitioners and
researchers conduct their research and build their applications.

Conference Topics
OzCHI welcomes submissions concerning any aspect of HCI. Topics include,
but are not limited to:
– Accessibility
– User Interfaces in Mobile devices
– Social and collaboration technologies
– Mashups and end-user programming
– Embodied interaction and tangible computing
– Ubiquitous computing
– Visualisation, mixed reality and game technologies
– Intelligent User Interfaces
– Consideration of affective, emotional and motivational aspects
– Design and social research methods
– User Interaction Issues with the use of ICT in expanding cultural
contexts and in all aspects of home, work, play and life
– eHealth and Welfare
– HCI education
– Benevolence, including HCI research in areas such as aid and
development, human rights, community projects etc.

We look forward to your involvement at this year’s OzCHI conference.

Viv Farrell, Faculty of ICT, Swinburne University of Technology:
Conference Chair
Graham Farrell, Faculty of ICT, Swinburne University of Technology:
Academic Co-Chair

Please direct any enquiries to Viv Farrell by email:

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