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HCI International News, Number 80, November 2016

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HCII 2017: Important! Extended Deadlines for paper/tutorial submission

Due to multiple requests from prospective authors, the deadline for paper and tutorial submissions for HCI International 2017 has been extended:

Friday, 4 November 2016, paper proposals (an abstract of 800 words is required)
Friday, 4 November 2016, tutorial proposals (an abstract of 300 words is required)

For more information about proposal submission, please visit: http://2017.hci.international/submissions

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HCII 2017: Conference details

HCI International 2017, to be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, Canada, 9-14 July 2017, incorporates 15 Conferences / Thematic Areas, expecting to attract over 2,000 participants from more than 70 countries around the world. The Conference will start with three days of Tutorials (9-11 July). Parallel Sessions, Poster Sessions and the Exhibition will be held during the last three days (12-14 July) of the Conference.

The Conference Proceedings will be published by Springer in a multi-volume set. Papers will appear in volumes of the LNCS and LNAI series. Extended Poster abstracts will be published in the CCIS series.

The best paper of each of the Thematic Areas / Affiliated Conferences will receive an award. The Best Poster extended abstract will also receive an award.

Registration for the Conference is now available through the CMS. Early Registration fees apply before 9 January 2017. For more information about conference registration, please have a look at: http://2017.hci.international/registration

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HCII 2017: DUXU 2017 new co-chair, Wentao Wang

Wentao Wang has joined Aaron Marcus as a co-chair of the 6th International Conference on Design, User Experience and Usability (DUXU 2017, http://2017.hci.international/duxu).

Wentao Wang graduated from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor with a Master’s degree specializing in Human Computer Interaction. He is serving as Senior Manager at the User Experience Department of Baidu Inc. He is also chair of Baidu EBG (Emerging Business Group) UX designer evaluation committee. He takes charge of Baidu design guideline, UX designer training, UX research and many Baidu product’s UX design, such as Baidu Search, Baidu Map, Baidu Photo Wonder, Baidu Stock, Baidu Lottery, Baidu Education Services, etc. Before joining Baidu, Wentao served as UX designer in Oracle Inc., in USA.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wentao-wang-a7206516

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HCII 2017: VAMR 2017 new co-chair, Jessie Y.C. Chen

Jessie Y.C. Chen has joined Stephanie Lackey as a co-chair of the 9th International Conference on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality (VAMR 2017, http://2017.hci.international/vamr).

Jessie Y.C. Chen is a senior research psychologist at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Human Research and Engineering Directorate in Orlando, Florida. She began her federal career at the U.S. Army Research Institute and joined ARL in 2003. At ARL, she conducts research on human-robot interaction and human-autonomy teaming, specifically in the area of agent transparency.


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HCII 2017: Keynote speech by Ben Shneiderman

Ben Shneiderman, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Founding Director (1983-2000) of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory (http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/), and a Member of the UM Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) at the University of Maryland, USA, will give the Keynote Speech during the Opening Plenary Session on Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 18:00 hrs. The title of his speech is "The New ABCs of Research: Grand Challenges for HCI". For more information, please have a look at: http://2017.hci.international/keynote-speech

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HCII 2017: Accommodation

The Vancouver Convention Center will be the conference venue. Three nearby hotels have been appointed as the official HCII2017 hotels. 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 these hotels, 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. Please also note that, the 7 June 2017 is the cutoff date for reservations. Any requests after that date will be handled on a space and cost availability basis.

For more information, please have a look at: http://2017.hci.international/accommodation

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HCII 2017: Exhibition

You are invited to exhibit at the HCI International 2017 exhibition. The HCI International Conference is an ideal opportunity to exhibit your products and services to an international audience of over 2000 researchers, academics, professionals and users in the field of HCI.

For more information, please have a look at: http://2017.hci.international/exhibition

List of Exhibitors registered so far:

Information about the previous years' exhibition at HCII2016 in Toronto, including pictures and exhibitors are available in HCII News Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HCI-International-News-and-Conferences-151661138193927/

and also the conference web site:

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HCII 2017 Sponsorship

Sponsorship in the context of HCI International 2017 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@hcii2017.org

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Recent News and Articles

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Call for papers: MIT Press Journal "Arts, Aesthetics, and Performance in VR and Telepresence"
Special Issue of Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments
Submission deadline: November 1, 2016

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About HCI International NEWS

The HCI International NEWS is a newsletter that contains information about the HCI International 2015 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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