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HCI International News, Number 82, March 2017

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HCII 2017: Important Deadlines

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HCII 2017: Panel Session by Jennifer Preece

Title: How Two Billion Smartphone Users Can Save Species and More!

Chair: Jennifer Preece, Professor & Dean Emerita, University of Maryland Information School, USA

Abstract: Animal and plant populations are declining and becoming extinct at an alarming rate. Habitat loss and environmental degradation are an international concern. HCI specialists have the knowledge and skills to design technology and support communities to collect and share data with scientists, conservationists, policy experts and the public. In this panel we will examine the pros and cons of what, when and where HCI specialists can contribute to saving planet earth for future generations.

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HCII 2017: Conference Program

The Conference Advance Program will become available by the end of March though the Conference website at:

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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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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

Book your accommodation at the official HCII2017 hotels in order to get the special conference rate and complimentary internet in guest rooms.

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Recent News and Articles

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SPECIAL ISSUE ON User Experience in Games

With the development of information and communication technologies, the younger generations, as well as more mature generations, accept and enjoy playing digital games. The game industry is growing rapidly, but until recently game was not considered as an academic research topic.
This special issue will bring together papers reporting research that explores a range of topics across the spectrum of user experience in video/computer/mobile games.

Paper submission deadline: April 10, 2017

Special Issue Editors:

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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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