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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CFP: IHCI 2008 - INTERFACES AND HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION

http://www.ihci-conf.org/

CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline for submissions (extension): 14 April 2008 

 IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE INTERFACES AND HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION 2008
 Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 25 to 27 July 2008
 (http://www.ihci-conf.org/)
 part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and
Information Systems (MCCSIS 2008)
 Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 22 to 27 July 2008
 (http://www.mccsis.org)

 * Keynote Speakers (confirmed):
 Professor Tom Gross, Faculty of Media, Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany
 Professor Matthias Rauterberg, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The
Netherlands

 * Conference background and goals
 The IADIS Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI) 2008
conference aims to address the main issues of concern within Interface
Culture and Design with a particular emphasis on the affective
 aspects of design, development and implementation of interfaces and
the generational implications for design of human and technology
interaction. This conference aims to explore and discuss innovative
 studies of technology and its application in interfaces and welcomes
research in progress, case studies, practical demonstrations and
workshops in addition to the traditional submission categories.

 * Format of the Conference
 The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations.
 The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a
book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS
Digital Library (http://www.iadis.net/dl).
 The best paper authors will be invited to publish extended versions
of their papers in the IADIS Journal on Computer Science and
Information Systems (ISSN: 1646-3692).

 * Types of submissions
 Full and Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations,
Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium.
 All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.

 * Topics related to Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction are of
interest. These include, but are not limited to the following areas:
 - Affective User-centred analysis, design and evaluation
 - The value of Affective Interfaces/ Systems/Application/ Interaction
 - Generational differences and technology design
 - Measurement of success of emotional technology/interfaces
 - Supporting user populations from difference generations
 - Supporting user populations with Physical Disabilities
 - Supporting user populations with Intellectual Disabilities
 - Creativity Support Systems
 - Emotional Design issues/methods/experiences for novel interfaces
including tangible, mixed reality
  interfaces and multi-modal interfaces
 - Emotional Design issues/methods/experiences for mobile and
ubiquitous computing
 - Usability
 - User studies and fieldwork
 - Methodological implications of emotional user studies.
 - Participatory design and cooperative design techniques
 - Ethical issues in emotional design
 - HCI education and design education
 - Eliciting User Requirements

 * Important Dates:
 - Submission deadline (extension): 14 April 2008
 - Notification to Authors: 5 May 2008
 - Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration: Until 23 May 2008
 - Late Registration: After 23 May 2008
 - Conference: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 25 to 27 July 2008

 * Conference Location
 The conference will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 * Secretariat
 IADIS Secretariat - IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE INTERFACES AND
HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION 2008
 Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3
 1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
 E-mail: secretariat@ihci-conf.org
 Web site: http://www.ihci-conf.org/

 * Program Committee

 Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction 2008 Conference Program Chair
 Katherine Blashki, Deakin University, Australia

 General MCCSIS Conference Co-Chairs:
 Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands
 Pedro Isaas, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Portugal
 Nian-Shing Chen, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

 Committee Members: *
 * for committee list please refer to http://www.ihci-conf.org/committees.asp