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CHI 2009 ... April 4 - 9 Boston, Massachusetts USA

Come to CHI 2009 to learn from and exchange ideas with some of the premier thinkers and practitioners in the field of Human-Computer Interaction. This year's conference offers two days of pre-conference workshops and four days of dynamic sessions that explore the future of computer-human interaction with researchers, practitioners, educators and students. CHI 2009 features world-class presentations including: two plenary sessions, highly interactive sessions, courses, exhibits, recruiting and more at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

This year:

Jan Chipchase, of Nokia Research, has been invited to speak about Designing for Global Impact.

Allison Druin, of the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL), has coordinated a panel that will discuss Mobile Technologies for the World's Children.

Sustainability & "Green" Computing ideas are addressed in sessions called Sustainability 1 and Sustainability 2. In addition, this year's Student Design Competition considers the importance of Sustainable Design.

CHI 2009 offers 26 courses on topics ranging from an introduction to Human-Computer interaction to advanced specialty topics such as Giving Children a Voice in the Design of Technology, Designing for the Scent of Information, and Mobile Interaction Design.

For a complete listing of this year's offerings, consult the CHI 2009 Program.

The ACM annual conference on Computer-Human Interaction, CHI 2009, is the premier worldwide forum for exchanging information on all aspects of how people interact with computers. This year's conference marks 27 years of research, innovation and development of the Computer-Human Interaction community.

Join more than 2000 professionals from over 40 countries and attend CHI 2009. Participation is open to all with an interest in Human-Computer Interaction. Register on site at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, beginning Saturday morning, April 4. One- and two-day registration passes may also be purchased.

CHI 2009 is sponsored by ACM's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM/SIGCHI). In addition, this year's key conference sponsors include: Autodesk, Google, Microsoft Corp., and the National Science Foundation (NSF).