ACM TechNews SIGCHI Edition
ACM is pleased to introduce the new ACM TechNews – SIGCHI Edition as benefit of ACM SIGCHI Membership and SIGCHI Chapter Membership. The TechNews SIGCHI Edition will be provided to SIGCHI Members and SIGCHI Chapter Members on a monthly basis.
In December 2016 SIGCHI published a call for sponsorship of HCI Summer/Winter Schools. Following a review, the SIGCHI Executive Committee selected seven of the proposals submitted. The selected events will be in Australia, China, Ireland, Poland, Mexico, USA and Switzerland in 2017.
In order to better support students from and currently based in developing countries pursuing HCI/UX, ACM SIGCHI has recently revised the guideline for Gary Marsden Student Development Fund to cover all HCI relevant conferences.
"Kujenga madaraja, kubomoa vizuizi | Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers" - AfriCHI 2016, 21st – 25th November 2016, Nairobi, Kenya.
tl;dr: CHI is growing so now CHI has a steering committee; 2017-2019 cities and chairs are in place; we are seeking chairs and venues for CHI 2020 as we return to Asia in 2021.
Through the SIGCHI develoment fund, we are sponsoring the CRA-W Grad Cohort Workshop for a 3rd time in 2017. Joining the ACM, other SIGs and sponsors we will support a diverse set of graduate students to attend the CRA-W’s Grad Cohort 2017 in Washington, DC.
Including our annual flagship conference CHI, the ACM Special Interest Group on Human Computer Interaction (SIGCHI) sponsors or co-sponsors 24 conferences in addition to providing in-cooperation support for over 40 other conferences around the world.
The Asian Development Committee invites participation from our Asian colleagues.
This is news piece from the ACM SIGCHI President on changes to OpenTOC from December 2015. In July 2016 we added a new OpenTOC page to provide a convenient way for you to access to many of our OpenTOC proceedings, and hence access at no charge to the linked papers for a period of one year from the end of the conference.
SIGCHI has established the Gary Marsden Student Development Fund to support postgraduate students from developing countries to attend SIGCHI conferences.
To better support HCI in the developing world, SIGCHI announces clarification and expanded guidance on appropriate proposals for the SIGCHI Development Fund.
SIGCHI congratulates the 2014 award winners.
Notes of the January 2012 SIGCHI Executive Committee Meeting have been added.
The Association for Computing Machinery’s Council on Women in Computing (ACM-W) has named Judith S. Olson of the University of California, Irvine as the 2011-2012 Athena Lecturer.