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6th European Interactive TV Conference
EuroITV 2008 – Changing Television Environments

July 3rd to 4th 2008 in Salzburg, Austria 

Supported by CITIZEN MEDIA (Gold Sponsor)
Supported by Microsoft TV (Bronze Sponsor)
In cooperation with ICT&S Center / University of Salzburg
In cooperation with IFIP and ACM (SIGCHI, SIGMM)

1st  Call for Papers

The EuroITV conference brings together researchers and practitioners from diverse disciplines that include human-computer interaction, media studies, computer science, telecommunications, audiovisual design and management. The organizing committee invites you to submit original high quality papers addressing the special theme and the topics, for presentation at the conference and inclusion in the proceedings.

The special theme is “Changing Television Environments” 

We welcome submissions that address interactive TV with special emphasis on: 
•	Changing TV contexts and new entertainment environments
•	Changing user behaviours, user experiences and needs
•	Changing TV technologies and production environments
•	Changing TV towards new content formats
•	Changing services and business models

Important Dates:

Tutorials and Workshop Proposals 
December 7th, 2007

Full Paper Submissions	
January 11th, 2008

Short Papers, Posters, Doctoral Consortium, Demos
February 29th, 2008

Industrial Case Studies	
April 25th, 2008

Papers are solicited from, but not limited to the following topics:
•	Beyond the home context, extended home, Mobile TV
•	Ambient intelligence, ambient media environments
•	Social TV, sociability, usability and user experience
•	Digital content production, HDTV and digital cinema
•	Asset management, metadata and content enrichment
•	Entertainment computing, games, betting, game shows
•	Broadband and IPTV
•	3DTV and VR systems
•	Audience research, ethnography, user studies
•	New advertising and revenue models for television
•	Accessibility, universal access, multimodal interaction
•	Business models, media management, media economics, t-commerce, t-learning
•	Web2.0, user-generated content
•	Communication services, video conferencing, messaging
•	Content management, digital rights management
•	Interactive storytelling, interactive advertising
•	Electronic program guide, video search, video navigation
•	Enhanced TV (news, weather, sports)
•	Changes in technical requirements and infrastructures (ubiquitous and mobile)
•	Standards (TV-Anytime, MPEG-4, MPEG-7, SMIL)
•	Multimedia, graphics, broadcast and video technology
•	Personalization, user modelling, intelligent user interfaces
•	Ethical, regulatory and policy issues

Paper submission will be peer-reviewed and all accepted papers will be published by an international publisher. Extended versions of selected papers will be considered for special issues in journals. A selection of the best papers will be published in a special issue of ACM Computers in Entertainment ( 

Conference Organizing Committee: 
Manfred Tscheligi (General Chair)
Marianna Obrist and Artur Lugmayr (Conference Co-chairs)
Judith Masthoff (Tutorials Chair)
Lyn Pemberton (Doctoral Colloquium Chair)
Erika Reponen and Thomas Mirlacher (Demonstration Chairs)
Sander A.J.P. Limonard, Owen Daly-Jones and Gunnar Harboe (Industrial Case Studies Chairs)
Regina Bernhaupt and David Geerts (Short Papers & Posters Chairs)
Pablo Cesar and Hendrik Knoche (Workshop Chairs)
Michael Darnell and Bart Hemmeryckx-Deleersnijder (Industrial Liaison Chairs)

Program Committee:

For up to date information and further details please visit:
Send your contributions and any inquiry about the conference to: info(at)
To receive updates about EuroITV2008 Conference, subscribe to the Conference mailing list by going to: 

HCI & Usability Unit, ICT&S Center of the University of Salzburg (

Call for Sponsors & Exhibitors:
EuroITV 2008 offers exciting opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors
See Sponsoring Packages <> 

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