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MobileHCI 2008 news:

- On-line registration is open till August 11 

- Additional social events still open for registering

- Conference program is available online 

 

 

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                        MobileHCI 2008

 

               The 10th International Conference on

               Human-Computer Interaction with

                 Mobile Devices and Services

            Royal Tropical Institute Conference Center

                    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

                       2 - 5 September 2008

 

                      www.mobilehci2008.org

 

 

 

 

 

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MobileHCI is the leading conference in the field of Human Computer
Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services. The 10th conference in the
MobileHCI series provides a forum for academics and practitioners to
discuss the challenges and potential solutions for effective interaction
with mobile systems and services. It covers the design, evaluation and
application of techniques and approaches for all mobile and wearable
computing devices and services.

 

 

 

=== ON-LINE REGISTRATION OPEN TILL 11 AUGUST

 

Don't miss late on-line registration. After the deadline only on-site
registration at normal prices is possible starting on Monday 1
September.  Save EUR100 by registering before 11 August 2008. To
register, go directly to http://mobilehci2008.telin.nl/?sub1=10 

 

 

 

=== ADDITIONAL SOCIAL EVENTS ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 (17.30 - 19.30 HRS)

 

MobileHCI 2008 offers you several possibilities to meet colleagues and
share experiences at informal way. At the end of the workshops and
tutorial day we can offer you the opportunity to explore Amsterdam,
before enjoying a diner in the Amsterdam city atmosphere. These social
events are optional and at your own expenses and start from the
Conference Venue following on the closing of the workshops and tutorial
day.

 

*GET ON YOUR BIKE!

Bicycle treasure tour through Amsterdam. In a team context you will
discover various spots in the city where you would normally never come.
You will pass the Royal Palace, the Anne Frank house and many canals,
the Dam Square and Museum Square, the Jordaan quarter and the famous
Vondelpark. During the trip you do have to answer questions correctly
and keep an eye on your leader. 

 

Duration: 1.5 hours.

Price: EUR 31.00 per person incl. VAT  

 

*JEWISH AMSTERDAM

During this walking tour, you will discover the historical developments
of the Jewish community. Although many of the places have been replaced
with modern architecture, many still reveal examples of pre-war Jewish
life. You will pass several monuments of commemoration for the
persecutions during World War II in this area. 

 

Duration: 1.5 hours

Price: EUR 20.00 per person incl. VAT

 

You can register through the registration site
(http://mobilehci2008.telin.nl/?sub1=10) until the 28th of July 2008.
All activities following on the conference program and start from the
conference venue as well. Please note: Both activities have a minimum
number of 20 participants! After July 28, only refunds take place when
guided tours are cancelled due to lack of participants.

 

 

=== CONFERENCE PROGRAM ON-LINE

Check the website for more details on the conference program. 

 

We look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam!

 

To register, go directly to http://mobilehci2008.telin.nl/?sub1=10

 

 

MobileHCI 2008 is organized by Telematica Instituut, Freeband
Communications and Philips Research Europe, in cooperation with ACM
SIGCHI and ACM SIGMOBILE.

 

For more information, please browse to http://www.mobilehci2008.org
<http://www.mobilehci2008.org/>  or e-mail [log in to unmask]

 

 

Program Committee

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Boris de Ruyter, Philips Research Europe, the Netherlands 

Maddy Janse, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands 

Kris Mihalic, Yahoo! Mobile, USA 

Fabio Paterṇ, CNR/ISTI, Italy 

Henk de Poot, Telematica Instituut, the Netherlands 

Panos Markopoulos, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands

Manfred Tscheligi, University of Salzburg & CURE, Austria 

Marc Smith, Microsoft Research, USA 

Elly Pelgrim, Philips Research Europe, the Netherlands 

Elisabeth Dykstra-Erickson, ACCESS Systems America, USA 

Pieter Jan Stappers, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands

Albrecht Schmidt, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany 

 

 

Conference Co-chairs

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Henri ter Hofte, Telematica Instituut, the Netherlands

Ingrid Mulder, Telematica Instituut & Rotterdam University, the
Netherlands

 

 

 

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