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  /*Upcoming deadline: January 30th (short papers, posters, demos, 
doctoral consortium)*/

**EuroITV2009 - “Networked Television”*

7th European Interactive TV Conference
June 3rd to 5th 2009
Leuven, Belgium


(for information about keynotes, workshops and tutorials, see below)

*Important upcoming deadline:*

/*January 30th:*/
- Short papers
- Posters
- Demos
- Doctoral consortium

*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 topics, for 
presentation at the conference and inclusion in the proceedings. The 
main conference proceedings will be published by ACM.

The special theme is "Networked Television", which will be addressed 
from a technological as well as a user point of view, including 
economical and business aspects.

*Important Dates:*

Short Papers, Posters, Doctoral Consortium, Demos:
January 30th, 2009

“ITV in Industry” submissions:
March 1st, 2009

*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, IPTV, 3DTV and VR systems
    * Audience research, television studies, ethnography, user studies
    * New advertising and revenue models for television
    * Accessibility, universal access, multimodal interaction
    * Business models, media management, media economics, t-commerce,
    * Web2.0, social media, community television, 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 modeling, intelligent user interfaces
    * Ethical, regulatory and policy issues
    * Everyday life practices by family, elderly, youngsters and children
    * Digital divide and e-inclusion issues
    * Methods for digital television research and design

Paper submissions will be peer-reviewed. The main proceedings with full 
papers and short papers will be published by ACM, and be made available 
in the ACM Digital Library (_ Extended versions 
of selected papers will be considered for a special issue in a journal.

This year's conference consists of three academic tracks, each with 
their own program committee and a separate track chair, coordinated by 
an overall Program Chair. Full papers, short papers and posters have to 
be submitted in one of these academic tracks, to optimize the review 
process. If not sure, choose the track which is closest to the main 
topic of your submission, and of which you feel that community is most 
appropriate to review your work.

Track 1: Human-Computer Interaction (Chair: Lyn Pemberton)
Track 2: Media, Social and Economic Studies (Chair: Jo Pierson)
Track 3: Systems and Enabling Technologies (Chair: Cristian Hesselman)

*Keynote speakers:*

Jan Van Bogaert (Alcatel-Lucent)
"The Connected Home redefines the TV experience"

Rich Ezekiel (Yahoo! Connected TV)
"The Internet Revolution Will Be Televised"


- Think positive - designing and understanding enjoyable interactive 
media experiences
- The Dynamics of a Networked Television Market
- Enhancing Social Communication and Belonging by Integrating TV 
Narrativity and Game-Play
- Defining the Architecture for Next Generation Inclusive Television

*- User Experience in TV-centric Services: What to consider in the 
Design and Evaluation?
- Standardized IPTV services in Managed IP Infrastructures
- Ambient Media
- How to create an iDTV campaign
- Designing and Evaluating the Sociability of Interactive Television

*Conference Organizing Committee: *

General Chair: Prof. Dr. Dirk De Grooff (K.U.Leuven, Belgium)
Program Chairs: David Geerts (K.U.Leuven, Belgium) and Pablo Cesar (CWI, 
The Netherlands)
Tutorials Chair: Regina Bernhaupt (University of Salzburg, Austria)
Doctoral Consortium Chair: George Lekakos (Athens University of 
Economics and Business, Greece)
Demonstration Chairs: Erika Reponen (Nokia, Finland) and Hendrik Knoche 
(University College London, UK)
Short Papers & Posters Chairs: Christof van Nimwegen (K.U.Leuven, 
Belgium) and Judith Masthoff (University of Aberdeen, UK)
Workshop Chairs: Gunnar Harboe (Motorola Labs, USA) and Marianna Obrist 
(University of Salzburg, Austria)
iTV in Industry Chairs: Karin Slegers (K.U.Leuven, Belgium) and Artur 
Lugmayr (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)
Arts Chair: Konstantinos Chorianopoulos (Ionian University, Greece)
Track Chairs: Lyn Pemberton (University of Brighton, UK), Jo Pierson 
(Free University of Brussels, Belgium) and Cristian Hesselman 
(Telematica Institute, The Netherlands)

*Program Committee:*


For up to date information and further details please visit:

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CUO is host of EuroITV2009
7th European Interactive Television Conference
June 3-5, 2009 in Leuven, Belgium
Check out:
David Geerts
Project Leader
Centre for User Experience Research (CUO)
IBBT / K.U.Leuven
Parkstraat 45 Bus 3605 - 3000 Leuven - Belgium
T.+32 16 32 31 95 - F.+32 16 32 32 10
M. +32 486 63 32 61


CUO is host of EuroITV2009
7th European Interactive Television Conference
June 3-5, 2009 in Leuven, Belgium
Check out:
David Geerts
Project Leader
Centre for User Experience Research (CUO)
IBBT / K.U.Leuven
Parkstraat 45 Bus 3605 - 3000 Leuven - Belgium
T.+32 16 32 31 95 - F.+32 16 32 32 10
M. +32 486 63 32 61


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