Here is a sampling of some of what is happening in the world of CHI Local
SIGs during the month of December:
Americas (outside the U.S.)
Chartered chapters in this geography: Brazil CHI, CapCHI, ToRCHI,
VanCHI, WatCHI (student), and CHI-Mexico. Prospective chapter:
CapCHI (Ottawa) ActivitiesAnnual Social & Interactive Holiday EventA social
& interactive gathering. Date: Thursday, December 20, 2001 from 6:30
PMLocation: The Clock Tower Brew Pub, 575 Bank Street in Ottawa.Join us for
pool, food and drinks! Note: All attending will be required to
"register" and have fun, eat and drink. Please arrive 5-10 minutes earlier
to allow for "registering". Pool Tables and other social & interactive
accessories will be provided for the meeting.
Chartered chapters in this geography: SIGCHI Austria, BelCHI,
BulSIGCHI, Czech SIGCHI, SIGCHI Finland, Toulouse SIGCHI, SIGCHI Italy,
SIGCHI.NL, Universidade Fernando Pessoa SIGCHI (student), CHISPA, and
SwissCHI. Prospective chapters: SIGCHI.DK, German SIGCHI, SIGCHI
Norway, Poland SIGCHI, SIGCHI Romania, Russia SIGCHI, SIGCHI Sweden,
and West Sweden CHI.
SIGCHI Austria (Austria) is cooperating with CURE & BIT to organize the
conference on "Future Interfaces: Ihr Kontakt zur Technologie.
Innovation-Qualität-Vergnügen" . It will take place on December 13th, 9am
to 6pm, Tabakmuseum, Museumsquartier, Vienna / Austria. The conference
invites participants to explore, present and discuss the visions and ideas
with partners involved in interaction interface and design development
processes together with representatives from the European Commission.
SIGCHI.NL (Netherlands) will hold on 13 december its fall or winter
conference, entitled "Designing for People Everywhere" at the
university of Delft, see for mostly Dutch information:
Toulouse SIGCHI (Toulouse, France) will host in ONERA/CERT on Monday,
December 17th, the talk "Extending direct-manipulation interfaces" by
Prof David G. Novick, University of Texas at El Paso.
SIGCHI.DK (Denmark) will host on December 18th,
"Innovation og usability" discussion at Navision, Vedbæk
Chartered chapters in this geography: BayCHI, LA-SIGCHI, SanD CHI,
DC-CHI, CHI-Atlanta, CHI-Squared, LowellCHI (student), GB/SIGCHI,
MOCHI, TwinCHI, KC-CHI, GatewayCHI, NYC-CHI, TriCHI, BuckCHI,
CHIFOO, PhiCHI, CHI-Austin, Lone Star CHI, NUCHI, GMU SIGCHI
(student), Puget Sound SIGCHI, and Milwau-CHI. Prospective chapters:
Rocky Mountain CHI, ConnCHI, and ISU SIGCHI. Point of contact: KATCHI.
CHI-Atlanta (Atlanta) will host the December meeting the first week of the
allow everyone to enjoy a long and well-deserved holiday season.On Tuesday,
"Next-Generation User Experience Evaluation Tools" will be the topic of
this engaging meeting.
BayCHI (San Francisco Bay Area):
The BayCHI East Bay BOF and UC Berkeley's Human Centered Computing Seminar
Jointly Present the talk "Physical Interaction Design" by Bill Verplank on
December 4 at 7.00 p.m. at the Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering
Center, UC Berkeley.
Will hold on 21-23 of January a 3 DAYS OF INTENSIVE, HANDS-ON
CONTEXTUAL DESIGN INSTRUCTION workshop. If you want to create truly usable
products that meet customers' real needs, this is the training for you.
Space is limited, so enroll now! http://www.incent.com/courses/courses.html
Location: San Francisco/San Jose area workshop.
Chartered chapter in this geography: CHI-SA.
Asia / Pacific
Chartered chapters in this geography: CHI South India and SIGCHI_NZ.
Prospective chapters: SIGCHI Korea and CHI Bombay.
Prospective chapter in this geography: IsraCHI.
You don't know where BelCHI, CHISPA, STIMDI, CHI ISU, GatewayCHI, or ...
are? Take a look at the SIGCHI Local SIGs webpage
(http://www.acm.org/sigchi/local-sigs/) to find out and to access more
information about CHI Local SIGs.
SIGCHI Local SIGs Chair