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HCI 2006 – The 20th BCS HCI Group conference in co-operation with ACM

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Conference Dates: 11-15 September 2006 

Conference Venue: Queen Mary, University of London

http://www.hci2006.org/



Workshops

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The workshop programme for HCI 2006 consists of ten workshops covering a wide variety of topics related to HCI and the conference theme of Engage! Nine of these workshops will be held on 11th or 12th September, the two days prior to the main HCI conference programme. The tenth workshop will run on 14th September, in parallel with the main conference programme.



The workshop descriptions are included below, with links showing where to get more information. (Note that some of the workshops address complementary but distinct themes, in particular W3 & W8, and W1 & W5.) To attend a workshop usually requires a position statement from each potential participant, and the workshop organisers are responsible for reviewing and accepting these submissions. The deadline for submissions varies, but most are very soon, so if you are interested please visit the relevant website for more details.



We are sure you will find stimulating workshops and invite you to engage with the HCI2006 workshop programme:



W1: (re)Actor: The First International Conference on Digital Live Art

Organisers:  Jennifer Sheridan and Alice Bayliss

Date: Monday 11th September 2006

Description: The First International Conference on Digital Live Art fuses live art, computing and HCI with club culture for a lively debate, event and ambient after party which map out this emerging field.



Read the call for participation

Visit the website: http://www.digitalliveart.co.uk/





W2: Combining Visualisation and Interaction to Facilitate Scientific Exploration and Discovery

Organisers: Elena Zudilova-Seinstra and Tony Adriaansen

Date: Monday 11th September 2006

Description: This workshop offers an interdisciplinary discussion forum for researchers and practitioners interested in the integration of modern interaction and visualisation technologies in order to facilitate scientific exploration and knowledge discovery.



Read the call for participation

Visit the website: http://www.science.uva.nl/~elenaz/HCI06/





W3: Developing Design Methodologies for Designing for Elderly with Elderly 

Organisers: Corina Sas, Peter Bagnall and Alina Coman

Date: Monday 11th September 2006

Description: This workshop offers an interdisciplinary forum of discussions aiming to challenge our preconceptions of older users, address their distinct set of needs and explore innovative methods for designing for elderly with elderly.



Read the call for participation

Visit the website: http://www.comp.lancs.ac.uk/computing/users/corina/BHCI06Workshop/



W4: HCI Educators’ Yellow Book Workshop

Organisers: Paul Englefield, Janet Read, Russell Beale and William Wong

Date: Monday 11th September 2006

Description: The purpose of this workshop is to identify "standard", or referent, problems which educators and trainers can use to teach different  aspects of HCI analysis, evaluation, design and invention.



Read the call for participation

Visit the website: http://www.cs.mdx.ac.uk/research/idc/HCIEd2006-2/



W5: The First International Symposium on Culture, Creativity and Interaction Design (CCID2006)

Organisers: Peter Wright and Ann Light

Date: Tuesday 12th September 2006

Description: CCID2006 is a forum for HCI research at the boundaries of the science, arts and humanities.  It will explore how these disciplines work together to enhance culture, creativity and interaction design.



Read the call for participation

Visit the website: http://www.leonardonet.org/symposium.php

W6: Engaging with Emotions – The Role of Emotion in HCI

Organisers: Christian Peter, Lesley Axelrod, Elizabeth Crane and Russell Beale

Date: Tuesday 12th September 2006

Description: Discuss where, how and to what extent emotions are involved in HCI, and how to exploit them.  The focus will be on affect detection, sensing and affective applications.



Read the call for participation

Visit the website: http://www.emotion-in-hci.net





W7: Computer Assisted Recording, Pre-Processing and Analysis of User Interaction Data 

Organisers: Willem-Paul Brinkman, Philip Gray and Karen Renaud

Date: Tuesday 12th September 2006

Description: Discuss work and explore new issues related to recorded user-system interaction data to inform the design process. Both tool developers and people with an interest in understanding interaction behaviour are invited.



Read the call for participation

Visit the website: http://disc.brunel.ac.uk/hci2006trackingworkshop/





W8: HCI, the Web and the Older Population

Organisers: Joy Goodman, Anna Dickinson, Suzette Keith and Gill Whitney

Date: Tuesday 12th September 2006

Description: This workshop examines how HCI relates to the increasing older population, discussing research and key issues, focusing on the internet but with relevance to a wide range of application areas.



Read the call for participation

Visit the website: http://www-edc.eng.cam.ac.uk/~jag76/hci_workshop06





W9: Graduate career development workshop for women in Computing Research (179)

Organisers: Lynne Hall and Ursula Martin

Date: Tuesday 12th September 2006

Description: This workshop addresses the issue of under-representation of women in UK computing research and leadership. It provides the opportunity to hear successful women in HCI research discuss career development issues.





Read the call for participation

Visit the website: http://osiris.sunderland.ac.uk/~cs0lha/BHCI-women-workshop.html





W10: Designing the Not-Quite-Yet: Ideas and Methods for Engaging the Public in a Digital Future of their Choice

Organisers: Ann Light and Patrick Healey

Date: Thursday 14th September 2006 (*note* this workshop will run in parallel with the main conference programme.

Description: Share methods and ideas for engaging the public in digital design decisions, in the context of increasingly complex technology that could impact in domestic, social and political spheres of life



For more information, please contact Ann Light at [log in to unmask]


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