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Thu, 4 Sep 2008 17:28:44 -0400
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*** Second and Final Call ***

CSCW 2008 Workshop: **Beyond the Laboratory: Supporting Authentic
Collaboration with Multiple Displays**

November 8, 2008 - San Diego, California, USA

It is increasingly common to find Multiple Display Environments (MDEs) 
in a variety of settings, including the workplace, the classroom, and 
perhaps soon, the home. While some technical challenges exist even in 
single-user MDEs, collaborative use of MDEs offers a rich set of 
opportunities for research and development. In this workshop, we will 
bring together experts in designing, developing, building and 
evaluating MDEs to improve our collective understanding of design 
guidelines, relevant real-world activities, evaluation methods and 
metrics, and opportunities for remote as well as collocated 
collaboration. We intend to create not only a broader understanding of 
this growing field, but also to foster a community of researchers 
interested in bringing these environments from the laboratory to the 
real world. 

Workshop website:

Workshop themes
In this workshop, we intended to explore the following research 

  - Elicitation and process of distilling design guidelines for
    MDE systems and interfaces.

  - Investigation and classification of activities suited for MDEs.

  - Exploration and assessment of how existing groupware theories
    apply to collaboration in MDEs.

  - Evaluation techniques and metrics for assessing effectiveness of
    prototype MDE systems and interfaces.

  - Exploration of MDE use beyond strictly collocated collaboration.

Important dates
September 19, 2008               **Extended deadline** for position 
paper submission
September 28, 2008               Notification to authors
September 30, 2008               Conference Early Registration Deadline
October 3, 2008                      Conference Hotel Room Reservation 
October 10, 2008                 Camera-ready copy due
November 8, 2008                 Workshop

Jacob Biehl, FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc.
Gene Golovchinsky, FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc.
Kent Lyons, Intel Research

Committee Members
Ravin Balakrishnan, University of Toronto
Jacob Biehl, FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc.
Achim Ebert, University of Kaiserslautern
Nahum Gershon, Mitre Corporation
Gene Golovchinsky, FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc.
Gerd Kortuem, Lancaster University
Duke Hutchings, Elon University
Elaine Huang, Motorola Labs
Kent Lyons, Intel Research
Miguel A. Nacenta, University of Saskatchewan
Kori Inkpen, Microsoft Research
Stacey Scott, University of Waterloo

All position papers will be printed in the workshop's proceedings as
well as posted on the workshop website. Papers should adhere to ACM
formatting guidelines and should be 2-4 pages in length. Authors are
encouraged to include examples of their work to illustrate their
position on workshop topics. At least one author of accepted papers 
be expected to present the paper at the workshop and to participate in
the discussion.

Papers should be submitted online at the following site:

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