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The deadline for submitting long papers (up to 10 pages) to the uxTV 2008 Conference has been extended by one week. If you can not make this deadline, you should consider the short paper/poster event or one of the workshops. See details below. http://uxTV2008.org/<http://uxtv2008.org/>


Final Call for Papers

uxTV 2008 - First International Conference on Designing Interactive User Experiences for TV and Video
October 22-24, 2008 in the Silicon Valley (San Francisco Bay Area) California, US

Call for Papers

The uxTV 2008 conference will bring together researchers and designers of interactive user experiences for TV and Video to learn and share in an academic conference. The Silicon Valley is home to top companies in new video and television technologies. Outstanding papers, demos and invited speakers will make uxTV 2008 the premier conference for designers and researchers in this field.

Invited Speakers

 *   Jakob Nielsen, Nielsen Norman Group - The "guru of web page usability" talks about television and the Internet.
 *   Elissa Lee, TiVo - Sr. Director, Research and ARM Product Management talks about TiVo user experience.
 *   Gunthar Hartwig, YouTube - Sr. UX Designer Interactive TV and Multimedia, talks about YouTube user experience.
 *   Dale Herigstad, Schematic - Chief Creative Officer, talks about interactive television.

Tutorials & Workshops
The uxTV 2008 conference is proud to present these tutorials and workshops on the first day of the conference (Oct.22):

Tutorials
1.       Introduction to User Experience Design for Interactive TV - Pablo Cesar, CWI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands & Konstantinos Chorianopoulos, Ionian University, Greece
2.       Ambient Media and Beyond - Artur Lugmayr, NAMU Labs, Finland
3.       Professional Editing Techniques to Enhance Video - Jonathan Smilowitz, Freelance Editor, Hollywood, California
Workshops
1.       Personalised TV Experiences and Authentication Methods - Markus Mund & Silja Hallmark, Swisscom, Zurich, Switzerland
2.       Social Television and Video: Opportunities, Challenges, and Future Outlook - Noor Ali-Hasan, Microsoft TV, Mountain View, California

Entertainment

 *   Cocktail Reception - Oct. 22 6pm-8pm Garden Court Hotel, Palo Alto, California
 *   Dinner Cruise on San Francisco Bay - Oct 23 6:30-9:30pm, Pier 3, San Francisco, California

Submissions

The following types of submissions are invited:

 *   Long papers: Long papers of up to 10 pages on substantial research results. Accepted papers will be published in ACM digital library.
 *   Short papers/posters: Short papers of up to 4 pages describing late-breaking findings, work-in-progress and burning-issues. Accepted short papers will published on the conference website. Accepted short papers must have a corresponding poster to be displayed at the conference.
 *   Doctoral Consortium proposals: The Doctoral Consortium provides PhD students with a forum for expressing their research interests, comparing approaches with others and exploring ideas for the future of television. The consortium provides an excellent opportunity to share ideas, to connect with peers and to receive supportive feedback from members of the television community.
 *   Demo proposals: We are interested in demonstrations of TV/Video related products, prototypes or concept illustrations (in interactive form preferred).
 *   Workshops: The following workshops are inviting position papers:
    *   Workshop on Personalised TV Experiences and Authentication Methods
    *   Workshop on Social Television and Video Applications: Case Studies, Research Methods, and Future Outlook

Instructions for all submission types are provided on the conference website: http://uxtv2008.org<http://uxtv2008.org/submissions/index.html>.

Key Submission Dates
Submission Type

Deadlines for Submissions

Notification of Acceptance

Long papers

June 17, 2008


July 15, 2008
(final copy due August 18, 2008)

Short papers/Posters

August 4, 2008

September 1, 2008
(final copy due September 15, 2008)

Doctoral Consortium proposals

August 4, 2008

September 1, 2008
(final copy due September 15, 2008)

Demo proposals

August 4, 2008

September 1, 2008

Workshop position papers

September 15, 2008




Organizing Committee

General Chair:

Michael J. Darnell, Microsoft TV, US

Program Chairs:

Judith Masthoff, University of Aberdeen, UK
Sheri Panabaker, Windows Media Center, US

Short Papers/Posters Chairs:

Marc Sullivan, AT&T Labs, US
Artur Lugmayr, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Tutorials/Workshops Chairs:

Ken Chizinsky , Cisco, US
Adriana Tavares, Schematic, US

Doctoral Consortium Chair:

Rich Gossweiler, Google, US

Demos Chair:

Linda Chan, Microsoft TV, US

Entertainment/Promotion Chair:

Elizabeth Harrington, Microsoft TV, US

Website Chair:

Noor Ali-Hasan, Microsoft TV, US

Visual Designer:

Laura Blanchard, Microsoft TV, US

Conference Advisors:

Bill Buxton, Microsoft Research, US
Therese Solimeno, Microsoft TV, US

Program Committee

H. Blanchard, AT&T, US
M. Bove, MIT Media Lab, US
B. Bushoff, Sagasnet, Germany
P. Cesar, CWI, the Netherlands
K. Chorianopoulos, Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany
M. Czerwinski, Microsoft Research, US
M. Darnell, Microsoft TV, US
M. Dunton, YouTube, US
G. Edwards, AT&T, US
D. Geerts, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
D. Goren-Bar, University of Haifa, Israel
G. Harboe, Motorola Labs, US
J. Jensen, Aalborg University, Denmark
B. Johnson, Intel, US
K. Joseph, AT&T, US
A. Kleinhanzl, Microsoft TV, US
H. Knoche, UCL, UK
G. Lekakos, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
A. Lugmayr, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
A. Lund, Microsoft IT Relationship Experience Division, US
J. Masthoff, University of Aberdeen, UK
C. Migos, Microsoft TV, US
J. Murray, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
M. Obrist, University of Salzburg, Austria
S. Panabaker, Windows Media Center, US
J. Pazos Arias, University of Vigo, Spain
L. Pemberton, University of Brighton, UK
J. Pratt, AT&T, US
C. Quico, TV Cabo, Portugal
D. Sloo, Microsoft TV, US
M. Sullivan, AT&T, US
G. Williams, Microsoft Customer Partner Experience, US
D. Wixon, Microsoft Game Studios, US
J. Yagnik, Google Research, US
A. Zafiroglu, Intel, US




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