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Ehud Sharlin <[log in to unmask]>
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Ehud Sharlin <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 24 Aug 2009 15:38:23 -0600
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<This message is cross-posted to several lists. Apologies for possible
duplicate postings.>

Hi all,

I'm forwarding you a CFP (see Dr. Ed Tse's note below) for a
MultiTouch Innovation Contest which will take place as part of
Tabletop 2009 in Banff this November (Interactive Tabletops and
Surfaces 2009

The competition details can be found here:

Early Deadline (mostly intent to compete) is: Sep. 30, 2009. The award
is a multitouch SMART table (including shipping).

Please note that Tabletop 2009 still has a couple of submission tracks
open well into September (posters and demos).

Thank you,

---------- Forwarded message ----------

We are pleased to announce the MultiTouch Innovation Contest at the
2009 Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces conference (

Attention interactive tabletop developers! Would you like to win an
interactive surface table? Enter the Tabletop Multitouch Innovation
Contest, sponsored by SMART Technologies, and you could win your own
SMART Table along with the bragging rights of being an interactive
tabletop surface development guru.

The goal of the contest is to invent a new multitouch application that
creates learning experiences for children, ages 5 to 10. All ideas are
welcome, whether useful or fun. The children are waiting for your
application. Unleash your creativity and help them learn new concepts.

Contestants will demo their creations at the 2009 Interactive
Tabletops and Surfaces Conference in Banff, AB. Demos will be judged
by three experts in the areas of multitouch, education, and
creativity. The winner will be announced at the closing session of the

Important Dates

Entry deadline (through the online form):

September 30, 2009

Multitouch tabletops available for debugging on site:

November 22, 2009


November 24, 2009

Winner announced at closing session:

November 25, 2009

More details: or contact [log in to unmask]

Dr. Edward Tse, Ph.D.
Alberta Ingenuity R&D Associate
Project Research Leader
SMART Technologies
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Ehud Sharlin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Interactions laboratory, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4
Phone: +1.403.210.9404
Mobile: +1.403.836.4240
Fax: +1.403.284.4707
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