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Call for Participation.

Please note that registration for NordiCHI2008 is now open!!

Date/Venue: October 20-22, 2008 / Lund, Sweden

!!!  EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 19th, 2008 !!!

For further details see: http://www.nordichi2008.org

We are pleased to invite you once again to participate at NordiCHI 2008.
NordiCHI is the meeting place for researchers from academia and industry,
designers, practitioners, educators and others from a broad range of
traditions and communities. NordiCHI is a biannual conference which has
earlier been held in Stockholm (2000), Århus (2002), Tampere (2004) and Oslo
(2006), and now in Lund (2008). Some details of the key highlights are
provided below.

Keynote speakers: 
Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA, Sweden
Jonas Birgersson, Board member and CEO at Labs², Sweden
Gerhard Fischer, Center for LifeLong Learning and Design (L3D), University
of Colorado, Boulder, USA
Kirsten Dehlholm, Hotel Pro Forma, Denmark
Marianne Graves Petersen, Computer Science Department, University of Aarhus,
Denmark.

42 selected full papers will be presented at the main conference,  covering
themes such as: 
- Usability evaluation
- Participatory design
- Mobile interaction
- Novel user interfaces
- Cultural issues
- Theory and foundation of HCI
- Design methods
- Ubiquitous and pervasive computing
- Group and organisation issues
- Design methods
- Universal acccess
- Health care applications
- Public IT
- E-learning and games
In addition, 25 further papers will be  presented as short papers and or as
posters/demos.

Also, the NordiCHI Doctoral Symposium provides an opportunity for  doctoral
students to explore and develop their research interests in  an
interdisciplinary workshop, under the guidance of a panel of  distinguished
research faculty.

The following tutorials will take place in Sunday the 19th of October:
Tutorial 1 - GUI Bloopers: Recognizing and Avoiding Common GUI Design Errors
Full-day tutorial by Jeff Johnson, UI Wizards, Inc.

Tutorial 2 - HCI Themes for the Future: Collaborative Design, Social
Creativity, and Meta-Design
Full-day tutorial by Gerhard Fischer, Center for LifeLong Learning and
Design (L3D)

Tutorial 3 - Designing Mobile Experiences
Didier Chincholle & Edith Sánchez Svensson, Ericsson, Sony Ericsson,
Full-day

Tutorial 4 - Towards Engineering Joy-of-Use for Business Applications
Kirstin Kohler, Fraunhofer IESE, Half-day

Tutorial 5 - Design patterns for user interfaces on mobile equipment
Full-day tutorial by Erik G Nilsson, SINTEF ICT, Oslo, Norway

Tutorial 6 - Empirical Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction
Full-day tutorial by Scott MacKenzie, York Univerity, Toronto, Canada

Tutorial 7 - Introduction to Social Network Analysis
Half-day tutorial by Panayiotis Zaphiris, Centre for HCI Design, City
University London

Tutorial 8 - Eye Tracking in Human-Computer Interaction and Usability
Research
Full-day tutorial by Tommy Strandvall, Anne Jansen, Tobii Technology

Full program details and practical  information  can  be found at the
NordiCHI 2008 conference website http://www.nordichi2008.org.  Looking
forward  
to seeing you in Lund.

Konrad Tollmar & Bodil Jönsson
Conference chairs

Agneta Gulz, Lund University & Lone Malmborg, ITU
Programme chairs 

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