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USAB 2010 Conference: HCI IN WORK&  LEARNING, LIFE &  LEISURE
(ALL aspects of Human-Computer Interaction and Usability Engineering)

ATTENTION – NEW DATE: November 4-5, 2010 (as in all years before)
Venue: Klagenfurt, Austria
http://usab2010.uni-klu.ac.at
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Conference Proceedings: Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS)
Submissions due by June 20, 2010
Submit to https://www.easychair.org/login.cgi?conf=usab2010

IMPORTANT DATES:
31 May - Proposals for Special Thematic Sessions due
20 June - Deadline for submissions in all categories
15 July - Author notification
15 August - Submission of camera ready version
4-5 November - Conference

KEYNOTE: Patrick Baudisch (Hasso Plattner Institute, HPI):
"Mobile Phones - on their way to becoming the computational platform of 
the world"

WELCOME ADDRESS: Silvia Zimmermann, President of Usability Professionals 
Association (UPA):
"The Future of Mobile Experiences"

SPECIAL THEMATIC SESSIONS (up to now):
- Ambient Assisted Living (AAL)
- HCI Patterns
- Enabling User Experience with future Interactive Learning Systems (UXFUL)
- Interactive Multimedia Applications
- Industrial Track (see below)
- Future Session (strategic meeting on new directions for a future event)

Additional Special Thematic Sessions are welcome, potential session 
organizers are encouraged to submit their proposal until May 31, 2010.

POSSIBLE TOPICS (non-exhaustive):
Multi-platform delivery / device independence - Rich internet 
applications - E-learning systems and content - Simulations - Serious 
games - Mobile applications - E-commerce applications and HCI issues - 
Web 2.0 and e-learning 2.0 - Tool&  Methodology Choices, Tradeoffs, 
Decisions – Business, Cases on HCI (financial issues, financing issues, 
ROI etc.) - Usability issues (how to do it right) - Remote usability 
evaluation - Automated usability assessment (experiences/limitations) - 
Usability in production environments - Clean Room conditions - 
Human-robot interaction

DETAILED INFORMATION:
The 6th Conference of the Workgroup HCI&UE of the Austrian Computer 
Society will take place in Carinthia (Southern Austria) 2010 from Nov. 4 
to Nov. 5.

The topics are structured alongside (but not limited to) the following 
three dimensions:
1) Special user groups (children, elderly, healthcare professionals, 
tourists, students, teachers, ...)
2) Issues on practical application of HCI in the work place (process 
aspects, HCI patterns, cost/benefit analyses, ...)
3) Future trends in HCI

We encourage and cordially invite authors to submit their original work 
related to all topics of HCI and usability as
a) long papers (> 14 pages),
b) short papers (between 8 and 14 pages),
c) posters (2 pages).
d) Special Thematic Session Papers (same as short papers)

PROCEEDINGS:
Accepted conference papers will be published in Springer Lecture Notes 
in Computer Science (LNCS).
Templates are provided on the symposium website.
Submissions are welcome under the following URL:
https://www.easychair.org/login.cgi?conf=usab2010

INDUSTRIAL TRACK "Putting HCI into Best Practice":
The Industrial Track is designed as a means to bring together 
practitioners of different industrial areas with academia (Chair: Horst 
Krieger).
Submissions for the Industrial Track:
We recommend the LNCS stylesheets (Word or LaTex) for submissions. There 
are no specific length requirements, but the submissions should be 
adequate to describe the intended presentation.
The spirit of the industrial talks ("management board talks") should be 
non-scientific and business oriented - interested companies should 
describe case studies, best practices, challenges in their work relating 
to HCI/usability. The goal is the exchange of knowledge within and 
between both, industrial and scientific communities.
Talk format: 20 minutes + 10 minutes discussion.
Submission and communication language: German and English.
Proceedings: Will be printed in-house and distributed in advance.

Subsequent to a presentation, Round Table discussions can be scheduled, 
focusing on cooperation and match making and typically including the 
presenter and 5 to 7 interested participants.

SPECIAL ISSUE JOURNAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND TOURISM
Authors of high rated papers on e-tourism or related areas will also be 
invited to submit an extended version of their work for a special issue 
of the Journal of Information Technology and Tourism (JITT, 
http://ojs.modul.ac.at/index.php/jitt).

Looking forward to seeing you in beautiful Carinthia,

Gerhard Leitner
Martin Hitz
Andreas Holzinger

http://usab2010.uni-klu.ac.at
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Category: Informatics, Computer Science

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