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ACM SIGCHI TEI 2012 (Tangible Embedded, Embodied Interaction) - 19-22 February 2012, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

The 6th ACM SIGCHI conference on Tangible Embedded, Embodied Interaction (TEI 2012) is 10 days away! Take advantage of the online registration rates soon at

The conference will be held 19th-22nd of February 2012, at Queen's University's Human Media Lab ( in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.   

Come join us to celebrate a fantastic week of new ideas, cool crowds and a winter wonderland filled with great music and excellent food & drink.

Work presented at TEI addresses Human-Computer Interaction issues, design, interactive art, user experience, tools and technologies, with a strong focus on how computing can bridge atoms and bits into cohesive interactive systems. The intimate size of this single-track conference provides a unique forum for exchanging ideas and presenting innovative work through talks, amazing interactive demonstrations, videos, hands-on studios, posters, art installations. Enjoy keynote talks by Matthew Gardiner of Ars Electronica in Austria and Joanna Berzowska of XS Labs in Montreal, and special musical performances by Edwin van der Heide, and Steve Mann and Ryan Janzen in the TEI 2012 theatre.

The peer-reviewed technical program ( for a preliminary program) comprises talks, interactive demonstrations, and posters on tangible interaction. A juried Art Salon comprises tangibly interactive art and performance; and a design challenge will feature design teams pitching their ideas for real products. Come early to enjoy winter sports activities on Sunday, February 20th, with a variety of skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and rock climbing events. Don't miss the great art, including the Bader collection of Dutch Masters, during the opening night reception on Sunday. Get a hands-on experience of building your own hardware, including electronic glass blowing, with the Studio track, which take place on Tuesday, February 21st. The conference theme, FOLD UNFOLD, will be celebrated through a special invited workshop on Origami by MIT's Jason Ku. And don't forget to go for a late night pubcrawl in a city renowned for its great live music.

TEI 2012 is sponsored by the ACM SIGCHI with support from Disney Research, Seeed Studio, Sparkfun, the US National Science Foundation, GRAND, Kingston Tourism and the Human Media Lab.

TEI 2012's official airline, Air Canada, offers discounted travel to Kingston from anywhere in the world. 
Or travel to Kingston by rail using a 10% discount through VIA Rail Canada.

For more information on venues and getting to the conference, see

We look forward to seeing you at TEI 2012 in Kingston, February 19th-22nd, 2012!

Roel Vertegaal
General Chair
ACM TEI 2012

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