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Roto Virpi <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 10:52:45 +0000
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NordiCHI'14 is the 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, in
collaboration with ACM SIGCHI. The conference takes place in Helsinki,
Finland, 26-30 October, 2014.

We are extremely proud to announce Don Norman as the first keynote speaker
for NordiCHI'14 conference!

Don Norman is the champion of human-centered design. Business Week has
listed him as one of the world¹s 27 most influential designers. He is well
known for his books ³The Design of Everyday Things² and ³Emotional
Design.² His book, ³Living with Complexity,² argues that complexity is
desirable: the role of the designer is to make complex things
understandable. His latest book is an expanded and revised edition of
Design of Everyday Things.

Don Norman is cofounder of the Nielsen Norman Group, former Vice President
of Apple and former executive at
Hewlett Packard. Norman serves as an IDEO Fellow and is on company boards
and advisory boards. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of
California, San Diego, where he served as chair of the Psychology
Department and founder and chair of the Cognitive Science Department. At
Northwestern University he is the Breed Professor of Design, emeritus and
Prof. of EECS, emeritus. He has been Distinguished Visiting Professor of
Industrial Design at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and
Technology (KAIST). He has honorary degrees from the University of Padua
(Italy) and the Technical University of Delft (the Netherlands), the
³Lifetime Achievement Award² from SIGCHI, the professional organization
for Computer-Human Interaction, and the Benjamin Franklin Medal in
Computer & Cognitive Science from the Franklin Institute (Philadelphia).
He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and fellow of the
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Association for Computing
Machinery, American Psychological Association, Association for
Psychological Science, Human Factors & Ergonomics Society, and the Design
Research Society. He serves on the Board of Trustees at IIT¹s Institute of
Design in Chicago. He lives at

More information on the NordiCHI'14 conference:

The deadlines for submissions:
24.4.2014  Full & Short Papers
 8.5.2014  Workshop & Tutorial Proposals
14.8.2014 Posters, demos, and videos
          Doctoral consortium
          Industrial experiences
          Design cases
          Student design competition
          Workshop papers

We warmly welcome submissions and attendance from all over the world.

Virpi Roto & Jonna Häkkilä
General Chairs of NordiCHI'14

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