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Fri, 3 Mar 2017 18:47:53 +0000
Raimund Dachselt <[log in to unmask]>
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ACM Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS, formerly ACM ITS) will take place
from Oct 17-20, 2017, in Brighton, UK (
This year, as in previous years, we are inviting self-nominations for
membership of the Technical Program Committee. Successful applicants will be
responsible for arranging and coordinating reviews up to 6 submissions in
the full papers and note track of the conference. Our aim is promote
diversity of the Technical Program Committee, and to help widen the ACM ISS
community to include a wide range of perspectives.
We welcome applications from academics, industrial practitioners,
researchers and senior doctoral students who have expertise in research on
interactive surfaces and related fields. It is the responsibility of
applicants to demonstrate their track record and suitability, including
expertise or interest in at least one or more of the following topics
related to interactive surfaces:
  - Applications and/or evaluations of interactive surfaces in specific
  - Gesture-based interfaces (hands, finger, body)
  - Multi-modal interfaces
  - Tangible user interfaces
  - Novel interaction techniques and paradigms
  - Interaction with mobile and body-worn devices
  - Large display interfaces and multi-display environments
  - Beyond traditional surfaces (shape-changing and actuated surfaces,
body-related, curved, sand, water...)
  - Interactive 3D spaces (Mixed/Augmented Reality, mid-air displays, ...)
  - Large scale and outdoor interactive spaces (projected interfaces,
drones, ...)
  - Interactive information visualization/data presentation
  - Software engineering methods and frameworks
  - Computer supported collaborative work (co-located collaborative spaces)
  - Social aspects and protocols
  - Hardware, including sensing and input technologies with novel
  - Results from maker communities
  - Human-centered design and methodologies
You can also find a preliminary schedule of the critical dates for our
reviewing process at the end of this message. The deadline for applications
is 16th of March 2017, notifications of acceptance will be sent out by the
end of March 2017. Applications are welcomed via the submission form on the
following page:
It is our plan to recruit at least 25% of the Technical Program Committee
through this process. If you have any queries or questions, please direct
them to our program chairs Raimund Dachselt, Tovi Grossman and Diego
Martinez ([log in to unmask]). Otherwise, we are very much looking
forward to your application.
With best wishes,
Raimund Dachselt, Tovi Grossman and Diego Martinez ISS 2017 PC Chairs
The tentative schedule is as follows:
  June 28th, 2017:	Abstract submission deadline for papers and notes
  July 4th, 2017:		Submission deadline for papers and notes
  July 12th, 2017:	Deadline for PC members to assign external reviewers
  Aug 7th, 2017:		External review deadline
  Aug 11th, 2017:	Meta-review deadline
  Aug 14-15th, 2017:	*Virtual PC meeting (you must be available)*
  Aug 16th, 2017:	Author notifications
  Sep 28th, 2017:	Camera ready deadlines

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