9 Days left to submit a paper to the 32nd British Human Computer Interaction Conference
2-6 July 2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Selected papers will be published in an HCI journal (5 year IF=2.1) - Interacting with Computers Journal (Oxford University Press)
UX Industry Track:
Talks from Google, BT, Spotify, IBM, BBC, Kainos, Fathom, Sensum, Axial-3D, Rapid7, HeartSine, Core Systems, Analytics Engines, Big Motive and Deloitte.
• Professor Min Chen, University of Oxford, “The Value of Interaction in Data Intelligence”
• Professor Ann Blandford, University College London, “Designing for SPECIal People: The Role of HCI in Delivering Digital Health Technologies that are Usable, Useful and Used”
• Professor Mike McTear, University of Granada/Ulster University, “Chatbots as A New Interface to Smart Devices: Issues and Challenges”
• Professor Lynne Hall, University of Sunderland, “Rethinking User Experience Evaluation: From the Dull to the Sublime”
• Professor Paul Mc Kevitt, Ulster University, “Waiting for Human-Computer Empathy (HCE)”
• Dr Gary McKeown, Queen's University Belfast, "Empathic Communication in the Human Machine Interface" (Affective Computing Workshop Keynote)
There will be a Masterclass on designing and developing a conversational chatbot on the 2 July 2018
Workshops on 3 July 2018 include (Workshop Paper decline: 15th May):
• Workshop on Human Centred Design for Intelligent Environments
• Workshop on Affective Computing in HCI
• Workshop on Data, Virtual Interaction and Digital Health between China and UK
• Workshop on Digital Technology and Older People: Facilitating and Encouraging Safe and Fun Adoption
• Workshop on the Challenges and Opportunities for Qualitative Data Research Methods in HCI: From Data to Design
We are also hosting a Doctoral Consortium on the 2 July 2018 and invite PhD and doctoral student researchers in HCI to submit a paper and attend. This is a great opportunity to get feedback on your work, network with fellow HCI researchers, and explore career opportunities in industry and academia across the UK and beyond.
For more information visit the conference website or follow us on twitter (@HCI_2018).
We look forward to seeing you there!
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