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We invite you to submit your position paper to CHI'19 workshop on HCI Research and Practice in the Arab World to be held on the 4th of May 2019 in Glasgow, UK. Please see below for further details and forward to anyone who might be interested.

CHI19 workshop: "With an Eye to the Future: HCI Research and Practice in the Arab World"
Call for Participation

This part-day workshop will be organised as part of the ACM CHI 2019 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, held in Glasgow, UK between 4 and 9 May 2019.

Important Dates:

  *   Early Submission Deadline: 15 January 2019
  *   Early Notification: 31 January 2019
  *   Final Submission Deadline: 12 February 2019
  *   Final Notification: 1 March 2019
  *   Reviews Released: 15 March 2019
  *   Camera-Ready Deadline: 30 March 2019

ArabHCI is an initiative inaugurated in CHI17 SIG Meeting that brought together HCI researchers/practitioners from the Arab World with those who are conducting/interested in research in this context. The goal was to start a community that explores challenges and unique opportunities for future research in Arab countries and with Arab participants. This ArabHCI workshop aims at draw a roadmap for future HCI research and practice in the Arab world. With Arab and non-Arab researchers and practitioners, we are looking forward to deepening and expanding the discussion on current research trends in the region and envisioning future agenda by reflecting on existing practices and synthesising published research.

We invite researchers, practitioners, and students to envision an agenda for the future reflecting on their own practice and research. The workshop will result in developing a research and/or practice agenda specific to the Arab world. Submitted position papers must not exceed four pages in the CHI Extended Abstract Format including references ( The submissions should be sent in PDF format to ([log in to unmask]). Position papers will be selected based on the contribution to the workshop theme, quality of presentation, and potential to stimulate discussions. Upon acceptance, at least one of the authors must register for both the workshop and for at least one day of the main conference.

Ebtisam Alabdulqader  Open Lab, Newcastle University, UK; CCIS, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Shaimaa Lazem  Informatics Research Institute, SRTA-city, Egypt
Soud Nassir  IDHuP, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Mennatallah Saleh  Hamm-lippstadt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Sarah Armoush  Open Lab, Newcastle University, UK
Susan Dray  Dray Associates, USA

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