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The second and final deadline (12th Feb) for the #ArabHCI workshop at #CHI2019 is now open.
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"
on Saturday, 4 May 2019, 08.00-14.00

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 drawing 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 synthesizing 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

For more information, see:
or contact us at the email address above with any queries.

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