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Eva Eriksson <[log in to unmask]>
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Eva Eriksson <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 22 Apr 2020 09:47:38 +0200
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Call for proposals to host NordiCHI 2022.
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Deadline: May 20, 2020
 
NordiCHI is an independent organization with the purpose of ensuring the
independence and continuity of the biannual NordiCHI conference. The
conference is held in cooperation with ACM SIGCHI, on equal terms as with
the Nordic HCI organizations, to ensure publication of the NordiCHI
proceedings through the ACM digital library.
 
NordiCHI 2000 was held in Stockholm, Sweden, NordiCHI 2002 was in Aarhus,
Denmark, NordiCHI 2004 was in Tampere, Finland, NordiCHI 2006 was in Oslo,
Norway, NordiCHI 2008 in Lund, Sweden, NordiCHI 2010 in Reykjavik, Iceland,
NordiCHI 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark. NordiCHI 2014 in Helsinki, Finland,
NordiCHI 2016  in Gothenburg, Sweden, NordiCHI 2018 in Oslo, Norway and
NordiCHI 2020 will be held in Tallinn, Estonia. Please see
https://nordichi.eu/ for more information.
 
NordiCHI 2022 dates should be similar to the other NordiCHI conferences
(late October). Make sure to avoid collision with other major competitive
events.
 
To be able to objectively decide upon a venue for NordiCHI 2022, we would
like you to prepare a proposal describing the following:
 
1. Hosting organization: Note that the hosting organization should take full
economic responsibility for the conference. The hosting organization's
economic commitment must be specified in a signed letter of intent.
 
2. Venue: Describe the conference facilities as well as hotels and potential
social program
 
3. Budget (plan): Especially when it comes to expected number of
participants and registration fees. There is an expectation to pay
approximately 5000 Euros to the NordiCHI organization from the conference
surplus. This should be budgeted for. The NordiCHI steering committee
expects the hosting organization to ensure low registration fees with
discounts for students etc. Workshop fees should merely cover actual
expenses per participant. The conference fee should include all social
events such as the conference dinner.
 
4. Committee (plan): The general co-chairs and the programme chairs should
be specified.
 
5. Profile of NordiCHI 2022: Describe the focus of the event and the
reasoning behind. What will make NordiCHI 2022 something special? Profiling
the conference can involve the conference theme.
 
6. Slogan or Theme.
 
7. Sustaining the NordiCHI spirit: Describe how the conference will be
inclusive both with respect to subfields and various professions through
announcing, introducing new participation categories etc.
 
8. Local HCI groups (academia, industry and society): How will the
conference include the local HCI group(s) in the planning, preparation and
execution of the conference? How will NordiCHI 2022 be an opportunity for
participants to get to know the HCI communities of the country, and how will
the conference be used to make the general public in the area aware of HCI
issues?

 
 
Other things of particular interest: Such as a decision to provide a
specific submission category or providing any interesting new activities,
social program etc.
 
The next NordiCHI conference will be selected based on the attractiveness of
the venue, the ability to make good use of existing HCI communities both
within academy and industry, previous experiences in organizing similar
events and the international recognition of persons in charge of the event.
 
Proposals to host NordiCHI 2022 should be sent to the NordiCHI
steering-committee at [log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]>  no later than May 20th, 2020. Decision
would be made by the NordiCHI steering committee. Notification will be made
in June 2020. First announcement of the event should take place at NordiCHI
2020 in Tallinn.
 
Please feel free to contact the steering committee for questions regarding
your hosting proposal at: [log in to unmask] 
 
On behalf of the NordiCHI steering committee

Eva Eriksson


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