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Nyi-Nyi Htun <[log in to unmask]>
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Call for Papers: ACM IUI 2021 Student Consortium
13-17 April 2021
Important Dates
Submission deadline: January 10th 18th, 2021
Notification: February 1st, 2021
Camera-ready deadline: February 14th, 2021

The IUI 2021 Student Consortium is intended to provide an opportunity for Doctoral and advanced Masters students to present and receive feedback about their research in an interdisciplinary workshop, under the guidance of a panel of mentors selected from senior researchers in the field. We invite students who feel they would benefit from this kind of feedback on their research to use this unique opportunity to share their work with students in a similar situation. Submissions will be selected by the Student Consortium chairs and potentially other reviewers. The strongest candidates will be those who have a clear topic and research approach, and have made some progress but are not so far along in their research so that they can still reshape their research topic or approach. The final version of accepted SC submissions will be included in the main conference proceedings published in the ACM Digital Library. SC participants will also present their research in the poster session during the main technical program of the conference.


The objectives of the student consortium are to:

  1.  Serve as a supportive setting to provide/receive feedback on students' current doctoral and masters' research and guidance on future research directions
  2.  Offer each student comments and fresh perspectives on their work from researchers and students outside of their own institution
  3.  Promote the development of a supportive community of scholars and a spirit of collaborative research
  4.  Contribute to the conference goals through interaction with other researchers and conference events

Submission Instructions

To apply for the Student Consortium, please submit to the URL below a single PDF containing the following (in order):

  1.  A brief cover letter (one-page maximum) containing: your full name, contact details, affiliation, web page, expected graduation date and target degree, the name of your thesis advisor, gender (optional), home country (optional), and whether you are a member of an underrepresented minority group (optional).
  2.  Your SC submission: a document describing your thesis/dissertation research plan and your progress thus far and should be no more than four pages long, including references. Key points the submission should include: Motivation for your dissertation research, goal and research questions, related work that frames your research, methods/approach to reach the goal, results if any, and next steps for your research. Submissions should follow the ACM Master Article Templates in a single column format, using one of the following templates:
     *   LaTeX Template for Papers<> - Use the "manuscript,review,anonymous" style
     *   Overleaf Template<> - Or search for "ACM Conference Proceedings "Master" Template"
     *   Microsoft Word Template for Papers<>
  3.  Your CV (two-pages maximum).

Submit your single PDF (containing a cover letter, SC submission, and CV) to<> by the deadline.

In addition, a letter of recommendation from your thesis or doctoral advisor should be sent separately by email to the Student Consortium Chairs at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

Student Consortium Chairs

Josh Cherian, Texas A&M University, Texas, USA

Diego Gomez-Zara, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA

Nyi-Nyi Htun, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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