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CUI 2019 1st International Conference on Conversational User Interfaces 
(ACM SIGCHI In Co-Operation)
https://www.cui2019.com <https://www.cui2019.com/>

Full Papers (indexed in ACM DL)
*****April 12th@ 23:59 GMT- Extended Submission deadline*****

Due to several requests we have extended the Full Paper submission deadline to April 12th 2019.

CUI 2019 is looking for original contributions from a broad range of disciplines including: human-computer interaction, computer science, engineering, speech technology, linguistics, psychology, cognitive sciences and sociology. Topics include, but are not limited to:

- voice user experience
- speech interfaces
- speech interface theory development
- conversational interaction through technology
- text-based conversational interfaces
- chatbots
- speech synthesis
- speech recognition
- dialogue management
- conversational interface design insights
- methods for conversational user interface development and evaluation
- multimodal interaction involving speech, text or other language based 
interfaces

*Submission format and instructions* 

https://www.cui2019.com/fullpapers <https://www.cui2019.com/fullpapers> 

6-8 page papers (excluding references) using the current or interim ACM Templates depending on the software you use. Follow this link to find the latest templates for Microsoft Word and LaTeX (including via Overleaf). Submissions must be anonymised.

Full papers will be high quality original pieces of research relevant to the topics above. Each paper will be peer reviewed by 3 expert reviewers and will be archived in the ACM Digital Library.

Submissions must be made using the EasyChair website: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cui2019 <https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=cui2019>. 

*Important dates*

*****April 12th - Submission deadline*****

May 10th - Notification to authors

*About CUI 2019*

CUI 2019 is the 1st annual International Conference on Conversational 
User Interfaces. It aims to be the premier interdisciplinary conference 
for researchers and practitioners across the world to discuss the latest 
in conversational interface technology. This inaugural event will take 
place in Dublin, Ireland on 22nd-23rd August 2019 and will be hosted in 
the heart of the city centre. The conference holds ACM SIGCHI In 
Co-Operation status.

There has been an increasing interest in language based interactions 
with technology. Through the commercial success of intelligent personal 
assistant devices such as Alexa and Google Home, to the growth of the 
use of chatbots in commercial settings, the number of natural language 
and conversation based interactions is growing. Although there is growth 
in this area, with much technical effort being applied and promoted in 
these areas (e.g. Interspeech, SIGDIAL), there is comparatively little 
promotion of and exploration of important human-computer interaction and 
design based issues. This event, growing from successful workshops at 
both ACM CHI and ACM Mobile HCI, looks to begin to develop an 
independent yet collaborative community with specific interest in theory 
based and applied scientific issues in the field of speech and text based 
conversational user interfaces. The event looks to bring together the 
ISCA and ACM SIGCHI communities to publish and promote insight and 
debate in this interesting and important discipline within language 
interfaces.

*Organising Committee*
Benjamin R Cowan (University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
Leigh Clark (University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
Julie Berndsen (University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
Martin Porcheron (University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom)
Jens Edlund (KTH Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden)
Kristiina Jokinen (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science 
and Technology, Japan)
Matthew Aylett (CereProc Ltd, Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
Eva Szekely (KTH Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden)
Philip Doyle (Voysis Ltd., Dublin, Ireland)
Justin Edwards (University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland)
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