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Kerstin Severinson Eklundh <[log in to unmask]>
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Kerstin Severinson Eklundh <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 9 May 2002 18:48:53 +0200
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Doctoral colloquium, NordiCHI'2002

Sunday, October 20, 2002
Aarhus, Denmark

Graduate students within different areas of human-computer
interaction are invited to take part in the Doctoral Colloquium at
NordiCHI'2002. This will be the place where lively and useful
discussions enable students to receive suggestions about their
on-going research and allow more experienced participants to
encounter some fresh ideas and view some of the new trends in the

The Doctoral Colloquium provides an opportunity for doctoral students
to discuss their research both with other students and with leading
experts within the field. The colloquium will take the form of a
workshop where established HCI scholars take active part as
discussants. The purpose is for students to receive constructive
feedback on their thesis work so far, get advice about future
developments, and share ideas and experiences with students in
related areas.

Participants should have advanced beyond the introductory stage in
their thesis work, and be actively engaged in the exploration of an
HCI topic. The research areas covered by the DC are the same as the
NordiCHI conference generally. Students may come from different
academic subjects or disciplines, such as interaction design,
computer science, cognitive science, and sociology.

To apply, please submit a proposal of at most 3 pages, including
abstract and references. Also, a short biographical note describing
the applicant's background should be enclosed. The proposal should
include a description of the research problem, the theoretical
background and approach chosen, and the work performed so far. The
proposals will be evaluated by a review committee.  Approximately 8
participants will be selected to give a short presentation of their
research topic, followed by a discussion within the group of students
and experts.

Submissions should be sent by email to Kerstin Severinson Eklundh
([log in to unmask]), preferably in PDF format.

Deadline for applications: June 1, 2002.

Expert panel:

Susanne B°dker, Department of Computer Science, University of Aarhus.
Peter B°gh Andersen, Department of Computer Science, Aalborg University.
Kristina H÷÷k, Swedish Institute of Computer Science.
Wendy Mackay, INRIA, France.
Yvonne Waern, University of Link÷ping.
Shumin Zhai, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose.

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