Rumor has it that local sigs are organizing in India, Michigan, western New
York, Austria, and China. Watch the SIGCHI Local SIGs webpage for future
A sampling (i.e., incomplete list) of what is or will soon be happening
(and in one case, what happened recently) in the world of CHI local sigs:
Wednesday, November 25th features the "Swiss Symposium on Intelligent
Electronic Catalogs" in Berne, sponsored by SwissCHI.
Americas (outside USA)
The 1st Brazilian Workshop in HCI -- Brazil SIGCHI's first meeting --
took place on October 9.
CapCHI's next meeting (November 18) will feature a presentation entitled,
"Improvising the Future" by Michael Kurtz. This highly interactive
workshop will involve role playing using techniques from improvisational
ToRCHI is sponsoring a one-day professional development tutorial on
November 12 entitled, "Strategies for Promoting Organisational Usability,"
and presented by Susan Wolfe, The Hiser Group.
BayCHI's featured speaker on Tuesday November 10: Ted Selker on "The
Future Feel of Tools." Tom Hewett and Colin Ware visit the Bay
Area to present BayCHI-sponsored, full-day tutorials on Saturday,
November 7 and Sunday, November 8, 1998, respectively. And the Usability
Engineering BOF will be visiting usability labs at SUN Microsystems
CHI-Squared is taking a road-trip of sorts to hear Ben Shneiderman
speak at the School of Computer Science's Distinguished Lecture Series
at DePaul University November 6th.
GB/SIGCHI's November 3rd meeting features Debbie Hildebrandt discussing
The next TwinCHI meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 12th. The
meeting will be devoted to discussing Ben Shneiderman's lecture, "The
Eyes Have It: User Interfaces for Information Visualization."
KC-CHI's November 3rd meeting will be about methods for designing
GatewayCHI's next meeting will be a dinner and planning meeting the
evening of November 18.
Louis Tijerina will speak on "Data Entry while Driving" at BuckCHI's
next meeting: Tuesday, Nov. 10.
For access to further information on the above and on what is happening
with other CHI Local SIGs, see the SIGCHI Local SIGs webpage
Local SIGs Chair
Richard I. Anderson
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