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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:24:24 +0000
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NordiCHI'14 is the 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, in collaboration with ACM SIGCHI. The conference takes place in Helsinki, Finland, 26-30 October, 2014.

We are extremely proud to announce Don Norman as the first keynote speaker for NordiCHI'14 conference!

Don Norman is the champion of human-centered design. Business Week has listed him as one of the world¹s 27 most influential designers. He is well known for his books ³The Design of Everyday Things² and ³Emotional Design.² His book, ³Living with Complexity,² argues that complexity is desirable: the role of the designer is to make complex things understandable. His latest book is an expanded and revised edition of Design of Everyday Things.

Don Norman is cofounder of the Nielsen Norman Group, former Vice President of Apple and former executive at Hewlett Packard. Norman serves as an IDEO Fellow and is on company boards and advisory boards. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, San Diego, where he served as chair of the Psychology Department and founder and chair of the Cognitive Science Department. At Northwestern University he is the Breed Professor of Design, emeritus and Prof. of EECS, emeritus. He has been Distinguished Visiting Professor of Industrial Design at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He has honorary degrees from the University of Padua (Italy) and the Technical University of Delft (the Netherlands), the "Lifetime Achievement Award" from SIGCHI, the professional organization for Computer-Human Interaction, and the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer & Cognitive Science from the Franklin Institute (Philadelphia). He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Association for Computing Machinery, American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, Human Factors & Ergonomics Society, and the Design Research Society. He serves on the Board of Trustees at IIT¹s Institute of
Design in Chicago. He lives at

More information on the NordiCHI'14 conference:<>

The deadlines for submissions:
24.4.2014  Full & Short Papers
8.5.2014  Workshop & Tutorial Proposals
14.8.2014 Posters, demos, and videos
          Doctoral consortium
          Industrial experiences
          Design cases
          Student design competition
          Workshop papers

We warmly welcome submissions and attendance from all over the world.

Virpi Roto & Jonna Häkkilä
General Chairs of NordiCHI'14

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