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===Conversational User Interfaces Conference (CUI) 2020===

Please join us for the Virtual CUI 2020 ACM SIGCHI In-CoOperation Conference on Conversational User
Interfaces on July 22-24 (

Participation is free of charge!

CUI 2020 aims to develop a collaborative community around human-computer interaction issues in
speech and language technology, with specific interest in theory based and applied scientific issues
in the field of speech and text based conversational user interfaces. It brings together
relevant communities to showcase high-quality cutting-edge research related to the field, promote
insight and debate in this interesting and important discipline within language interfaces.

===Conference Programme===
CUI 2020 will be held over 3 days. It is a single track conference, showcasing leading work on human centered challenges in language based interfaces.

Topics covered include:
voice user interface UX, conversational interaction through technology, text based conversational interfaces, chatbots, speech interfaces, speech synthesis, speech recognition, dialogue management, conversational interface design insights, speech interface theory development, methods for conversational user interface development and evaluation.

The conference programme is available at

===Confirmed Keynote Speaker===
Prof. Steve Whittaker (UC Santa Cruz)

===Conference Registration===

***Deadline for registrations is 20th July 2020***

Registration this year is free

Please register here:

to receive the relevant invitation details for joining the conference.

Benjamin R Cowan PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Information & Communication Studies
University College Dublin
Twitter: @BCowanHCI

NB- I do not respond or check emails at weekends or in the evening.
If anything is urgent please phone.
Recent papers:
Garialde, D. et al (2020). Quantifying the Impact of Making and Breaking Interface Habits. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies
Cowan, B.R. et al (2019). What's in an accent? The impact of accented synthetic speech on lexical choice in human-machine dialogue. Proceedings of CUI '19.
Edwards, J. et al (2019). Multitasking with Alexa Multitasking with Alexa: How Using Intelligent Personal Assistants Impacts Language-based Primary Task Performance. Proceedings of CUI '19.
Clark, L. et al (2019). The State of Speech in HCI: Trends, Themes & Challenges. Interacting with Computers.
Clark, L. et al (2019). What Makes a Good Conversation? Challenges in Designing Truly Conversational Agents. Proceedings of CHI ‘19. Paper No. 475.
Doyle, al (2019). Mapping Perceptions of Humanness in Intelligent Personal Assistant Interaction. Proc. of Mobile HCI ‘19. Article No. 5.

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