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ASSETS 2015
Call for Papers

26-28 October 2015
http://assets15.sigaccess.org


The ASSETS conference is the premier forum for presenting research on the design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to benefit people with disabilities and older adults.

We invite high-quality, original submissions on topics relevant to computers and accessibility. This includes the use of technology by and in support of:
- Individuals with hearing, sight and other sensory impairments
- Individuals with motor impairments
- Individuals with memory, learning and cognitive impairments
- Individuals with multiple impairments
- Older adults and others with diverse or changing capabilities
- Professionals who work with or in support of these populations

Submissions should present significant and innovative contributions to design, systems, tools, scientific understanding, methodology, social issues or policy related to:
- Technology that improves the accessibility of everyday life
- Technology that improves access to Computer and Information Technologies
- Accessibility and usability of mainstream technologies
- Exploration of novel barriers to technology access
- Using mainstream technologies to improve accessibility
- Technological innovations that could be used to improve access

For further information, please see <Information for Authors|http://assets15.sigaccess.org/authors.html>

======Important Dates======
-Requesting mentors: 5 March 2015, Thursday
-Technical paper submission: 7 May 2015, Thursday
-Notification of technical paper acceptance: 18 June 2015, Thursday
-Posters and demos submission: 25 June 2015, Thursday
-Doctoral consortium submission: 25 June 2015, Thursday
-Student research competition submission: 25 June 2015, Thursday
-Notification of posters and demos acceptance: 23 July 2015, Thursday
-Notification of doctoral consortium acceptance: 23 July 2015, Thursday
-Notification of student research competition acceptance: 23 July 2015, Thursday

======Venue======
The ASSETS 2015 conference will be held at the SANA LISBOA Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal.
<ASSETS 2015 Venue|http://assets15.sigaccess.org/venue.html>

======Organisation======
General Chair:
Yeliz Yesilada, Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus

Program Chair:
Jeffrey Bigham, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Treasurer and Registration Chair:
Faustina Hwang, University of Reading, UK

Posters and Demonstrations Chair:
Shaun K. Kane, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Luis Carriço, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Doctoral Consortium Chairs:
Giorgio Brajnik, University of Udine, Italy
Eelke Folmer, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Student Research Competition Chairs:
Markel Vigo, University of Manchester, UK
Amy Hurst, UMBC, USA

Mentoring Chair:
Kathleen Mccoy, University of Delaware, USA

Local Arrangements Chair:
Tiago Guerreiro, University of Lisboa, Portugal

Web Chair:
Aitor Apaolaza, University of Manchester, UK

Publicity Chair:
Luz Rello, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Yevgen Borodin, CharmTech Labs, USA

Student Volunteers Chair:
João Guerreiro, Technical University of Lisbon           

Graphic Design Chair:
Joshua Hailpern, HP ArcSight, USA

<ASSETS 2015 Committee|http://assets15.sigaccess.org/committee.html>
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