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Call for Papers
Doctoral Consortium at OzCHI 2016, Launceston, Australia.

Submissions due: 2nd September 2016
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# Overview:
The OzCHI Doctoral Consortium offers PhD students the opportunity to
present their research plans, and discuss them with peers and senior
researchers in a supportive and constructive environment. The consortium
is a full-day event held on the 29th November, 2016.

PhD candidates wishing to attend the consortium should submit a research
proposal that provides a concrete outline of the research, is based on
established literature, describes a clear method of inquiry, and presents
early data if available. Positions at the consortium will be offered
based on a review of the submitted proposals.

There is no fee to attend the consortium, however you must register for
at least one day of the OzCHI conference (30th Nov, 01st Dec, 2nd Dec).
The doctoral consortium includes catering (morning tea, lunch, afternoon
tea). It is arranged by HCI academics as a service to support our
doctoral student community and the research discipline. As we consider
this a very important event, each year we invite and support one or two
of our keynote speakers to act as responders.

Submissions should be in PDF format (see submission template below) and
emailed directly to the doctoral consortium chairs at
mailto:[log in to unmask]

# Submission Guidelines:
Submissions must include a research proposal of no more than 4 pages,
using the OzCHI paper template (http://www.ozchi.org/2016/template.html),
with the following structure:
- Working Title
- Abstract
- Context/Background: What is the research about? What is its scope? Why
is it important?
- Prior Work: What do the experts in this field say about your area of
research? What similar work has been conducted?
- Gap & Research Question: What is the gap in prior work that needs
addressing? What research question will your project answer?
- Research Method: How do you propose to answer your question? Justify
your method. How long will each stage take? (include timeline with dates)
- Current Situation: How far have you progressed? (include summary of
data/results if appropriate) What are your key concerns and obstacles at
the moment?
- Bio: Provided a brief biography, including names and affiliation of
supervisors, PhD start date and date of expected completion.

# Dates:
Submission deadline: Fri. 26th August 2016
Notifications: Fri. 23rd September 2016
Camera-ready deadline: Fri. 7th October 2016
Consortium Date: Tue. 29th November 2016

For further questions, contact the Doctoral Consortium co-chairs:
Rainer Wasinger, University of Tasmania ([log in to unmask])
Jianlong Zhou, Data61, CSIRO ([log in to unmask])
Fang Chen, Data61, CSIRO ([log in to unmask])


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