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Brad Myers <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 27 Mar 2006 11:44:34 -0500
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Help us celebrate 12 years of HCI Institute progress by attending a one-day seminar with
distinguished speakers from the HCI community followed by the 50th Anniversary of Computer
Science at Carnegie Mellon!  You are welcome to join all events, including the Spring
Carnival festivities! This is just before CHI, on Thursday, April 20, 2006, continuing
with the SCS 50th Anniversary on Friday and Saturday.

Attendance is FREE for the HCII 12th Anniversary, but you have to register.

Full information at:

Here is the tentative Schedule of Events

April 20, 2006 Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

Opening comments by Daniel P. Siewiorek
Buhl University Professor of Computer Science and 
Electrical Computer Engineering,
Director, Human-Computer Interaction Institute

HCII's Da Vinci Effect: A video showcasing how the Human Computer Interaction Institute
exemplifies Carnegie Mellon's culture of interdisciplinary collaboration. 

Stuart K. Card 
Senior Research Fellow and Manager, User Interface Research, Palo Alto Research Center

Dan R. Olsen, Jr.
Professor of Computer Science
Brigham Young University
"The Challenge of Knowing too Much"

C. Suzanne Iacono
Division Director (Acting), Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS),
National Science Foundation

Randy Pausch
Professor, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science and Design, Co-founder,
Entertainment Technology Center
"Alice: Making it Fun to Learn Computer Programming"

April 20, 2006 Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Panel Presentation - Future of the Field of HCI 
This panel of distinguished leaders of university departments and industrial research
groups will discuss the important challenges for the future of HCI research and education.

Brad Myers, Moderator
Professor, Human-Computer Interaction Institute
Carnegie Mellon University

Ben Bederson
Associate Professor of Computer Science, Director of Human-Computer Interaction Lab,
Adjunct Chair of SIGCHI US Public Policy Committee

Dan Boyarski
Professor, Head of the School of Design
Carnegie Mellon University

Mary Czerwinski
Senior Researcher and Manager VIBE (Visualization and Interaction for Business and

James A. Landay
Laboratory Director, Intel Research Seattle
Associate Professor, University of Washington

Elizabeth Mynatt
Director, GVU Center
Associate Professor, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

Judith Olson
Richard W. Pew Professor of Human Computer Interaction, with appointments in the School of
Information, Ross School of Business, and the Psychology Department; Director of the Ph.D.
programs at SI, and the Business Information Technology department at the Business School.

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. 
HCII and CS50 Luncheon (included)

HCII Poster Session
Newell-Simon Hall Atrium and Newell-Simon Hall 3305

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. 
HCII Demo Session and Tours
Newell-Simon Hall 3305 and HCII research labs 

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. 
CS 50 Years of Computer Science Innovation
Randy Pausch, Professor, Human-Computer Interaction, 
Computer Science and Design, Co-founder, Entertainment
Technology Center

7:30 - 9:30 p.m. 
CS50 Gala Reception, Robotics Engineering Center (requires separate SCS 50th registration
and fee)

April 21, Friday 
CS50: Half a Century of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon 
(requires separate SCS 50th registration and fee)

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