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Constantine Stephanidis <[log in to unmask]>
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                     9th ERCIM WORKSHOP
                "USER INTERFACES FOR ALL"

     Maritime Hotel, Königswinter (Bonn), Germany
                  27 - 28 September 2006

      Special Theme "Universal Access in Ambient Intelligence Environments"


                       Call for Papers



The 9th ERCIM Workshop "User Interfaces for All" builds upon the results
of the eight previous Workshops held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 30-31
October 1995; Prague, Czech Republic, 7-8 November 1996; Obernai,
France, 3-4 November 1997; Stockholm, Sweden, 19-21 October 1998;
Dagstuhl, Germany, 28 November - 1 December 1999; Florence, Italy,
25-26 October 2000; Paris (Chantilly), France, 23-25 October, 2002;
and Vienna, Austria, 28-29 June 2004.

In the tradition of its predecessors, this Workshop aims to consolidate
recent work, and to stimulate further discussion, on the state of the art in
the field of User Interfaces for All, and its increasing range of
applications in the emerging Information Society. The emphasis of this
year's event is on "Universal Access in Ambient Intelligence Environments",
and contributions are invited on a broad range of topics that advance the
understanding of, and contribute towards, Universal Access in Ambient
Intelligence. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, future and
emerging technologies, novel computing paradigms, computer-mediated virtual
spaces, architectures and tools, interaction platforms, interaction
metaphors, experimental or empirical studies, etc.

Solicited contributions

The 9th ERCIM Workshop "User Interfaces for All" aims to solicit:

- full papers (between 16 and 20 pages), reporting original completed
   research    and development activities relevant to User Interfaces for
   all and to the Special Theme of this call (Universal Access in Ambient
   Intelligence Environments).

- poster presentations (two-page abstract).


The Workshop Proceedings will be published by Springer on paper and
electronically. Poster abstracts will be collected and published in an
FhG-FIT Technical Report.
Paper and poster presentation at the Workshop and paper publication in the
Proceedings are conditional on registration of one author to the Workshop.
The authors of the best papers will be invited to submit an extended version
to the Springer international journal "Universal Access in the Information

Keynote Speakers

- Prof. Dr. Dr. Norbert Streitz, FhG-IPSI, Germany
- Prof. Dr. Alois Ferscha, Institut für Pervasive Computing, Johannes Kepler
   Universität Linz, Austria

Important Dates

- 5 May 2006
  Deadline for electronic submission of full papers and poster abstract

- 15 June 2006
  Conditional notification of acceptance (confirmation will be given
   upon registration)

- 25 July 2006
  Workshop registration

- 31 July 2006
  Deadline for electronic submission of camera-ready submissions


Submissions should be sent by e-mail to the address [log in to unmask]
Submissions in PDF or in Microsoft Word (PC or Macintosh) format should
include a short abstract (200 words) and comply with the following format:
A4 paper format, 1 column, with 1 inch margins, Times New Roman 12 point
font, single spacing.

Workshop Venue

Maritim Hotel Königswinter
Rheinallee 3
DE- 53639 Königswinter
Phone:  + 49 2223 70 70
Fax: + 49 2223 70 78 11

Registration fees

190 Euros (includes Conference Proceedings, 4 coffee breaks, 2 lunches, 1
'gala' dinner)

Contact Details

Programme Chair:
Dr. Michael Pieper
FhG-FIT, Germany
e-mail: [log in to unmask]

Workshop Chair:
Prof. Constantine Stephanidis
e-mail: [log in to unmask]

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