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"Olav W. Bertelsen" <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 10 Oct 2001 16:25:26 +0200
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Final Call for Participation:

    Organized by and Center for Human-Machine Interaction
                27 November 2001 (deadline October 21)
                   IT-parken, University of Aarhus


                26 November 2001 (deadline October 17)
                    see end of this announcement


INTRODUCTION and Centre for Human-Machine Interaction are happy to announce
the first Danish symposium on human-computer interaction research. The
primary aim of the symposium is to stimulate networking in Danish HCI
research, and to enable researchers to get an overview of what is being
done in Denmark recently. Researchers from academia as well as from the
industry are encouraged to participate. All participants have to present
recent work through interactive presentations, i.e displayed on posters and
discussed during the poster session. Experience from e.g. the ACM DIS
conference indicates that this format stimulates creative dialog more
efficiently than the traditional talk format.

10.00-10.15: Welcome
10.15-11.00: Keynote address. Peter Bøgh Andersen: Interfaces distributed
in time and space. Ideas from a communication study in the maritime domain.
11.00-11.30: Coffee break
11.30-12.30: Keynote address. Michel Beaudouin-Lafon: Instrumental
Interaction (to be confirmed)
12.30-14.00: Lunch
14.00-16.00: Interactive presentations (posters)
16.00-16.30: Coffee break
16.30-18.00: Panel: Do we really need users in HCI research?
                    and who are they anyway?
             panelists: Lisbeth Harms (University of Copenhagen),
                        Jakob Buur (University of Southern Denmark),
                        Susanne Bødker (University of Aarhus,
                        Torkil Clemmensen (Copenhagen Busines School),
                        Morten Harning (Dialogical)
18.00-??.??: Dinner: dinner speaker Morten Kyng, (DJ to be announced).

To participate in the symposium it is required to submit an abstract for a
poster describing recent research. The abstracts will be printed in a book
of abstracts and the poster will be presented during the symposium in the
interactive poster session. Submissions are accepted in both danish and
english language

How to format your abstract:

* Use A4-format paper.
* Margins should be set at 30 mm (top, bottom, sides). Please use full
justification for both left and right margins.
* Title should be bold type capitals (16 point Sans Serif), centred.
* Leave a line then type author(s) and affiliation in normal 12 point
Times: Name (Affiliation)
* Leave two lines then type text, single-spaced in 12 point Times.
* Abstracts including title etc. should not be longer than 2 pages.

How to submit the abstract:

the abstract should be submitted electronically as a MS-word or RTF file
attachments to [log in to unmask] not later than 21 October 2001.

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the organisation committee to
ensure that they are about HCI research (in a broad sense).


October 21, 2001: Deadline for submission of extended abstracts (required to
October 17, 2001: submissions of 5 page summaries for the doctoral colloquium.

The registration fee is DKK 500 covering lunch coffee, dinner, and printed

If you need accomodation (e.g. to be able to take full advantage of the
excelent party infrastructure provided at the symposium) a list of hotels
will be available at the symposium website

To sign up for further information on the meeting please send your email
adress to [log in to unmask]
Further information will also be posted at the symposium website

Susanne Bødker, Centre for New Ways of Working, University of Aarhus.
Torkil Clemmensen, Department of Informatics, Copenhagen Business School.
Olav Bertelsen, Centre for Human-Machine Interaction, University of Aarhus.
Klaus Marius Hansen, Ideogramic Aps.
Christina Nielsen, Centre for Pervasive Computing, University of Aarhus.

As a pre symposium activity Centre for Human-Machine Interaction organises
a doctoral colloquium (ph.d. course) at 26/11/2001.

The course will focus on the writings and writing process of the PhD
students themselves. Each student will be requested to give a 15
minutes talk about their work, and the presentation will be followed
by extensive commenting by the expert panel and the participants.
Accordingly, participation is limited to 6 PhD students.
The course will furthermore include talks by 1-2 expert panel members
about PhD work.

Students interested in participating must submit a 5 pages summary of
their thesis work to Susanne Bødker ([log in to unmask]) no later than
October 17, 2001.

The expert panel is currently under construction.

For further information contact the course
co-ordinator, professor Susanne Bødker ([log in to unmask]).

Olav W. Bertelsen, forskningslektor, ph.d     phone +45 8942 3188
Computer Science, University of Aarhus       direct +45 8942 5642
Aabogade 34, DK-8200 Aarhus N., Denmark         fax +45 8942 5624                   [log in to unmask]
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