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Maristella Matera <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:10:21 -0400
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ACM AVI 2014 will be held in Como (Italy) at the campus of Politecnico di Milano, from May 27th to 30th, 2014.  

Started in Rome in 1992, AVI has become a biannual appointment for a wide international community of experts with a broad range of backgrounds. Through more than two decades, the Conference has contributed to the progress of Human-Computer Interaction, offering a forum to present and disseminate new technological results, new paradigms and new visions for interaction and interfaces.  

Hosted in the charming location of Como and its lake, AVI 2014 offers a strong scientific program that provides an articulated picture of the most challenging and innovative directions in interface design, technology, and applications. World leading researchers from industry and academia will present their work. 25 different countries are represented in 3 workshops, 32 long papers, 17 short papers, 29 posters, and 14 hands-on demos. 

Keynote speakers feature:

* Gregory D. Abowd – Georgia Tech (USA), speaking about “Ubiquitous Computing”

* Leonardo Sangiorgi  - Studio Azzurro (Italy),  with “A retrospective of Studio Azzurro works”, presenting Studio Azzurro’s prestigious installations of interactive art all over the world and offering a tribute to the group founder Paolo Rosa

* Amit Sood and Piotr Adamczyk – Google (USA), showing the most recent features of Google Art, the Google initiative for Cultural Heritage

The social event and dinner will be hosted in the fabulous context of Villa Erba, one of the  most charming locations on the Como Lake and home to the famous Italian Movie Director Luchino Visconti. Attendants will be offered guided tours in the villa and its magnificent gardens.  

For further information, please refer to the conference web site:

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