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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:58:26 -0500
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Save the Date!  Registration opens at the end of March.

UMD's Human-Computer Interaction Lab's 31st Annual Symposium:
Thursday, May 29, 2014

At the HCIL's 31st Annual Symposium, our faculty and graduate students will present our latest work,including research on medical informatics, information visualization, education, children's technologies, accessibility, social media, and design.   Join us for this dynamic showcase of cutting-edge HCI!

Keynotes, then talks in parallel with workshops and tutorials, followed by reception with demos/poster session

Attendees can focus on suggested tracks or sample talks from all topics.
Topics include:
* Accessibility
* Children&  Design
* HCI&  Design
* Information Visualization
* Medical Informatics
* Social Media&  Networks
* Tangible Computing

Please see below for suggested tracks:

For attendees focusing on CHILDREN, EDUCATION&  DESIGN :
* From Academic Paper to an Emmy: Oh the places you'll go when designing technology with children
* Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) @ Maryland
* Capturing Social and Personal Science: Technology for supporting the building blocks of disposition
* BodyVis: A wearable, e-textile, auto-sensing shirt for teaching anatomy and physiology to children
* "Google is, like, the helper of the world": Curious findings in youth Internet search
* From the HCIL to Sesame Street: Lessons learned on children, families, and design
* Incorporating Peepholes Interactions into Children's Second Language Learning Activities on Mobile Devices
* Synchronous Class Interaction: Using technology to take advantage of being face-to-face
* Self-paced, Mastery-based Courses on Campus
* WORKSHOP: Hack Education!: Designing learning futures

For attendees focusing on HCI&  DESIGN:
* Mobile Interface Theory for UX Design
* User-defined Gestures by Children and Adults
* Gestural Programming Language for Physical Computing
* New Thinking about End-user Programming for Web Automation: User understanding and tools
* TUTORIAL: Introduction to Usability
* TUTORIAL: Interfaces from the Top Down and Ground Up: How theory and experiment inform design
* WORKSHOP: Mobile Interface Design and Storytelling

* Visualization of Temporal Event Sequences of Cohort Comparison
* Keshif: A simple, rich, and general facet-based visualization
* WORKSHOP: Visualization of Electronic Health Record Data

For attendees focusing on SOCIAL MEDIA&  NETWORKS:
* Capturing Social and Personal Science: Technology for supporting the building blocks of disposition
* Digital Identity Management
* HCI, Privacy, and Social Media

* Making with a Social Purpose
* What Tangible Computing Is Teaching Us about Creative Thinking
* BodyVis: A wearable, e-textile, auto-sensing shirt for teaching anatomy and physiology to children
* Social Fabric Fitness: The design and evaluation of wearable e-textile displays to support group running
* Gestural Programming Language for Physical Computing
* Combining Human Computation and Computer Vision to Make the World More Accessible
* Mobile and Wearable Device Use by People with Visual Impairments

Even more topics will be presented in our demos, posters and videos.

Special thanks to our sponsors:
Corporate Sponsors:
* Deloitte
* Oracle
* Tibco Spotfire
* Microstrategy
* Yahoo Labs
* Optimal Solutions Group, LLC
* Google
* Interactions

Media Sponsors:
* Interactions Magazine
* iStrategy Labs

University of Maryland Sponsors:
* Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship
* College of Information Studies-Maryland's iSchool
* College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
* University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

Charley Lewittes
Coordinator, HCIL
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