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Mary Beth Rosson <[log in to unmask]>
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Mary Beth Rosson <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 8 Feb 2006 09:17:48 -0500
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The DIS 2006 conference will be held in State College, PA on June  
26-28, 2006. The Doctoral Consortium (held the day prior to the main  
conference) provides an opportunity for doctoral students to explore  
and develop their research interests in an interdisciplinary  
workshop, under the guidance of a panel of distinguished research  
faculty. The Consortium has the following specific objectives:
Provide a supportive setting for feedback on students' current  
research and guidance on future research directions.
Offer each student comments and fresh perspectives on their work from  
faculty and students outside their own institution.
Promote the development of a supportive community of scholars and a  
spirit of collaborative research.
Contribute to the conference goals through interaction with other  
researchers and conference events.
The Consortium will be held on Sunday June 25 and will include about  
12 doctoral students and three faculty. The extended abstracts of  
graduate student participants will be published in the conference  
proceedings, and posters summarizing the students' PhD projects will  
be exhibited at the conference.

Submissions are invited from current graduate students pursuing a PhD  
project who would benefit from detailed workshop discussions of their  
doctoral research by a panel of established researchers. Applicants  
who are selected will receive a stipend to defray the cost of  
conference registration, travel, accommodation, and meals (amount to  
be determined).

Applications are due by email to [log in to unmask] by February 15. For  
more information see:

http://www.sigchi.org/dis2006/main.php?page=consortium

Mary Beth Rosson
DIS 2006 Doctoral Consortium Chair


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