Strong registrations for the 1998 Computer Supported Cooperative Work
Conference have confirmed the interest and excitement about coordinated
activity and technologies that support it, coming from both industry and
academia. This is the last week for advance registration. The Westin hotel
block is taken, overflow accommodation is available.
November 15 is a broad range of full-day and half-day tutorials. On
November 16 Douglas Engelbart's 1998 ACM Turing Award lecture opens the
program of papers, panels, and demos. William J. Mitchell, Dean of the MIT
School of Architecture and Planning, will close with "The Design Studio of
the Future." We have obtained use of Seattle's monorail for transportation
to the banquet at the Pacific Science Center.
CSCW is a highly selective, interdisciplinary, dual-track ACM conference.
Papers this year include contributions from MIT Media Lab, GMD, Xerox PARC,
Andersen Consulting, CMU, ATT Labs, Fuji Xerox and many other uiverssities
Sample paper sessions: "Mirrors to the Future: New Interaction Paradigms";
"Organizational Culture: Memory and Change"; "From Single-Display Groupware
to Mobility." Panels: "An Internet Paradox"; "Cooperative Buildings:
Integrating Information, Organization, and Architecture."
Sponsors: Lotus, Microsoft, MITRE, Smart Technologies, Sun
In the 21st century all work will be computer supported.
November 6 is the advance registration deadline.