• OPEN CALL FOR THE SIGCHI OUTSTANDING DISSERTATION AWARDS CHAIR [Apply Here] deadline October 18th, 2019 (Midnight AOE) SIGCHI is looking for nominations for the SIGCHI Outstanding Dissertation Awards chair. Please see here for information on the nomination process: https://sigchi.org/awards/dissertation-award/ For general information on SIGCHI awards, see here https://sigchi.org/awards/. If you are interested in serving in […]

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  • SIGCHI recently created the Global Community Development for Conferences (GCDC) program. It’s upto conference chairs and steering committees to apply to this program but it’s aimed to provide support for researchers and practitioners both from and working/studying in Economically Developing Countries to engage further with conferences. Not all conferees have the scale, reach or community interest to make […]

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  • For those of you who have done it, running a conference is a lot of work. Authors submit via Precision Conference (PCS) and publish in the ACM Digital Library (DL) while chairs organize sessions, make programs for their websites, and recruit volunteers to wrangle data and keep track of every last little change of affiliation, […]

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  • SIGCHI is pleased to announce that Andrew Kun has been appointed interim ACM SIGCHI Vice President for Conferences from Jan 2020. At this time, our current ACM SIGCHI Vice President for Conferences (Aaron Quigley) will step back to focus on his volunteer role as CHI 2021 general chair. Andrew will begin immediately shadowing the current […]

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  • Role Summary We are looking to grow SIGCHI’s Volunteer Development team to understand volunteer needs and develop systems to support volunteering activities with two new posts as a Research Scientist and Systems Analyst / Designer. Both positions which will start immediately. These are new roles and are still being forged, so you will have the […]

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  • In the context of FY20 SIGCHI budget, this blog looks at what has been the SIGCHI balances, how much it really should be, and how we are doing.

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  • ACM SIGCHI is the premier international society for professionals, academics and students who are interested in human-technology and human-computer interaction (HCI). Traditionally, a large part of membership of ACM SIGCHI came from, and many of its activities have happened in North America and Europe. More recently, ACM SIGCHI hopes to expand its membership and activities […]

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  • SIGCHI is proud to announce that the CHI 2019 Proceedings are the first ACM conference proceedings to include responsive HTML articles.  Look at the new proceedings formats available in the CHI 2019 Proceedings Table of Contents. This is a significant advance in the accessibility of our proceedings, and the benefits to the community as a […]

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  • The Officers of the SIGCHI Executive Committee include two Vice-Presidents At Large. Currently, both of these positions are vacant. We invite nominations of candidates to fill the positions (self-nominations are allowed). A brief description of the Vice-President At Large role can be found in the SIGCHI Bylaws: The duties of the two Vice-Presidents At Large […]

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  • We are in the midst of a change to the underlying format of our scholarly publications (i.e. journals and conference archival papers) in order to increase access to our publications across more types of devices and to make our published documents accessible for those with vision impairments. In order to achieve this end goal, new […]

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