• SIGCHI launched Early Career Mentorship Fund for Developing Communities   In order to better support emerging HCI communities in the developing world, ACM SIGCHI has established Early Career Mentorship Fund for Developing Communities. This fund is especially to support early-career scholars in HCI/UX from UNESCO’s list of developing countries to participate in a kickoff meeting […]

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  • Over the next few months, we will be looking for members to join the SIGCHI Executive Committee (EC) in various leadership and committee member positions The following is the first call for nominations for the following appointed VP positions: Publications, Conferences, Chapters, and Operations. Please see the bylaws for further explanation: https://sigchi.org/about/sigchi-policies/bylaws/#a4 These positions may differ in […]

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  • We are interested in what our membership considers important issues for attention over the next three years. The SIGCHI Grand Challenges call is an opportunity for you to voice your concerns right to the EC and for us to respond through investigation or form a new committee to address it. If you have a Grand […]

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  • The following SIGCHI officers have been elected for terms beginning July 2018 through June 2021. President Helena Mentis – University of Maryland – Baltimore County Executive Vice-President Cliff Lampe – University of Michigan Vice-President for Membership and Communications Regina Bernhaupt Vice-President for Finance Anirudha Joshi Vice-President at Large Susan R. Fussell Vice-President at Large Susan […]

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  • SIGCHI (Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction) is led by the SIGCHI executive committee. Since SIGCHI first sponsored CHI, we have sponsored nearly 300 conferences and provided in-cooperation support to over 420. SIGCHI currently sponsor 24 conference series which includes CHI and 23 Specialised Conferences which are sponsored (e.g. CSCW and RecSys) or co-sponsored (e.g. UIST and IUI) . In […]

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  • The SIGCHI Across Borders Initiative (SABI) is SIGCHI’s effort to reach out to HCI students, researchers, and practitioners in places where the field is still in nascent stages, as well as to learn more about HCI approaches in these contexts and how SIGCHI might be of assistance. So far, we have held two successful meetings–in […]

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  • The SIGCHI Across Borders Initiative (SABI)  is a SIGCHI effort to reach out to HCI people in places where HCI is still in its infancy. Growing out of the HCI Across Borders (HCIxB) activities that SIGCHI has sponsored and/or been involved in, this project consists of several regional meetings led by SIGCHI EC members to […]

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  • The video recordings of CHI 2018 including 241 paper presentations are now freely accessible on the official SIGCHI YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/acmsigchi. You will find all CHI videos in the “ACM CHI Conference” section or the “ACM CHI 2018 Paper Presentations” section on the SIGCHI YouTube channel homepage. A shout out to all CHI ’18 videographers […]

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  • In the first meeting of the current SIGCHI Executive Committee (EC) in July 2015 in New York City, two chapter-related goals were set for this EC term. In line with SIGCHI’s outreach and global development strategy, the two goals were: 1. to have a greater geographical coverage of active chapters around the world at the […]

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  • Notes on SIGCHI Budget FY19 Over the last few years, the SIGCHI budget continues to be healthy. SIGCHI conferences and other activities have grown consistently and from a budget perspective have consistently broken even. This has provided us with sufficient funds that we can plough back into the community. Here is a brief note that […]

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