• SIGCHI is pleased to welcome our new Vice President for Operations Dr. David A. Shamma from FX Palo Alto Laboratory and our interim Vice President for Membership and Communications Dr. Pejman Mirza-Babaei from the University of Ontario. Both Pejman and David move into heading up established committees made up of dedicated, hard working and leading members […]

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  • The annual CHI Conference — SIGCHI’s flagship event — is nearing its fortieth year. It is bigger than ever, attracting large numbers of attendees, technical submissions, and content in a wide variety of forms. Many in our community marvel at the breadth and depth of offerings and enjoy the energy of our community coming together. […]

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  • The following email was sent out to all SIGCHI members on December 31, 2018. —— Greetings SIGCHI members, As the new year is upon us, I wanted to send my best wishes to our SIGCHI members and recap the great year we have had. It was a big year for changes. You elected a new […]

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  • Over the past few years the SIGCHI Executive Committee revised and developed a number of new guidelines and dedicated initiatives under its SIGCHI Development Fund program. Today, the SIGCHI Development Fund provides resources for the SIGCHI community to spur communication, innovation, and expansion of HCI in alignment with the SIGCHI Executive Committee’s Strategic Initiatives. As […]

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  • The SIGCHI Executive Committee is searching interested people for the position of the VP of Membership and Communication, starting immediately until July 2020. Main duties are to continue the various activities of the Communication Team, active involvement in all EC related activities and support in all aspects of communication to the various new events, activities […]

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  • Please note: The call is for the SIGCHI Representative on the ACM Education Council The ACM Education Council is a task-force-based, networking-oriented environment whose aim is to promote ACM’s educational mission to as wide a range of constituencies as possible: universities, community colleges, high schools, corporations, and the US government. More information can be found […]

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  • With its mission to develop the field of HCI, the SIGCHI Executive Committee has had a “Development Fund” to provide resources to alleviate some of the constraints that can stifle the exchange of ideas across our diverse community and around the world. In 2017 SIGCHI supported a development fund award to support CSCW research in […]

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  • Nominate someone you know or volunteer yourself to be an INCLUSION INNOVATOR. A new committee is being formed to create a more inclusive professional community, that can enable professional growth and opportunities for our diverse membership. Please fill out this form by 15 December 2018. Our committee work begins soon!

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  • When we are inclusive… We can be heard. We can be respected. We can make change. We can have impact. For over three decades, the SIGCHI community has sought to be inclusive in building new technologies. As we know, a central tenet of HCI is to understand the needs, challenges, and context from other people’s […]

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  • In July 2018 a new set of elected SIGCHI EC members began their term. As outlined in a prior blog post, a strong value for this EC is to be Open. This refers to both having public processes as well as reporting on decision-making to the SIGCHI community. This post explains how we are doing the […]

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