• 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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  • The SIGCHI app provides personal information about your participation with SIGCHI, including conference schedules, calendar and library access. This application is undergoing development so do check back for updates as SIGCHI continues to enhance the application.

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  • Now that you know about the 2018 Executive Committee election, and which positions are up for election, this post will explain how you can vote in this year’s election. Step 1: Be an active SIGCHI member before the voter registration deadline of March 16, 2018 In order to vote in the election, you must be an active […]

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  • SIGCHI is run by the Executive Committee (EC), which includes elected officers, appointed office-holders, and the President of the most recent EC. The ACM structure and function of a typical SIG provides general details with respect to this committee. The Executive Committee develops policies and takes actions to ensure the success of all of the […]

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  • SIGCHI is a membership-based, volunteer-driven organization, and every three years, it holds an election for some of its officers (called the Executive Committee.) 2018 is an election year, and this is the first of a short series of posts explaining the election process. Subsequent posts will cover topics such as: the Executive Committee’s roles and […]

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