ACM, SIGCHI, and the Economics of Open Access Publishing

tldr; Publishing has material costs, and understanding the economics of non-profit publishing is important for meaningful discussions about open access Scholarly societies are non-profit organisations that sustain important community activities by reinvesting revenue from various sources, including publishing If we…

Open Call: Outstanding Dissertation Awards chair

OPEN CALL FOR THE SIGCHI OUTSTANDING DISSERTATION AWARDS CHAIR 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…

Global HCI and Economically Developing Countries

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…