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About the ACM SIGCHI Organization.

  • Earlier this summer, we shared the SIGCHI Executive Committee’s commitment to listen, reflect, act, and represent. As a next step, we are working to create channels that might better enable us to listen (and respond) to concerns and questions from SIGCHI members. There are several avenues that already afford us listening room — social media, […]

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  • Summary. This is the third in a series of posts about the SIGCHI Election. It gives an overview of the election, including how you can vote, which will take place in Spring 2021. The first two posts in the series are here and here. Step 1: Be an active SIGCHI member before the voter registration […]

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  • Summary. This is the second in a series of posts about the SIGCHI Election. It gives an overview of the Executive Committee elected positions. The first post in the series is here, and the third is here. SIGCHI is run by the Executive Committee (EC), which includes elected officers, appointed officers, and the Past President. […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Asian Development Committee The Asian Development Committee promotes the development of HCI in Asia, collaboration between SIGCHI and other HCI societies, and the integration of Asian HCI researchers and practitioners into the global HCI community. SIGCHI-Asian-Develop at acm.org Position Name Email Liaison for India Anirudha Joshi anirudha_at_iitb.ac.in Liaison for The Republic of Korea Jinwoo Kim […]

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