Conferences

News and Updates about our Conferences.

  • 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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  • Every year, the SIGCHI Executive Committee and the CHI Steering Committee hold a Town Hall event at the CHI conference to share updates from our organization and to field questions from the community. With the disruption in the physical conference this year, committees have made videos with updates you can watch. We also solicited questions […]

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  • 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 further with conferences. Not all conferees have the scale, reach or community interest to make […]

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  • SIGCHI is pleased to announce that Andrew Kun has been appointed interim ACM SIGCHI Vice President for Conferences from Jan 2020. At this time, our current ACM SIGCHI Vice President for Conferences (Aaron Quigley) will step back to focus on his volunteer role as CHI 2021 general chair. Andrew will begin immediately shadowing the current […]

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  • This is the ACM SIGCHI Conferences Call for Volunteers for consideration to join either the Conferences Board or Conferences Working Group. We are searching for interested people for what are quite different volunteer roles. The SIGCHI Conferences Board is a committee which supports the Vice President of Conferences in SIGCHI Conference related activities. Its membership is […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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 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. Update: the SIGCHI Mobile apps were deprecated and replaced with a progressive web app that works on mobile, desktops, […]

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