Technology

Technology, Operations, & Software.

  • The 2020 SIGCHI Chapter Website Competition is the first website competition for ACM SIGCHI local chapters, both professionals and students. This competition was held to serve as a recognition for SIGCHI chapters who are nurturing their website to curate their journey and fulfil their mission to serve the community. This year we received submissions from […]

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  • In January of 2019, I stepped into the volunteer role of ACM SIGCHI VP of Operations. I must confess, I didn’t know what operations did exactly but I was told it was to run the technologies for the SIG and that my 15+ years of industry research experience would help transform the volunteer role. Ops […]

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  • It’s been tough this social distancing and working from home. If you’re like me, it’s also tough not traveling, seeing friends, and attending events. Many of the talks, workshops, and conferences we’ve been planning to attend had cancellations. When HRI 2020 (Human Robot Interaction) was cancelled, we decided to spring into action to help connect […]

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  • Earlier this year, the SIGCHI Ops team decided to sunset our native apps for conference programs. As an alternative, we put our efforts into making a progressive web application (PWA) which will allow for faster development time, greater accessibility, and easier maintenance. Being a Papers Co-chair for CSCW2019, I convinced the rest of the organizing […]

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  • For those of you who have done it, running a conference is a lot of work. Authors submit via Precision Conference (PCS) and publish in the ACM Digital Library (DL) while chairs organize sessions, make programs for their websites, and recruit volunteers to wrangle data and keep track of every last little change of affiliation, […]

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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 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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