• The ACM SIGCHI Chapter Newsletter highlights SIGCHI Local Chapters’ stories in reaching out their local communities. If you have any relevant and interesting stories for the upcoming newsletter, please send it to sigchi-vp-chapters@acm.org #1 – July 2020 [PDF]

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  • This blog post is about some of the key issues facing both the CHI conference in specific, and the SIGCHI community overall. The questions came from the townhall at CHI2019. Traditionally, the townhall has been more related to SIGCHI business, but naturally people have many questions about the conference as well. This post is coming […]

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  • In July 2018 a new set of elected SIGCHI EC members began their term. As outlined in a prior blog post, a strong value for this EC is to be Open. This refers to both having public processes as well as reporting on decision-making to the SIGCHI community. This post explains how we are doing the […]

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  • As previously posted here, the new SIGCHI EC wanted to identify the strategic initiatives to be the focus of our work for the next three years. We began this process by distributing a call in early July 2018 to the SIGCHI community to provide Grand Challenges for the new SIGCHI EC to address. There were […]

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  • With the start of any new SIGCHI Executive Committee (EC), it is healthy to assess the state of the organization and lay out a plan moving forward for the new term. Thus, at the start of the July 2018 meeting of the new SIGCHI EC, the new President, Helena Mentis, led the EC in reflecting […]

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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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  • Gary Marsden Student Development Fund In recognition of Gary Marsden’s contributions and inspiration in HCI4D and support of HCI in the developing world, ACM SIGCHI established the Gary Marsden Student Development Fund in 2015. This fund is especially intended for sponsoring postgraduate students (Master or PhD degree) from and currently based in developing countries to attend SIGCHI (co)sponsored […]

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  • Position papers for the CHI 2014 Workshop, “Developing a Living Curriculum to Support Global HCI Education” The following Workshop papers were written by attendees at the 2014 CHI Workshop, “Developing a Living Curriculum to Support Global HCI Education.” Ashktorab, Z. & Bowser, A. “How do I get back to my homescreen?”: Education on tablet usage […]

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