Local Chapter Activities

Each chapter must at least have one (1) activity that they need to report annually.

Here are some ideas how a chapter can organize their local activities.

  1. Summer or Winter Schools
  2. Meetups
  3. Conferences
  4. Book Club

Meetups

ACM SIGCHI Mumbai recently organized their first meetup at the IDC, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai on the 27th July 2019. There were three speakers invited during the meetup who talked about three distinct topics, such as: Parental Engagement, Accessibility as well as a discussion on a book “Sapiens: A Brief History of Human Kinds”. During the meetup, the participants also brainstormed about their needs on the monthly meetup.

Mumbai SIGCHI Meetup.

Summer Schools

ACM SIGCHI China organized a summer school to write paper for CHI 2021 at the Software Institute  of Nanjing University, Nanjing, China on the 18-23 July 2019. The six-day event covers many aspects of HCI from the history to the current trends in China as well as globally, techniques and ethics on how to write papers for CHI 2021 conference. Speakers are invited from many countries like UK, Middle East (Iran), and many institutions in China.