The ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) series of academic conferences is generally considered the most prestigious in the field of human-computer interaction. It is hosted by ACM SIGCHI, the Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction. CHI has been held annually since 1982 and attracts thousands of international attendees.

Past CHI Conferences

Archive Location Acceptance Rate
(Accepted/Submitted)
Attendance Publications
CHI ’16 San Jose, CA 565/2435 = 23% Proceedings*
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SEACHI Symposium*
CHI ’15 Seoul, KR 379/1520 = 25% 2896 Proceedings
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CHI ’14 Toronto, ON, CA 465/2043 = 23% 3001 Proceedings
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YouTube Videos
CHI ’13 Paris, FR 392/1963 = 20% 3443 Proceedings
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CHI ’12 Austin, TX, US 370/1577 = 23% 2616 Proceedings
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CHI ’11 Vancouver, BC, CA 410/1532 = 27% 2861 Proceedings
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CHI ’10 Atlanta, GA, US 302/1346 = 22% 2384 Proceedings
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CHI ’09 Boston, MA, US 277/1130 = 25% 2358 Proceedings
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CHI ’08 Florence, IT 157/714 = 22% 2361 Proceedings
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CHI ’07 San Jose, CA, US 182/840 = 22% 2620 Proceedings
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CHI ’06 Montreal, QC, CA 151/626 = 24% 2250 Proceedings
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CHI ’05 Portland, OR, US 93/372 = 25% 1947 Proceedings
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CHI ’04 Vienna, AT 93/578 = 16% 1815 Proceedings
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CHI ’03 Port Lauderdale, FL, US 75/468 = 16% 1435 Proceedings
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CHI ’02 Minneapolis, MN, US 61/414 = 15% 1726 Proceedings
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Case Studies
CHI ’01 Seattle, WA, USA 69/352 = 20% 2832 Proceedings
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CHI ’00 The Hague, NL 72/336 = 21% 2628 Proceedings
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CHI ’99 Pittsburgh, PA, US 78/312 = 25% 2264 Proceedings
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CHI ’98 Los Angeles, CA, US 81/351 = 23% 2310 Proceedings
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CHI ’97 Atlanta, GA, US 55/234 = 24% 2081 Proceedings
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CHI ’96 Vancouver, BC, CA 55/256 = 21% 2344 Proceedings
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CHI ’95 Denver, CO, US 66/228 = 29% 2254 Proceedings
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CHI ’94 Boston, MA, US 70/263 = 27% 2618 Proceedings
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CHI ’93 Amsterdam, NL 62/330 = 19% 1608 Proceedings
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CHI ’92 Monterey, CA, US 67/216 = 31% 2350 Proceedings
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CHI ’91 New Orleans, LA, US 56/240 = 23% 1762 Proceedings
CHI ’90 Seattle, WA, US 47/260 = 18% 2263 Proceedings
CHI ’89 Austin, TX, US 54/199 = 27% 1611 Proceedings
CHI ’88 Washington, DC, US 39/187 = 21% 1450 Proceedings
CHI ’87 Toronto, ON, CA 46/166 = 28% 1300 Proceedings
CHI ’86 Boston, MA, US 47/122 = 39% 1275 Proceedings
CHI ’85 San Francisco, CA, US 35/170 = 21% 1250 Proceedings
CHI ’83 Boston, MA, US 59/176 = 34% 1000 Proceedings
CHI ’82 Gaithersberg, MD, US 75/165 = 45% 906 Proceedings
Overall 5105/22121 = 23%

*These links provide open access for 12 months after becoming active in the ACM DL.

CHI Attendance