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Imagining SIGCHI Futures
April 25 @ 11:59 pm - April 26 @ 1:00 am UTC
SIGCHI is turning 40 this year! This milestone gives us an opportunity to not only celebrate and reflect on how far HCI has come as a field, but also imagine its future trajectories. In this open session, we will take stock of SIGCHI’s past and present and envision how it might evolve over the next few decades along the dimensions the community cares about most, such as infrastructures for mentorship, sustainability, accessibility, among others. This will be a precursor to the “SIGCHI Turns 40” SIG at CHI 2022, where we will continue to develop aspirations and, importantly, concrete avenues towards a thriving SIGCHI community. To sustain these brainstorming efforts, this open session and the SIG to follow will inform the workings of the new Futuring SIGCHI committee, through which early career professionals can lead projects that help realize community visions for SIGCHI—look out for an open call in coming weeks and get involved!
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