CFP: CHI 2006 Work-in-Progress

8 Dec 2005 - 10:49am
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(Apologies for cross-posting)

This year marks the introduction of the Work-in-Progress venue.
Work-in-Progress submissions provide an opportunity for both
practitioners and researchers to present a concise report of new
findings or other types of innovative or thought-provoking work relevant
to the HCI community.

Like interactive posters of the past, Work-in-Progress focuses more on
visual presentation and discussion between the author and attendees
around the poster. Accepted work will be published as 6-page papers in
the CHI 2006 Extended Abstracts and displayed at the conference as a
Poster display during a special Highlights on Work-in-Progress session.

This submission category aims to attract attention from a broad range of
disciplines covering a spectrum of topics and methodologies. The
following topics are especially encouraged: multidisciplinary work,
social impact of technology, design research, human-centered design and
innovation, and cross-cultural design. We encourage submissions from all
of CHI's communities: design, education, engineering, management,
research, and usability.

Submissions to this track can include, but are not limited to, the
following types of work:

* Evaluation of systems, techniques and other phenomenon relevant to
HCI - this can include either experimental or other types of evaluation.
* Reflections from Practice - lessons learned, broad conclusions, or
principles derived from practice, backed by thought-provoking and
well-substantiated analyses.
* Design Briefings - accounts of the design (rationale, process,
outcomes and evaluation) of an innovative application, user interface,
or system.
* Methodologies and Tools - new methods, processes, techniques, and
tools for use in interactive system design and development.

Submissions are due 13 January 2006 by 5:00 PM (1700) PST to the CHI
2006 Submission website (

The full Call for Participation including submission formats and
guidelines is on the CHI 2006 website


Erika Orrick & Dan Horn
CHI 2006 Work-in-Progress Co-Chairs

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