[SIGCIS-Members] Special Interest Group in user interface history @ CHI2008 in Florence
Anker Helms Jørgensen
anker at itu.dk
Fri Feb 29 06:23:52 PST 2008
Its a pleasure to announce a Special Interest Group in User Interface
History at the HCI Conference CHI’2008 in Florence, April 5-10, 2008.
This Special Interest Group will investigate the possibilities
of launching a concerted effort towards creating a History of User
Interfaces. It takes place on Thursday April 10th from 11.30 to 13.00.
Brad Myers from Carnegie-Mellon University is co-organizer.
The CHI conference is the leading HCI conference. It is expected to
attract about 2000 HCI people from academia and industry, see
I don’t expect many historians of computing to attend, but if you
happened to be in the neighbourhood ...
The 4-page description of the Special Interest Group can be downloaded
The SIG welcomes anyone with an interest in the History of User
Interfaces and Human-Computer Interaction, including, but not limited
- pioneers and innovators that may provide insights on visions
and driving forces behind their work,
- interface developers that may report on the context of their work,
- HCI scholars with a historical bent, and
- historians of computing that may provide historical theory and
Best wishes - Anker Helms Jorgensen
Anker Helms Jorgensen
Associate Professor, PhD
IT University of Copenhagen
Rued Langgaardsvej 7
DK-2300 Copenhagen S Denmark
anker at itu.dk http://www1.itu.dk/sw4489.asp
+45 72 18 50 00
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