CfP: SIDeR 2012 – Intertwine and Play

January 19 2012

SIDeR 2012, Intertwine and Play
March 22-23 2012, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

The conference theme for the 8th SIDER conference is Intertwine and Play. Intertwining traditional services with new media forms and engaging play is the core challenge for future interaction design. In all parts of the work of an interaction designer, from gathering requirements, to performing methods and creating products, it is important to take respect to what is already there, from organizational and theoretical level to spatial and practice level. At the same time, by playing and experimenting with traditions, and intertwine them with new media and new technology, interaction designers will be able to inspire and visualize new perspectives of the future.

Papers must not exceed 4 pages (~2000 words) in length following the standard ACM format. The papers will be presented orally by authors on stage for 10 minutes, and the presentations are grouped in sessions with other related papers. There will also be a limited number of opportunities for exhibiting projects as an alternative to presenting on stage.

Suggested topics for papers include but are not limited to:
Human-Computer Interaction, Ubiquitous Computing, Multimodal Interaction, Tangible User Interfaces, Aesthetics of Interaction, Experimental Design, Game Design, Design Methods, Interaction Techniques, Social computing, Information visualization, Design cases, Mobile computing

Papers must be submitted as a pdf-file to sider2012[] before February 1st 2012, with the subject header: SIDER Submission. The email should be sent to all of the co-authors, so that we can reply to all of you. The submitted papers must follow the standard ACM format. Notice of acceptance will be sent out March 1st at the latest. You are welcome to contact the conference organizers for additional information at sider2012[]

For a better experience of the conference we would also like you to attach to your submission:
a photo along with a short bio and links to relevant portfolios or social network profiles of the authors where conference participants can find out more information about your design interests (the photos should be individual and at least 200×200px), a cover photo/image of your project.

Johan Redström, Staffan Björk and Johan Peitz. More information here.

The conference fee is 300 SEK and includes printed proceedings, coffee & cake, lunches and a conference dinner. Register page.

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