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Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group

21 - 25 November 2005

Canberra, Australia

OZCHI is the annual conference for the Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group (CHISIG) of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia, a non-profit event. It is Australia's leading forum for work in all areas of Human-Computer Interaction. OZCHI attracts an international community of practitioners, researchers, academics and students from a wide range of disciplines including user experience designers, information architects, software engineers, human factors experts, information systems analysts, social scientists or managers. We look forward to your involvement at this year's OZCHI conference.

  • Workshops and tutorials will run on the 21st and 22nd November.
  • The Doctorial Consortium will run on the 22nd November.
  • Presentations of papers, short papers, posters, industry case studies, panels and demonstrations will run on the 23rd, 24th and 25th November.

Important Dates

Initial Submissions

  • 6 June 2005 (passed): Long Papers/Industry Case Studies
  • 15 July 2005 (passed): Tutorials/Workshops
  • 1 August 2005 (passed): Short Papers/Posters/Panels/Demos/Doc consortium

Notification of Acceptance

  • 25 July 2005 (passed): Long Papers/Industry Case Studies
  • 19 August 2005 (passed): Tutorials/Workshops
  • 19 September 2005: Short Papers/Posters/Panels/Demos/Doc consortium

Camera Ready Papers

  • 12 September 2005: Long Papers/Industry Case Studies
  • 26 September 2005: Tutorials/Workshops/Short Papers/Posters/Panels/Demos/Doc consortium

Conference Topics

We invite contributions on all topics related to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) including practical, technical, empirical and theoretical aspects. In keeping with the theme "Citizen online: Considerations for Today and the Future", topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • User-centred analysis, design and evaluation
  • Organizational context
  • HCI methods, tools & techniques
  • Novel Interface
  • Tangible, Mixed Reality Interfaces
  • Multi-modal Interfaces
  • Usability
  • Multi-user Interaction
  • Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing
  • User studies and fieldwork
  • e-Government
  • Online accessibility
  • Participatory design and cooperative design techniques
  • Context-aware interaction
  • Government contracting
  • Supporting diverse user populations

In addition, contributions that advance the theory or practice of any aspect of HCI are welcome.

Submissions

Submissions will be accepted in various categories as described at top left of this page. All submissions must be written in English. Submissions will be accepted in various categories as described at top left of this page. All submissions must be written in English. Submissions for long papers and short papers can be made using www.conferencereview.com.

A workshop submission requires two documents: a proposal, and a cover sheet and technical requirements. These documents should be submitted directly to wt@ozchi.org. Preferred formats are ASCII text, PDF, or HTML.

Tutorial Submissions should include: title, abstract, level (beginning, intermediate, advanced), target audience, description (including learning objectives, content, session activities), tentative schedule, speaker bios, and contact information. Preferred formats are ASCII text, PDF, or HTML. The Tutorial proposal should not exceed the size limit of 5 pages, and should be submitted by email directly to wt@ozchi.org.

For Workshop and Tutorial submissions, a financial incentive to help with travel costs (20% of participants’ contribution) will be available to workshop and tutorial organizers.

It is necessary for at least one author of any accepted submission to register and attend the conference.

Guidelines and submission details can be found by following the links at the top of this page to the relevant submission type area. In addition, for long and short papers, please follow the detailed instructions in the Paper Template and Submission Guidelines (Word format). Both long and short papers will be subject to a double blind review process by an international panel and evaluated on the basis of their significance, originality, and clarity of writing. This review will be based on the full text of the submitted paper.

Accepted long papers, short papers and doctoral consortium, and summaries for posters, industry case studies, panels and demonstrations will be available in the published proceedings.