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A Taste of CHI

| Vancouver, CANADA

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The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, the premier international conference of human-computer interaction, is coming to Vancouver in May. CHI 2011 ( focuses on leveraging diversity and connecting people, cultures, technologies, experiences, and ideas. Are you curious about the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and want to learn more? Too busy to attend the entire conference? Come check out a "Taste of CHI". Highlights include: 

· The Bill Buxton Collection of Interactive Devices ( First shown at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 2004, the collection documents the history of pen computing, pointing devices, touch technologies, and illustrates the nature of how new technologies emerge.

· “Future of Interfaces” interactive exhibits ( State of the art technology exhibits that you can come see, touch, and experience.

· CHI Videos ( Come see content that leaps off the page: vision videos, reflective pieces, humor, novel interfaces, studies, and anything else that is a good match for the moving image and relevant to HCI. Best videos will be awarded the Golden Mouse award. Free popcorn and drinks.

·  Works-in-progress Posters ( Concise posters describing innovative or thought-provoking work relevant to the CHI community. This is a unique opportunity for sharing valuable ideas, providing useful feedback on early-stage work, and fostering discussions and collaborations among colleagues.

When: Tuesday,  May 10, 2011, 5:20pm-8pm (doors open at 5pm)

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre (

Who: All are welcome

How: Go to, and select to register for "Tuesday "A Taste of CHI".  Cost is $10 for entrance. The $10 entry fee should allow for broad community attendance; but if you have any fee questions or requests (e.g., for group passes), please contact Desney Tan, the conference chair (