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CHITALY 2019 : The Biannual Conference of the Italian ACM SIGCHI Chapter

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Link: http://www.chitaly2019.org
 
When Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 25, 2019
Where Padova, Italy
Submission Deadline Apr 15, 2019
Categories    human-computer interaction   design   user studies   computer science
 

Call For Papers

CHItaly 2019 - DESIGNING THE NEXT INTERACTION
The Biannual Conference of the Italian ACM SIGCHI Chapter
23- 25 September 2019, Padova, Italy
www.chitaly2019.org

In cooperation with ACM-SIGCHI and SIGCHI Italy.
Paper proceedings will be published by ACM and included in the ACM Digital Library.

Short and long papers submission deadline: April 15 (extended)

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SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
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CHItaly is the Biannual Conference of the Italian SIGCHI Chapter and open to both members and nonmembers, especially addressing HCI scholars working in the Mediterranean and central European countries. This year it is organized by the University of Padova and by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

SUBMISSION TOPICS
Submissions are welcome on *any* topic of human-computer interaction.
Additionally, this edition will elaborate the theme of the 'next interaction', acknowledging that the relations between the individual self, society, environment and technology are deeply changing. Information and Communication Technologies offer new opportunities to sense huge amounts of data and to use such data to augment human knowledge, influence behavior and control the environment. How can human society take advantage of these new opportunities? What are the risks related to delegating control to automated, networked, sensing machines? Which ethical boundaries need to be confirmed and which to be revised? CHItaly19 will pay special attention to topics such as:
- responsibly designing the interchange with the ICT components that are progressively becoming a symbiotic part of our body and mind, and keeping the human in the loop while implementing automation in the factory of the future;
- getting publicly engaged and able to interact with the huge amount of data related to the urban, social and natural environment, in order to stimulate proper actions within a sustainable, smart framework;
- exploiting new interactive paradigms to augment users’ knowledge and engagement with cultural heritage, and to access different knowledge domains, including art and science, by coupling cognitive and emotional experience;
- designing persuasive, motivating, empowering technologies that increase awareness of health issues and motivate to positive life styles.

SUBMISSION FORMATS
All submissions must be in English and contain original work not published elsewhere.

- LONG AND SHORT PAPERS. Long papers must not exceed eight (8) pages in length, and short papers must not exceed four (4) pages in length, with maximum two additional pages for references. Long and short papers are subject to a double-blind review process by members of the Program Committee. Submissions must be anonymous, avoiding to include information (authorship, acknowledgements, name of application or software or project) suggestive of the identity of the authors; it can be added later, to the camera ready version of the accepted papers. Both long and short accepted papers will be included in the main proceedings published by ACM. They must be formatted using the ACM SIGCHI format. Three options are available:
- Microsoft Word template (https://www.acm.org/binaries/content/assets/publications/word_style/interim-template-style/interim-layout-.docx)
- LaTex template (https://www.acm.org/binaries/content/assets/publications/consolidated-tex-template/acmart-master.zip)
- Overleaf template for LaTex online collaborative writing (https://www.overleaf.com/gallery/tagged/acm-official#.WOuOk2e1taQ)
Inclusion in the main proceedings is conditional upon registration of the presenter within the recommended deadline.

-DC AND POSTERS. The Doctoral Consortium (DC) is a special session of the conference where a limited number of PhD students can receive some expert feedback on their work. Applications to participate must describe the research questions, the project position with respect to the state of the art, the research plans and methodology, as well as the ideas and results achieved.
Posters are descriptions of small studies/experiences, or of recent study insights of works still in progress. Posters will be displayed and presented during a dedicated session of the conference, and will have a 1 minute presentation slot in one of the plenary sessions. In order for accepted posters to be displayed, poster presenters are required to register and be present during the poster session.
Posters, and dc proposals are 2-page word abstracts in the ACM template and pdf format, references included. Accepted posters and dc proposals will be included in the adjunct proceedings volume (not published by ACM).

-TUTORIAL AND WORKSHOPS. Workshops are small meetings on a dedicated topic; tutorials are small courses on a specific tool or technique. Candidate organizers can submit their proposal as a 2-page description in pdf format including the name of the organizers, affiliations, motivations, organization, expected outcome, duration, material. Upon approval, the workshop/tutorial will be devoted a dedicated space on the conference website, and its description will be included in the adjunct proceedings (not published by ACM). A limited number of slots are available.

- DEMOS. To propose a demonstration of an interactive prototype during the demo session, developers can submit a 2-page description of authors, affiliation, status of implementation and deployment, goals, equipment brought/needed. For demos of commercial products, please contact the organizers to participate as a sponsor.

SUBMISSION METHODS
Long and short papers are to be submitted online via EasyChair (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=chitaly19).
All other submission types are to be sent as an attachment to chitaly2019@gmail.org, specifying the format type (i.e., whether it is for a poster, demo, workshop, tutorial or dc)

AWARDS
Awards to the best paper, poster and dc proposal will be granted.

IMPORTANT DATES
-Full and short papers
April 15, 2019 - Submission deadline (extended)
June 1, 2019 - Notification to authors

-Posters
June 15, 2019 - Submission deadline
July 1, 2019 - Notification to authors

-Workshops and Tutorials proposals
June 15, 2019 - Submission deadline
July 1, 2019 - Notification to proponents

-Doctoral Consortium
June 1, 2019 - Submission deadline
July 1, 2019 - Notification to authors

-Early registration deadline
July 31, 2019

-Conference
September 23-24-25, 2019
(Deadlines are meant till 11.59 pm CET)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Luciano Gamberini, Università di Padova, Italy
Fabio Pittarello, Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia, Italy
Anna Spagnolli, Università di Padova, Italy

DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM CHAIRS
Daniela Fogli (Unibs, Emanuel Dubois (Unitoulose), Francesco Di Nocera (Uniro)

POSTER CHAIR
Oronzo Parlangeli (Unisi), Patrik Pluchino (Unipd),
Orlando Ricciardi (Uniroma)

WORKSHOP and TUTORIAL CHAIR
Carmelo Ardito (Uniba),

AWARDS CHAIR
Fabio Paterno’ (Cnr-Pisa)

INTERNATIONALIZATION CHAIRS
Zancanaro Massimo (Unitn)
Nuno Nunes (Istitute Superiore Tecnico, University Of Lisbon, Iti/Larsys)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (still expanding)
Margherita Antona - ICS-FORTH - Greece
Liliana Ardissono - University of Torino - Italy
Barbara Arfe - University of Padova - Italy
Barbara Rita Barricelli - University of Milan - Italy
Paolo Bottoni - Sapienza University of Rome - Italy
Anke Brock - ENAC - France
Vittoria Bruni - Dept. of SBAI, University of Rome La Sapienza - Italy
Paolo Buono - University of Bari Aldo Moro - Italy
Stefano Burigat - University of Udine - Italy
Maria Claudia Buzzi - IIT-CNR - Italy
Marina Buzzi - IIT-CNR - Italy
Federico Cabitza - Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Italy
Fabio Marco Caputo - University of Verona - Italy
Alessandro Carcangiu - University of Cagliari - Italy
Fabio Casati - University of Trento - Italy
Tiziana Catarci - Universita' di Roma "la Sapienza" - Italy
Augusto Celentano - Universita' Ca' Foscari Venezia - Italy
Luca Chittaro - HCI Lab, University of Udine, Italy - Italy
Florian Daniel - Politecnico di Milano - Italy
Maria De Marsico - Sapienza University of Rome - Italy
Giorgio De Michelis - Univrsity of Milano - Bicocca - Italy
Giuseppe Desolda - Dipartimento di Informatica - University of Bari - Italy
Emmanuel Dubois - IRIT- Elipse - University of Toulouse - France
Cedric Dumas - IMT Atlantique - France
Daniela Fogli - Università di Brescia - Italy
Rita Francese - University of Salerno - Italy
Luciano Gamberini - University of Padova - Italy
Franca Garzotto - Politecnico di Milano - Italy
Cristina Gena - Department of Computer Science, University of Torino - Italy
Rosella Gennari - Free U. of Bozen-Bolzano - Italy
Vito Gentile - Università degli Studi di Palermo - Italy
Walter Gerbino - University of Trieste - Italy
Giuseppe Ghiani - ISTI-CNR - Italy
Andrea Giachetti - University of Verona - Italy
Tsvi Kuflik - The University of Haifa - Israel
Rosa Lanzilotti - Dipartimento di Informatica - University of Bari - Italy
Eric Lecolinet - telecom-paristech - France
Barbara Leporini - ISTI - CNR - Italy
Alessio Malizia - Brunel University - United Kingdom
Marco Manca - HIIS ISTI CNR - Italy
Maristella Matera - Politecnico di Milano - Italy
Giulio Mori - ISTI - CNR - Italy
Valentina Nisi - Carnagie Mellon| Portugal, University of Madeira - Portugal
Elena Not - Fondazione Bruno Kessler - Italy
Emanuele Panizzi - Sapienza University of Rome - Italy
Fabio Paterno - CNR-ISTI - Italy
Antonio Piccinno - University of Bari - Italy
Fabio Pittarello - Universita' Ca' Foscari Venezia - Italy
Marco Porta - University of Pavia - Italy
Daniele Riboni - University of Cagliari - Italy
Laura Anna Ripamonti - University of Milan - Italy
Carmen Santoro - ISTI-CNR - Italy
Giuseppe Santucci - Sapienza University of Rome - Italy
Riccardo Scateni - University of Cagliari - Italy
Marcos Serrano - IRIT-University of toulouse - France
Adalberto Simeone - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Belgium
Salvatore Sorce - Università degli Studi di Palermo - Italy
Alessandro Soro - Queensland University of Technology - Australia
Fabio Sorrentino - University of Cagliari - Italy
Anna Spagnolli - University of Padova - Italy
Lucio Davide Spano - University of Cagliari - Italy
Silvia Torsi - Sheffield Hallam University - Italy
Genny Tortora - Department of Computer Science- University of Salerno - Italy
Stefano Valtolina - University of Milan - Italy
Gualtiero Volpe - InfoMus-DIST-University of Genoa - Italy
Massimo Zancanaro - FBK-cit - Italy

CONTACT
For any inquiry about the conference, please contact: chitaly2019@gmail.com





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