Call for Paper ICSID Forum

People at the Center:  Connecting with Technology

ACM SIGCHI (Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction) and ICSID (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) announce an inaugural FORUM to forge new ties between designers of interactive systems, product designers, and related professionals.  We anticipate a stimulating two-day discussion with invited speakers, hands-on design exercises and case studies.


We invite Case Studies in designing a product or service that demonstrates the efforts of humanizing technologies. Details of submission requirements, criteria for selection, topics of interest are available at our website www.CHI2004ICSIDForum.org We hope many of the participants in this FORUM will join in the activities of CHI2004 during the remainder of the week in Vienna.

 Important dates:


Now (from January 20, 2004)  

Expressions of interest and questions

Sponsorship opportunities are available

Registration open

February 20, 2004            

Submission of case studies 

(150 word abstract, 4 pages maximum 

including relevant images - see Submission Process for more information).

March 10, 2004              

Notification of acceptance or rejection, 

Early registration closes

March 25, 2004               

Camera ready submission (PDF File)

April 7, 2004        

Late registration closes, limited onsite registration

April 25-26, 2004            

Presentation at FORUM