CHI2003 - New Horizons

Where Will You be Next April?

Register Early!
- Register by March 20 and you can really save on your fee.

CHI 2003... April 5-10 in Ft. Lauderdale

Come to CHI 2003 Tutorials to learn from and exchange ideas with some of the premier thinkers and practitioners in the field of Human-Computer Interaction. You can acquire critical information about how to create future interactive environments. This year's conference offers 36 full and half-day tutorials. A small sample of this year's presentations include:

  • Stuart Card and Peter Piroli of Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) will present new analysis techniques based on information foraging theory that can be used to characterize information-seeking behavior and whose results can be used in applications to Web information visualization and knowledge crystallization in Information Foraging

  • Jared Spool and Christine Perfetti of User Interface Engineering will present the 2003 follow-on to their very popular CHI 2002 tutorial. Don't miss the ground-breaking research and findings on Web-Site design and usability in Web-Site Usability: The Big Picture 2003

  • Steven Pemberton, Chair of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) HTML and Forms Working group, will present an updated version of the popular hands-on tutorial on using style sheets to structure Web pages for usability and accessibility in Styling the New Web: Web Usability with Style Sheets

  • Karen Holtzblatt, co-developer and consultant of the customer-centered Contextual Design process, will show how to use field research to create innovative designs in Driving Invention From Field Data

  • William Gaver, an well recognized researcher and interaction designer, and associates from the Royal College of Art will lead a hands-on tutorial on the use of provocative methods and ideas to capture a broad-range of human values in everyday life and to conceptualize and develop speculative designs for new products and services for everyday life in Subjective Approaches to Design for Everyday Life

And ... Don Norman will present Emotion & Design for the closing plenary on April 10th.

Consult the Tutorials Schedule for a complete list of offerings.

CHI 2003 is the premier worldwide forum for the exchange of information on all aspects of how people interact with computers. On April 5-10 over 2000 researchers, practitioners, educators, and students will meet from over 45 countries in Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA to explore the new horizons of human-computer interaction. This year's conference features six days of world-class presentations including 36 tutorials, plenary speakers, dynamic panels, paper sessions and more. To see the complete conference offering, go directly to the CHI 2003 Advance Program

Participation in CHI 2003 is open to all with an interest in Human-Computer Interaction. Register before March 20th, 2003 and you can really save on your fee.

The anchor's up, and it's time to come aboard CHI 2003 and help us steer a course... bring distant shores into view... chart new routes to new destinations. Explore new design horizons at CHI 2003, the premier international forum for the exchange of the latest information on all aspects of Human-Computer Interaction. Plan to attend CHI 2003.

CHI 2003 is sponsored by ACM's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction ACM SIGCHI, In addition to ACM, various organizations support CHI 2003. Champion sponsors include: Diamond Bullet Design, Google, Microsoft, Unisys and Yahoo! Contributing sponsors include: eLearn magazine, IBM, Intel Research Menlo Technology Group, Nokia, OSDN Slashdot, Sun Microsystems and User Interface Engineering.

The annual CHI conference attracts a lot of attention from the media. A number of articles about the conference and the work presented there are written each year. Some interesting articles include:


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

Electronic Engineering Times (EETimes):


San Jose Mercury News:

  • Designers Adapting Computers to Human Behavior

Scientific American:

  • Taking Computers to Task

USA Today:

  • Conference tackles ease-of-use issues
  • Anthropologists adapt technology to world's cultures

Explore the New Horizons - Plan to Attend CHI 2003.