Opportunities for Practitioners at CHI 2003
Practitioners working in design or usability are well served by the
Design and Usability track
(new for 2003) and the popular
competition. Both participation categories offer
specific opportunities for product design and development teams. The focus
of both tracks is on real-world design and the insights that
practitioners can gain from exposure to best practice.
Each year, CHI holds a
that aims to bring new
communities and issues to the CHI conference. For CHI 2003, it is aimed
at HCI practitioners, and will explore future necessary developments in
interactive digital media as a mass communication medium. This small,
closed pre-conference venue offers opportunities for a small group of
specialists to spend two days together sharing and developing ideas
about a key future direction for HCI as a discipline.
CHI offers practitioners many opportunities for letting their
organisation benefit from CHI. Practitioners can consider opportunities
your Organization at CHI 2003
sponsorship and recruiting and exhibiting.
Lastly, don't overlook the general participation categories such as
SIGs (Special Interest Groups),
that offer great opportunities for practitioners to get
together and discuss the challenges of HCI at the cutting edge. If you have
skills and knowledge to share, then do consider presenting a
Indeed, most participation categories at CHI are suitable for
practitioners, so make the most of CHI and explore the full range of
opportunities for participation.