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CALL FOR PAPERS IHCI 2017

11th International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction 2017
Lisbon, Portugal, 21 - 23 July 2017
(http://www.ihci-conf.org/)
Part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2017)
Lisbon, Portugal, 20 - 23 July 2017 
 (http://www.mccsis.org)

* Conference Scope
The Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI) 2017 conference aims to address the main issues of concern within Interface Culture and Design with a particular emphasis on the affective aspects of design, development and implementation of interfaces and the generational implications for design of human and technology interaction. This conference aims to explore and discuss innovative studies of technology and its application in interfaces and welcomes research in progress, case studies, practical demonstrations and workshops in addition to the traditional submission categories. For more details please check http://www.ihci-conf.org/call-for-papers

* Paper Submission
This is a blind peer-reviewed conference. Authors are invited to submit their papers in English through the conference submission system by January 30, 2017. Submissions must be original and should not have been published previously. 

* Important Dates:
- Submission Deadline: 30 January 2017
- Notification to Authors: 3 March 2017
- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration: Until 28 March 2017
- Late Registration: After 28 March 2017

* Paper Publication
The papers will be published in book and electronic format with ISBN, will be made available through the Digital Library available at http://www.iadisportal.org/digital-library/showsearch. 
The conference proceedings will be submitted for indexation by IET's INSPEC, Elsevier, EI Compendex, Scopus, Thomson Reuters Web of Science, EBSCO and other important indexing services.
The best papers will be selected for publishing as extended versions in the IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet (ISSN: 1645-7641) and also in journals from INDERSCIENCE Publishers.

* Conference Contact: 
E-mail: secretariat@ihci-conf.org
Web site: http://www.ihci-conf.org/

* Organized by: International Association for Development of the Information Society

* Registered participants in the Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction conference may attend the other conferences part of MCCSIS 2017 free of charge.

Call for Expressions of Interest: Springer Book on HCI and older people

Call for Expressions of Interest: Springer Book on HCI and older people


Book Title: Perspectives on Human-Computer Interaction research with older people
Publisher: Springer, HCI Series
Editor: Sergio Sayago (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain)
Abstract: Ageing has become a significant research area in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) in recent years. This book presents the results of a systematic review of approximately 20 years worth of HCI research on older people and digital technologies. By drawing upon this review and HCI research waves (Human Factors, Human Actors and User eXperience), this book posits that the central role that (i) age-related declines in functional abilities, (ii) intergenerational Computer-Mediated Communication, (iii) independent living, and (iv) fairly (negative) stereotyped views of older people take on contemporary HCI research, has come to a stage where a change of paradigm – in the sense introduced by Kuhn in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962) – is needed to better understand, design, and evaluate older people’s digital experiences in the 21st century. This change of paradigm is grounded in the fact that ageing is a multifaceted process, the role that digital technologies (can) take on in older people’s lives goes beyond health and communication, and the relationship between older people and digital technologies is, or might be, richer than one might imagine (in a positive or negative way) when witnessing and / or talking to them about their digital experiences. This book will examine, from an HCI perspective, the relationship between older people and several topics which are receiving increasing research attention in HCI and Ageing studies, ranging from citizen science, accessibility, big data, the making culture and positive computing to technology adoption, emotions, leisure, creativity and gender, in an attempt to provide new perspectives on HCI research with, and for, older people. The chapters of this book will be written by international professionals working in academia and in industry. The chapters will be a mix of literature reviews, provocative case studies, insightful lessons learned from years of experience and the field, and conversations with older people about their present-day and envisaged, yet-to-be-designed, future digital experiences.
Submission procedure:
  • Authors are kindly invited to submit expressions of interests that provide a succinct summary of the most relevant aspects of their intended chapters.
  • Expressions of interests will be peer-reviewed.
  • Authors of accepted expressions of interest will be invited to prepare and submit full chapters taking into account the feedback provided by the editor.
  • Chapters will be permitted two rounds of peer-review
Schedule of publication:
  • Expressions of interest: mid-January 2017
  • First versions of chapters: mid-September 2017
  • Second and final versions of chapters: December 2017
  • Book (tentative): Spring 2018

Open postdoctoral fellowship at Universitat de Barcelona

Open Postdoctoral fellowship/s in the Dept. de Matemàtiques i Informàtica at Universitat de Barcelona.
The Dept. de Matemàtiques i Informàtica (Mathematics and Computer Science) is looking for and willing to support excellent postdoctoral researchers in the fields of Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Human-Computer Interaction who are interested in applying for a Beatriu de Pinós (BP) 2016 fellowship so as to conduct a two-year postdoc at Universitat de Barcelona. 
The purpose of the Beatriu de Pinós programme* is to award 60 individuals grants for the hiring and incorporation of postdoctoral research staff into the Catalan science and technology system. These grants are designed for the incorporation of young researchers (who obtained their PhD between 2007 and 2014 and have not resided or worked in Spain for more than 12 months in the three years prior to date of submission of the application), so that they can improve their professional prospects and obtain an independent research position. Candidates must carry out a research and training project for the entire period of the grant, one that will allow them to progress in the development of their professional careers. Please check the website of the BP programme* for further information about this fellowship.
 Some of the specific projects we are working include:
    + Machine Learning: Deep Learning for time series analysis, Supervised Online Learning Algorithms, Bayesian statistics and deep learning. Contact: Oriol Pujol (oriol_pujol@ub.edu)
    + Computer Vision: Deep learning for Visual Lifelogging and Egocentric Vision, Medical Imaging and Neuroimage processing, Computer Vision and Deep learning for Food Analysis, Deep learning and Image Aesthetics. Ultrasound image analysis. Contact: Petia Radeva (petia.ivanova@ub.edu)
    + Human-Computer Interaction: ageing / older people, interfaces for people with mild dementia or with aphasia, universal design of STEM documents. Contact: Mireia Ribera (ribera@ub.edu)

Deadline: 01/12/2016

Encuesta para estudio de Gamificación. Participa

¿Nos ayudarías a entender cómo las personas prefieren sus aplicaciones gamificadas? Te invitamos a participar en un estudio de investigación (en el marco de una tesis doctoral) completando una breve encuesta. 
En agradecimiento a vuestro tiempo, sortearemos dos premios. De antemano, ¡muchas gracias!

Premios Nacionales de Informática 2016

Estimado/a socio/a de AIPO.

Te informo de la reciente publicación de la convocatoria de Premios Nacionales de Informática 2016. Puedes acceder a esta información desde la página de SCIE, a través del siguiente enlace directo:

http://www.scie.es/premios-nacionales-de-informatica/edicion-2016/

Recuerda, desde hoy a las 8:00 ya puedes votar

Estimad@s Soci@s de AIPO,

recuerda que desde hoy a las 8:00h de la mañana (hora española, Central European Summer Time = GMT+2) ya puedes emitir tu voto a las elecciones de la Junta Directiva.

Recuerda también que puedes hacerlo hasta las 18:00h del jueves 15 de septiembre (hora española, Central European Summer Time = GMT+2).

RECORDATORIO: Convocatoria a las Asambleas General y Extraordinaria e socios de AIPO

Apreciado/a compañero/a, este mensaje es un recordatorio de la convocatoria a la Asamblea General de socios de AIPO y a la Asamblea Extraordinaria de socios de AIPO para celebrar las Elecciones AIPO y CHISPA.
La Asamblea General de socios de AIPO se celebrará el Jueves 15 de septiembre de 2016 a las 18:00, en Sala Mayor de la Hospederia Fonseca (Calle Fonseca, 2, 37002 Salamanca - Universidad de Salamanca), con el siguiente
Orden del Día:
  1. Entrega del Premio Jesús Lorés 2016
  2. Entrega de los Premios 2º Concurso 2016 AIPO de TFG/TFM sobre temáticas IPO
  3. Aprobación del acta anterior: Asamblea Ordinaria celebrada en Vilanova i la Geltrú (8-9-2015).
  4. Informe del Presidente
  5. Informe del Vice-Presidente
  6. Informe del Secretario
  7. Informe del Tesorero
  8. Informe del Congreso INTERACCIÓN 2016
  9. Presentación de la Próxima Sede de INTERACCIÓN 2017
  10. Ruegos y preguntas
Seguidamente, realizaremos la Asamblea Extraordinaria de socios de AIPO con un único punto en el
Orden del Día:
1) Elecciones AIPO y CHISPA