Call: 2nd Global Interaction in Design Conference

27 October 2010: GLIDE ’10


You are invited to present your research at the 2nd Global Interaction in Design Conference to be held online, live-streamed from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY on October 27, 2010.

GLIDE is a biennial, virtual conference that disseminates cutting-edge research on topics related to interaction between designers and global communities. The purpose of a virtual format is to bridge cultural and geographic divides in an eco-friendly way.

The theme of GLIDE’10 is the facilitation, consequences, and challenges of cross-cultural collaboration–like participatory or user-/human-centered design–with indigenous and underserved communities and the effect of such on human/user experience.

You may submit full or poster paper proposals on topics related to the conference theme for synchronous or asynchronous presentation on October 27, 2010.


Submit a 500-word abstract in pdf or word format by February 15, 2010 online at You must first create a user account. Then, follow instructions for submitting your abstract. Proposals will undergo an iterative, blind peer review process according to the following schedule:

Deadline for all abstract submissions: February 15
Notification of acceptance with comments: March 1
First draft full and poster papers: May 30
Notification of acceptance with comments: June 15
Final draft full and poster papers due: August 30

All accepted, full and poster papers will be published in an online proceedings on the conference website.

GLIDE is an interdisciplinary conference and welcomes submissions from all disciplines that study design including architecture, human-computer interaction, technical communication, information technology, computer science, and other disciplines.

For more information, please visit or contact the conference chair Audrey Bennett at

GLIDE’10 is sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the AIGA UP ST NY Chapter.

Register for GLIDE’10 before 3/15 and receive a discount.
Register at

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