Call: 1st European Workshop on HCI Design and Evaluation: The influence of domains

ESF COST action IC0904 – TwinTide ( in collaboration with SIGCHI Cyprus ( is organizing the 1st European Workshop on HCI Design and Evaluation: The influence of domains. The workshop will take place at the Apollonia Beach Hotel ( in Limassol, Cyprus on the 8th of April 2011. Although registration is FREE participants need to register using the workshop website by 10 March 2011.

We welcome contributions from researchers and practitioners, from designers and educators. Please send all inquiries to

The call for papers follows:

CALL FOR PAPERS 1st European Workshop on HCI Design and Evaluation: The influence of domains.

Workshop date: April 8th, 2011
Location: Apollonia Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus
Submission deadline: February 28, 2011.
Notification to Authors: March 7, 2011.
Registration deadline: March 10, 2011. 

The broad theme of the workshop is the influence of domain on Human Computer Interaction design and evaluation.

Detailed research topics of interest for this workshop include, but are not limited to:

  • Current use of design and evaluation methods
  • Sector-unique design and evaluation methodologies
  • Design and evaluation conceptual models and practical protocols
  • Transdisciplinary metaphors, methods, and models
  • Transferability of HCI design and evaluation methods to other sectors
  • Critical reviews of quality attributes and software standards currently prioritized in sector-based HCI design and evaluation methods.
  • Ways of HCI design and evaluation method selection, based on domain attributes
  • Empirical evaluations by quantitative and qualitative methods of domain-specific HCI methods
  • Case studies and ethnographic analyses
  • Other related topics

Workshop Format

This workshop will have an interactive format in which all participants will exchange ideas and build knowledge together. The language of the conference is English. Please visit the workshop web site ( for more information on local accommodation, registration and so forth.

Submission should be in the form of a 4-page paper prepared in ACM SIGCHI Extended Abstracts format and thoroughly copy-edited. Submissions are not anonymous and should include all author names, affiliations, and contact information.

All submissions will be reviewed by an international program committee. All accepted papers will be collected in the official conference proceedings (with ISBN) and will also be permanently available for download on the workshop website.

Program Co-Chairs:

George Christou (, European University Cyprus, Cyprus
Panayiotis Zaphiris (, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus.
Effie Lai-Chong Law (, University of Leicester, UK

Program Committee (preliminary):

Gilbert Cockton, Northumbria University, UK
Matthias Neubauer, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Philippe Palanque, University Paul Sabatier, France
Mark Springett, Middlesex University, UK
Christian Stary, University of Linz, Austria
Ebba Thora-Hvannberg, University of Iceland, Iceland
Arnold Vermeeren, TU Delft, Netherlands
Marco Winkler, IHCS-IRIT, France

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