Call: 10th International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI 2016)

Call for Papers

10th International Conference on Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI 2016)
2 – 4 July 2016
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2016)
1 – 4 July 2016
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

Keynote Speaker (confirmed):
Professor Jan Gulliksen, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Submission Deadline (1st call extension): 14 March 2016

The Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI) 2016 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.

This conference aims to cover both technological as well as non-technological issues related to these developments. Main tracks have been identified (see below). However innovative contributes that don’t fit into these areas will also be considered since they might be of benefit to conference attendees.

Acceptance will be based primarily on originality, significance and quality of contribution.

Topics for this conference include, but are not limited to:

  • Affective User-Centred Analysis, Design and Evaluation
  • The Value of Affective Interfaces / Systems / Application / Interaction
  • Generational differences and technology design
  • Measurement of success of emotional technology / interfaces
  • Supporting user populations from specific Generations
  • Supporting user populations with Physical Disabilities
  • Supporting user populations with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Creativity Support Systems
  • Emotional Design issues / methods / experiences for novel interfaces including tangible, Mobile and Ubiquitous computing, mixed reality interfaces and multi-modal interfaces
  • Usability
  • User studies and fieldwork
  • Methodological implications of Emotional User Studies
  • Participatory design and Cooperative design techniques
  • Ethical issues in emotional design
  • HCI and Design education
  • Eliciting User Requirements

The Conference will be composed of several types of contributions:

  • Full Papers – These include mainly accomplished research results and have 8 pages at the maximum (5,000 words).
  • Short Papers – These are mostly composed of work in progress reports or fresh developments and have 4 pages at maximum (2,500 words).
  • Reflection Papers – These might review recent research literature pertaining to a particular problem or approach, indicate what the findings suggest, and/or provide a suggestion – with rationale and justification – for a different approach or perspective on that problem. Reflection papers might also analyze general trends or discuss important issues in topics related to the conference. These have 4 pages at maximum (2,500 words).
  • Posters / Demonstrations – These contain implementation information or work-in-progress and have two pages at maximum (1,250 words) besides the poster itself (or demonstration) that will be exposed at the conference.
  • Tutorials – Tutorials can be proposed by scholars or company representatives. A proposal of maximum 250 words is expected.
  • Panels – Discussions on selected topics will be held. A proposal of maximum 250 words is expected.
  • Invited Talks – These will be made of contributions from well-known scholars and company representatives. An abstract will be included in the conference proceedings.
  • Panels – Discussions on selected topics will be held. A proposal of maximum 250 words is expected.
  • Doctoral Consortium – A Doctoral Consortium will discuss in group, individual projects and on-going work of PhD students. Prospective students should send a report of their PhD projects and work so far with a maximum of 4 pages (2,500 words).
  • Corporate Showcases & Exhibitions – The former enables Companies to present recent developments and applications, inform a large and qualified audience of your future directions and showcase company’s noteworthy products and services. There will be a time slot for companies to make their presentation in a room. The latter enables companies the opportunity to display its latest offerings of hardware, software, tools, services and books, through an exhibit booth. For further details please contact the publicity chair –

This is a blind peer-reviewed conference.

Important Dates:

  • Submission Deadline (1st call extension): 14 March 2016
  • Notification to Authors (1st call extension): 11 April 2016
  • Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (1st call): until 1 April 2016
  • Late Registration (1st call): after 1 April 2016
  • Conference: 2 – 4 July, 2016


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