CFP: HCII 2009 Session - An Exploration of HCI Methods and Approaches in 2009

[Extended] Submission Deadline: Friday, Nov 7, 2008, 11:59pm PDT

You are cordially invited to consider submitting a paper and participating in the parallel session entitled 'An Exploration of HCI Methods and Approaches in 2009' that will be held in San Diego, CA, USA, 19-24 July 2009, in the context of HCI International 2009 (

Session Theme:

We invite practitioners and academics who have experience with *new* HCI approaches and methods to submit an 800 word abstract (in any format) plus a short bio by email to by Friday, Nov 7th, 2008.

Your abstract could describe *new* methods and approaches used in areas such as but not limited to:
  • Information visualization
  • Accessibility
  • Voting
  • Mobility
  • Enterprise software
  • Personal information management software

We are specially interested in both qualitative and quantitative data analysis and comparison techniques used and lessons learned. In the abstract, please report both the successes and failures of the approaches.

Participation involves:

1) Submitting a 800 word abstract.
2) If abstract is accepted, submitting a 10 page paper to be published in the conference proceedings.
3) Presenting at the conference. You will have approx 20 minutes (about a 15 minute talk with 3-5 minutes of questions) to present your work.

Important Dates:

  1. Submission deadline - 7 November 2008
  2. Notification - 13 November 2008
  3. Submit paper draft - 4 January 2009
  4. Submit final draft - 1 February 2009
  5. Submit camera ready paper - 16 February 2009
  6. Submit draft presentation slides - 6 July 2009


About HCII 2009

HCI International 2009 incorporates 11 Conferences / thematic areas, expecting to attract over 2,300 participants from all over the world. The program will feature pre-conference tutorials, an opening session with a keynote address, more than 250 parallel sessions, poster presentations, and an exhibition where the attendees have the opportunity to examine state-of-the-art HCI technology and interact with representatives of manufacturers, vendors, publishers, and potential employers. HCI International 2009 promises to be an unforgettable cluster of high quality international scientific events, and an ideal occasion to come to contact with the rapidly evolving ICT market worldwide.

According to the Registration Regulation for HCI International 2009, inclusion of papers in the Proceedings is conditional upon registration of at least one author per paper by 16 February 2009. Individuals can appear as co-authors in several papers in HCI International 2009 and the affiliated conferences, but should present only one paper.

Conference registration details can be found at:

Kindly note that camera-ready papers should be ten (10) pages long and submitted in both DOC and PDF format. Formatting guidelines will become available through the Conference website at a later stage.

All the papers of invited sessions will be included in the conference proceedings as refereed papers. The Conference Proceedings will be published by Springer in a multi-volume set in the LNCS and LNAI series. For more information about the Conference Proceedings, please visit