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Conference Preview

For a quick overview of what CHI 2010 provides, please visit the Conference Preview.

Daily Media Advisories

Each day of the conference, you will receive an email message announcing some events of the day worthy of note. Please let us know if we can help arrange interviews with any presenters for you. Press room hours and location are at the bottom of this message.

Monday, April 12
Tuesday, April 13
Thursday, April 15

Press Releases

SKINPUT: Human Body Touch Screen Debuts at Computer-Human Interaction Conference

Will Robots Put Your Job at Risk?: Expert Examines Trends in Robot Applications at ACM Human-Computer Interaction Conference

Researchers Consult Children to Improve Search Techniques; Experts Seek to Understand the World From Kids’ Viewpoint at ACM Human-Computer Interaction Conference

Future Technologies Developments Emerge Beyond Researcher Comfort Zones at ACM Computer-Human Interaction Conference

Impact of Data and Design Confluence Examined at ACM Computer-Human Interaction Conference

About the Sponsoring Organization


The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (www.sigchi.org) is the world’s largest association of professionals in the research and practice of computer-human interaction. SIGCHI serves as a forum for ideas on how people communicate and interact with computer systems. This interdisciplinary group of computer scientists, software engineers, psychologists, interaction designers, graphic designers, sociologists, and anthropologists is committed to designing useful, usable technology which has the potential to transform individual lives. SIGCHI has more than 60 local chapters for HCI professionals across five continents, publishes the SIGCHI Bulletin quarterly, and co-sponsors conferences and workshops to advance the field of computer-human interaction.

About ACM

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery (www.acm.org), is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, uniting computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field’s challenges. ACM strengthens the computing profession’s collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional networking.

About the CHI Conference

The annual conference on Computer-Human Interaction (www.chi2010.org) is the premier worldwide forum for exchanging information on all aspects of how people interact with computers. CHI 2010 is April 10-15, in Atlanta at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. It offers two days of pre-conference workshops and four days of dynamic sessions that explore the future of computer-human interaction with researchers, practitioners, educators and students.

More than 2000 professionals from over 40 countries are expected at this year’s conference, which marks 28 years of research, innovation and development of the Computer-Human Interaction community. CHI 2010 is sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction (SIGCHI). Organizations contributing to the financial support of the conference include Google, Inc.; Microsoft Corp.; the National Science Foundation (NSF), and Yahoo! Inc.

Conference Program

For specifics on the events within the conference, please view the Advance Program.