CfP: Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) 2012 – Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Designing Interactive Systems 2012, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
June 11-15, 2012 (Note change of date), http://www.dis2012.org/

The ACM conference on Designing Interactive Systems is the premier, international arena where designers, artists, psychologists, user experience researchers, systems engineers and many more come together to debate and shape the future of interactive systems design and practice. At DIS 2012 we will turn our focus to what happens when our interactive systems are used “in the wild”. Join us to discuss the opportunities, issues and challenges of interactive systems when they are placed in the lived, everyday experiences of people, institutions and practices.

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DIS 2012 will be held in the historic and beautiful city of Newcastle, UK. Situated on the River Tyne, Newcastle is the cultural capital of the North East of England, renowned for its relaxed pace, friendliness and active night life. DIS 2012 is hosted by Culture Lab, a cross-disciplinary centre for creative and digital technologies research at Newcastle University.

We welcome submissions from a broad range of researchers and practitioners within the field of interactive systems design research and practice.

DIS 2012 in an interdisciplinary conference, encompassing all issues related to the design and deployment of interactive systems. We reflect this broad engagement with the field by encouraging submissions that consider the following:

– Contexts: Places, people, communities, events, and phenomena
– Values: Experience, aesthetics, engagement, empowerment, health, wellbeing, designing things that matter, sustainability, and diversity
– Processes: Methods tools and techniques for engaging people, researching, designing, and co-designing interactive systems.
– Technologies: Sensors and actuators, mobile devices, multi touch and touchless interaction, social media, personal, community, and public displays

Full and short papers published at DIS 2012 are ACM archival publications and represent a significant contribution to the field of interactive systems design, research and practice. DIS 2012 is prestigious conference which makes competition between submissions high, so submit your best work to this category.

Full submission instructions can be found on the conference website: http://www.dis2012.org/


– December 09, 2011: Workshop proposal deadline
– January 20, 2012: Full and short paper submission deadline
– March 07, 2012: Author notifications
– March 07, 2012: Demonstration/doctoral consortium deadline
– May 01, 2012: Early registration
– June 11-12 2012: Workshops and doctoral consortium
– June 13-15, 2012: Main conference

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