SICSA Pre-CHI Day 2017

Date(s) - 27/04/2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

University of Dundee

This year’s SICSA pre-CHI day will be hosted by the University of Dundee on 27th April

The SICSA pre-CHI day is a great opportunity to hear about the latest internationally-leading Human Computer Interaction (HCI) research being carried out at Scottish universities. All papers presented at the event have been accepted for CHI 2017 in Denver, USA. There will also be opportunities to network with colleagues working in HCI from across Scotland over lunch and coffee. SICSA will provide lunch and afternoon coffee, so bring your morning coffee with you.

The timings for the day are as follows:
10:00 – 10:15: Arrival and Registration
10:15 – 10:30: Opening address
10:30 – 10:50: Social Printers: A Physical Social Network for Political Debate
10:50 – 11:10: A Framework for Speechreading Acquisition Tools
11:10 – 11:30: Investigating Tilt-based Gesture Keyboard Entry for Single Handed Text Entry on Large Devises
11:30 – 11:40: Break
11:40 – 12:00: Bottom-up vs. Top-down: Trade-offs in Efficiency, Understanding. Freedom and Creativity with InfoVis Tools
12:00- 12:20: Multi-moji: Combining Thermal, Vibrotactile & Visual Stimuli to Expand the Affective Range of Feedback
12:20 – 12:40: Transistions in digital personhood: Online activity in early retirement
12:40 – 13:50: Audible Beacons and Wearables in Schools:  Helping Young Visually Impaired Children Play and Move Independently
13:50 – 14:00: An Evaluation of Input Controls for In-Car Interactions
14:00 – 14:20: ForgetMeNot: Active Reminder Entry Support for Adults with Acquired Brain Injury
14:20 – 14:30: Tangible Educational Toys for Children with Type-1 Diabetes
14:30 – 14:50: Understanding Public Evaluation: Quantifying Experimenter Intervention.
14:50 – 15:20 – Coffee Break
15:20 – 15:40: Understanding Concept Maps: A Closer Look at How People Organise Ideas
15:40 – 15:50: Was my message read? Privacy and Signaling on Facebook Messenger
15:50 – 16:00: Workshop paper. Beyond Accessibility: Lifting Perceptual Limitations for Everyone
16:00 – 16:20: Designing Game-Based Myoelectric Prosthesis Training
16:40 – 17:00: Wrap Up

The full schedule can be accessed here: SICSA Pre-CHI 2017 Schedule

Register to attend the SICSA pre-CHI day at

Please contact Wendy Moncur or David Flatla if you have any questions.


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