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Special Events

In addition to technical sessions, courses, workshops, etc., there are several special events happening at CHI 2019.

Sunday 5th May

Newcomers Reception – 17:00 to 19:00, SEC Hall 5

New to CHI? Want to meet other newcomers as well as people who have been coming to CHI for years? Join us for the Newcomers Reception in Hall 5 of the SEC.

Monday 6th May

Conference Reception – 17:30 to 19:30, SEC Hall 4

Join us for the Conference Reception in Hall 4 of the SEC for a chance to enjoy some food and drink and experience the Interactivity and Demonstration exhibits.

Tuesday 7th May

Diversity & Inclusion Lunch – 12:20 to 14:00, SEC Hall 4

Come along to the Diversity & Inclusion Lunch in Hall 4 of the SEC, where we celebrate the achievements of the diverse CHI community, discuss issues that thwart innovation by impeding inclusion, and collaborate on strategies to empower those who have been marginalised.

Job Fair – 17:30 to 19:30, SEC Hall 4

On the job market or curious about new opportunities? Join us for the Job Fair in Hall 4 of the SEC.

UX Event – 17:40 to 20:00, Castle 1/2 in Crowne Plaza Hotel

Join us for our UX Event in Castle 1/2 (Crown Plaza Hotel) to meet others from the UX industry and for a keynote from our invited speaker.

CHI Stories – 17:30 to 19:30, SEC Lomond Auditorium

Come along to CHI Stories in the Lomond Auditorium (SEC) to hear storytellers from the CHI community share their experiences and talk about CHI from a personal perspective. CHI Stories will present a personal narrative while at the same time engaging with ideas and themes important to the discipline and conference.

Wednesday 8th May

Town Hall Lunch – 12:20 to 14:00, SEC Lomond Auditorium

Join us for the SIGCHI Town Hall Lunch to help shape SIGCHI and CHI’s future in the Lomond Auditorium (SEC). SIGCHI and CHI Steering Committee members will present ongoing programs, processes, activities, and plans. An informal lunch is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Video Showcase – 18:00 to 18:40, SEC Lomond Auditorium

Come along to the Video Showcase in the Lomond Auditorium (SEC) to see the latest and greatest of CHI 2019 through the medium of video!

Glasgow Science Centre Reception – 18:30 to 20:30, Glasgow Science Centre

Please join us at the Glasgow Science Centre, just across the river from the conference venue, for a special reception.


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22nd March 2019
Presenting at CHI 2019? Apply now for an Interactivity Hot Desk!

15th March 2019
Best Paper Awards and Honourable Mentions have been announced!

11th March 2019
Read about how we’re making CHI more accessible.

9th March 2019
The early registration deadline has been extended until 18th March.

7th March 2019
Opening and closing keynote speakers announced!

22nd February 2019
Read about our efforts to improve the sustainability of CHI.

19th February 2019
letter to the CHI community from one of our general chairs.

19th February 2019
Submission for CHI Stories now open!

18th February 2019
Join us for Lunch@CHI!

12th February 2019
Read about the Newcomers Reception and top 10 things to know about CHI.

1st February 2019
Check out the list of accepted courses.

31st January 2019
Registration and hotels now available!

25th January 2019
Countdown to CHI 2019!

14th December 2018
Check out the list of accepted workshops and symposia.