Recent Updates List

January 15, 2021

SIGCHI CARES

Since this website went live last year we have listed details of the SIGCHI CARES program on the Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment page under the section on for attendees.   The purpose of this blog post is to again highlight th...

January 13, 2021

Happi Design Contest

Hello students in the CHI community,   While CHI2021 will be online, we are thrilled to announce that the Student Volunteer (SV) happi design contest (a) will still happen, and (b) is officially open! Following early announcements on the CHI...

January 5, 2021

Fully Online Student Research Competition

This year's CHI is going to be a fully online virtual conference. After the tough decision, Student Research Competition (SRC) chairs, with help from Technical Program chairs, have discussed how to drive this year's competition while keeping its core...

January 5, 2021

Trust in Decision

CHI trust and transparency in one community   Our goal as Papers Chairs is to create an exciting CHI program that appeals to people with diverse interests. Although we, the Papers Chairs, are honoured to take on this task, it is not without ...

December 27, 2020

Scheduling 52 mini-CHIs: The CHI 2021 Workshops

Workshops are a crucial part of the CHI experience. As small gatherings, designed to enable sharing and building together, they allow for meeting new colleagues, new collaborators, and in-depth discussion on a topic that attendees know they're intere...

December 24, 2020

Changes to Late-Breaking Work

We are making some changes to the Late-Breaking Work submission process this year, and thought it would be useful to communicate this and the reasons for these changes to the community. There are two main differences in the ways that we’ll be handlin...

December 18, 2020

No room for racism at CHI

After the conclusion of the CHI 2021 PC meeting, all associate chairs (ACs) were invited to share their feedback on the virtual program committee (PC) meeting in a shared google document. The intent of this document was to create space for an open, e...

December 16, 2020

Authors Tone and Approach

Kindness and respectfulness goes a long way   We just finished the CHI2021 PC meeting which took place starting Wednesday evening, December 9th with an introductory plenary and continuing until Saturday evening, December 12th. During these d...

December 8, 2020

Committee Diversity

Diversity of the Program Committee for 2021   The CHI Committee has sent a questionnaire exploring the current diversity of the community with the hopes of creating a more inclusive and diverse assemblage of members. The data presented in th...

November 30, 2020

Some Stats about CHI 2021 Papers

This blog post is about the current scores of submissions to the Papers Track for SIGCHI 2021 after the completion of the first round of reviews.It is patterned almost directly after a similar post made for the 2019 conference with some small updates...

November 10, 2020

CHI 2021: Now an online virtual conference.

CHI 2021 will be an online virtual conference (May 8-13, 2021), moving from our planned hybrid event. We have made this decision now to ensure the safety of our global HCI community and to provide clarity and guidance to our many chairs, authors, con...

November 4, 2020

The COVID-19 Situation in Japan: Some Positive Steps

Please refer to this more recent blog post on CHI 2021 which is now an online virtual conference. The following post was written on Nov 4th 2020 prior to the final decision to move CHI 2021 from a hybrid conference to a fully online virtual conferenc...

October 30, 2020

Survey on a Hybrid Conference Format

Please refer to this more recent blog post on CHI 2021 which is now an online virtual conference. The following post was written on Oct 30th 2020 prior to the final decision to move CHI 2021 from a hybrid conference to a fully online virtual conferen...

October 19, 2020

Planning of a Hybrid Conference Format

Please refer to this more recent blog post on CHI 2021 which is now an online virtual conference. The following post was written on Oct 19th 2020 prior to the final decision to move CHI 2021 from a hybrid conference to a fully online virtual conferen...

September 23, 2020

Student Volunteers

Become a Student Volunteer   The student volunteer organization is what keeps CHI running smoothly throughout the conference. You must have had student status for at least one semester during the academic year before CHI. We are more than ha...

August 21, 2020

Some Insights on CHI 2021 Paper Lengths

CHI 2021 is eliminating the former strict page limit on full paper submissions. This is due to various reasons, but most importantly the new ACM Publication System (TAPS). TAPS creates more accessible documents and allows delivery of content in diffe...

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