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14 September 2017
(Originally 12 September 2017)
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19 September 2017
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11 October 2017
Doctoral Consortium
Case Studies
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13 October 2017
Accepted Workshops/Symposia

27 October 2017
Art Exhibition

22 November 2017
Paper rebuttals are due at 20:00 EST (8pm in Montreal)

2 January 2018
Student Design Competition
Student Research Competition

15 January 2018
Early Career Development Symposium
Late-Breaking Work
Panels & Fireside Chats
Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Video Showcase

25 January 2018

Remote Attendance

We will be providing the opportunity for people to remotely attend the CHI conference via telepresence technologies. Our goal is to increase access to the conference for remote participants who would otherwise be unable to attend due to mobility impairments, chronic health issues, temporary travel limitations, or cost restrictions.

You can rent a Beam Pro telepresence robot provided and managed by Event Presence. The telepresence robot is made by Suitable Technologies and will allow you to appear on the screen, maneuver in the conference venue, and mingle with other participants.

CHI 17 telepresence robots CHI 17 telepresence robots and Carman Neustaedter

  • The Beam rental cost will be $30 for each time block that you select. A time block is generally comprised of “one session and one break”. You will be able to select as many time blocks as you like throughout the CHI schedule. By selecting a session/break time slot, you will be able to meet up with colleagues throughout the convention centre, as well as check out the CHI demos, posters, art show, and more! You will not be able to attend paper sessions via a Beam or present talks.
  • If you would like to use a Beam for an entire day during the main conference program, Monday to Friday, you can book a series of time blocks for that day. We do not have a daily rate.
  • The Beam rental cost for a single day on the weekend is $200. This will allow you to participate in weekend activities like a workshop. Two day workshops will cost $325. Beams will allow you to view presentations, make a presentation yourself, and participate in small group activities.

If you are interested in using a telepresence robot, please fill out this application form by February 28, 2018. Applying early will help us better understand and prepare for remote attendance needs. If you are selected to participate, we will contact you with more details on how to register for the conference and select your time slots.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Telepresence Co-Chairs
Susan Fussell, Cornell University
Carman Neustaedter, Simon Fraser University


26th January 2018
Traveling to Canada? Check out the visa requirements page.

25th January 2018
New this year! Book your hotel through the CHI registration page.

24th January 2018
CHI 2018 is excited to announce three dynamic keynote speakers who will address our theme - Engage - from differing perspectives.

23rd January 2018
Registration for CHI 2018 is open! Register now on the CHI registration site.

21st January 2018
Have children? Need support? Check out support for attendees with families at CHI 2018.

8th January 2018
Getting ready for CHI? Have a look at the CHI 2018 "Health Blog" by m.c. schraefel

4th January 2018
Direct registration for exhibitors is now open. For additional information, read “For Exhibitors”.

20th December 2017
Check out the CHI 2018 accepted courses

18th December 2017
Check out the CHI 2018 accepted workshops and symposia

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