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14 September 2017
12 September 2017
Papers: Title, abstract, authors, subcommittee choice, and all other metadata
Updates on PCS problems

19 September 2017
Papers: Submission files

11 October 2017
Doctoral Consortium
Case Studies
Art Exhibition

13 October 2017

2 January 2018
Student Design Competition

15 January 2018
Career Development Day
Late-Breaking Work
Panels & Fireside Chats
Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Student Research Competition
Video Showcase


Conference Chairs
Regan Mandryk, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Mark Hancock, University of Waterloo, Canada

Assistants to General Chairs
Max Birk, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Cayley MacArthur, University of Waterloo, Canada

Technical Program Chairs
Mark Perry, Brunel University London, UK
Anna Cox, University College London, UK

Assistants to the Technical Program Chairs
Frederik Brudy, University College London, UK
Marta Cecchinato, University College London, UK

Papers Chairs
Anind Dey, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Ed Cutrell, Microsoft Research, USA
M.C. Schraefel, Southampton University, UK

Demonstrations Chairs 
Roel Vertegaal, Queen’s University, Canada
Jessica Cauchard, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, Israel
Jeremy Cooperstock, McGill University, Canada

Late Breaking Work Chairs
Kathrin Gerling, University of Lincoln, UK
Antti Salovaara, University of Helsinki, Finland
Youn-ah Kang, Yonsei University, Korea
Derek Reilly, Dalhousie University, Canada

alt.chi Chairs
Shaun Lawson, Northumbria University, UK
Ben Kirman, University of York, UK
Conor Linehan, University College Cork, Ireland

CHI Journals Chair
Hrvoje Benko, Microsoft Research

Case Studies Chairs
Edward Tse, NUITEQ, Sweden
Elizabeth Buie, Sigma Consulting Solutions Ltd, UK

Courses Chairs
Max Wilson, University of Nottingham, UK
Horia Maior, University of Nottingham, UK
Victoria Schwanda Sosik, Google, USA

Doctoral Consortium Chairs
Kenton O’Hara, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK
Floyd Mueller, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
Yunan Chen, University of California, Irvine, USA

Panels & Fireside Chats Chairs
Parmit Chilana, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Julie Kientz, University of Washington, USA

Video Previews Chairs
Carla Griggio, Inria-Saclay, France

Video Showcase Chairs
Danyel Fisher, Microsoft Research, USA
Nadia Pantidi, University College Cork, Ireland

Workshops/Symposia Chairs
Johannes Schöning, University of Bremen, Germany
Xinru Page, Bentley University, USA
Nithya Sambasivan, Google, USA

Posters Chairs
Cosmin Munteanu, University of Toronto Mississauga, CA

Diversity and Inclusivity Lunch Chairs
Anke Brock, ENAC Toulouse, France
Allison Druin, Pratt Institute, USA
Gopinaath Kannabiran, Indiana University, Bloomington
Nitesh (Tesh) Goyal, Google/Harvard University

GameJam Chairs
Josh Tanenbaum, University of California, Irvine, USA
Roger Altizer, University of Utah, USA
Nicole Crenshaw, University of California, Irvine, USA
Gillian Smith, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA

ScienceJam Chairs
Jan D. Smeddinck, University of Bremen, Germany
Elisa Mekler, University of Basel, Switzerland
Carl Gutwin, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Student Design Competition Chairs
Jungjoo Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Paul Marshall, University College London, UK

Student Research Competition Chairs
Antti Oulasvirta, Aalto University, Finland
Elizabeth Churchill, Google, USA

Doctoral Thesis Award Chairs
Julie Williamson, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Special Interest Groups Chairs
Lindsay Reynolds, Facebook, USA
Siroberto “Bert” Scerbo, Disney, USA

Student Volunteer Chairs
Patrick Carrington, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Haley MacLeod, Indiana University, USA

Operations Chair
Anna Kötteritzsch, Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany

Communications Chair
Lennart Nacke, University of Waterloo, Canada

Awards Chair
Steven Drucker, Microsoft Research, USA

Career Development Chair
Michael Muller, IBM, USA

Local Arrangements Chairs
Pierre-Majorique Léger, HEC Montréal, Canada
Francois Courtemanche, HEC Montréal, Canada
Vanessa Georges, HEC Montréal, Canada

Accessibility Chairs
Erin Brady, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA
Robin Brewer, University of Michigan, USA
Erin Buehler, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA

CHI Family Chairs
Audrey Girouard, Carleton University, Canada
Jon Froehlich, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Health/Fitness Chair
m.c. schraefel, Southampton University, UK

Telepresence Chairs
Sue Fussell, Cornell University, USA
Carman Neustaedter, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Systems Chairs
Michael Stewart, Virginia Tech, USA
Javier Tibau, Virginia Tech, USA

Video Capture Chairs
David Lindlbauer, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Roman Rädle, Aarhus University, Denmark

Analytics Chair
Sandy Gould, University of Birmingham, UK

Data Chair
Toni-Jan Keith Monserrat, University of the Philippines

Art Chairs
Thecla Schiphorst, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Andruid Kerne, Texas A&M University, USA
Luc Courchesne, Société des arts technologiques, Canada

Social Media Chairs
Lisa Anthony, University of Florida, USA
Cristina Zaga, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Rina Wehbe, University of Waterloo, Canada
Maria Wolters, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Web Chairs
Ignacio Avellino, Inria Saclay | Université Paris-Saclay, France
David Ledo, University of Calgary, Canada

CHI Steering Committee Liaison
Philippe Palanque, Université Paul Sabatier, France

ACM Liaisons
Ashley Cozzi, ACM, USA
Farrah Khan, ACM, USA

Logistics Manager
Stacey Ogren, Conference & Logistics Consultants, Inc., USA

Yvonne Lopez, Executive Events, Inc., USA

Industry Mentor
Jofish Kaye, Mozilla

Carol Klyver, Foundations of Excellence, USA

Exhibits and Recruiting
Carol Klyver, Foundations of Excellence, USA

Conference Manager
Paul Henning, Conference & Logistics Consultants, Inc., USA


3 August 2017
PCS will be open for paper submissions on Tuesday, August 22nd

29 June 2017
Check out the CHI blog, where we will communicate decisions and welcome comments.

9 May 2017
Website soft launch! Please contact web@chi2018.acm.org for feedback.

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