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Past Deadlines

14 September 2017
(Originally 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
Accepted Courses

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 & Roundtable Discussions
Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Video Showcase

25 January 2018

8 March 2018
1 March 2018
Early Registration Deadline

Shipping Information

Important Shipping, Customs and Setup Information

Please read the following information to insure that all necessary materials and equipment arrive in a timely manner to be transported to the conference site accordingly.

Official Forwarding Agent and Customs Clearance

ConsultExpo has been appointed as the official customs broker and Freeman the official transportation provider for CHI 2018. Their teams can advise you on the best methods for shipping various goods and assist in completing customs documents. We strongly encourage you to use ConsultExpo to customs clear your materials to and from the conference.

Shipping & Travel Time Sensitivity

Please speak with the official carrier Freeman regarding shipping to the meeting and transit times. It is necessary to notify ConsultExpo as soon as possible if you are hand carrying commercial goods with you on a plane or driving them into Canada yourself via private vehicle. This will permit ConsultExpo to supply you with the appropriate customs forms and prepare for your crossing. If you are shipping via a courier company such as UPS/DHL or FedEx, please provide ConsultExpo with your tracking number and complete ConsultExpo’s customs forms and return to them. Please do not ship via Parcel Post. All customs and duties charges are the responsibility of the sender. Please see below important dates and guidelines that have been outlined for best shipping results to the conference.

Important Dates

  • All conference materials can start being received at the warehouse beginning March 23, 2018.
  • The warehouse deadline is April 17, 2018. We cannot guarantee materials received after this deadline will be accepted.
  • The warehouse and office will be closed on March 30th & April 2nd in observance of Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Customs Details and Contact

Package Shipping & Tracking

Please input all final tracking info into this form to best assist the Conference Planning team in tracking all shipments to the warehouse. This link will serve as a log of items to be transported on site to the conference.

Return Shipping

Please discuss and make arrangements for any return shipping when you arrange your original shipping to the conference with our official service provider. Should you use an alternative shipping company to send any returns, you must remain with your materials until the assigned company has retrieved your materials. You may not leave any materials unattended for another company to pick up.


14th March 2018
The CHI18 video teaser is available, a quick overview of what's coming at CHI.

27th February 2018
The early bird registration deadline has been extended to the 8th of March.

The CHI 2018 Technical Program is now live.

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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