Submission Types


Papers and Notes


AfriCHI Papers & Notes are original, double-blind peer-reviewed, scholarly accounts of HCI research, design and/or theory that are presented at AfriCHI’16 as talks. Papers and notes are published in the conference proceedings. Papers and notes will have a maximum length of 10 and 4 pages respectively (excluding references), and will be more widely accessible in a prestige online archive. AfriCHI will have two-rounds of double-blind reviews on all papers and notes.

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2nd round Deadline:  Wednesday 27th April 2016
Paper Co-chairs: Myriam El Mesbahi & Bukelwa Ngoqo
Notes Co-chairs: Meke Kapepo & Helene Gelderblom

Email: papers@africhi.net

 

Gumzo


Gumzo: New dialogues for HCI showcases original, diverse oral performances and multimedia productions. Submissions consist of audio, video or other multimedia files and can can include languages used in Africa other than English. Creators of files and/or their collaborators can also submit pictorial abstracts, papers or notes to relate oral/media content to scholarly discourse as additional publications. These will be double-blind peer-reviewed and, if accepted, will appear in the written proceedings and widely accessible in a prestige online archive.

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Deadline: Wednesday 10 February 2016
Chairs: Marion Walton, Thomas Reitmaier, Anja Venter, Daniel Gonzalez-Cabrero and Liani Maasdorp

D & M Consortia


Doctoral & Masters Consortia are interdisciplinary workshops, facilitated by an expert panel, in which students discuss their work and explore and develop their research interests.

Students’ written abstracts that are accepted after review, will be published in the conference proceedings and will be more widely accessible in a prestige online archive.

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Deadline: Wednesday 8 June 2016
Chairs: Izak van Zyl & Obinna Anya
Email: consortia@africhi.net

Posters


Posters are graphical displays around which authors discuss, with a small group, their work-in-progress, early insights or late-breaking results.

Written abstracts of posters will be double-blind peer-reviewed and, if accepted, will appear in the conference proceedings and a more widely accessible prestige online archive.

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Deadline: Thursday 16 June 2016
Chairs: Nuzhah Gooda Sahib-Kaudeer, Christine Wanjiru and Gabriel Dzodom
Email: posters@africhi.net

Demonstrations


Demonstrations are live presentations of running systems or artefacts, such as interfaces, prototypes or research tools, that can both present innovation and solicit diverse and expert feedback within the broad discipline of HCI. Written abstracts of demos are reviewed by jury and, if accepted, will be published in the conference proceedings and more widely accessible in an online archive.

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Deadline: Thursday 16 June 2016
Chairs: Erick Oduor and Elefelious Getachew Belay
Email: demos@africhi.net

Courses


Courses provide introductory or advanced instruction, over 0.5 – 1 day, in basic HCI/related concepts, new technologies, emerging areas, tools, methods or techniques etc. Abstracts of courses are reviewed by jury and, if accepted, will be published in the conference proceedings and more widely accessible in a prestige online archive.

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Deadline: Wednesday 9 March 2016
Chairs: Rita Orji and Tigist Shewarega Hussen
Email: courses@africhi.net

Workshops


Workshops in English & Local Languages enable participants with similar interests to explore perspectives on specific topics in HCI theory or practice. Workshops take place over 0.5 – 2 days; and can be facilitated in English or another language used in Africa. Abstracts of workshops are reviewed by jury and, if accepted, will be published in the conference proceedings and a widely accessible in a prestige online archive.

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Deadline: Wednesday 9 March 2016
Chairs: Rehema Baguma and Raymond Mugwanya
Email: workshops@africhi.net

Panels


Panels are discussions between invited people, with special knowledge, experience or expertise,that provoke lively debate about issues relevant to AfriCHI. Written abstracts of panel proposals are reviewed by jury and, if accepted, will be published in the conference proceedings and will be more widely accessible in a prestige online archive.

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Deadline: Thursday 16 June 2016
Chairs: Muhambe Mukisa, Abiodun Ogunyemi
Email: panels@africhi.net