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Re: SWUI Workshop at CHI? (was RE: [CHI-ANNOUNCEMENTS] CFP CHI 2008: Workshop/Course submissions due 15 June)

From: Anupriya Ankolekar <anupriya@theoretiker.org>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 12:18:37 -0600
Message-Id: <C5AF46F1-4348-480E-A496-4C30FBBC2CD2@theoretiker.org>
Cc: "Duane Degler" <ddegler@ipgems.com>, <public-semweb-ui@w3.org>
To: T.Heath <T.Heath@open.ac.uk>

Hi Tom, Duane and all,

I've been lying low in the list all this while, but I'd also be  
interested in contributing time and effort for a SWUI CHI workshop. I  
agree with Duane that we should try to align our interests with the  
HCI community's interests. On the other hand, the HCI community's  
interests can sometimes be a little 'localised' and focussed on  
improving current ways of doing things. We should also somehow convey  
that SW in some sense is a disruptive technology and will change  
current ways of doing things online substantially. So, there is  
massive opportunity for finding new challenges for HCI within SW.


On 9 May 2007, at 11:02, T.Heath wrote:

> Hi Duane,
> Interesting, thanks :)
>> Thanks for the reminder that the deadline is so near... Was that  
>> just a nudge, or are you
>> volunteering to help out? Interested and proactive? :-)
> It was kind of a feeler :) I'm definitely interested in taking this  
> to a CHI audience, with the caveat of needing to actually get my  
> PhD finished pretty imminently. However, the time feels very right  
> (especially given the format of CHI workshops - ie less emphasis on  
> papers and more on discussion than other workshops we know), so the  
> extent of my volunteering depends on there being enough other  
> people in to share the load ;)
> Cheers,
> Tom.
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