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ASSETS 2016 - Call for Papers - Deadline: May 6th, 2016

From: Kyle Rector <rectorky@cs.washington.edu>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2016 06:04:56 -0400
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The 18th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and
Call for Papers

24-26 October 2016

The ASSETS conference is the premier forum for presenting research on the
design, evaluation, and use of computing and information technologies to
benefit people with disabilities and older adults.

We invite high-quality, original submissions on topics relevant to
computers and accessibility. This includes the use of technology by and in
support of:
- Individuals who are Deaf/deaf or hard-of-hearing
- Individuals with sight or other sensory impairments
- Individuals with motor impairments
- Individuals with memory, learning and cognitive impairments
- Individuals with multiple impairments
- Older adults and others with diverse or changing capabilities
- Professionals who work with or in support of these populations

Submissions should present significant and innovative contributions to
design, systems, tools, scientific understanding, methodology, social
issues or policy related to:
- Technology that improves the accessibility of everyday life
- Technology that improves access to Computer and Information Technologies
- Accessibility and usability of mainstream technologies
- Exploration of barriers to technology access
- Using mainstream technologies to improve accessibility
- Technological innovations that could be used to improve access

======Information for Authors======

NEW FOR 2016: The length of Technical Papers is limited to 8 pages, but the
References section will NOT count toward the page limit.  Thus, authors
should not feel pressure to omit references due to page limits.

NEW FOR 2016: Authors will have an opportunity to submit a "Rebuttal" after
viewing the reviews of the Technical Paper submission, prior to the final
acceptance decisions.

As in 2015, ASSETS will utilize a double-blind review process for Technical
Papers, in which the authors must anonymize their paper submissions.  For
guidelines, please see <Technical Papers|

For information about other categories of submission, including Posters and
Demo papers, the doctoral consortium, and the student research competition,
please look for updates at <Information for Authors|

======Important Dates======

-Requesting mentors: 4 March 2016, Friday
-Technical Paper submission: 6 May 2016, Friday
-Authors receive reviews and prepare rebuttals: 9 June 2016
-Authors submit rebuttals: 11 June 2016
-Notification of Technical Paper acceptance: 17 June 2016, Friday
-Posters and demos submission: 24 June 2016, Friday
-Experience reports submission: 24 June 2016, Friday
-Doctoral consortium submission: 24 June 2016, Friday
-Student research competition submission: 24 June 2016, Friday
-Notification of posters and demos acceptance: 22 July 2016, Friday
-Notification of experience reports acceptance: 22 July 2016, Friday
-Notification of doctoral consortium acceptance: 22 July 2016, Friday
-Notification of student research competition acceptance: 22 July 2016,


The ASSETS 2016 conference will be held at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
in Reno, Nevada.
<ASSETS 2016 Venue|http://assets16.sigaccess.org/venue.html>


General Chair:
Jinjuan Heidi Feng, Towson University, USA

Program Chair:
Matt Huenerfauth, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

Treasurer and Registration Chair:
Raja Kushalnagar, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

Posters and Demonstrations Chairs:
Stephanie Ludi, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
Kyle Montague, University of Dundee, UK

Doctoral Consortium Chairs:
Amy Hurst, UMBC, USA
Karyn Moffat, University of McGill, Canada

Experience Reports and User Experience Panel Chair:
Tiago Guerreiro, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Student Research Competition Chairs:
David Flatla, University of Dundee, UK
Anke Brock, Inria Bordeaux, France

Captioning Challenge Chair:
Raja Kushalnagar, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

Text Entry Challenge Chair:
Torsten Felzer, Technische Universit├Ąt Darmstadt, Germany

Mentoring Chair:
Leah Findlater, University of Maryland, USA

Local Arrangements Chair:
Eelke Folmer, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Accessibility Chair:
Erin Brady, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA

Web Chair:
Lourdes M. Morales-Villaverde, University of California, Santa Cruz

Student Volunteer Chair:
Bill Grussenmeyer, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Publicity Chair:
Kyle Rector, University of Washington, USA

Logistics Chair:
Barbara Morris, UMBC, USA

<ASSETS 2016 Committee|http://assets16.sigaccess.org/committees.html>
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