Re: CFP for Agile UCD Workshop at CHI 2008 (Florence, Italy)
- Just a ping to remind people of this.
If you cannot get a "complete" proposal finished but you want to
participate, please contact me.
P.S. Susan, I'm sorry I didn't respond to your posting earlier. I know
from several notes that CHI's location next year in Italy is problematic
for a number of people. I can only offer to try and get some of the
results from the workshop out to a broader audience. If you are in the
Bay area, Andrew Sandler of salesforce.com organized a great one-day
session on this topic. Try a search through this discussion list to find
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Desiree Sy" <desiree.ux@...>
> We have extended the date for acceptance of proposals for this
> workshop to November 5, 2007.
> Call for Proposals
> CHI 2008 Workshop: Optimizing Agile UCD
> Sat 5-April-2008, Florence, Italy
> Submissions deadline: 5-Nov-07
> Notification date: 28-Nov-07
> Workshop website: http://agileucd.editme.com/
> The goal of this workshop is to improve future Agile
> design (UCD) experiences for User Experience (UX) practitioners (suchdot
> as interaction designers, usability professionals, UI designers, etc.)
> by investigating best practices for Agile UCD.
> To achieve this, senior UX practitioners with prior experience on an
> Agile project will share their knowledge and example work,
> collaborating in order to:
> · Identify success factors for Agile UCD
> · Find and remove obstacles that block Agile UCD
> · Find opportunities that Agile projects give us
> · Identify best UX practices for Agile UCD
> · Identify UX skills that Agile projects need.
> This workshop is a full-day extension to the successful Informal SIG
> of the same name at CHI 2007. What we'd like to happen this year is a
> more in-depth walkthrough of some examples of best practices, based on
> a few key areas of interest identified prior to the conference by the
> The results of this investigation will be shared with the wider UX
> community (including those new to Agile development practices), but
> the participants should have experience in both UCD practices and
> Agile development.
> Detailed guidelines for proposals are at the workshop website
> (http://agileucd.editme.com/cfpchi2008). Proposals should be no longer
> than 4 pages in length, and should be sent to Desirée Sy (desiree
> sy at autodesk dot com). Any questions about the workshop can also be
> sent to Desirée Sy.
> Participants will be notified by November 28th, and the topics for the
> workshop will be decided collectively by the group.
> - Organizers: Desirée Sy, Lynn Miller (Autodesk)