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Press Kit

Conference Preview

For a detailed list of what CHI 2013 provides, please see the conference program.

Press Releases

Please see the following press releases on special activities and ideas to explore at CHI 2013:

Media Clippings

For other content about CHI, please see the following media clippings from ITworld, Gizmodo, Engadget, NBC, and a number of other sources:

About the Sponsoring Organization


The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (www.sigchi.org) is the world’s largest association of professionals in the research and practice of computer-human interaction. SIGCHI serves as a forum for ideas on how people communicate and interact with computer systems. This interdisciplinary group of computer scientists, software engineers, psychologists, interaction designers, graphic designers, sociologists, and anthropologists is committed to designing useful, usable technology which has the potential to transform individual lives. SIGCHI has more than 60 local chapters for HCI professionals across five continents, publishes the SIGCHI Bulletin quarterly, and co-sponsors conferences and workshops to advance the field of computer-human interaction.

About ACM

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery (www.acm.org), is the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, uniting computing educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field’s challenges. ACM strengthens the computing profession’s collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional networking.

About the CHI Conference

The annual conference on Computer-Human Interaction (www.chi2013.acm.org) is the premier worldwide forum for exchanging information on all aspects of how people interact with computers. CHI 2013 is April 27-May 7, in Paris. It offers two days of pre-conference workshops and four days of dynamic sessions that explore the future of computer-human interaction with researchers, practitioners, educators and students. More than 2000 professionals from over 40 countries are expected at this year’s conference, which marks 31 years of research, innovation and development of the Computer-Human Interaction community. CHI 2013 is sponsored by the ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction (SIGCHI). Organizations contributing to the financial support of the conference include Google, Inc.; Microsoft Corp.; Ebay, Inc; and Bloomberg.

Conference Program

For specifics on the events within the conference, please view the Advance Program