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#CHInclusive workshop (CHI2019)

May 5, 2019

CHInclusive:  A one-day workshop focusing on building a more inclusive CHI community, which will be held at the 2019 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI2019); the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction.

Find out more about this DEN supported workshop that will be held at the CHI 2019 venue in Glasgow at https://chinclusive.glitch.me/

  • Workshop date: Saturday 4 May OR Sunday 5 May 2019
  • Duration: 9.00am-5.00pm, followed by evening dinner
  • Venue: The SEC, At ACM CHI 2019, Glasgow, United Kingdom (pictured above)
  • Workshop websitechinclusive.glitch.me
  • Proposal submission deadline: 12 Feb 2019
  • *DEN Travel & Accommodation funding available – see below for conditions*

About #CHInclusive:

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) has a growing body of work regarding important social and community issues, as well as various growing grassroots communities working to make CHI more international and inclusive.

By attending this workshop, participants will build on this work:  First – by reflecting on the contemporary CHI climate, and then through developing an actionable plan towards making CHI2019 and subsequent SIGCHI events more inclusive for all.

Call for Proposals:

The workshop organisers would like to invite you to take part in this one-day workshop, which will be  held on either the 4 or 5 May 2019 at CHI2019 in Glasgow. Within this workshop, attendees will proactively take part in building a more inclusive CHI community.

CHInclusion will be a highly interactive workshop where participants will first reflect on current privilege, marginalisation, and inclusion in our community, and then develop actionable ideas on how to improve inclusion at CHI2019 and future HCI events.

Workshop Submissions:

Submissions are welcomed from individuals who are concerned about inclusion at CHI and HCI more widely, and who would like to play a part in building a better future for our discipline.

In order to take part, we ask you to write a brief personal statement (maximum. 3 pages including references and short bio) in the Extended Abstract format.

The submissions should address one or more of the following statements listed below – or alternatively a related question that is important to you, and could also be important to others.


  • I think inclusion is an important aspect of the CHI community, because……
  • I think that we could improve inclusion at CHI by……
  • I have been involved in campaigning for a cause related to…, and think that we can learn from this activity and improve inclusion at CHI by……

Submissions should be sent in PDF format by the deadline of 1 February 2019 to CHInclusion2019@gmail.com.

Admittance will be on the basis of workshop relevance, and the potential of contribution to discussions and actions, as reviewed by the workshop organisers.

Further information:

DEN Travel Funding available for PhD Students

The Digital Economy Network (DEN) is able to provide funding for standard class travel and accommodation (in Glasgow) for up to five current Digital Economy PhD students* within the Network who are specifically accepted to attend this #CHInclusion workshop by the organisers.

CHI 2019 Financial Support for Students

The CHI 2019 website has also launched details of other potential sources of financial support for students wishing to attend the conference.

#CHInclusive #CHI2019


*In accordance with the DEN funding eligibility criteria and EPSRC research grant award terms and conditions.


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