Interact 2011

Call for Submissions

INTERACT 2011 solicits submissions in a broad range of categories, addressing all aspects of Human-Computer Interaction. Submissions are welcome in the form of long and short research papers; workshop, tutorial, panel and special interest group proposals; industrial reports; interactive experience posters; organizational overviews, and applications to join the doctoral consortium and the student design competition.


Submission Categories

Submissions are invited in the following track categories:

  • Full Research Papers
  • Short Papers
  • Special Interest Groups
  • Panels
  • Interactive posters
  • Demonstrations
  • Doctoral Consortium
  • Industrial Programme
  • Workshops
  • Tutorials
  • Student Design Competition
  • Organizational Overviews

Submission Formats

All submissions in all categories must follow the Springer Lecture Notes template for Microsoft Word (.doc files only). Papers that do not follow the template will be excluded from the conference proceedings. The maximum paper length, as defined in the various submission categories, will be automatically enforced by the conference submission system. For your convenience, a template for Microsoft Word (.doc) is provided for direct download.

For all tracks, the versions submitted for review must be uploaded in .PDF format. Where appropriate, videos accompanying paper submissions must be in .MOV format, playable by the standard QuickTime player, and may not exceed 20 MB in size. Any questions regarding the formatting and uploading of submissions should be directed to:

Papers should be submitted via the conference submission system, located at

Instructions to authors:

Authors of accepted full paper MUST upload together with their final version of the paper (on PCS), a proceedings copyright form for the inclusion of the paper in the proceedings and a video copyright form for allowing the potential taping and broadcasting of their presentation.

Language of Conference

INTERACT 2011 is an international conference and all submissions will be peer-reviewed by an international panel of experts. English is the official conference language, and all submissions must be in English.

Important Dates

Full Research Papers:

  • Abstract submission deadline: 10 January 2011
  • Paper submission deadline: 24 January 2011
  • Rebuttal period: 7-13 March 2011
  • Acceptance notification: 28 March 2011
  • Final version deadline: 18 April 2011

Tutorial Proposals and Workshop Proposals:

  • Submission deadline: 21 March 2011
  • Acceptance notification: 23 April 2011
  • Final version deadline: 6 June 2011

Short Papers, Industrial Program, Doctoral Consortium, Interactive Experiences, SIGs, Panels, Organizational Overviews, Interactive Posters, Student Design Competition:

  • Submission deadline: 7 April 2011
  • Acceptance notification: 30 May 2011
  • Final version deadline: 13 June 2011


Topics for contributions include (but are not limited to):

Methods, Tools and Processes for Interface/Interaction Design, Modelling and Evaluation, including:

  • Accessibility and Usability
  • Affective HCI, Emotion, Motivational Aspects
  • Evaluation Methods / Usability Evaluation
  • Human Factors and HCI
  • Human Error and Safety
  • Mobility / Mobile Accessibility / Mobile devices
  • Model-Based Design of Interactive Systems
  • Tools for Design, Modelling, Evaluation
  • Usability and Software / Enterprise Engineering
  • User Modelling
  • User Experience based approaches
  • Visualization Techniques

Cross-cultural and Social Issues, including

  • Developing Local Content or Interaction Design Capacity
  • ICT in Social Development - Interaction Design for Developing Regions
  • International and Cultural Aspects of HCI
  • HCI for Offshore Software Development

Specific Application Areas, including:

  • Adaptive Interfaces
  • Augmented Reality and Tangible User Interfaces
  • Child-Computer Interfaces
  • Context-Dependent Systems
  • End-User Development and Adaptation
  • Fun / Aesthetic Design
  • HCI and Web 2.0
  • HCI Education
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Human-Work Interaction Design
  • Interaction with Small or Large Displays
  • Multi-Modal Interfaces
  • Multi-User Interaction / Cooperation
  • Novel User Interfaces and Interaction Techniques
  • Social Media / Social Networks
  • Usable Privacy and Security
  • Technology in Healthcare
  • Ubiquitous and Context-Aware Computing
  • User Interfaces for Safety Critical Systems
  • User Interfaces for Web Applications, e-Government

And other topics of relevance to HCI


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    September 7th to 9th, 2011

Workshops and Tutorials
    September 5th and 6th, 2011

Early-bird registration
    July 15th, 2011

Short paper submission

    April 7th, 2011

Full paper submission

    January 24th, 2011 (paper)

    January 10th, 2011 (abstract)

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