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Published on September 20, 2008

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UbiComp 2008 Town Hall Joe McCarthy Strands Labs Seattle Chair, UbiComp Steering Committee

Topics not to Discuss (here) What is the scope of ubicomp? Which UbiComp had the coolest logo / shirts? Who was that Wark Meiser guy, anyway? What time is dinner?

What is the scope of ubicomp?

Which UbiComp had the coolest logo / shirts?

Who was that Wark Meiser guy, anyway?

What time is dinner?

Topics to Discuss UbiComp 2008 Closing Panel UbiComp Steering Committee UbiComp 2009, 2010, … ACM Sponsorship (2009+) Reintroduction of Notes Digital vs. Print proceedings Dates, times, tracks Other … (“start / stop / continue”) Hard stop @ 18:30 (30 min. before reception)

UbiComp 2008 Closing Panel

UbiComp Steering Committee

UbiComp 2009, 2010, …

ACM Sponsorship (2009+)

Reintroduction of Notes

Digital vs. Print proceedings

Dates, times, tracks

Other … (“start / stop / continue”)

Hard stop @ 18:30 (30 min. before reception)

 

Off to a slow start…

Slides worth N*1000 words?

SlideShare.net “ YouTube for Powerpoint” An example: Jakob Bardram’s “Art of Doing a Ph.D.” (from last year’s Doctoral Colloquium)

Posterity: Presentations & Photos Last year’s tag: ubicomp2007 This year’s tag: ubicomp2008 www.slideshare.net www.flickr.com

UbiComp 2008 Closing Panel The Past, Present and Future of UbiComp Wednesday, 16:15-17:45 Moderator: Dongman Lee (ICU) Panelists: Gregory Abowd (Georgia Tech) General Chair 2001, Prog. Co-Chair 2007 Lars Erik Holmquist (Mobile Life Center) General Chair 2002 Eric Paulos (Carnegie Mellon Univ.) Demonstrations Co-Chair 2003 Albrecht Schmidt (Univ. of Duisburg-Essen) Program Co-Chair 2003 Hide Tokuda (Keio Univ) General Chair 2005

The Past, Present and Future of UbiComp

Wednesday, 16:15-17:45

Moderator: Dongman Lee (ICU)

Panelists:

Gregory Abowd (Georgia Tech)

General Chair 2001, Prog. Co-Chair 2007

Lars Erik Holmquist (Mobile Life Center)

General Chair 2002

Eric Paulos (Carnegie Mellon Univ.)

Demonstrations Co-Chair 2003

Albrecht Schmidt (Univ. of Duisburg-Essen)

Program Co-Chair 2003

Hide Tokuda (Keio Univ)

General Chair 2005

UbiComp Steering Committee “ Who died and left you in charge?” Town Hall 2007 Currently: General & Program Chairs from past 5 years 19 members (at most 10 “active”) Unofficial chair (of unofficial committee) Proposed: smaller, more formalized (nomination, voting) Pervasive Steering Committee model (7 members) At least one member on both Pervasive & UbiComp SCs 6

“ Who died and left you in charge?”

Town Hall 2007

Currently:

General & Program Chairs from past 5 years

19 members (at most 10 “active”)

Unofficial chair (of unofficial committee)

Proposed:

smaller, more formalized (nomination, voting)

Pervasive Steering Committee model (7 members)

At least one member on both Pervasive & UbiComp SCs

Future UbiComp conferences UbiComp 2009: Orlando, October General Chair: Sumi Helal, Univ. Florida Preview @ Closing Remarks (17:45 Wed.) UbiComp 2010: two interested parties “ Tradition”: International cycle 2009: North America; 2010: Europe; 2011: Asia Conference Committee positions available…

UbiComp 2009:

Orlando, October

General Chair: Sumi Helal, Univ. Florida

Preview @ Closing Remarks (17:45 Wed.)

UbiComp 2010: two interested parties

“ Tradition”: International cycle

2009: North America; 2010: Europe; 2011: Asia

Conference Committee positions available…

ACM Sponsorship UbiComp has been independent, but “in cooperation with” ACM Financial burden on General Chairs Will be “sponsored by” ACM starting in 2009 Co-sponsored by SIGCHI and SIGMOBILE

UbiComp has been independent, but “in cooperation with” ACM

Financial burden on General Chairs

Will be “sponsored by” ACM starting in 2009

Co-sponsored by SIGCHI and SIGMOBILE

Reintroduction of Notes Offered by other conferences CHI, CSCW, UIST, … Last offered at UbiComp in 2003 Changes: 4 pages vs. 10 pages (Full Papers) … vs. 10 / 16 pp (LNCS) Full Papers & Notes reviewed by same committee No Full Papers conditionally accepted as Notes Challenges: Differentiating Full Papers from Notes in CfP Relatively low acceptance rate this year

Offered by other conferences

CHI, CSCW, UIST, …

Last offered at UbiComp in 2003

Changes:

4 pages vs. 10 pages (Full Papers) … vs. 10 / 16 pp (LNCS)

Full Papers & Notes reviewed by same committee

No Full Papers conditionally accepted as Notes

Challenges:

Differentiating Full Papers from Notes in CfP

Relatively low acceptance rate this year

Digital vs. Printed Proceedings Printed proceedings Advantages: tangibility, ability to leaf through papers, … Disadvantages: costs (financial + environmental), extra lead time, getting them home (luggage restrictions) Proposal: Digital UbiComp 2009 Proceedings DVD or USB drive Can order printed proceedings to be shipped after the conference Precedents: CHI 2008, …

Printed proceedings

Advantages: tangibility, ability to leaf through papers, …

Disadvantages: costs (financial + environmental), extra lead time, getting them home (luggage restrictions)

Proposal: Digital UbiComp 2009 Proceedings

DVD or USB drive

Can order printed proceedings to be shipped after the conference

Precedents:

CHI 2008, …

Dates & Times Dates: Sunday – Wednesday in the fall Workshops & Doctoral Colloquium: Sunday Technical Program: Monday – Wednesday Times: Paper / Notes slots: (22 & 11 minutes)

Dates: Sunday – Wednesday in the fall

Workshops & Doctoral Colloquium: Sunday

Technical Program: Monday – Wednesday

Times:

Paper / Notes slots: (22 & 11 minutes)

Tracks & Categories Single vs. multiple track conference Participation categories Paper, Notes Demos, Posters, Videos, Panels, Keynotes Workshops, Doctoral Colloquium Other?

Single vs. multiple track conference

Participation categories

Paper, Notes

Demos, Posters, Videos,

Panels, Keynotes

Workshops, Doctoral Colloquium

Other?

Other topics? Stop : what didn’t you like at UbiComp 2008? Start : what would you like to add in 2009? Continue : what did you like this year? Also: general or specific questions, comments, suggestions But: please be brief! Or talk to me, other SC members afterward

Stop : what didn’t you like at UbiComp 2008?

Start : what would you like to add in 2009?

Continue : what did you like this year?

Also: general or specific questions, comments, suggestions

But: please be brief!

Or talk to me, other SC members afterward

Thanks! UbiComp 2008 Conference Dinner @ 19:00 Jangbogo Hall Additional questions, comments, suggestions: [email_address] [email_address]

UbiComp 2008 Conference Dinner @ 19:00

Jangbogo Hall

Additional questions, comments, suggestions:

[email_address]

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