Ongoing Projects and Volunteers

Dear ICACHI members,

With this email, we would like to update you on items discussed in the first quarterly ICACHI board meeting. If you are interested in participating / volunteering for any of the projects led by the board members, feel free to contact them.

- Xiangshi Ren gave a report on promoting ICACHI and the progress so far
- Huawei Tu presented the ICACHI 2013~2014 financial report
- Xiaojuan Ma summarized the ICACHI office work and people in charge
- Each board member updated on their projects:
  + Xiangshi Ren: ICACHI vision report
  + Wei Liu: Shanghai / Tongji Design Week (10/10/2014~10/17/2014)
  + Zhiyong Fu: open research platform, website under development
  + Xiaojuan Ma: SIGGRAPH Asia workshop on creativity, workshop program under development
  + Xiaojun Bi: Chinese CHI2015 paper co-chair
  + Huawei Tu: IDHF symposium in November in Japan
  + Wei Li and Li Liu: Chinese CHI2015 student design competition
  + Shengming Wang: start a Chinese CHI Journal
  + Chunyuan Liao: promote academic and industry collaborations
  + Shengdong Zhao: HCI education in Asia
- Henry Duh and Xiaojun Bi gave an update on the Chinese CHI 2015 planning work
  + as a two-day workshop, multi-language track of CHI2015
  + registration fee handled by CHI2015, membership fee handled by ICACHI separately
  + keynote speakers: CHI + Chinese established researchers
  + budget: 1700 ~ 1800 USD
  + deadline: end of 12/2014, notification end of 1/2015, camera-ready mid 2/2015
  + submission format: 4~10 page papers + posters, ACM digital library
  + submission number: 50 papers estimated; submission system
- Xiangshi Ren proposed possible location and collaborators of Chinese CHI2016 (Hangzhou, hope to work with with CCF, UPA China)
- Schedule a time for the next board meeting (Mid Nov. 2014)