people at the center connecting with technology

Register for the FORUM
Register for the FORUM and CHI2004 immediately following, and get the discounted rate.

Consult the rate chart with deadlines for early registration.

Ready to register now? Registration for the FORUM is part of the larger CHI2004 registration process. See CHI2004 Registration for details. You may register for the FORUM only, or include it with your CHI2004 General Conference registration for a discount.
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People at the Center: Connecting with Technology
The CHI2004 | ICSID FORUM is an inaugural event designed to forge new ties among specialists in digital interaction and industrial design or product design.

In addition to enjoying our internationally recognized Keynote speaker and participating in the Design Collaboration, you will hear several Design Sketches selected to inspire dialog among attendees.

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S. Joy Mountford - Keynote Speaker
S. Joy Mountford - FORUM Keynote Speaker
What interaction designers can learn from industrial designers
The look and feel of the best experienced products will necessitate quality product designers and interaction designers working alongside each other.

FORUM Design Collaboration
Join CHI and ID professionals in an intensive two-day hands-on exercise. Working in small multi-disciplinary teams, FORUM participants will engage in a rapid, user-centered-design process with a Vienna-based user population invited to attend and assist.

Forum Schedule
Day 1 (Sunday, April 25)
9:00 Welcome
9:30 Keynote - S. Joy Mountford
10:30 Break
10:45 Introduce Collaboration
11:30 Design Sketch 1
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Design Sketch 2
14:30 Collaboration 2 (work session)

(working groups invited to continue into evening)

Day 2 (Monday, April 26)
9:00 Welcome, Review of Day 1
9:30 Collaboration (cont’d)
11:15 Break
11:30 Design Sketch 3
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Collaboration (cont’d)
15:30 Break
15:45 Presentation of Collaborative work / Evaluation