International Workshop on Human-Engaged Computing 2021

Author: Lancy LAN

Monday, March 21, 2021


The Center for Human-Engaged Computing (CHEC) will organize an international workshop on Human-Engaged Computing (IWHEC 2021). The workshop will be convened online via ZOOM and it will be open to all audiences around the world through webcasts and/or live-streaming platforms.

The aim of this workshop is to rethink the relationship between humans and computers. The workshop will strive to achieve a common platform to advance various idea exchanges around the world, resulting in the evolution of a stronger workforce in order to create a better world to live in. We are inviting distinguished speakers from around the world and from several domains such as human-computer interaction, brain science, computer science, AI, engaged human, engaging technology, design so on.


Invited Speakers:

1) Jonathan Grudin, Microsoft Research, United States Title: Engaging with a Virtual Companion

2) Gilbert Cockton, University of Sunderland, United States
Title: Engaging Humanities with Worthwhile Computing

3) Prof. Hong Z. Tan, Purdue University, United States
Title: The Science and Art of Conveying Information through Touch for Human-Engaged Computing

4) Prof. Gloria Mark, University of California, Irvine
Title: 47 Seconds of Focus: Distractions, Stress and Productivity in our Digital Experience

5) Prof. Anirudha Joshi, IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay, India Title: Designing for and with Emergent Users

1) Miwako Doi, NICT(National Institute of Information and Communications Technology), Japan
Title: Interaction with Data-driven Society

7) Kazuhisa Shibata, RIKEN Center for Brain Science, Japan Title: Perceptual and Cognitive Changes Induced by Decoded Neurofeedback

8) Abhishek Gupta, Montreal AI Ethics Institute, Canada Title: Designing for Humans: Getting Responsible AI in Practice

9) Prof. Fang You, Tongji University, China
Title: Design Guidelines for the Size and Length of Chinese Characters Displayed in the Intelligent Vehicle's Central Console Interface

10) Jian Zhao, University of Waterloo, Canada Title: Support Effective Decision Making by Engaging Humans with Predictive Models via Interactive Visualization

11) Johanna Schmidt, VRVis Research-GmbH, Austria Title: Data visualization literacy as a key for data understanding

12) Prof. Ying-Qing Xu, Tsinghua University, China Title: Social Responsibility of Design Innovation

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