ACM's annual conference on Computer-Human Interaction, CHI 2009, gets underway at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston on April 4. Sponsored by ACM's Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction (SIGCHI), the conference offers workshops and sessions on the global impact of mobile devices and new ways to use and improve access to digital technologies.
On April 6, Nokia Design's Jan Chipchase will give a presentation on the cultural dimensions of interactive design. There also will be a panel discussion on the common ground between designing food and the user experience. On April 7 there will be a presentation by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Fluid Interfaces Group on a wearable device that offers new ways to interact with the world. Another highlight for April 7 is a panel discussion on using mobile technologies to improve education for children worldwide.
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