Welcome to UIST 2019

The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) is the premier forum for innovations in human-computer interfaces. Sponsored by ACM special interest groups on computer-human interaction (SIGCHI) and computer graphics (SIGGRAPH), UIST brings together people from diverse areas including graphical & web user interfaces, tangible & ubiquitous computing, virtual & augmented reality, multimedia, new input & output devices, and CSCW. The intimate size and intensive program make UIST an ideal opportunity to exchange research results and ideas.

Updates

10/23/2019

Bye USIT 2019. Hello, UIST 2020!

10/20/2019

URM lunch is on Monday and women's lunch is on Tuesday.

10/20/2019

Proceedings and adjunct proceedings are published.

10/08/2019

09/01/2019

Program is available

08/10/2019

Learn about the diversity of UIST 2019

08/07/2019

Registration is open.

08/01/2019

Read about the efforts to improve sustainability of UIST

07/30/2019

Elizabeth Gerber and Cristina Lopes will be keynote speakers

07/27/2019

Student Innovation Contest extended to August 2nd

UIST 2019 Overview

UIST 2019 Teaser

Moments at UIST 2019

Awards

UIST 2019 Lasting Impact Award

Interactive Beautification: A Technique for Rapid Geometric Design
Takeo Igarashi, Satoshi Matsuoka, Sachiko Kawachiya, Hidehiko Tanaka

A Suggestive Interface for 3D Drawing
Takeo Igarashi and John F. Hughes

Awarded for a body of work pioneering the concept of suggestive interfaces.

Best Paper Award

TipText: Eyes-Free Text Entry on a Fingertip Keyboard
Zheer Xu, Pui Chung Wong, Jun Gong, Te-Yen Wu, Aditya Nittala, Xiaojun Bi, Jürgen Steimle, Hongbo Fu, Kening Zhu, Xing-Dong Yang

Soft Inkjet Circuits: Rapid Multi-Material Fabrication of Soft Circuits using a Commodity Inkjet Printer
Arshad Khan, Joan Sol Roo, Tobias Kraus, Jürgen Steimle

Photo-Chromeleon: Re-Programmable Multi-Color Textures Using Photochromic Dyes
Yuhua Jin, Isabel Qamar, Michael Wessely, Aradhana Adhikari, Katarina Bulovic, Parinya Punpongsanon, Stefanie Mueller

Best Paper Honorable Mention

MeCap: Whole-Body Digitization for Low-Cost VR/AR Headsets
Karan Ahuja, Chris Harrison, Mayank Goel, Robert Xiao

Unakite: Scaffolding Developers’ Decision-Making Using the Web
Michael Xieyang Liu, Jane Hsieh, Nathan Hahn, Angelina Zhou, Emily Deng, Shaun Burley, Cynthia Taylor, Aniket Kittur, Brad Myers

TilePoP: Tile-type Pop-up Prop for Virtual Reality
Shan-Yuan Teng, Cheng-Lung Lin, Chi-huan Chiang, Tzu-Sheng Kuo, Liwei Chan, Da-Yuan Huang, Bing-Yu Chen

Best Demo Award

BubBowl: Display Vessel using Electrolysis Bubbles on Drinkable Beverages
Ayaka Ishii and Itiro Siio

Best Demo Honorable Mention

LeviProps: Animating Levitated Optimized Fabric Structures Using Holographic Acoustic Tweezers
Rafael Morales González, Asier Marzo, Sriram Subramanian, Diego Martinez-Plasencia

CapstanCrunch: A Haptic VR Controller with User-supplied Force Feedback
Mike Sinclair, Mar Gonzalez Franco, Eyal Ofek, Christian Holz

Sketch-n-Sketch: Output-Directed Programming for SVG
Brian Hempel, Justin Lubin, Ravi Chugh

Best Talk Award

Photo-Chromeleon: Re-Programmable Multi-Color Textures Using Photochromic Dyes
Yuhua Jin, Isabel Qamar, Michael Wessely, Aradhana Adhikari, Katarina Bulovic, Parinya Punpongsanon, Stefanie Mueller

Best Talk Honorable Mention

GhostAR: A Time-space Editor for Embodied Authoring of Human-Robot Collaborative Task with Augmented Reality
Yuanzhi Cao, Tianyi Wang, Xun Qian, Pawan Rao, Manav Wadhawan, Ke Huo, Karthik Ramani

TilePoP: Tile-type Pop-up Prop for Virtual Reality
Shan-Yuan Teng, Cheng-Lung Lin, Chi-huan Chiang, Tzu-Sheng Kuo, Liwei Chan, Da-Yuan Huang, Bing-Yu Chen

Student Innovation Contest

Jury's Choice Award

Team Visionaries (Dennis Dietz, Stefan Langer, Kyrill Schmid, Daniel Neumann, Felix Dietz)

Jury's Choice Honorable Mention

Team MountainSoil (Keitaro Tsuchiya, Hiroo Yamamura, Daisuke Yamamoto)

Team Greens (Shou-En Tsai, Shang-Hsun Lu, Hsin-Yu Yao)

People's Choice Award

Team Greens (Shou-En Tsai, Shang-Hsun Lu, Hsin-Yu Yao)

People's Choice Honorable Mention

Team MountainSoil (Keitaro Tsuchiya, Hiroo Yamamura, Daisuke Yamamoto)

Platinum Sponsors

Contribution of $20,000 or more

Silver Sponsors

Contribution of $10,000 or more

Bronze Sponsors

Contribution of $5,000 or more

See the full list of sponsors...

Keynote Speakers

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ABSTRACT

Nobel laureate, Herb Simon described design as changing existing situations into preferred situations. But Simon did not specify a medium by which we must design. As a technologist tackling challenges, I often over-rely on technology as my medium and limit my potential for impact. We can design technology, but we can also design services, processes, and organizations and much more. By more broadly understanding the media by which we can design, we can more systematically build the future in which we want to live.

BIO

Technology is changing who, how, and when people work together. Elizabeth Gerber works at the intersection of computer science, design, and organizational behavior to understand and design the future of work. More...

Liz is the Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence, Director of the Design Research Cluster at Northwestern University and Faculty Founder of Design for America, winner of Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt’s Institutional Achievement Award. Liz co-directs the Delta Lab whose mission is to create technology-based systems to enhance learning and collaboration. Gerber has received awards for her work from the National Science Foundation, Joyce, MacArthur and Mozilla Foundations, Microsoft, and Adobe. Her work has been featured in such venues as the Wall Street Journal, NPR, ABC, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Fast Company. Prior to joining Northwestern, Liz worked across the toy, transportation, and medical industries. Liz earned her Ph.D. in Management Science and Engineering and M.S. in Product Design at Stanford University.
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ABSTRACT

For the past 40 years, research communities have embraced a culture that relies heavily on physical meetings of people from around the world: we present our most important work in conferences, we meet our peers in conferences, we even make life-long friends in conferences. More...

Also at the same time, a broad scientific consensus has emerged that warns that human emissions of greenhouse gases are warming the earth. For many of us, travel to conferences may be a substantial or even dominant part of our individual contribution to climate change. A single round-trip flight from Paris to New Orleans emits the equivalent of about 2.5 tons of carbon dioxide (CO2e) per passenger, which is a significant fraction of the total yearly emissions for an average resident of the US or Europe. Moreover, these emissions have no near-term technological fix, since jet fuel is difficult to replace with renewable energy sources.

In this talk, I want to first raise awareness of the conundrum we are in by relying so heavily in air travel for our work. I will present some of the possible solutions that go from adopting small, incremental changes to radical ones. The talk focuses on one of the radical alternatives: virtual conferences. The technology for them is almost here and, for some time, I have been part of one community that organizes an annual conference in a virtual environment. Virtual conferences present many interesting research and development challenges that should inspire the UIST community, in particular. I hope my talk will do so.

BIO

Cristina (Crista) Lopes is a Professor in the School of Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, with research interests in Programming Languages, Software Engineering, and Distributed Virtual Environments. She is an IEEE Fellow, an ACM Distinguished Scientist, a twice-elected member of the SIGPLAN Executive Committee, and Editor in Chief of The Art, Science, and Engineering of Programming. She is the recipient of the 2016 Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest for her work in the OpenSimulator virtual world platform.

New Orleans

The French Quarter

ACM UIST 2019 will be held in New Orleans, United States from October 20th to October 23rd, 2019. The conference hotel Royal Sonesta is right at the center of New Orleans, on Bourbon Street. Book your room now!
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130, USA

source: https://www.neworleans.com/

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