Mobile HCI
May 26, 2014

MobileHCI 2014 is the 16th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services and is the premier forum for innovations in mobile, portable and personal devices and with the services to which they enable access. MobileHCI brings together people from diverse areas and provides a multidisciplinary forum for academics, hardware and software developers, industry, designers and practitioners to discuss the challenges and potential solutions for effective interaction with and through mobile devices, applications, and services.Our conference will begin on Tuesday September the 23rd 2014 with our workshop,interactive tutorials and doctoral consortium. The main conference program follows on Wednesday September the 24th until Friday September the 26th with our papers program, demonstrations and mobile experiences, posters, design competition and industrial case studies. Conference chairs Dr. Sara Diamond (OCAD University) and Dr. Aaron Quigley (University of St Andrews) on behalf of Canada’s HCI community and mobile industries, OCAD University and the Graphics, Animation and New Media Network of Centres of Excellence (GRAND NCE) invite you to Toronto for MobileHCI 2014.
Register at http://mobilehci.acm.org/2014/

The Workshop
Workshop on Designing the Future of Mobile Healthcare Support
September 23, 2014. 
Organizers: Bhuvaneswari Arunachalan, OCAD University, Toronto,Canada
Sara Diamond, CIV-DDD, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada
Derek Reilly, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
See:  http://www2.ocad.ca/mobilehealthcare/ 

This workshop aims to discuss and develop ideas on how healthcare services, mobile technologies, and visual analytics techniques can be leveraged and contribute to new ways of mobile healthcare supportive system designs. Designing contemporary mobile support systems for healthcare support requires a clear understanding of information requirements, behaviors and basic needs of users. This workshop invites researchers, industry developers and providers and designers working in relevant fields to discuss, compare, and demonstrate effective design approaches that can be adopted to improve the designs of mobile support systems in healthcare. Workshop participants submit position papers of two to four pages in length for the workshop by May, 30, 2014 and papers will be chosen by the organizers. Please submit to barunachalan@ocadu.ca/.