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Professional organizations with a focus on HCI.

This category is for non-profit organizations, typically with an educational mandate. For commercial organizations, see COMPANIES. For research organizations, see LABORATORIES.

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ORGANIZATIONS : Professional organizations with a focus on HCI

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  1. ACM SIGACCESS: Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing United States, New York, New York, 1515 Broadway, 10036
    Sponsors an annual conference on assistive technologies (ASSETS).
  2. ACM SIGCHI: Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction United States, New York, New York, 1515 Broadway, 10036
    ACM sigchi_infodir@acm.org
    SIGCHI is the world's most prominent HCI group. Sponsored conferences: * CHI conference on Human Factors in Computing * CSCW: Computer Supported Cooperative Work * DIS: Designing Interactive Systems Co-Sponsored Conferences: * UIST: User Interface Software and Technology (SIGGRAPH) * GROUP: Supporting Group Work (SIGGROUP - disbanded 2005) * IUI: Intelligent User Interfaces (SIGART) The SIGCHI site has links to many mailing lists and publications.
  3. ACM SIGDOC: Special Interest Group on Design of Communication United States, New York, New York, 1515 Broadway, 10036
    ACM
    Sponsors an annual conference and publishes *Journal of Computer Documentation quarterly.
  4. ACM SIGGRAPH: Special Interest Group on Graphics United States, New York, New York, 1515 Broadway, 10036
    ACM
  5. ACM SIGGROUP: Special Interest Group on Supporting Group Work United States, New York, New York, 1515 Broadway, 10036
    2005-01-30 ACM
    SIGGROUP replaced SIGOIS (Office Information Systems). SIGGROUP was disbanded 30 January 2005. http://www.acm.org/sigs/siggroup/siggroupinfo.html
  6. ACM SIGIR: Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval United States, New York, New York, 1515 Broadway, 10036
    ACM
    SIGIR sponsors an annual conference on IR research.
  7. ACM SIGMM: Special Interest Group on Multimedia United States, New York, New York, 1515 Broadway, 10036
    ACM
    SIGMM sponsors an annual conference.
  8. ACM SIGWEB: Special Interest Group on Hypertext/Hypermedia and the Web United States, New York, New York, 1515 Broadway, 10036
    ACM
    SIGWEB (formerly SIGLINK) sponsors an annual conference on hypertext research.
  9. AFIHM: Association Francophone d'Interaction Homme-Machine French France, Paris
    L'Association Francophone de l'Interaction Homme-Machine (AFIHM) a pour but principal de promouvoir le savoir et les connaissances du domaine de l'Interaction Homme-Machine et des divers domaines concourants au savoir et aux connaissances facilitant la conception, la réalisation et l'évaluation des systèmes interactifs actuels et futurs.
  10. AIS SIGHCI: Association for Information Systems, Special Interest Group on HCI United States, New York, Syracuse
    Ping Zhang 2002-09-07 Syracuse University pzhang@syr.edu
    AIS SIGHCI is a forum for AIS members to discuss, develop, and promote issues, ideas and research studies involving the ways human interacts with tasks, information, and technologies, especially in the business, managerial, and organizational contexts.
  11. American Institute of Graphic Arts
  12. Asilomar Institute for Information Architecture
    2002-11-04
    The Asilomar Institute for Information Architecture (AIfIA) is a 501c6 non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to advancing and promoting information architecture.
  13. ASIS HCI: American Society for Information Science HCI Interest Group
  14. ASIS: American Society for Information Science United States, Maryland, Silver Springs, 8720 Georgia Ave., #501, 20910-3602
    The HCI SIG covers Human-Computer Interaction.
  15. Association for Women in Computing (AWC) United States, California, San Francisco, 41 Sutter Street, Suite 1006, 94104
    awc@awc-hq.org
    Promoting the advancement of women in the computing professions.
  16. BCAB: British Computer Association of the Blind
    2001-05-16
    BCAB is a UK organisation of visually impaired people who use information and communications technology. Our membership ranges from experienced computer professionals, to people who are beginning to explore the use of computers and technology for leisure, study or employment.
  17. BCS-HCI: British Computer Society Human-Computer Interaction Group
    1984- hci@bcs.org.uk
    The United Kingdom's main HCI group. It sponsors the annual People and Computers conference, published by Cambridge University Press and Springer Verlag under the copyright of the British Informatics Society. The BCS-HCI mailing list, includes the British HCI News Service. Send subscription requests to mailto:mailbase#mailbase.ac.uk.
  18. Belgian Laboratory of Computer-Human Interaction (BCHI) Belgium, Louvain-la-Neuve
    Jean Vanderdonckt 2002-12-07 Universite catholique de Louvain bchi@isys.ucl.ac.be
    The Belgian Laboratory of Computer-Human Interaction (BCHI) conducts research, development, and consulting services in the domain of user interface engineering, a domain between software engineering, human-computer interaction, and usability engineering.
  19. Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE)
    2007-07-14
    This site was created as a resource for obtaining information about BCPE and its certification programs. latest news and information on BCPE and ergonomics certification.
  20. British Computer Society (BCS) United Kingdom, England, Swindon
    The United Kingdom's main computer society.
  21. Cadius (online community for spanish speaking HCI professionals) Spanish Spain
    Javier Canada 2002-05-06 javier.canada@cadius.org
    Discussion list (and online community) for Spanish speaking HCI professionals.
  22. CFP: Computers, Freedom, and Privacy
    1991-
    CFP is the premier conference examining the intersection of policy, technology, and action. It will feature two days of events bringing together technologists, policy experts and activists in forums designed to engage the public and policymakers in discussions about the information society and the future of technology, innovation, and freedom.
  23. CIDM Conferences and Events
    2006-07-18 info@infomanagementcenter.com
    The Center for Information-Development Management (CIDM) brings together managers in the field of information development from across the US and internationally to facilitate the sharing of information about current trends, best practices, and developments within the industry, from information development to training and support.
  24. CM Pros: Content Management Professionals
    2011-12-22
    CM Pros is a collaborative community of practice advancing the field of content management. Its members reflect the cross-disciplinary nature of the field, and share a passion for managing content effectively.
  25. CogSci: Cognitive Science Society United States, Ohio, Cincinnati
    1998-08-17 cogsci@umich.edu
    The Cognitive Science publishes a journal and the proceedings of its annual conference.
  26. Complete web usability, quality standards, testing, evaluation, auditing and implementation professionals. Bangalore, India India, Bangalore
    Vidya Gopinath 2004-05-18 Websickle Usability Consulting vidya@websickle.com
    We help you profit from your web presence by reaching, attracting, converting and retaining maximum users cost effectively through usability, best practices, w3c quality standards and usage centered web designing.
  27. Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR) United States, California, Palo Alto
    CPSR is a global organization promoting the responsible use of computer technology. Founded in 1981, CPSR educates policymakers and the public on a wide range of issues. CPSR has incubated numerous projects such as Privaterra, the Public Sphere Project, EPIC (the Electronic Privacy Information Center), the 21st Century Project, the Civil Society Project, and the CFP (Computers, Freedom & Privacy) Conference. Originally founded by U.S. computer scientists, CPSR now has members in 26 countries on six continents.
  28. Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group Australia, ACT, Canberra
    info@chisig.org
  29. D-lib Program: Research in Digital Libraries
  30. Design Research Society
    2002-03-19 Design Research Society
    Our interests include: * recognising design as a creative act common to many disciplines * understanding research and its relationship with education and practice * advancing the theory and practice of design
  31. ERCIM: European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics France
    office@ercim.org
    "aims to foster collaborative work within the European research community and to increase co-operation with European industry."
  32. Ergonomics Society United Kingdom, Leicestershire, Loughborough
    The United Kingdom's main human factors/ergonomics society.
  33. Ergonomics Society of Australia Australia, ACT, Canberra
    esa@interact.net.au
  34. Europe Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
    2013-09-17
    The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Europe Chapter, is organised to serve the needs of the human factors profession in Europe. Its purpose is to promote and advance through the interchange of knowledge and methodology in the behavioural, biological, and physical sciences, the understanding of the human factors involved in, and the application of that understanding to the design, acquisition, and use of hardware, software, and personnel aspects of tools, devices, machines, equipment, computers, vehicles, systems, and artificial environments of all kinds.
  35. Findability Links
    Peter Morville 2004-05-25
    Findability refers to the quality of being locatable or navigable. At the item level, we can evaluate to what degree a particular object is easy to discover or locate. At the system level, we can analyze how well a physical or digital environment supports navigation and retrieval.
  36. HFES CEDM: Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making Technical Group
    HFES TG on cognitive engineering and decision making.
  37. HFES CSTG: Computer Systems Technical Group
    The most computer-oriented HFES technical group.
  38. HFES ETG: Educators' Professional Technical Group
    HFES TG on human factors education.
  39. HFES ITG: Internet Technical Group
    2001-02-25
    HFES TG on human factors of the Internet.
  40. HFES: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society United States, California, Santa Monica
    Primarily North American professional human factors engineering association.
  41. IAI: Information Architecture Institute
    2011-12-22
    We are working hard to build an international membership that connects people with diverse languages, cultures and perspectives. So far, we have over 2000 members from 60 countries. Our Board of Directors and Board of Advisors are comprised of individuals from six continents. Our Translations Initiative and Local Group Program serves to promote and extend our services to all corners of the world.
  42. IDC: Interaction Design for Children
    2010- IFIP TC13.2
    The general goals of the IDC conference are to better understand children's needs, and how to design for them, by presenting and discussing the most innovative research in the field of interaction design for children, by exhibiting the most recent developments in design and design methodologies, and by gathering the leading minds in the field of interaction design for children.
  43. IEEE Computer Society
    Publishes several magazines with HCI content.
  44. IEEE Professional Communications Society
  45. IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT)
  46. IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society
  47. IFIP TC13 Human-Computer Interaction
    IFIP
    Ubiquitous computing is now pervading all aspects of human life. People expect interactive technology to be adaptive, relevant and able to handle synchronous and asynchronous social interaction. Usability, acceptability, universal accessibility and user satisfaction are all current research areas within HCI.
  48. IIID: International Institute for Information Design
    2011-12-22
    The International Institute for Information Design (IIID) was founded to develop research and practice in optimizing information and information systems for knowledge transfer in everyday life, business, education and science. The main concern of the International Institute for Information Design (IIID) is to contribute to a better understanding within the human community with respect to cultural and economic issues by means of improved visual and other forms of communication. Special attention is paid to the potential of graphic information design to overcome both social and language barriers.
  49. Industrial Design Society of America
    2001-01-08 idsa@idsa.org
  50. International Interactive Communications Society (IICS) United States, California, Fremont, 39355 California Street, Suite 307, 94538
    worldhq@iics.org
    Cutting edge, new media, etc.
  51. iSchools Caucus
    2011-11-04
    The iSchools are interested in the relationship between information, people and technology. This is characterized by a commitment to learning and understanding the role of information in human endeavors. The iSchools take it as given that expertise in all forms of information is required for progress in science, business, education, and culture. This expertise must include understanding of the uses and users of information, as well as information technologies and their applications.
  52. IxDA: Interaction Design Association English United States, worldwide
    2005-12-08 Interaction Design Association publicrelations@ixda.org
    The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) is a non-profit professional organization whose focus is promoting both the field of interaction design and the interests of an international community of practitioners, managers, educators, and students of interaction design.
  53. LITA: Universal Accessibility Interest Group
    2012-07-25 ALA: American Library Association
    The Universal Accessibility Interest Group is intended as a resource and discussion forum about library disability service issues such as web accessibility, assistive technology, reference and instruction for users with disabilities, and any other disability issues of interest to participants.
  54. Natural Interaction Homepage Italy, Florence
    Alessandro Valli 2003-03-18 Media Integration and Communication Center, University of Florence valli@micc.unifi.it
    Natural interaction research is related to the study and development of systems and methods to allow people to interact with computers and machines in a simple, natural and satisfactory way.
  55. Open Group (X/Open)
  56. OpenUsability English Germany, Berlin
    Jan Muehlig 2008-05-08 OpenUsability e.V. jan@openusability.org
    Open Usability. OpenUsability is an initiative that promotes usability in free and open source software (F/OSS) development. Aiming to become an online community that connects usability people and F/OSS developers, provides usability resources and a platform to discuss usability issues on a expert level, OpenUsability today is a group of people who share the same mindset of an "Open Usability": Make usability transparent, share methods and best practices, and support open source software.
  57. Pliant Research
    "a group of researchers interested in the mismatch between the rigidity of current computing technology and the richness of human lives and practices."
  58. RoCHI: Romania SIGCHI Chapter Romania, Bucharest
    Costin Pribeanu 2001-09-12 pribeanu@acm.org
    ACM/SIGCHI local sig chapter in Romania
  59. SIGCHI BayCHI: San Francisco Bay Area United States, California, San Francisco
    1990-11-01 chi-BayCHI@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  60. SIGCHI BulSIGCHI: Bulgaria Bulgaria, Sofia
    1997-10-27 chi-Bulgaria@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  61. SIGCHI CapCHI: Ottawa SIGCHI Canada, Ontario, Ottawa
    1991-10-01 chi-CapCHI@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  62. SIGCHI CHIA: CHI Atlanta United States, Georgia, Atlanta
    chi-Atlanta@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  63. SIGCHI CHIFOO: Portland, Oregon United States, Oregon, Portland
    1991-06-00 chi-CHIFOO@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter (Computer-Human Interaction Forum of Oregon)
  64. SIGCHI Czech SIGCHI Czech Republic, Praque
    1998-04-28 chi-Prague@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  65. SIGCHI GatewayCHI: St. Louis, Missouri United States, Missouri, St. Louis
    1998-09-02 chi-St-Louis@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  66. SIGCHI GB/SIGCHI Greater Boston United States, Massachusetts, Boston
    1989-09-01 chi-GBSIGCHI@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  67. SIGCHI Italy Italy, Bari
    1996-04-24 chi-Italy@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  68. SIGCHI Lone Star SIGCHI United States, Texas, Dallas
    1993-02-00 chi-LoneStar@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  69. SIGCHI MosCHI: Moscow SIGCHI Russia, Moscow
    1995-06-01 chi-MosCHI@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  70. SIGCHI NL Netherlands, Amsterdam
    1997-07-15 chi-nederland@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  71. SIGCHI NUCHI Northern Utah SIGCHI United States, Utah, Provo
    1993-03-01 chi-NUCHI@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  72. SIGCHI Puget Sound SIGCHI United States, Washington, Seattle
    1991-03-01 chi-PSSIGCHI@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  73. SIGCHI SwissCHI: Switzerland Switzerland, Zurich
    1997-12-12 chi-Switzerland@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter and Special interest group of the Swiss Informaticians Society.
  74. SIGCHI ToRCHI: Toronto Region ACM SIGCHI Canada, Ontario, Toronto
    1991-03-01 chi-ToRCHI@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  75. SIGCHI Toulouse France, Toulouse
    1996-07-15 chi-Toulouse@acm.org
    ACM SIGCHI Local Chapter
  76. SIGCHI: South Africa Chapter
    2001-01-17
    Prospective chapter
  77. STC: Society for Technical Communication
    The Society for Technical Communication is a non-profit membership organization dedication to the promotion of all aspects of Technical Communication
  78. STC: Society for Technical Communication AccessAbility SIG
    2006-02-16
  79. STC: Society for Technical Communication Usability SIG
  80. STIMDI: Swedish Interdisciplinary Interest Group for Human-Computer Interaction
    This page is in Swedish, with a link to English content.
  81. Universal Usability
    2001-01-04 brad_m@unity.ncsu.edu
    Universal usability involves understanding how users attempt to accomplish tasks using a variety of technologies in different organizational and social contexts.
  82. Usabilité Québec - usability professional's association French Canada, Quebec, Montreal
    2006-02-01 Usabilité Québec info@utilisabilitequebec.org
    Regroupement des professionnels de l'utilisabilité. Chapitre québecois - usability professional's association
  83. Usability Professionals' Association (UPA) - Minnesota United States, Minnesota, Minneapolis / St. Paul (Twin Cities)
    Lyle Kantrovich 2002-05-04 Usability Professionals' Association lyle_kantrovich@bigfoot.com
    UPA-MN was the first local chapter of the Usability Professionals' Association. Holds monthly meetings and events. Visitors welcome!
  84. USABILITYMATTERS.ORG India, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad
    Kaladhar Bapu 2004-08-10 Usabilitymatters.org kbapu@yahoo.com
    This is a group of desingers and design sensitive users from India to fight the battle for Usability. It discusses issues, events and develepments related to Usability of everyday things, Bad designs and Human-Computer Interface (HCI). This organization was founded by Kaladhar Bapu.
  85. User Experience Professionals' Association (UXPA) United States
    2012-08-03 office@upassoc.org
    The UXPA is a membership organization of professionals in usability, user experience and related fields.
  86. User Modeling Inc.
    "The primary purpose of the organization is to sponsor an international conference on user modeling every two years."
  87. Utilisabilité Québec French Canada, Quebec, Montreal
    2011-12-11 UPA - Montreal info@utilisabilitequebec.org
    Le mandat du chapitre montréalais du "Usability Professionals' Association" est de favoriser le developpement et la promotion de la pratique professionnelle en matière d'ergonomie cognitive et d'utilisabilité.
  88. UXnet: User Experience Network
    2011-12-22
    This is an archive of information about the User Experience Network. We want to save the pieces that have long-term value and will still help the user experience community in the years ahead. If you have a suggestion for something else to put in these archives, send us your thoughts via email: archive at uxnet.org . For many years, we syndicated a subset of content from Putting People First: that blog, and its archives, is still around.
  89. Web Indexing Special Interest Group
    Heather Hedden 2005-02-17 Web Indexing SIG of the American Society of Indexers heather@hedden.net
    Information and resources about human-created indexes, such as A-Z indexes, for web sites to facilitate searching within a site.
  90. Worldwide Institute of Software Architects United States, Georgia, Kennesaw
    wwisa@wwisa.org
    "a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to accelerate the establishment of the profession of software architecture and to provide information and services to software architects and their clients"

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