Conference Programme at a Glance

Monday 2nd July 2018: 

  1. Doctoral Consortium
  2. Masterclass: Chatbot design and development

Tuesday 3rd July 2018: Workshops:

  1. Human Centred Design in Intelligent Environments
  2. Affective Computing
  3. Data, Virtual Interaction and Digital Health between China and UK
  4. Digital Technology and Older People: Facilitating and Encouraging Safe and Fun Adoption
  5. Qualitative Data Research in HCI

4th – 6th July 2018: Main British HCI conference

5th July 2018 (afternoon): Industry Track (talks from Google, IBM, Spotify, BBC etc.)

Social events:

3rd July 2018 – Evening Drinks Reception at Northern Ireland’s Immersive Lab (7pm)

4th July 2018 – Evening Drinks Reception – Belfast City Hall (7pm)

5th July 2018 – Evening Conference Dinner (7pm)


Evening Drinks Reception at Northern Ireland’s Immersive Lab


This will involve a drinks and food reception along with state of the art demos of VR and AR equipment, including:

Motion Capture suits
Green screen studio
Oculus Rift CV
HTC Vive
Range of mobile based VR solutions – Samsung Gear VR / Google Daydream
360 degree cameras ( hetaS / Gear360)
Depth Sensing cameras
Leap Motion devices
Subpac (haptic rumble (back) VR device)
Meta 2
FOVE etc.


Evening Drinks Reception – Belfast City Hall 


Important Dates

Call for Papers:
Open November 2017

Due date for submissions:
31 March 2018, 5pm (UK time)

Notification and feedback:
30 April 2018

Camera-ready versions due:
15 May 2018, 5pm (UK time)

Early bird registration deadline:
31 May 2018

Doctoral consortium:
2 July 2018:

3 July 2018:

Main conference:
4-6 July 2018