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SIGCHI Officers: President * - Julie Jacko Past President* - Joe Konstan Executive Vice President * - Mary Czerwinski Vice President for Finance * - Fred.

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1 SIGCHI Officers: President * - Julie Jacko Past President* - Joe Konstan Executive Vice President * - Mary Czerwinski Vice President for Finance * - Fred Sampson Vice President for Membership and Communications * – A.J. Brush Vice President at Large * and VP for Publications - Dan Olsen Vice President at Large * and VP for Education & Curriculum - Paula Kotze Vice President for Conferences - Dennis Wixon / Gerrit van der Veer (7/07) Vice President for Operations - John Scooter Morris Vice President Chapters – Elizabeth Churchill Bulletin Editor - Brian Bailey *Elected 2007 Program Review Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction

2 Membership Members 4,598 total –3,445 professionals –422 students –729 affiliates –2 institutional Increase in professional and affiliate members. Decrease in students. Retention 2006: Total = 67%, 1 st year= 37%, 2+years = 82% Chapters 3,427 professional members, on 5 continents and 28 chapters 214 student members (U.S.)

3 Fund Balance $802,326 for FY 2006 Increasing and exceeded required balance for FY 2006 Will meet increased requirement for FY 2007 Solid recovery from prior deficit Conferences CHI again returning solid surplus Attendance increasing each year Membership rebounding to pre-crash levels Finances (2007 Projected)

4 CHI Conference History : Conference attendance declined approximately 40% from : Conferences lost approximately 300K each : Attendance stabilizes and costs reduced so conferences return ACM allocation and begin to return surpluses CHI 2006 Model is changed (5 days), tutorials/courses folded into conference, broader outreach to communities while retaining traditional audience Fees increased by around $200 Attendance increases (up 50% from 2003), satisfaction continues at traditional levels (90% report that conference was worth the money) Status of Upcoming Conferences 2007: Submissions rate remains high in traditional areas, some new areas show strong growth (notes, experience, tutorials); sponsorship exceeds budget and still growing; registration opens at end of month 2008: Florence, Italy - committee formation and budget underway

5 Publications interactions Magazine for practitioners TOCHI – addresses the needs of researchers The CHI conference proceedings + very strong smaller conferences Digital Library – SIGCHI percent of all SIG downloads –8.87% in FY 2006 (first of all SIGs) –8.75% in FY 2005 (third of all SIGs)

6 Benefits Profile Member Benefits Provided to SIGCHI Members: Subscription to interactions magazine, published six times per year On-line subscription to SIGCHI Bulletin Reduced registration at sponsored and co-sponsored conferences Access to the ACM Digital Library Community Benefits Provided by SIGCHI: Sponsorship of the leading conferences in the field Support for students - student volunteer and scholarship programs A wide range of electronic forums including the SIGCHI web site, & popular lists on multitudinous CHI-centric topics Support for activities worldwide, including over 60 chapters on 5 continents and programs to support HCI in developing countries Awards program that recognizes outstanding contributions to the field Support for a variety of volunteer activities addressing issues ranging from public policy to education to mentorship


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