NEW FOR HCII2018 - ‚ÄúStudent Design Competition‚ÄĚ - EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE 15 April 2018

Students (Undergraduate, Masters or Doctoral) are invited to submit, through the Conference Management System (CMS), an up to 5-minute video clip in MP4 format that presents their design idea, including statements and elaboration of the objective, method, innovation and outcome. An abstract up to 300 words summarising their design idea should also be submitted, in either DOC or PDF format.

All video clip submissions accepted for the Student Design Competition will be presented during the conference. Three awards will be presented. Each awardee will receive a plaque and a certificate. The GOLD student design awardee will also receive the prize of $1000 USD, the SILVER $500 USD and the BRONZE $250 USD. The awards will be conferred during the conference.

Students who have already submitted their work to the conference (e.g., as a paper or as a poster) are cordially invited also to participate in the Student Design Competition. Students participating in the Student Design Competition whose design submission has been accepted for presentation during the conference need to register for the conference. The conference registration policy limiting the number of individual submissions does not apply for the participation in the Student Design Competition.

Notification of acceptance of students’ submissions for their video presentation during the conference will be made by the 7th of May 2018. The award recipients will be notified one month before the conference.

A distinguished seven-member international committee will be the jury:


Aaron Marcus

Aaron Marcus and Associates, USA

Patrick Rau

Tsinghua University, P.R. China


Wentao Wang

Baidu, Inc., P.R. China

Masaaki Kurosu

The Open University of Japan

Dylan Schmorrow

SoarTech, USA

Don Harris

Coventry University, United Kingdom

Panayiotis Zaphiris

Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus



Video Specifications

- Duration: up to 5 minutes
- Resolution: 1280 x 720 minimum with 16:9 aspect ratio
- Frame rate: 30 fps maximum
- Format: H.264 encoded MP4
- File size: 200 MB maximum


- Up to 300 Words
- only .PDF or .DOC files accepted