On February 1st, members of the Estonian SIGCHI joined SIGCHI Finland in Tampere to explore possible cooperation.
The meeting was also attended by the current SIGCHI Adjunct Chair for Local Chapters and provided valuable insight into the following issues:
- What can we learn from SIGCHI Finland? What works and what doesn’t?
- What can we do and achieve together?
- How can ACM (and SIGCHI) support our activities? Namely, through the distinguished guests program?
The purpose of this local chapter isto promote promote increased knowledge of and greater interest in the development and ethical application of human-centered principles to drive the science and implementation of modern computing technologies.
The local chapter was founded by Vladimir Tomberg, Mart Laanpere and David Lamas and counts with 12 additional member from both academia and industry.