CfP: EuroiTV2008 - Short Papers/Posters/Demos/Doctoral Consortium - February 29th, 2008

23 Jan 2008 - 1:13pm
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6th European Interactive TV Conference
EuroITV 2008 Changing Television Environments

July 3rd to 4th 2008 in Salzburg, Austria

Supported by CITIZEN MEDIA (Gold Sponsor)
Supported by Microsoft TV (Bronze Sponsor)
Supported by Nokia (Bronze Sponsor)
In cooperation with ICT&S Center / University of Salzburg
In cooperation with IFIP and ACM (SIGCHI, SIGMM, SIGWEB)

*Important Dates*:

Short Papers, Posters, Doctoral Consortium, Demos
February 29th, 2008

Workshop Position Papers
February 29th, 2008 (or defined by organizers)

Industrial Case Studies
April 25th, 2008

*Keynote Speaker*:
Marie-Jose Montpetit (Motorola USA)
Home and Network Mobility - Technology Office
Topic: "Your Content, your Networks, your Devices: Social Networks meet your
TV experience"

*Tutorials held on July 2nd 2008*:
. Human-Computer Interaction Methods in digital TV Applications
. Ambient Media and Beyond
. Heading off into uncharted televisionary Territory - Television in
Artists Hand

*Workshops held on July 2nd 2008*:
. Sharing Content and Experiences with Social iTV
. Interactive Television Commerce and Advertising
. Artful Applications in Ambient TV
. Towards New Forms of iTV User Experience
. Inclusive Interactive Television: Setting the Agenda for Innovative

The EuroITV conference brings together researchers and practitioners from
diverse disciplines that include human-computer interaction, media studies,
computer science, telecommunications, audiovisual design and management. The
organizing committee invites you to submit original high quality papers
addressing the special theme and the topics, for presentation at the
conference and inclusion in the proceedings.

The special theme is *Changing Television Environments*

We welcome submissions that address interactive TV with special emphasis on:
. Changing TV contexts and new entertainment environments
. Changing user behaviours, user experiences and needs
. Changing TV technologies and production environments
. Changing TV towards new content formats
. Changing services and business models

Papers are solicited from, but not limited to the following topics:
. Beyond the home context, extended home, Mobile TV
. Ambient intelligence, ambient media environments
. Social TV, sociability, usability and user experience
. Digital content production, HDTV and digital cinema
. Asset management, metadata and content enrichment
. Entertainment computing, games, betting, game shows
. Broadband and IPTV
. 3DTV and VR systems
. Audience research, ethnography, user studies
. New advertising and revenue models for television
. Accessibility, universal access, multimodal interaction
. Business models, management, t-commerce, t-learning
. Web2.0, user-generated content
. Communication services, video conferencing, messaging
. Content management, digital rights management
. Interactive storytelling, interactive advertising
. Electronic program guide, video search, video navigation
. Enhanced TV (news, weather, sports)
. Changes in technical requirements and infrastructures
. Standards (TV-Anytime, MPEG-4, MPEG-7, SMIL)
. Multimedia, graphics, broadcast and video technology
. Personalization, user modelling, intelligent user interfaces
. Ethical, regulatory and policy issues

Paper submission will be peer-reviewed and all accepted papers will be
published by Springer (LNCS Series). Extended versions of selected
papers will be considered for special issues in journals. A selection of the
best papers will be published in a special issue of ACM Computers in
Entertainment Journal; in in the special issue on Interactive Digital
Television in the ACM TOMCCAP Journal; and other special issues in
international Journals are in preparation.

Conference Organizing Committee:
Manfred Tscheligi (General Chair)
Marianna Obrist and Artur Lugmayr (Conference Co-chairs)
Judith Masthoff (Tutorials Chair)
Lyn Pemberton (Doctoral Colloquium Chair)
Erika Reponen and Thomas Mirlacher (Demonstration Chairs)
Sander A.J.P. Limonard, Owen Daly-Jones and Gunnar Harboe (Industrial Case
Studies Chairs)
Regina Bernhaupt and David Geerts (Short Papers & Posters Chairs)
Pablo Cesar and Hendrik Knoche (Workshop Chairs)
Michael Darnell and Bart Hemmeryckx-Deleersnijder (Industrial Liaison

Program Committee:

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We hope to see you in Salzburg in July!
Manfred, Marianna, Artur

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