***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** There are new deadlines for CHIMIT08 - The ACM 2008 Symposium on Computer Human Interaction for Management of Information Technology The new deadlines are: April 7, 2008: Papers Submission June 16, 2008: Papers Announced June 30, 2008: Posters Submission Reports Submission August 4, 2008: Posters Announced Reports Announced CHIMIT 2008 - INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE ACM 2008 Symposium on Computer Human Interaction for Management of Information Technology November 14/15 2008 San Diego, California, USA http://www.chimit08.org/ You are invited to contribute original work to CHIMIT 2008, the 2008 ACM Symposium on Computer Human Interaction for Management of Information Technology. Started in 2007, the ACM CHIMIT Symposium is the leading forum for discussing topics on IT management with a focus on people, business, and technology. At CHIMIT, researchers and practitioners share issues, solutions, and research drawing upon fields such as human-computer interaction, human factors, computer systems, and management and service sciences to address cognitive, social, and technical issues in managing the great complexity of modern Information Technology (IT) systems. Original contributions are sought broadly on workplace studies, processes and practices, organizational knowledge, design, experimental studies, tools, and automation approaches for IT management. Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to: * Ethnographic studies of IT work in context * Requirements for the design of new technologies * Issues related to new technology adoption * Standards and guidelines of IT management * Approaches to supporting communities of practice * Studies of collaboration and coordination * Knowledge management and training in IT Design of human-centered IT systems * Models of interaction with complex IT systems * Evaluations of system management interfaces * Cognitive issues in complex display design * Studies of decision making for complex problems * Collaborative system administration workspaces * Automation/Policy languages * Human interfaces to automation * Policy-based interaction and control * Agent-based automation and control Mark your calendar! Plan to attend! SUBMISSIONS Submissions are encouraged from international researchers and practitioners in academia, industry, consulting or government. Submissions can be in the form of papers, posters, and experience reports. Submissions must be in English and conform to the specific guidelines for their category. Authors are encouraged to consult the detailed instructions for their submissions, available from the symposium web site, or through email from the program chairs. CRITICAL DATES April 7, 2008: Papers Submission June 16, 2008: Papers Announced June 30, 2008: Posters Submission Reports Submission August 4, 2008: Posters Announced Reports Announced CONFERENCE APPAREL Get you conference apparel early at: http://www.cafepress.com/chimit08. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT CHIMIT 2008: http://www.chimit08.org/ [log in to unmask] CHIMIT 2008 is sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery/ Special Interest Group on Computer- Human Interaction (SIGCHI) and in cooperation with USENIX Association. For ACM membership information, call +1 212-626-0500, or email to [log in to unmask] or see http://www.acm.org/membership. For USENIX Association membership information, call +1 510-528-8649, or email [log in to unmask] or see http://www.usenix.org/membership/ _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.