Call for papers

hcii2017_logoThis Parallel Session @ HCII 2017 aims to bring together a multidisciplinary set of researchers and industry professionals interested in Quantified Self & Personal Informatics. The session is part of the conference’s thematic area Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction.
Accepted papers 20172016, 2015, 2014.


includes, but are not limited to the following:

  • Life-logging, life-caching, life-streaming
  • Personal Data / Human Data
  • Self monitoring
  • Wellbeing monitoring
  • Emotional awareness
  • Psychological self-assessments
  • Location tracking
  • Digitizing personal states
  • Self-experimentation
  • Design for Quality of Life Technologies
  • Wearable devices and ubiquitous systems
  • User and context modeling
  • Behaviour change
  • Personal/ Human Data Visualization
  • Personal/ Human Data Interaction


The HCI International 2017 Conference Proceedings, will be published by Springer in a multi-volume set. Papers will appear in volumes of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) and Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series.

SPECIAL ISSUE on /Computers/

Selected papers that participated to these parallel sessions are invited to submit their extended version to this Special Issue of Computers after the conference, and, at the latest, by 1 November, 2017. Submitted papers should be extended to the size of regular research or review articles, with a 50% extension of new results. All submitted papers will undergo standard peer-review procedure. Accepted papers will be published in open access format in Computers and will be collected together in this Special Issue.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (see previous committees)

  • Jakob Eg Larsen, Technical University of Denmark
  • Frank Hopfgartner, University of Glasgow
  • Michael Kai Petersen, Technical University of Denmark
  • Silvia Likavec, Università di Torino
  • Michael Schmitz, DFKI


  • From 01 September 2016 contact the session organizer if interested to submit your work for HCII2017
  • 24 December 2016 – Abstract submission (2-4 Pages) through the CMS, for the review process
  • 18 January 2016  – Notification of review outcome
  • 10 February 2017 – Submission through the CMS of the camera-ready version (full papers, typically 10 pages, with minimum 8 pages long, maximum 12 pages long) and conference registration.


Alessandro Marcengo, Telecom Italia
Federica Cena, University of Turin
Amon Rapp, University of Turin


Please contact Alessandro Marcengo [] if you are interested in submitting an extended abstract.  You will then receive a personal invite through the Conference Management System.


HCI International 2017 incorporates 14 Conferences / Thematic Areas, expecting to attract over 2,000 participants from around the world. The program will feature pre-conference tutorials, an opening session with a keynote address, parallel sessions, poster presentations, and an exhibition where attendees will be able to examine state-of-the-art HCI technology and interact with representatives of manufacturers, vendors, publishers, and potential employers. HCI International 2017 promises to be an unforgettable cluster of high quality international scientific events, and an ideal occasion to come to contact with the rapidly evolving ICT market worldwide.