List of papers presented at Best of CHI2019
#Paper titlePresenter
1Hackathons as Participatory Design: Iterating Feminist UtopiasAlexis Hope
2Sampling Strategy for Ultrasonic Mid-Air Haptics-
3VIPBoard: Improving Screen-Reader Keyboard for Visually Impaired People with Character-Level Auto CorrectionWeinan Shi
4On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Dog... Unless You're Another DogIlyena Hirskyj-Douglas
5Gehna: Exploring the Design Space of Jewelry as an Input ModalityJatin Arora
6Navigating Ride-Sharing Regulations: How Regulations Changed the 'Gig' of Ride-Sharing for Drivers in TaiwanAnita Chen
7Warping Deixis: Distorting Gestures to Enhance CollaborationMaurício Sousa
8Encumbered Interaction: a Study of Musicians Preparing to PerformJuan Martinez Avila
9Self-Control in Cyberspace: Applying Dual Systems Theory to a Review of Digital Self-Control ToolsUlrik Lyngs
10Talking about Chat at Work in the Global South: An Ethnographic Study of Chat Use in India and KenyaMoira McGregor
11May AI? Design Ideation with Cooperative Contextual BanditsJanin Koch
12Analyzing Value Discovery in Design Decisions Through EthicographySai Shruthi Chivukula
13Apprise: Supporting the Critical-Agency of Victims of Human Trafficking in ThailandHannah Thinyane
14What Makes a Good Conversation?: Challenges in Designing Truly Conversational AgentsLeigh Clark
15360proto: Making Interactive Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Prototypes from PaperMichael Nebeling
16Crowdworker Economics in the Gig EconomyJason Jaques
17Gamified Ads: Bridging the Gap Between User Enjoyment and the Effectiveness of Online AdsKathrin Dernbecher
18Explaining Decision-Making Algorithms through UI: Strategies to Help Non-Expert StakeholdersHao-Fei Cheng
19LightBee: A Self-Levitating Light Field Display for Hologrammatic TelepresenceDr. Roel Vertegaal
Best of CHI2019

We are happy to announce Best of CHI2019 co-sponsored by ACM SIGCHI Asian Development Committee and HCI Professionals Association of India on 6th of July, 2019 at IIT Bombay, Mumbai. The intent of the event is to bring together students, researchers and practitioners to discuss some of the many interesting papers which were presented at CHI 2019 (

What is Best of CHI2019?

CHI 2019 is the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This year the conference had 724 papers presented across multiple themes.

The programme will comprise of three sessions:

  • We are curating about 20 most interesting papers among these. We will be showcasing the original videos of these papers as they were presented at CHI2019 this year. We will also be inviting the authors of these papers to be available for answering audience questions.
  • Apart from this, we will be inviting the members of the audience to summarise in 5 minutes each about 10 more papers in the session titled ‘My favorite CHI paper’. (Sign up at the time of registration if you would like to present your favourite paper from CHI this year.)
  • Lastly, the highlight of the day will be two talks by well-known HCI researchers from India: Prof. Keyur Sorathia from IIT Guwahati and Prof. Balaji Parthasarathy from IIIT Bangalore.

Lunch, refreshments and dinner will be provided.

Who should attend?

Best of CHI2019 is open to everybody interested in HCI research. The main audience for this event will comprise of people who could not make it to CHI this year for several reasons but are very much interested in HCI and CHI.

Latest Programme:
 9:00 am – 10:00 amIntroductions, Paper session – 2 papers
10:00 am – 10:30 amTea
10:30 am – 12:30 pmPaper session - 6 papers
12:30 pm – 1:00 pmTalk 1
 1:00 pm – 2:00 pmLunch
 2:00 pm – 3:15 pmMy favorite CHI paper (5-min summary of 12 papers followed by a discussion)
 3:15 pm – 3:45 pmTea
 3:45 pm – 4:15 pmTalk 2
 4:15 pm – 6:15 pmPaper session - 6 papers
 6:30 pm – 8:00 pmDinner
 8:00 pm – 10:00 pmPaper session - 6 papers
Registration fee
Students (valid student ID card required)
Regular (till June 15)₹500 + GST
Walk-in(from June 16)₹800 + GST
Regular (till June 15)₹1,000 + GST
Walk-in(from June 16)₹1,500 + GST

Registration fees include venue, lunch, dinner and refreshments. It does not include travel and accommodation costs. We can help you with the list of affordable hostels. A few students could be accommodated in student hostels in the IIT Bombay campus.
Please contact Pranjal Jain (email: / WhatsApp: 9566822030) with your queries related to accommodation.

  • Pranjal Jain, Srishti Institute of Arts, Design and Technology

  • Manjiri Joshi, IDC, IIT Bombay

      IDC School of Design
      Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
      Powai - 400076
      Mumbai, India