Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for workshops to be held in conjunction with the Brazilian Symposium on Human Factors in Computer Systems, IHC 2015. The purpose of workshops is to provide a forum for exchanging opinions, presenting ideas, and discussing preliminary results in an interactive atmosphere.

Proposals should include:

a) Workshop name and a 150- to 200-word abstract describing the workshop, according to the Topics of interest presented on the Symposium Web site;

b) A short summary of the topic, scope and significance of the workshop including a discussion on the relevance to IHC 2015 topics (please, include information about previous sessions of the workshop, if any);

c) Information about the procedure for selecting papers, plans for dissemination (for example, special issues of journals, or position statements distributed to the participants), the expected number of participants, and the planned workshop format;">;

d) A brief CV of each of the organizers, including contact addresses and an identification of a single primary contact;

e) A proposal for the workshop submission, acceptance notification and camera-ready deadlines.

Please, observe that the notification of acceptance for the workshops is June, 7tth. Therefore, the deadlines for the submission of articles should be after this date and the notification of acceptance of articles for the workshop should be sent at least one week before the registration date (first date with discount), to be defined by the Symposium Committee. It is important to highlight that the final versions of the articles must be available to the organizers until August 5th, 2015, in order to be able to make them available in the Proceedings (in a Complementary volume).

All the proposals will be judged on their merits and the best proposals will be accepted. Success on previous events (in terms of attendance, submissions, etc.) will be taken into account in our deliberations, however the acceptance is not automatic.


IHC 2015 organization will provide:

a) Page hosted (or link) on IHC 2015 Web site;

b) Management of registration for participants;

c) Setup of meeting space and related equipment;

d) Coffee breaks.

For workshops interested in publishing their proceedings, the IHC 2015 organization will provide the following support: (Note that workshop proceedings will not be included in the same volume as the IHC 2015 Symposium Proceedings):

a) Collect camera-ready versions of the papers and their copyright forms;

b) Provide support for publishing on line;

c) Provide support to obtain an ISBN number;

d) Publish the accepted articles in the Symposium Proceedings (pendrive).

The responsibility of organizing and executing the workshop belong to the proponents. The workshop organization must take care of:

a) Coordinating deadlines and acceptance notifications for workshop papers with the IHC 2015 Workshop Chairs;

b) Workshop publicity, call for papers, submission and review process, and any contact with the authors;

c) Providing a brief description of the workshop for inclusion on the IHC 2015 Web page;

d) Scheduling workshop activities in collaboration with the IHC 2015 local organizers.


Authors must post their submissions via JEMS System, in PDF format. If you have questions regarding the IHC 2015 Workshops, please, feel free to send us an email.

Workshop chairs

  • Marilia Abrahão Amaral (UTFPR) – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Fernanda Lima (UnB) – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Datas Importantes

  • Workshop proposals submission deadline: 27/05/2015
  • Notification of results: 01/07/2015
  • Workshop date: 03/11/2015 (preliminary date)