Conference Program

Doctoral Colloquium

Carl Gutwin and Judith Olson, chairs

Saturday, November 4
Location: Ivor Petrak

The Doctoral Colloquium is a forum in which Ph.D. students can meet and discuss their work with each other and with a panel of experienced CSCW researchers and practitioners. The Doctoral Colloquium is limited to accepted participants. Submissions are no longer being accepted. The Doctoral Colloquium will last all day, with breaks as shown in the Program Overview. Doctoral Collloquium participants will also present their research at the Demonstrations and Posters Reception.

Doctoral Colloquium Faculty:

  • Carl Gutwin, University of Saskatchewan
  • Geraldine Fitzpatrick, University of Sussex
  • Susan Fussell, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Judith Olson, University of Michigan


Who, What, and When: Supporting Interpersonal Communication over Instant Messaging
Daniel Avrahami (Carnegie-Mellon University)
Connecting the Design of Collaborative Writing Tools with Writers' Practices and Epistemological Beliefs
Andrea Forte (Georgia Tech)
Designing video communication systems for the home
Sofiane Gueddana (Université Paris-Sud 11)
Improving Video-Mediated Communication with a Collaborative Virtual Environment Approach
Joerg Hauber (University of Canterbury)
Documenting, Understanding, and Sharing Everyday Activities through Selective Archiving of Live Experiences
Gillian Hayes (Georgia Tech)
Informal Communication in Hospital Work
Abdel Mejia (Centro de Investigación Científica de Educación Superior de Ensenada)
Interaction Rituals Over Distance
Rosanne Siino (Stanford University)
Foreign Knowledge in the Work of Brazilian Software Developers
Yuri Takhteyev (University of California, Berkeley)
Surface Use in Meeting Room Collaboration
Anthony Tang (University of British Columbia)
Designing Technology to Support Information Flow for Asynchronous Co-located Medical Shift Work
Charlotte Tang (University of Calgary)
Remote Review Meetings on a Tabletop Interface
Phil Tuddenham (University of Cambridge)
Memory Aids as Collaboration Technology
Mike Wu (University of Toronto)