Registration

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It is our pleasure to say that attending the ICAT-EGVE 2020 conference is free.

Although this is free, you must register to gain access to the conference. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join our Zoom channel and Discord server to watch the presentations, engage in Q&A with the authors, and socially interact with other attendees.

Authors for each paper, poster and demo must pay a publication fee. Special rates for EG, ACM/SIG and VRSJ members apply. Due to the online conference model, fees and payment methods will be communicated to authors closer to the conference.

Authors must register as an Attendee (see above) with the conference registration system to gain access to the conference content. Please register and follow the instructions on how to access the conference in the confirmation email. These instructions also include information for presenters.

*We will contact authors for each paper, poster and demo regarding their publication fee before the conference. All attendees (authors and non-authors) must register as an Attendee with the conference registration system to gain access to the conference content.

Format

ICAT-EGVE 2020 will be held Wed Dec 2 through Fri Dec 4 primarily between 9am and 2pm Eastern Time (see program schedule for details). All attendees must register to receive the information necessary to connect to the conference via Zoom and Discord.

Paper Presentations: Paper presentations will be streamed live via Zoom. Attendees during the conference will be able to watch the presentations (according to the published schedule) and engage in Q&A with the authors via Zoom. In addition, each paper will have their own chat room in Discord for additional questions and conversations related to the paper. The presentations (without Q&A) will be made available for you to watch on the ICAT-EGVE YouTube channel after the conference.

Poster & Demo Presentations:
Posters and Demonstrations will be presented and discussed live with the audience via Discord at the designated times. Each poster and demo will have a voice/video room and a text chat room in Discord. Teaser videos are available for you to watch on the ICAT-EGVE YouTube channel before the conference.

Keynotes:
Keynote presentations will occur live during the conference at the designated times via Zoom, followed by Q&A with the audience. The presentations (without Q&A) will be made available for you to watch on the ICAT-EGVE YouTube channel after the conference.

Panels:
Moderated panel sessions with multiple panelists will occur live during the conference at the designated times via Zoom, including Q&A with the audience.

Virtual Open Labs & Reception:
Virtual open lab presentations will occur live during the conference according to the program schedule. Attendees will be able to watch lab presentations and interact with the directors, lab managers, and/or researchers via Discord. The lab presentations will be followed by an informal reception and social event.

Awards:
Best Paper Awards and Honorable Mentions will be decided by a Paper Awards Committee. Best Poster and Demo Awards will be decided by a Posters & Demos Awards Committee during the conference based on the authors’ presentations. Attendees will also have the opportunity to take part in Audience Choice Awards by voting on presentations via Discord during the conference. A short awards ceremony will occur live at the conclusion of the conference via Zoom.

Socializing:
Attendees are encouraged to interact with each other before, during, and after the conference via the Discord server. Spaces will be available for conversations via text, voice, and video.

Accessibility

ICAT-EGVE values the diversity of our community and aims to be an accessible and inclusive conference. If you have any questions or concerns about accessibility, please contact the Diversity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Chair at diversity@icat-egve-2020.org, and we will work with you to address your concerns. Note that some requests may require advance notice, so please submit accessibility requests as far in advance of the conference date as possible in order to give us adequate time to prepare.

Policy Against Harassment at ACM Activities

The open exchange of ideas is central to the Association for Computing Machinery’s mission. This requires an environment that embraces diversity and provides a safe, welcoming environment for all. The most recent policies can be found at acm.org.

SIGCHI CARES exists to serve as a resource for those who experience discrimination and/or harassment around our professional events. CARES supports such individuals by allowing them to work with established members of the SIGCHI community, who are approachable and willing to listen and help navigate the SIGCHI and ACM reporting and accountability process. SIGCHI CARES is chaired by Shaowen Bardzell (Vice President at Large, SIGCHI EC). Learn more about SIGCHI CARES or contact SIGCHI CARES at sigchi-cares@acm.org.