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Provocation papers
at CUI 2023

Provocation papers at CUI are original and unpublished contributions from a broad range of disciplines, including human-computer interaction, computer science, engineering, speech technology, linguistics, psychology, cognitive sciences, sociology and other cognate disciplines. Theey should have a point that can be made in a few pages, such as a small, focused contribution, negative results, or an interesting application idea that explore controversial, risk-taking or nascent ideas that have the potential to spark debate and discussion at the conference.

Key dates

Submissions due: 14 22nd April 2022
Notifications: 26th May 2022
Camera ready due: 23rd June 2022
All deadlines are at 23:59 Anywhere on Earth

The process

All provocation papers will proceed through the following process. Please contact the if you have any questions.

1. Prepare your manuscript

Submissions of provocation papers must be in English, in PDF format, anonymised using the CHI anonymization policy, and approximately 3,000 words (including figures, tables, proofs, appendixes, and any other content excluding references and acknowledgments).

You must use the ACM LaTeX or Word templates to prepare your submission. Word users should use “Submission Template” during submission and review, while LaTeX users should have the following document class: \documentclass[manuscript, review, anonymous]{acmart}. LaTeX users may start their work by using the official ACM template available on Overleaf.

ACM’s CCS concepts and keywords are not required for review but may be required if accepted and published by the ACM.

2. Submit your manuscript

You should submit your paper to the conference submission system. You must include your title, abstract, author details, and paper as a PDF. Your paper must be anonymised, or it may be desk rejected.

We ask you to make sure that your submission is accessible for all users. To accomplish this, please follow the SIGCHI Guide to an Accessible Submission.

3. Await reviews

Each submission will be peer reviewed by three expert reviewers under a refereed process under a double-anonymous process (i.e., authors will not be revealed to reviewers, and all reviewers will be hidden from each other and authors). Papers for which there is a very high agreement among reviewers regarding recommendation for inclusion in the proceedings will receive early acceptance decisions and will be conditionally accepted, pending the integration of any changes requested through the review process.

4. Prepare your manuscript for publication

If your paper is accepted, you should de-anonymise it. You must include CCS concepts and keywords for publication.

At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference, otherwise we cannot guarantee publication of your paper. Accepted provication papers will be archived in the ACM Digital Library.

You will receive an email from ACM to assign the rights for your paper, following which you will receive an email from “The ACM Publishing System” (TAPS), which will handle the generation of the final version of your paper. Accepted papers will be produced from LaTeX or Word source files into a single column HTML document and a two-column PDF for publication. We recommend all authors read ACM’s guidance for TAPS Best Practice.

All ACM publications follow the Green Open Access route by default, although authors have the opportunity to independently pay a fee for Gold Open Access. The total fee payable depends on the author(s) ACM membership status.

5. Present your work

Authors will be given an oral presentation slot at the conference. The specific details of this presentation will be provided closer to the conference.