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IDC2016 Workshops

The list of workshops accepted for IDC2016 has now been uploaded to the conference website. http://www.idc2016.org/workshops/ More information will appear as it is received from the authors but if you are interested in any of the workshops then please contact … Continue reading

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ACE 2015 – Call for Children Creativity Labs

The ACE Children Creativity Lab offers a unique opportunity for local children and researchers from around the world to come together and inspire one another in exploring and creating the future of entertainment technology and unleashing its potential to empower … Continue reading

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Teens, Technology and Friendships

By Amanda Lenhart – Pews Research Center – http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/08/06/teens-technology-and-friendships/ This report explores the new contours of friendship in the digital age. It covers the results of a national survey of teens ages 13 to 17; throughout the report, the word “teens” … Continue reading

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e-IDC2016 – Virtual Debate

The IDC community is planning its first e-IDC event in February 2016. The ideas is that the community will come together for a virtual debate in regard to the pressing challenges for the design of technology for children. More information … Continue reading

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IDC2015 – Early Bird Registration!!!

The 2015 ACM SIGCHI Interaction Design and Children Conference in Boston, MA – USA is fast approaching. An outstanding selection of papers, posters, demos, and workshops have been identified from a record number of submissions. Scholars and industry leaders in … Continue reading

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CFP for Courses at IDC 2015

Courses are an opportunity to advance participants knowledge in a specific domain area.  Beyond learning information, participants forge potential collaborations with fellow participants and course instructors with regard to a specific interest topic within the IDC community.  Courses may be half-day or … Continue reading

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IDC2015 – Full Paper deadline extension

New Submission deadline: February 5, 2015, 11:59 PM, Boston Time

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Call for bids to host IDC2016 and IDC2017

We invite researchers working in the field of Interaction Design and Children to submit outline bids for hosting and chairing the SIGCHI IDC conference in 2016 or 2017. If you are interested, please send your bid by mail to IDC … Continue reading

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IDC2015 Website now live!

http://idc2015boston.org The 14th international conference on Interaction Design & Children will be held on June 21-24, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The IDC conference’s mission is to bring together researchers, designers and educators to explore new forms of technology, design and … Continue reading

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Whitelist Chat as a Strategy to Protect Children Online

By Lana Yarosh – http://lanayarosh.com/2014/06/whitelist-chat-as-a-strategy-to-protect-children-online/ The ability to interact with other players is one of the most compelling aspects of online multiplayer games. However, in games for young children, there are obvious privacy and safety concerns in allowing unrestricted chatting. The state … Continue reading

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