Call for Panels

A Panel discussion is a live or virtual discussion about a specific topic within the field of MobileHCI amongst a selected group of panelists who share different perspectives. The panel is usually facilitated by a moderator who guides the panel, asking the panelists specific questions, controlling for panelist time and facilitating questions from the audience.

Important Dates

Submission Deadline May 21th, 2021, 23:59 PDT
Notification June 18th, 2021
Camera-ready June 30th, 2021
Day of Workshops September 27th, 2021

A MobileHCI panel will usually include 3-4 experts or practitioners of a specific topic related to MobileHCI. The panelists should offer their opinions, research insights and answer questions from the audience. Panel length should be between 60-90 minutes.


Submission Platform

  • All materials must be submitted electronically to PCS by the camera ready deadline
  • In PCS, first click “Submissions” at the top of the page, from the dropdown menus select “SIGCHI”, “MobileHCI 2021” and the track you want to submit to.

Submission format

Preparing the Submission

The panel proposal should include:

  • The title of the panel
  • A description of the panel’s topic, including a general overview of the topic area and the varied opinions and perspective related to this topic.
  • A list of the panelist including their short biography and relation to the panel’s topic
  • The moderator of the panel including a short biography and relation to the panel’s topic


Panels are not submitted anonymously, i.e. instructors do not remove their names and affiliations from their submission materials.

Selection Process

Curated, i.e. the Panel chairs will evaluate all proposals and communicate acceptance decisions to the proposers.

Publication and Presentation

Accepted submissions will be included in the ACM Digital Library as part of the MobileHCI 2021 Adjunct Proceedings. ACM will send you a copyright form, which you have to complete. Once completed, ACM will provide you the copyright information to be put into your paper. You can then submit the camera-ready version (including the copyright notice) through the submission system.

Panels Chairs

Portrait of Anicia Peters

Anicia Peters
University of Namibia, Namibia

Portrait of Joel Lanir

Joel Lanir
University of Haifa, Israel