Here is a nice summary by SAP Design Guild of the new and old trends identified from CHI 2003 New Horizons Conference held in Florida, US in May.
Some identified trends include, Emotional Design (also the title of Don Norman’s 2004 forthcoming book), Ethnographic issues and cross culture, New Media and E-Learning and different methodological approaches. The article also has a great list of references, links, books and further reading.
The annual CHI conference (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems) is “the leading international forum for the exchange of ideas and information about computer-human interaction.”
The Next will be held in Vienna Austria on 24-29 April 2004.
Related Australian Conferences:
OZCHI2000 held Dec 4 – 8, 2000 and organised by the CSIRO and held at the Uni. of Technology Sydney.
OZCHI2003 to be held 26-28 November at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.