Human Computer Interaction Consortium
The Human-Computer Interaction Consortium was founded in 1988 as a means of fostering interaction among universities, companies, and government research laboratories interested in promoting academic training, basic and applied research, and technology transfer in the area of Human-Computer Interaction.
Membership is by organization and only employees of member organizations are eligible to participate in the activities of the consortium. Institutions interested in becoming a member should inquire with the officers.
In 2023, HCIC adopted a policy to expand access to its annual meeting to students and postdoc, faculty, researcher, or other guests from non-member institutions.
The Annual Conference is organized around a theme each year and may feature invited speakers on the topic. The event is held at a "retreat" venue, usually away from large cities or member organization campuses/headquarters.
The Human-Computer Interaction Consortium (HCIC): A History by Gary Olson . The primary author of this history was Gary Olson, but many others offered important input, since much of this history has had to be reconstructed from memories rather than a wealth of documents. Those who have added substantially to this have been Martha Polson, Don Norman, Judy Olson, Terry Roberts, Gerhard Fischer, and Clayton Lewis.