Dec 18-19, 2020, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

SIGCHI CSCW Asia School 2020


Important Dates
September 21September 25, 2020 Application Due
October 2October 12, 2020 Notification to Applicants
October 9October 30, 2020 Early Registration Due

Venue Information:
Library Conference Hall (B1) @ National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan


Student Application

We welcome student applications from graduate students (Ph.D. and Master students in principle). Accepted student applicants will present their projects during the mentoring session. Please follow the link by clicking the submission button to complete the application form and submit the application.

The applications will be reviewed by the reviewing board. Up to 50 students (in-person and remote) will be accepted for joining the winter school. However, please note that priority for acceptance will be given to those studying and working in the Asia-Pacific region. Students who can travel to Taipei to attend the school in-person are eligible for partial student travel support (currently all travellers to Taiwan are required to stay in quarantine for 2 weeks before they can go out).

submission closed

Non-Student Application (for On-Site Attendees Only)

For non-student researchers who wish to attend the School in-person in Taipei, contact the organizers at with a brief statement and CV directly. Do not submit your application through the student application form. Note that there’s a registration fee for non-student participants (50 USD, or 1500 NTD), which covers lunch and dinner for Day 1. Non-student participants are not required to present during the mentoring session.

Event Schedule

(All times displayed in Taipei Local Time (UTC+8))

Day 1 | Dec 18, 2020

Registration (for participants in Taiwan)


Tutorial 1:
"Community Informatics (tentative)" by John M. Carroll.

Tutorial 2:
"How to turn an idea into a study?" by Jih-Hsuan Tammy Lin.


Individual and Group Mentoring – Student presentation and mentoring feedback

Social Time – Student-student interaction

Welcome Dinner (for in-person attendees)

Day 2 | Dec 19, 2020

Tutorial 3:
“Human-agent interaction” by Susan Fussell.

Group Lunch (for in-person attendees)

Panel –
“Career Development”

Group Presentation


Instruction for Individual Mentoring, Group Mentoring and Final Presentation (Day 1, 14:00 | Day 2, 15:20)

Social Time (Day 1, 16:20)


John M. Carroll is Distinguished Professor of Information Sciences and Technology at Pennsylvania State University. In addition to awards like IEEE Fellow and ACM SIGCHI Academy member, he recently received an award of Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Social and Behavioral Sciences from PSU. Carroll has invested his professional effort into building HCI as an interdisciplinary research area with a focus on community information infrastructures.

Jih-Hsuan Tammy Lin is a professor in the Department of Advertising at the National Chengchi University, Taiwan. She has received several distinguished research awards from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, including Ta-You Wu Memorial Award and Outstanding Research Award. Her research interests focus on examining psychological mechanisms in virtual reality, digital games, and social media and the role of interactivity in media effect studies. She is also interested in using virtual reality for health promotion.
Susan R. Fussell is Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor of Information Science at Cornell University, and a member of the CHI Academy. She is a communications researcher and information scientist widely known for her contributions to intercultural computer-mediated communication, multi-lingual communication, tools to promote energy saving behavior, human-robot interaction, and collaborative intelligence analysis. Her research focuses on interpersonal communication in face-to-face and computer-mediated contexts, contributing to the theoretical understanding of the mechanisms involved in conversational discourse and the application of theories to the design and evaluation of new communications technologies.





Registration Fee
Non-Students: 50 USD (or 1500 TWD)
Students: Free
The link to registration will be sent to accepted participants.

Student Travel Grants

Mentee List

Mentor List




Tina Yuan

Chien-Wen (Tina) Yuan National Taiwan Normal University

Naomi Yamashita

Naomi Yamashita NTT Research Labs

Juho Kim

Juho Kim KAIST

Hao-Chuan Wang

Hao-Chuan Wang UC Davis

Gary Hsieh

Gary Hsieh University of Washington

Hideaki Kuzuoka

Hideaki Kuzuoka The University of Tokyo

Dakuo Wang

Dakuo Wang IBM Research

CSCW Asia Schools - Taipei Chairs

Tina Yuan

Chien-Wen (Tina) Yuan National Taiwan Normal University

Nanyi Bi

Nanyi Bi National Taiwan University IoX Center


Chi-Lan Yang

Chi-Lan Yang The University of Tokyo


Local Sponsors


Graduate Institute of Library & Information Studies
National Taiwan Normal University


Taiwan Association of Computer-Human Interaction