Dec 11-12, 2020, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

SIGCHI CSCW Asia School, 2020


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

Venue Information:
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 [LINK] to complete the application form and submit the application.

The applications will be reviewed by the reviewing board. Up to 50 students (including in-person and remote participation) will be accepted for joining the summer school. Please note however 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.


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

For non-student researchers who wish to attend the School in-person in Taipei, please contact the organizers at, with a brief statement and CV directly. Please 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. Non-student participants are not required to present during the mentoring session.

Event Schedule

Day 1 | Dec 11, 2020

Registration (for participants in Taiwan)


Tutorial 1: “Community informatics” by John Carroll.


Group Mentoring – Student presentation and mentoring feedback in small groups

Social Time – Student-student interaction

Welcome Dinner

Day 2 | Dec 12, 2020

Tutorial 2:
“Human-agent interaction” by Susan Fussell.

Group Lunch (for in-person attendees)

Panels –
“Pandemic, CSCW and Social Computing”
“Career Development”


Instruction for Group Mentoring (Day 1, 14:00)

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.
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

Attendee 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