HCII celebrates 25 years 1994-2019

Celebrating 25 Years of the HCII

The year 2019 marks 25 years of research, education and innovation about engaging, life-transforming interactions with technology here at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute.

Join us for this celebration as we look back to where we started and also look ahead to the future of HCI.


Registration is now closed. Visit this event page for more information about local hotels and nearby parking options.


Support the HCII:

Corporate Sponsorships are now available for our 25th anniversary celebration event.

You can also support our vision for innovation and future HCI education by working with us on a sponsored research project or making a donation to the HCII. The generous support of individual and corporate donors is critical to our success as a thought leader in this area.

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, October 24 

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Check In and Badge Pick Up for Pre-registered Guests
Newell-Simon Hall Atrium
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception & Lunch
Newell-Simon Hall Atrium
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Panel 1: A Historical View of the HCII 
Featuring Panelists: Bonnie John, Sara Kiesler, Ken Koedinger, Bob Kraut, Brad Myers, Dan Olsen, Dan Siewiorek, and panel moderator Jim Morris
Newell-Simon Hall Atrium
3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
HCII Lab Tours
Newell-Simon Hall, 300 S. Craig Street, 407 S. Craig Street
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception (HCII Faculty, staff, alumni, and guests only)
the Andy Warhol Museum


Friday, October 25

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Hillman Center, Rashid Auditorium Corridor
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Panel 2: Human-Computer Interaction Today
Featuring Panelists: Patrick Carrington, Derek Lomas, Amy Ogan, Lining Yao, and panel moderator Sarah Fox
Hillman Center, Rashid Auditorium
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Panel 3: HCI - The Future of Our Field
Featuring Panelists: Chris Harrison, Bobby Klatzky, Jon Kolko, James Landay, Haiyi Zhu, and panel moderator John Zimmerman
Hillman Center, Rashid Auditorium
1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Closing
Newell-Simon Hall, Room 3305


Contact Us:

Questions?  Contact the  hcii25 [at] cmu.edu (subject: question%20about%20HCII%2025th%20) (HCII 25 event planning committee).