All day sessions take place in the CHEB Building (Collaborative Health Education Building, Summer St, Halifax - see Campus Map).

The workshop papers are bundled in the Extended Proceedings of Hypertext 2016, online at CEUR-WS.


Room C150

The following workshops will take place one after another. All Hypertext 2016 participants are invited to join.

The schedule is as follows.

10:00 - 10:30 Welcome and Coffee

10:30 - 12:00 The Future of Computer Annotation

Organizers: James Blustein, Ann-Barbara Graff

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break

Lunch is served in the lobby.

13:30 - 14:30 Narrative and Hypertext

Organizers: Charlie Hargood, David Millard

14:30 - 15:10 Creative Track

In addition to the workshops, there will be an artists' roundtable in which artists present and discuss their submission to the Creative Track.

15:10 - 15:30 Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:15 Unconference Session

16:15 - 16:30 Feedback and Closing

Evening Programme

Media Art and Research at NSCAD University

NSCAD University will host an evening highlighting some relevant research projects happening now at the University.This is work involving immersive video environments, locative media, interactive hypertext literature, and situated cinema. A tour of NSCAD’s Academy Building (including a demo of a new interactive immersive project called Kanata slated to open on the Halifax waterfront in the Fall of 2016) and 'lightning' presentations by members of NSCAD’s research community and research partners will be followed by a reception at the Academy Building, with free light refreshments. The programme will start at 17:30.

NSCAD Academy Bldg.
1649 Brunswick St.

nscad 1649 brunswick st

27th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media

10-13 July 2016 - Halifax, Canada

Collocated with UMAP 2016




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Important Dates

Registration and Support

10 June 2016: Student Support
17 June 2016: Advance Registration

Deadlines are always at 23:59 (Hawaii Time Zone)


15 January 2016: Workshop and Tutorial Proposals

Main Proceedings
(Full Papers, Short Papers, Posters)

22 February 2016: Submission Deadline (extended)
1 April 2016: Notifications
9 May 2016: Camera-Ready

Extended Proceedings
(Creative Track, Late-Breaking Results, Demos, Doctoral Consortium, Workshop Papers)

27 May 2016: Paper Submission (extended)
10 June 2016: Notifications
1 July 2016: Camera-Ready