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SIGCHI Lifetime Practice Award

The SIGCHI Lifetime Practice Award is presented to individuals for outstanding contributions to the practice and understanding of human-computer interaction. This award recognizes the very best and most influential applications of human-computer interaction. It is awarded for a lifetime of innovation and leadership and carries an honorarium of $5000. The criteria for the award are:

  • Cumulative contributions to the field directly and through the leadership of others.
  • Innovation and the stimulation of innovation through practice.
  • Impact on the field, industry, and society.
  • Influence on the work of others, and the growth of other HCI practitioners and researchers.
  • Successful application of human-computer interaction to products, services, and systems.
  • Reasonably active participant in the ACM SIGCHI community, although outstanding individuals active in other professional communities are considered.

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