University of Maryland

HCIL’s 41st Annual Symposium | May 23, 2024

Join us May 23 in-person or on Zoom to learn about the cutting-edge research happening in the HCIL! In this full-day event, we’ll hear from faculty and students about ongoing research in AI, data visualization, accessibility, health informatics, usable privacy and security, and more.

Preliminary Program

Time (ET)EventDetails
9:00am☕Check InCheck in for attendees
9:30am🎉 WelcomeWelcoming attendees, celebrating accomplishments, overview of the day


🎤 Plenary Talks*Sheena Erete: Applying an Intersectional Analysis of Structural Oppression and Power in HCI and Design
*Jonathan Lazar: Born-accessible design
*Amanda Lazar: How age bias affect technology design and adoption
11:00am⚡Lightning TalksShort talks (4-6min) detailing HCIL research, organized by topic
12:30pm🥪 LunchJoin a themed lunch table to learn more about an HCI topic [in person attendees only]
1:30pm👥 PanelTopic: Imposter participants in HCI research
2:00pm⚡Lightning TalksShort talks (4-6min) detailing HCIL research, organized by topic
3:45pm☕ Coffee Break
4:00pm👥 PanelPanel: AI and Humans in Teams
4:30pm⚡Lightning TalksShort talks (4-6min) detailing HCIL research, organized by topic
6pm🥳 ReceptionPoster Session, Demos, and Food!

Visit Campus and Parking Information

Visiting: To get to the University of Maryland, see Campus and Visitor Services.
Parking: The symposium is held during the week between spring and summer semesters on campus. During this week, any vehicle (with or without a current DOTS permit) may park in Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 15, 16, 17 and 19. Faculty/staff lot, pay station areas, and meters are still enforced. UMD has a useful interactive campus map to help you get around campus. Lot 11b (top right on image) is the closest lot to Iribe; if you park there, you have a 6-8 minute walk down Paint Branch Drive (dotted line running from left side of 11b down to Iribe Center) or along the bike path that runs along the Paint Branch stream (dotted line running from right side of 11b down to Iribe Center).

map of UMD campus showing the connection between Parking lot 11b on the north side of campus and two trails on either side connecting to the Iribe Center on the south side (Campus Drive)

Virtual Attendants

All Zoom registrants will receive a webinar link prior to the event directly from Eventbrite. For assistance, please contact Paris Lane (

View previous HCIL Annual Symposiums