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ACM IUI 2019

Welcome to ACM IUI 2019!

ACM IUI 2019 is the 24th annual meeting of the intelligent interfaces community and serves as a premier international forum for reporting outstanding research and development on intelligent user interfaces. ACM IUI is where the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) community meets the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community. We are also very interested in contributions from related fields, such as psychology, behavioral science, cognitive science, computer graphics, design, the arts, etc.

Registration is now open, please register and book your hotel room now by the early registration deadline (Feb 8 2019).


Ashwin Ram, Google Cloud
Ashwin Ram
Google Cloud

Ashwin Ram is Technical Director of AI in the Office of the CTO for Google Cloud. He focuses on bringing Google AI to the world through deep personalized engagement with the leadership of top companies to reimagine their businesses by leveraging the power of AI. He also works with Google’s AI teams to drive new technologies and capabilities that address customer needs.
Ashwin is a distinguished AI researcher, technologist, and entrepreneur. Prior to Google, Ashwin was Senior Manager of AI Science for Amazon Alexa. He led cross-functional R&D initiatives to create advanced Conversational AI technologies for intelligent agents, including the university-facing Alexa Prize competition. Earlier, Ashwin was a professor at Georgia Tech, co-founded 4 startups, and managed the Interactive Intelligence area at Xerox PARC. He received his PhD from Yale University in 1989, his MS from University of Illinois in 1984, and his BTech from IIT Delhi in 1982. He has published 2 books and over 100 scientific articles in international forums.

Dave Gunning, Information Innovation Office (I2O)
Dave Gunning

David Gunning is DARPA program manager in the Information Innovation Office (I2O). Dave has an over 30 years of experience in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology. At DARPA, Dave manages the Explainable AI (XAI) and the Communicating with Computers (CwC) programs. This is Dave’s 3rd tour as a DARPA PM. Previously, Dave managed the Personalized Assistant that Learns (PAL) project that produced Siri and the Command Post of the Future (CPoF) project that was adopted by the US Army as their Command and Control system for use in Iraq and Afghanistan. In between DARPA tours, Dave was a Program Director for Data Analytics at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), a Senior Research Manager at Vulcan Inc., SVP of SET Corp., VP of Cycorp, and a Senior Scientist in the Air Force Research Labs. Dave holds a M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University, a M.S. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Dayton, and a B.S. in Psychology from Otterbein College.

Michelle Zhou, Juji, Inc
Michelle Zhou
Juji, Inc

Dr. Michelle Zhou is a Co-Founder and CEO of Juji, Inc., an Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup located in Silicon Valley, specializing in building responsible and empathetic AI agents that can deeply understand users and guide their behavior based on their psychological characteristics. Prior to starting Juji, Michelle led the User Systems and Experience Research (USER) group at IBM Research – Almaden and then the IBM Watson Group. Michelle’s expertise is in the interdisciplinary area of intelligent user interaction (IUI), including conversational systems and personality analytics. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed, refereed articles and filed over 40 patents. Michelle is currently the Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TiiS) and an Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST). She received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University and is an ACM Distinguished Scientist.

Conference Dates

March 16th Welcome reception in the Evening
March 17th-19th Main program
March 20th Workshops

Conference Venue

ACM IUI 2019 will be held at Marriott Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Sponsors & Supporters


IUI-2016 in California, USA | IUI-2017 in Limassol, Cyprus| IUI-2018 in Tokyo, Japan

Latest Update

Feb 5 2019: Program now posted.
Feb 5 2019: Panels now posted.
Jan 25 2019: List of Poster and Demo papers now posted.
Jan 9 2019: List of TiiS papers to be presented at IUI 2019 has been posted.
Jan 9 2019: List of Senior PC members posted.
Jan 9 2019: List of PC members posted.
Jan 3 2019: Registration is now open!
Jan 2 2019: Accepted workshops now posted.
Dec 19 2018: Accepted papers now posted.
Dec 12 2018: Student grants information is out.