Organizing Committee

We have a diverse set of colleagues from academia and industry in our organizing committee for ACM IMC 2021. However, If you are interested in joining us, drop a line to one (or both) of the general chairs!

General Chairs

yvette wohn

D. Yvette Wohn (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Technical Program/Paper Chairs

louise barkhuus

Louise Barkhuus (University of Copenhagen)

Guo Freeman

Guo Freeman (Clemson University)

Niall Murray

Niall Murray (Athlone Institute of Technology)

Demos Chair

Vera Liao

Vera Liao (IBM)

Hyejin Kum-Biocca

Hyejin Hannah Kum-Biocca (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Seonghoon Ban (Korea National University of Art/ Recon Labs)

Workshops Chairs

Jess Hammer

Jessica Hammer (Carnegie Mellon University)

Debora Saade

Debora Christina Muchaluat Saade (Fluminense Federal University – UFF)

Industry Chairs

Danae Holmes

Danae Holmes (YouTube)

sanjay kairam

Sanjay Kairam (Twitch)


Mar Gonzalez Franco (Microsoft Research) 

Shan Liu

Shan Liu (Tencent) 

Diversity and Inclusion Chairs

Wei Tsang Ooi

Wei Tsang Ooi (National University of Singapore)

Kate Shores

Kate Grandprey-Shores (Riot Games)

Aisling Kelliher

Aisling Kelliher (Virginia Tech)

Accessibility Chairs

Mike Crabb

Michael Crabb (University of Dundee)

Work-in-Progress Chairs


Jie Li (CWI)

Tim Neate

Timothy Neate (King’s College London)

Doctoral Consortium Chairs

Asreen Rostami

Asreen Rostami (RISE – Research Institutes of Sweden)

Tesh Goyal

Tesh Goyal (Jigsaw, Google)

Publicity Chairs

Zhicong Lu

Zhicong Lu (City University of Hong Kong)


Tara Collingwoode-Williams (Goldsmiths, Univ. of London)

Web Chairs

Salam Daher

Salam Daher (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Virtual Conference Chairs

Jonathan Giron

Jonathan Giron (IDC-Herzliya)

Daniela Romano

Daniela Romano (De Montfort University)

Fiona Rivera (BBC)

Sponsorship Chair(s)

Ian Murray (Google)

Local Chairs Social Chairs

Douglas Zytko (Oakland University)

Proceedings Chair(s)

Tobias Palma Stade

Tobías Palma Stade (University of York)

Student Volunteer Chair

Jie Cai (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

Student Volunteer Chair

Lingyuan Li (Clemson University)