Microsoft at CSCW 2020


Microsoft is proud to be a sponsor of the 23rd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. See more details on our contributions on the sessions tab.

Congratulations to our award winners:

Honorable Mention Papers

09:00 – 10:30 | Physical Interaction & Robots
“I can’t get round”: Recruiting Assistance in Mobile Robotic Telepresence
Andriana Boudouraki, Joel E Fischer, Stuart Reeves, Sean Rintel

11:00 – 12:30 | UX of AI
When Are Search Completion Suggestions Problematic?
Alexandra Olteanu, Fernando Diaz, Gabriella Kazai

2020 Lasting Impact Award

Territoriality in collaborative tabletop workspaces
Stacey D. Scott, M. Sheelagh T. Carpendale, Kori Inkpen

Program Committee members

Siân Lindley, Papers Co-Chair
John Tang, Social Co-Chair


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Monday, October 19

09:00 – 10:30 | Accessibility/Women’s Empowerment
Social App Accessibility for Deaf Signers
Kelly Mack, Danielle BraggMeredith Ringel Morris, Maarten W. Bos, Isabelle Albi, Andrés Monroy-Hernández

09:00 – 10:30 | Misinformation and Trust
Misinformation as a window into prejudices: COVID-19 and the information environment in India
Syeda Zainab Akbar, Anmol Panda, Divyanshu Kukreti, Azhagu Meena SP, Joyojeet Pal

11:00 – 12:30 | Collaboration: Creating and Writing Together
Characterizing Stage-aware Writing Assistance for Collaborative Document Authoring
Bahareh SarrafzadehSujay Kumar Jauhar, Michael Gamon, Edward Lank, Ryen W White

11:00 – 12:30 | Conversation and Communication
Configuring Audiences: A Case Study of Email Communication
Justine Zhang, James W. Pennebaker, Susan DumaisEric Horvitz

11:00 – 12:30 | Gender, Sexuality, and Race
Watched, but Moving: Platformization of Beauty Work and Its Gendered Mechanisms of Control
Ira Anjali Anwar, Joyojeet Pal, Julie Hui

11:00 – 12:30 | Health, Caregiving, and Chatbots
Parallel Journeys of Patients with Cancer and Depression: Challenges and Opportunities for Technology-Enabled Collaborative Care
Jina Suh, Spencer Williams, Jesse R Fann, James Fogarty, Amy M. Bauer, Gary Hsieh

11:00 – 12:30 | Social Support, Donation, and Money
On the Desiderata for Online Altruism: Nudging for Equitable Donations
Nuno Mota, Abhijnan Chakraborty, Asia J. Biega, Krishna P. Gummadi, Hoda Heidari

11:00 – 12:30 | UX of AI
When Are Search Completion Suggestions Problematic?
(CSCW 2020 Honorable Mention)
Alexandra Olteanu, Fernando Diaz, Gabriella Kazai

Tuesday, October 20

07:00 – 08:30 | Civic Engagement and Politics
Topical Focus of Political Campaigns and its Impact: Findings from Politicians’ Hashtag Use during the 2019 Indian Elections
Anmol Panda, Ramaravind Kommiya MothilalMonojit Choudhury, Kalika BaliJoyojeet Pal

07:00 – 08:30 | Civic Engagement and Politics
Birds Of A Caste – How Caste Hierarchies Manifest In Retweet Behavior Of Indian Politicians
Palashi Vaghela, Ramaravind Kommiya MothilalJoyojeet Pal

07:00 – 08:30 | Family, Home, and Aging with Technology
“Am I doing this all wrong?” Challenges and Opportunities in Family Information Management
Shruti Sannon, Mihaela Vorvoreanu, Kathleen Walker, Adam Fourney

09:00 – 10:30 | Interpreting and Explaining AI
Do Multilingual Users Prefer Chat-bots that Code-mix? Let’s Nudge and Find Out!
Anshul BawaPranav KhadpePratik JoshiKalika BaliMonojit Choudhury

09:00 – 10:30 | Work: Companies, P2P, and Freelancing
Stuck in the middle with you: The transaction costs of corporate employees hiring freelancers
Caitlin Lustig, Sean RintelLiane ScultSiddharth Suri

Wednesday, October 21

07:30 – 08:30
UIST + CSCW: A Celebration of Systems Research in Collaborative and Social Computing
Panelists: Jonathan GrudinMeredith Ringel MorrisJaime Teevan
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09:00 – 10:30 | Online Community Reflections
Holy Tweets: Exploring the Sharing of the Quran on Twitter
Norah Abokhodair, Walid Magdy, AbdelRahim Elmadany

09:00 – 10:30 | Physical Interaction & Robots
“I can’t get round”: Recruiting Assistance in Mobile Robotic Telepresence
(CSCW 2020 Honorable Mention)
Andriana Boudouraki, Joel E Fischer, Stuart Reeves, Sean Rintel