The Conference Programme was organised into 5 thematic areas, namely Human-Computer Interaction, Ergonomics and Health Aspects of Work with Computers, Human Interface and the Management of Information, Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction and Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics. The programme featured 2 plenary sessions, 204 parallel paper sessions, 27 tutorials, 4 workshops, 7 special interest groups, as well as 122 poster presentations and and 12 demonstrations. The keynote speakers were Prof. Ben Shneiderman, from the University of Maryland, USA, who presented 'Leonardo's Laptop: Human Needs and the New Computing Technologies' and Prof. Jenny Preece, from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA, who talked about 'Designing Sociable, Universally Usable Online Communities'.
The Proceedings have been published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates in four volumes containing 1,134 papers for a total of 5,909 pages. The first two volumes are dedicated to Human Computer Interaction (ISBN 0-8058-4931-0, ISBN 0-8058-4931-9, the third volume collects papers on cognitive, social and ergonomics aspects of computing (ISBN 0-8058-4931-7), while the fourth volume is dedicated to Universal Access in HCI (ISBN 0-8058-4931-5). The adjunct proceedings include the abstracts of 122 posters and 12 demonstrations.
HCI International 2005 will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 22-27 July 2005, jointly with the Symposium on Human Interface (Japan) 2005, the 5th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, the 3rd International Conference on Universal Access in Human Computer Interaction, the 1st International Conference on Virtual Reality, and the 1st International Conference on Usability and Internationalization (http://hcii2005.engr.wisc.edu).