Delegates and participants from specific geographies can avail grants and discounted fees to attend the conference. Details of the available grants is mentioned below. Newer grants and opportunities will be updated on this page.
To encourage participants from developing countries, INTERACT 2017 is offering 100 participants from developing countries an additional discount of ₹ 8,000 (~$124/€113) on Full Conference registrations.
These will be on a first-come-first-served basis and applicable as per the IFCD List of Eligible Developing Countries
Discounts can be availed by entering your country during the registration. Currently, there are only 36 passes left.
IFIP DCSC Support
The IFIP TC13 on HCI, and the IFIP Developing Countries Support Committee (DCSC) will partially support students and early stage researchers from developing countries to attend the INTERACT 2017 Conference.
These grants are set up to support early stage researchers, and PhD and Master students who personally present papers accepted in any of the conference tracks. Each awarded student/early stage researcher will be reimbursed the travelling costs to Mumbai to a maximum of $1000 USD, and the lodging to a maximum of $300 USD (no other subsistence expenses will be reimbursed). All the awardees will receive a free student conference registration and will be able to participate in workshops and/or tutorials at no cost.
SIGCHI Gary Marsden Student Development Fund
In recognition of Gary Marsden’s contributions and inspiration in HCI4D, ACM SIGCHI established the Gary Marsden Student Development Fund. The purpose of this fund is to support the growth of HCI in developing worlds by sponsoring SIGCHI Student Members who are postgraduate students from and currently based in developing countries to attend HCI-relevant conferences.
For those who are currently not student members of SIGCHI, you can apply online to become a member with USD 19 before submitting the application.
For more information about applying for the funding, please see the fund guidelines on the SIGCHI website.