Workshop Program

20th February, Friday

8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30 Opening
8:45-10:00 Keynote#1
10:00-10:20 Break
10:20-11:20 Session#1:Intercultural Community-Based Organizing
11:20-12:20 Panel #1: Designing Cross-cultural, Collaborative Web Environments
12:20-13:50 Lunch, Late Breaking Papers & Demos Session #1
13:50-14:50 Session #2: Translation & Translation Repair
14:50-15:20 Break
15:20-16:40 Session #3: Working on Intercultural Teams
16:45-17:45 Town Hall
17:45-19:00 Reception


21th February, Saturday

8:30 Opening
8:45-10:00 Keynote#2
10:00-10:20 Break
10:20-11:20 Session #4: Models of Intercultural Collaboration
11:20-12:20 Panel #2: Preparation and Support for Intercultural Collaboration in a Virtual Environment: Field Studies in HR Departments of Global Companies
12:20-13:50 Lunch, Late Breaking Papers & Demos Session #2
13:50-14:50 Session #5: Systems to Support Intercultural Activities
14:50-15:20 Break
15:20-16:40 Session #6: Computer Mediated Technology for Global Collaboration
16:40-17:00 Closing


20th February, Friday

8:30 | Opening

8:45-10:00 | Keynote1

The Social Self and the Social Brain: A Perspective of Cultural Neuroscience,
Shinobu Kitayama

10:20-11:20 | Session #1: Intercultural Community-Based Organizing (Chair: Chen Zhao)

Expanding a Country's Borders During War: The Internet War Diary,
Gloria Mark & Bryan Semaan

**Collaborative Platform for Multicultural Herbal Information Creation,
Verayuth Lertnattee, Kergrit Robcob & Virach Sornlertlamvanich

The Social and Communication Networks of a Grassroots Organization in Kibera, Kenya,
Wojciech Gryc

11:20-12:20 | Panel #1

Designing Cross-cultural, Collaborative Web Environments,
Aaron Marcus, Brenda Hall, Jose Coronado, Ana Boa-Ventura(chair)

12:20-13:50 | Lunch, Late Breaking Papers & Demos Session#1

Late Breaking Papers:

The Impact Of Multiple Team Memberships In Leader - Member Exchange Relationship (LMX),
Ivan Alfaro

Data Mining the Cross-Cultural Communication Gap,
Wendy Ark, Ben Shaw, Ana Lelescu, Susan Stucky

Mapping Cultural Friction in Cross-Border Collaboration,
Mariya Bobina

Biculturals as Natural Bridges for Intercultural Communication and Collaboration,
Mary Yoko Brannen, Dominie Garcia, David C. Thomas

Cultural Intelligence as a Strategic Resource in Multicultural Teams,
Lisbeth Clausen, Anne-Marie Soederberg, Verner Worm, Mette Zolner

Overcome Ethnocentrism and Increase Intercultural Collaboration by Developing Social Intelligence,
Qingwen Dong, Christine M. Collaco

Preparing for a Global Encounter:From Internationalization en route towards Globalization,
Liv Egholm Feldt, Michael Jakobsen

Cross-Border Bridge-Building,
Jean-Marie Fevre, Jan M. Ulijn

Collaboration in Offshore Software Projects:Practices and Challenges,
Gopakumar Gopalakrishnan, Sreekumar Pillai, Nidhi Dhan

Culture-sensitive Global Strategies,
Mikhail Grachev

How Change Management is Influenced by Differences in Professional Discourses? A Preliminary Conceptualizing Study on the Adoption of an ICT Tool for Engineers,
Thijs Homan, Jan Ulijn, Jos Pieterse

Toward Multilingual Support of Educational Document Sharing Based on the Language Grid,
Masahiro Hori, Chigusa Kita

The Comparison of Responsibility Attribution in Chinese and American Cultures:Using holistic thinking style as a cognitive framework,
Hou Yubo, Tang Huizhen

Development of Cross-Cultural Communication Tool for Japanese UN Volunteers,
Yoshiyasu Ikeda, Yasuhiko Kitamura

Postcolonial Interculturality,
Lilly Irani, Paul Dourish

Phonetic Decomposition for Speech Recognition of Lesser-Studied Languages,
Vijay John

A Framework for Culturally Adaptive Policy Management in Ad Hoc Collaborative Contexts,
John Karat, Winston Sieck, Timothy J. Norman, Clare-Marie Karat, Carolyn Brodie, Louise Rasmussen, Katia Sycara

Cultural Intelligence and Collaborative Work: Intercultural Competencies in Global Technology Work Teams,
Christine Koh, Damien Joseph, Soon Ang

Demos:


An Input API for Web-Based Collaboration in an Unfamiliar Language,
Shingo Akiyoshi, Kazuhiro Takeuchi

The ShanghAI Lectures: Using Virtual Worlds for Intercultural Student Collaboration ,
Beatrice Hasler, Vania Guerra, Nathan Labhart, Rolf Pfeifer

Language Grid Playground,
Satoshi Sakai, Masaki Gotou, Yohei Murakami, Satoshi Morimoto, Daisuke Morita, Masahiro Tanaka, Toru Ishida

Language Grid Service Manager for Sharing Language Resources,
Yohei Murakami, Rieko Inaba, Tomohiro Shigenobu, Takao Nakaguchi, Akiyo Nadamoto, Toru Ishida

13:50-14:50 | Session #2: Translation & Translation Repair (Chair: Yasuhiko Kitamura)

**Effects of Undertaking Translation Repair using Back Translation,
Mai Miyabe, Takashi Yoshino & Tomohiro Shigenobu

The Web as a Platform to Build Machine Translation Resources,
Narjes Sharif Razavian & Stephan Vogel

Japan, Moving Towards Becoming a Multi-cultural Society, and the Way of Disseminating Multilingual Disaster Information to Non-Japanese Speakers,
Kumi Sato, Kohei Okamoto & Masaru Miyao

15:20-16:40 | Session #3: Working on Intercultural Teams (Chair: Nicole Schadewitz)

**Immigrant Managers as Boundary Spanners on Offshored Software Development Projects: Partners or Bosses?,
Natalia Levina & Aimee Kane

Who Shouts Louder: Exerting Power Across Distance & Culture,
Niina Nurmi, Petra Bosch-Sijtsema, Anu Sivunen & Renate Fruchter

**Leaders and Followers in Multi-cultural Teams: Their Effects on Team Communication, Team Identity and Team Effectiveness,
Alon Lisak & Miriam Erez

Culture as Kaleidoscope: Navigating Cultural Tensions in Global Collaboration,
Jennifer Gibbs


21th February, Saturday

8:30 | Opening

8:45-10:00 | Keynote

Developing Intercultural Competence through Videogames,
Lewis Johnson

10:20-11:20 | Session #4: Models of Intercultural Collaboration (Chair: Ravi Vatrapu)

Bridging the Gap: Discovering Mental Models in Globally Collaborative Contexts,
Pablo-Alejandro Quinones, Susan Fussell, Lucio Soibelman & Burcu Akinci

Cultural Variations in Collaborative Decision Making: Driven by Beliefs or Social Norms?,
Winston Sieck & Shane Mueller

The Effect of Academic Socializing Strategies on Intercultural Collaboration: Empirical evidence from European economics departments,
Peter Schneider

11:20-12:20 | Panel #2:

Preparation and Support for Intercultural Collaboration in a Virtual Environment: Field Studies in HR Departments of Global Companies,
Verner Worm, Anne-Marie Soderberg (Chair), Lisbeth Clausen, Sharon Cunnington, Christine Koh

12:20-13:50 | Lunch, Late Breaking Papers & Demos Session#2

Late Breaking Papers:


9P Planning: Overcoming Roadblocks to Collaboration in Intercultural Community Contexts,
Marcella A. LaFever

Development of Machine Translation System for Japanese Children,
Masafumi Matsuda, Yasuhiko Kitamura

Removing Barriers to Trust in Distributed Teams: Understanding Cultural Differences and Strengthening Social Ties,
Suzanne P. Mikawa, Sharon K. Cunnington, Scott A. Gaskins

Patterns in Pictogram Communication,
Yumiko Mori, Toshiyuki Takasaki, Toru Ishida

Utilizing 'Langrid Input' for Intercultural Communication in Senior High School in Japan,
Yoshie Naya

Intercultural Engagement in the Arabian Gulf Region,
Hamad Odhabi, Lynn Nicks-McCaleb

Communicating across Cultures: The Interaction of Cultural and Language Proficiency,
Vesa Peltokorpi, Susan C. Schneider

Cultural Intelligence: The art of leading cultural complexity,
Elisabeth Plum

Language Grid Playground: Light Weight Building Blocks for Intercultural Collaboration,
Satoshi Sakai, Masaki Gotou, Yohei Murakami, Satoshi Morimoto, Daisuke Morita, Masahiro Tanaka, Toru Ishida

Cross-cultural Collaboration Wiki - Evolving Knowledge about International Teamwork,
Nicole Schadewitz, Norhayati Zakaria

First Steps: Social and Technical Implications Establishing a Mesh Network within an Inter-Cultural Community,
Kai Schubert

Sorry to Interrupt: Asian Media Preferences in Cross-cultural Collaborations,
Leslie D. Setlock, Susan R. Fussell, Eun Ji, Michaela Culver

Cultural Voice Markers in Speech-to-Speech Machine Translation Systems,
Osamuyimen Stewart, Michael Picheny, David Lubensky, Bhuvana Ramabhadran

Cultural Adaptation of Conversational Style in Intercultural Computer-Mediated Group Brainstorming,
Hao-Chuan Wang, Susan R. Fussell

A Web-based Multilingual Parallel Corpus Collection System for the Medical Field,
Takashi Yoshino, Taku Fukushima, Mai Miyabe, Aguri Shigeno

Do Strangers Trust in Video-mediated Communication?,
Qiping Zhang, Weina Qu, Kan Zhang

Internet and Doctor Shopping Behavior,
Ook Lee, Mikyung Kim

Demos:


CollabReps: A Research Prototype for Studying Representational Guidance in Computer Supported Intercultural Collaboration,
Dan Suthers, Nathan Dwyer, Ravi Vatrapu

Language Grid Playground,
Satoshi Sakai, Masaki Gotou, Yohei Murakami, Satoshi Morimoto, Daisuke Morita, Masahiro Tanaka, Toru Ishida

Language Grid Service Manager for Sharing Language Resources,
Yohei Murakami, Rieko Inaba, Tomohiro Shigenobu, Takao Nakaguchi, Akiyo Nadamoto, Toru Ishida

13:50-14:50 | Session #5: Systems to Support Intercultural Activities (Chair: Tara Matthews)

A Webcam Platform for Facilitating Intercultural Group Activities,
Toshiyuki Takasaki & Yumiko Mori

Wordnet-LMF: Fleshing out a Standardized Format for Wordnet Interoperability,
Claudia Soria, Monica Monachini, Piek Vossen

Sharing User Dictionaries Across Multiple Systems with UTX-S,
Francis Bond, Seiji Okura, Yuji Yamamoto, Toshiki Murata, Kiyotaka Uchimoto, Michael Kato, Miwako Shimazu & Tsugiyoshi Suzuki

15:20-16:40 | Session #6: Computer Mediated Technology for Global Collaboration (Chair: Gloria Mark)


Technological Intersubjectivity in Computer Supported Intercultural Collaboration,
Ravi Vatrapu & Dan Suthers

Human Detection of Cultural Differences in Pictogram Interpretations,
Heeryon Cho, Toru Ishida, Naomi Yamashita, Tomoko Koda & Toshiyuki Takasaki

Collaborating Across Cultural and Technological Boundaries: Team Culture and Information Use in a Map Navigation Task,
E. Ilana Diamant, Susan R. Fussell & Fen-ly Lo

Global Differences in Attributes of Email Usage,
John Tang, Tara Matthews, Julian Cerruti, Stephen Dill, Eric Wilcox, Hernan Badenes, Jerald Schoudt & Stefan Nusser

**Indicates nominee for best paper award.

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