We invite contributions from professionals, academics and students to address the following questions with their own research, projects and experiences: What is Design for the Next? And what is the ‘Next’ focus of Design?
– The language of the conference is English and all submissions must be in English.
– A double blind peer review process will be used both for abstracts and full papers.
– Initial submissions must be anonymous and must not contain the name(s) of the author(s) or any reference to their affiliation. This information must be included only in the camera-ready paper after the full paper acceptance notification.
– Proceedings will be published digitally with an ISBN by Taylor and Francis and best papers will be included in a Special issue of Design Journal.
– Submissions will be published in the proceedings if (at least one of) the authors register to the conference to present the work.
– Submissions of proposals are to be made through the Conference Management System, where registered authors will have access to the evaluations of their works. For more information and a link to the conference management system, please click on the ‘SUBMIT!’ button provided on the conference website (designfornext.org).
– Submissions that do not comply with the submission rules will be excluded from the evaluation process and proceedings publication.
Design for Next Conference
Abstract Submission – Deadline Aug 15, 2016
At first stage, authors are invited to submit an abstract and keywords using the ‘SUBMIT!’ link provided on the conference website (designfornext.org). The abstract should be no longer than 500 words and it should include the main bibliographical references. Please omit any references to the author(s) or the institutions they are affiliated with.
Full Paper Submission – Deadline Nov 15, 2016
After the notification of the abstract acceptance, full papers should be submitted according to the MSWord template, which complies with the guidelines of the publisher of the proceedings. The template can be downloaded from the conference website (designfornext.org), and details of the submission format are described in the body of the template. The length of the full paper should not exceed 4000 words (excluding references) and follow APA publication style for in-text citation and reference lists (www.apastyle.org). At this stage, files should be submitted in PDF version and should be anonymous without containing the name(s) of the author(s) or any reference to their affiliation. Documents that do not comply with this rule will be excluded from the evaluation process. Once reviewed, the accepted submissions will receive comments for necessary revisions for the final camera‐ready submission.
Camera-ready Paper Submission – Deadline Feb 15, 2017
After the notification of full paper acceptance, the final (camera-ready) version of the full paper should be submitted in both MSWord (.doc or .docx) and PDF format according to the conference template. Other formats are not accepted. At this stage the paper should include the name(s) and the affiliation of the author(s). Please keep the size of each file to less than 2Mb (including your illustrations) and use a file name beginning with the principal author’s last name, followed by the name of the track (Ex.: Smith_Aesthetics.doc).
Papers which are not presented at the conference will be excluded from the official proceedings. Therefore, it is, critical that at least one author of the paper attend the conference to present the work.
COPYRIGHT: By submitting papers for publication in the conference proceedings, authors are allowing for the publication of their work and assigning copyright of the submitted papers to the conference host. Authors’ traditional rights will not be infringed upon by assigning copyright in this manner, as authors retain the right to re-use the content of the papers.
Deadline Nov 15, 2016
Authors are invited to submit a poster using the ‘SUBMIT!’ link provided on the conference website (designfornext.org). The poster template can be downloaded from the conference website, and details of the submission format are described in the body of the template. Posters should be A1 portrait in size, at 300 dpi., .pdf file. It must contain images (e.g. photographs, drawings, tables, diagrams, …) and up to 300 words abstract. References must be in Normal style following APA guidelines.
If your contribution is accepted by the Scientific Committee and the Conference Chairs, and once you have completed the conference registration, your poster will be exhibited during the Conference.
Workshop and Symposia
Deadline Nov 15, 2016
Authors are invited to submit proposals for workshops and symposia using the ‘SUBMIT!’ link provided on the conference website (designfornext.org). Proposals should include a working title, the name of the responsible person, the list contributors’ names and affiliation and an abstract with the aims and content of the activities, the expected number of participants and target audience (academics/ professionals/students, etc.) and any special equipment required (Max 800 words). Proposals will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and the Conference Chairs.
Further information about the Conference can be obtained from the Conference Secretariat at: email@example.com.
Conference description, calls and tracks available for download here:
EAD12 – Design for Next – CALL.pdf