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Call for Demos

A new Demo experience

The 3rd EAI International Conference on Design, Learning & Innovation, DLI 2018 (October 24-26 in Braga, Portugal) invites demo proposals that address innovative and important topics related to design, learning and innovation.

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Submission Instructions

In order to be considered for on-site demonstration at DLI 2018, a PDF containing an abstract describing the demo should be submitted via Confy, in accordance with Springer LNICST guidelines (see Author’s Kit section) and a 2000 character limit. Figures and tables may be included, not subject to the character limit.

Submission deadline: September 30, 2018

Demo submissions should describe the technology that will be showcased as well as the reasoning behind it. You may find the full list of topics in the Topics section below.
 

Topics

  • Digital games and toys
  • Game design
  • Toy design
  • Interactive environments
  • Tangible and intangible tools
  • Playful designs
  • Design of playful interactions
  • Playful interfaces
  • Affective and experiential designs
  • Designs for embodied interactions
  • Pervasive gaming designs
  • Analysis of playful designs
  • Analysis of designs for users with special abilities and needs
  • Theoretical frameworks
  • Emotions and affective learning and interaction
  • Play, playfulness and innovation
  • Theoretical foundations for design, learning, and innovation
  • Experience and explorative designs, play and learning
  • Collaborative, collective and co-creative designs for learning
  • Movements, exploration and experimentation
  • Innovation in design and learning
  • Design methodologies
  • Methodologies, tools, and techniques for innovation in design and learning
  • Design of innovative learning environments
  • Design of innovative applications
  • Design driven innovation
  • User centered design
  • Designing for users with special abilities and needs
  • Novel initiatives in design and learning
  • Design, learning and innovation for specific purposes
  • Toys and/or games for playful learning
  • Toys and/or games for health and wellbeing
  • Serious games
  • Toys and/or games for social impact
  • Online/virtual laboratories
  • Toys and/or games for outdoor spaces
  • New trends in formal and informal learning practices
  • Game-based learning and gamification
  • Play-based learning
  • Toy-based learning
  • Learning space designs
  • Trends and issues in formal and informal learning domains
  • Workplace learning designs
  • Ludic engagement designs
  • Emerging tools and technologies in design, learning and innovation
  • Social networking
  • Virtual and augmented realities
  • Novel applications
  • Virtual communities
  • Tools for outdoor play environments

Publication

Accepted and registered Demos will be published by EAI with Open Access and showcased in EUDL – European Union Digital Library, and EAI360 – EAI’s Innovation Workbench.

Selection

Submissions will be evaluated and selected based on their quality, originality, and significance to the areas of interest for DLI 2018. Submissions outside of the conference’s Scope should justify their relevance to the main area of interest.

Confidentiality of submissions is maintained during the review process, and demos will be selected through a single-blind review process and authors name and affiliation must be on the paper. All rejected submissions will be kept confidential in perpetuity. All submitted materials for accepted submissions will be kept confidential until the start of the conference. Submissions will be evaluated based on their originality, significance of the contribution to the field, technical correctness and presentation, as well as the potential to include participation by conference attendees. The submission should make explicit how the work offers unique and substantial contribution beyond what has already been published or submitted.

Presentation

Accepted and registered Demos will be showcased at the venue open to the conference participants. Authors will need to be available for installation, and for facilitating interaction with their work at scheduled times during the conference.

Attendance

At least one author of an accepted Demo must register and present the demo at the conference venue.  Specific requirements will be arranged with presenters of accepted demos, however, demos should be self-supporting as the organizers will only be able to provide space, electricity and an internet connection.

Questions

If you have questions about the DLI 2018 Demos, please contact the please contact the Demo Chair: Pedro Branco at pbranco@dsi.uminho.pt

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