EKSIG 2017: Alive, Active, Adaptive
Call for Papers for the International Conference 2017 of the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge (EKSIG 2017)
ALIVE . ACTIVE . ADAPTIVE - Experiential Knowledge and Emerging Materials
19-20 June 2017, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Conference Website: http://www.eksig2017.com/
Special Interest Group Website: http://experientialknowledge.org.uk/
Alive . Active . Adaptive is an International Conference organized under the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge (EKSIG). It focuses on the experiential knowledge of designing with emerging materials that are alive, active and adaptive, whether by means of biological or computational processes or an integration of the two. The conference brings together design practitioners, researchers, engineers, architects and artists to discuss the future of emerging materials and its implications for design research and practice.
Maurizio Montalti (Officina Corpuscoli), Anna Vallgarda (IT University of Copenhagen) and Mark Miodownik (Institute of Making) will represent our headline of speakers. Check the website for further details on their work:
31 May 2016: First Call
31 October 2016: Full submission due for Papers and Pictorials
31 January 2017: Notification of acceptance of Papers and Pictorials
28 February 2017: Submission of revised Papers and Pictorials
19-20 June 2017: Conference
We welcome submissions both in the format of Full Papers (max 5000 words) and Pictorials (max 2000 words), in which the visual component is at least as important as the textual. Contributions should be submitted before October 31st, 2016 through Easychair system:
Please check Authors’ guidelines on the webpage:
For your convenience, we also provide templates for submissions at the link:
deadline for Early Bird is March 31st, 2017.
Reduced fees will be allowed to students and DRS member.
EKSIG 2017 on Alive . Active . Adaptive will be held in the vibrant Het Nieuwe Instituut (Rotterdam, The Netherlands). The conference will be hosted by Delft University of Technology, the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.
Learn more about the venue: http://www.eksig2017.com/venue-1/
You can find the complete Call for Papers in the attachment of this email and on the conference website, together with guidelines for authors. For further inquiries, please contact us at: email@example.com.
EKSIG 2017 team
Elvin Karana | Delft University of Technology, NL
Elisa Giaccardi | Delft University of Technology, NL
Nithikul Nimkulrat | Estonian Academy of Arts, EE
Kristina Niedderer | University of Wolverhampton, UK