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Audrey Girouard <[log in to unmask]>
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TEI 2018: Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interactions Conference
March 18-21, 2018. Stockholm, Sweden

=== Call for papers ===

Important Dates
August 2nd, 2017: Submission deadline
October 21th, 2017: Notification of acceptance
December 1st, 2017, Camera-ready version
March 18-21, 2018, Conference in Stockholm, Sweden


TEI 2018 is the 12th annual conference dedicated to presenting the latest results in tangible, embedded, and embodied interaction. 
The TEI conference has gained substantial visibility and activity over the past decade. It brings together researchers, practitioners, businesses, artists, designers and students from various disciplines, including engineering, interaction design, product design, computer science, and the arts. Application areas are diverse, including: human-augmentation, flexible and shape changing displays, haptic interaction, interactive surfaces, public art and performance; interactive robotics, games; learning; planning; automotive, fashion, sports, making, furniture, and architectural design; music and sound creation; as well as productivity and creativity tools in domains ranging from scientific exploration to non-linear narrative.
The intimate size of this single-track conference provides a unique forum for exchanging ideas and presenting innovative work through talks, demonstrations, posters, art installations and performances, and participating in hands-on studio/workshops. We invite submissions from all of these perspectives: theoretical, conceptual, technical, applied, or artistic.
Accepted submissions of all types will be included in the ACM digital library proceedings.

SUGGESTED TOPICS: Postdigital Design

Authors are invited to submit high-quality work detailing original research that contributes to advancing this rapidly developing field. Appropriate topics include but are not limited to:
-Novel interaction techniques that bridge the physical and digital worlds
-Theoretical foundations, frameworks, and concepts
-Flexible and shape changing displays
-Wearable technologies beyond the smartwatch
-Movement and choreography of interaction
-Meta-studies on tangible and embodied interactions
-Tools and toolkits for tangible and embodied interaction
-Novel application areas; industrial applications and implications
-Role of physicality in embodied sense-making (e.g., human perception, cognition and experience)
-Methodologies specific to tangible and embodied interaction design/research (including design -guidelines, methods, approaches, lessons learned)
-Case studies and evaluations of working deployments
-Tangible interaction for artistic and/or expressive systems
-Philosophical, ethical and social implications
-Key challenges and opportunities; proposals for research agendas and dissemination

Papers should be between 4 pages and 8 pages long (not including references) in the two-column ACM SIGCHI 2016 format. They must be in PDF file format. All papers will undergo the same review process and be published in the same way. Length must match the contribution, and the same general criteria hold for all papers. Regardless of length, a paper may be presented as a talk, demo and/or poster. When submitting your paper, we want to make it clear that providing a supplementary two-minute video (if appropriate) will not only facilitate the review process, but also increase the visibility of the work, during and after the conference.
All work must be submitted electronically via the TEI new Precision Conference site. During submission, authors may propose the presentation format that they feel best suits their contribution, which may include multiple presentation forms. The available formats include: Talk, Demo, Poster

Please do consider the most appropriate presentation format for your work. TEI is particularly strong in demonstrations and installations and encourages both by publishing their descriptions and videos in the full conference proceedings.

Submissions will be reviewed in a double-blind process, and authors must ensure that their names and affiliations do not appear on the submitted papers. The author and affiliation sections of the ACM SIGCHI template must be left blank. In case of acceptance, authors will be asked to provide a camera-ready copy that includes this information, along with any recommended improvements as suggested by the reviewers.

Furthermore, all references should remain intact. If you previously published a paper and your current submission builds on that work, the reference - with authors - should appear in the references. Submission should not have blank references (e.g., "12. REMOVED FOR REVIEWING"). We encourage authors to refer to their previous work in the third person. Further suppression of identity in the body of the paper, while encouraged, is left to the authors' discretion.

One author of each accepted submission must register for the conference before the early registration deadline in order for the final paper version to be published in the conference proceedings. Papers will be published in the ACM digital library.

If you have further questions about Papers for TEI 2017, contact the Program Chairs Audrey Girouard & Jakob Tholander at [log in to unmask]

Audrey Girouard, PhD
Associate Professor
Interactive Multimedia and Design (IMD) Program Coordinator 
School of Information Technology, AP 230 D 
Carleton University

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