Open call for papers for DIGICOM 2022

The call for papers for the 6th International Conference on Design and Digital Communication (DIGICOM) is open until June 30.

The conference, which will take place between November 3 and 5, has a hybrid format and will be held on-site at the Gil Vicente Theatre in Barcelos.

The DIGICOM organizing committee invites original contributions as full papers. This call is open to all researchers, academics, designers, and students whose work falls within the field of Design and Digital Communication, namely:

a) Practical application projects: projects developed in a research, academic or commercial context, of a practical nature and with a potential social, cultural or economic relevance.
b) Case Studies: description and analysis of projects or research problems in different contexts.
c) Literature review: presentation of the state-of-the-art drawing on a specific research issue.
d) Research work: doctoral or master’s research; and new approaches and frameworks.

Submissions will be accepted on the following topics:

· Web Design
· Interface Design
· UI Design
· UX Design
· Usability
· Mobile apps
· Editorial Design on digital media
· Digital Typography
· Digital Media
· Multimedia Technologies
· Social Media Platforms
· Product Design

· Design of Visual Identity
· Branding
· Communication and Strategy
· Communication Design
· Digital Marketing
· Advertisement
· Social Media
· Market and Business

· Video
· Motion Graphics
· Digital and Interactive Television
· Infographics
· Audiovisual Graphics
· Sound Design and Communication
· Media Arts

· Theory and History of Design and Media
· Information Society
· Internet and Social Networks
· Health and wellbeing
· Education, Literacy and Citizenship
· Culture, Countercultures, and subcultures
· Visual, Aesthetic and Semiotic Analysis

Submitted Papers must:
— have no more than 12 pages, including title, abstract, keywords, main paper body and images (he page limit does not include bibliographical references);
— follow the template guidelines;
— be written in English.

After a double-blinded peer-review process, the accepted best-ranked papers will be published in a Book of Proceedings as part of the Springer Series in Design and Innovation, indexed on Springer Link and Google Scholar, and submitted for Web of Science and Scopus.

After the conference, the authors of a selection of the best papers will also be invited to write an original chapter for the book Perspectives on Design and Digital Communication: Research, innovations and best practices, to be also published in the Springer Series in Design and Innovation.

[Posted: 14-06-2022]