PDC 2018, reminder of deadlines and submission instructions

Posted on Friday October 13th 2017 at 09:16

The 16th biennial Participatory Design Conference (PDC)
Hasselt & Genk, Belgium, 20 – 24 August 2018

“Participatory Design, Democracy and Politics”


Deadlines for PDC 2018 are approaching fast, so please find a reminder of the upcoming important dates as well as the submission instructions below.



* Full papers: 10 November 2017.
* PD Practitioners outside academia (Industry Track): 1 October 2017.
* First notification to full papers authors: 12 January 2018.
* Full paper revised submission, Short papers, workshops, tutorials, doctoral colloquium and situated actions submission: 9 February 2018.
* Final notification of acceptance: 27 March 2018.
* Camera ready versions: 18 May 2018.

All deadlines are at end of day, 23:59 Pacific Standard Time (PST).



All submissions should be made via the PDC 2018 Conference System.

Papers should be submitted using the ACM recommended templates. There is a ACM_SigConf sample file of the template available via the PDC 2018 website. Please note that the ACM templates have changed recently and the ACM resource link now provides you with an archive of the full catalogue of ACM templates, available as ZIP archives. Among them, please use the SigConf proceedings template which is the correct template to use for the International Conference Proceedings Series published by ACM. You are free to use the text editor toolbar/plugin provided by ACM, as well as to use the sample file provided for your convenience in the “ACM Sample Files” folder (and on the first link of this paragraph).



PDC 2018 invites submissions in the following categories (to be published in the ACM International Conference Proceeding Series):

* Full papers: (maximum 10 pages, excl. references).
* PD Practitioners outside academia (Industry Track): (maximum 1 page, excl. references).
* Short papers: (maximum 4 pages, excl. references).
* Interactive workshops: (maximum 3 pages, excl. references).
* Tutorials: (maximum 3 pages, excl. references).
* Doctoral Colloquium: (maximum 4 page proposal, excl. references).
* Situated Actions: (maximum 2 pages text with 2 pages optional images or plans; or 5 minutes audio/video).
* The Artful Integrators’ award.


We look forward to you joining us in Genk & Hasselt (Belgium) in 2018!

Liesbeth Huybrechts & Maurizio Teli
PDC 2018 chairs

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