In order to take part in the DDC’17, candidates should:

Be currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program; Submit to Easychair, before May 12th, a single PDF file with:

  1. a short “position paper” (6000-characters, references excluded, in English) that synthetically explains your current research.
  2. a short bio

Participants with accepted papers will have the opportunity to present their current research status in a 15min slot window. In addition, such participants shall receive an invitation letter to attend the 9th Senses & Sensibility: Design Beyond Borders International Conference, to be held on the 24th to 27th October, in Funchal, Madeira Island, as well as a special discount on the admission ticket.


  • Application deadline: 12 May / extended deadline: 19 May
  • Notification of acceptance: 29 May;
  • Submission of final paper: 16 June;
  • Early bird: 3 June.


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