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Design and design researchers often disrupt the status quo in acts of creative disobedience, taking a contrary view to shed new light on a challenge. EAD2019 invites designers and researchers to explore the disruption, risks and transformation of design by submitting papers to one or more of the eight exciting RUNNING WITH SCISSORS Tracks.

 “Submission period for Extended Abstracts and Full Papers is now closed.

Full papers will be up to 5000 words in length excluding abstract and references and will be of the highest standard of scholarship and clarity in terms of outlining research questions, establishing context, explicating methods of inquiry, and reporting insights and results.

All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings if at least one of the authors registers to present the work at the conference. The publication will have an ISSN/ISBN number and a DOI reference to ensure it appears in scholarly web-searches and will be accessible from the conference website.

Final reviewing is underway and the results of the accepted Full Papers will be announced on 14 December.

Peer Review

EAD2019 is an international conference for the reporting and conduct of a wide variety of design from researchers, innovators, professional design services and service users. We invite a broad range of research and design projects at every stage of the journey. We encourage the highest standards of scholarship, seeking clarity in terms of context, explanation of methods, and the reporting of results and-or next stage(s) for the work.

Our aim is to support the design community in an enterprising manner and increase the quality of peer reviewing for EAD. All forms of submission, including full papers will be selected through a double-blind review process conducted by an international review panel. The review process for each sub-track of the conference will be managed separately by a sub-chair and their team who will oversee the peer review process for submissions. This will involve inviting and allocating reviewers, resolving any opposing reviews, and making recommendations to the overall EAD 2019 review committee. ConfTool is the primary tool for managing the submission and reviewing process.

Conference Presentations and Proceedings

Authors of accepted papers and all other submission formats are expected to attend and present their work at EAD2019 in Dundee. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.