Call for Demos

A new Demo experience

7th EAI International Conference: ArtsIT, Interactivity & Game Creation, ArtsIT 2018 (October 24-26 in Braga, Portugal) invites demo proposals that address innovative and important topics related to arts and IT,  interactivity & game creation.

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Submission Instructions

In order to be considered for on-site demonstration at ArtsIT 2018, a PDF containing an abstract describing the demo should be submitted via Confy, in accordance with Springer LNICST guidelines (see Author’s Kit section) and a 2000 character limit. Figures and tables may be included, not subject to the character limit.

Submission deadline: September 30, 2018

Demo submissions should describe the technology that will be showcased as well as the reasoning behind it. You may find the full list of topics in the Topics section below.


  • Games, Interactivity,
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality,
  • Gamification,
  • Interactive Art (innovative interactive installations)
  • Augmented Performing Arts (innovative performances and shows enhanced by ICT technologies), Augmented Reality applications in art and design.
  •  Information visualization
  •  Big Data
  •  Applications and interfaces for Mobile Devices,
  • Virtual worlds, Metaverse, Avatars and Presence.
  • Audio Art, Sound Design.
  •  New Media Technologies
  •  Corporeal Art/Design Systems (sensors, wearable computing, motion tracking etc.) Generative/Aleatoric Systems.
  • Media Archeology.
  •  Virtual Museums and Curatorial Practices.
  • Theoretical Studies and research output that resides at the intersection of the fields of art, design and technology.


Accepted and registered Demos will be published by EAI with Open Access and showcased in EUDL – European Union Digital Library, and EAI360 – EAI’s Innovation Workbench.


Submissions will be evaluated and selected based on their quality, originality, and significance to the areas of interest for ArtsIT 2018. Submissions outside of the conference’s Scope should justify their relevance to the main area of interest.

Confidentiality of submissions is maintained during the review process, and demos will be selected through a single-blind review process and authors name and affiliation must be on the paper. All rejected submissions will be kept confidential in perpetuity. All submitted materials for accepted submissions will be kept confidential until the start of the conference. Submissions will be evaluated based on their originality, significance of the contribution to the field, technical correctness and presentation, as well as the potential to include participation by conference attendees. The submission should make explicit how the work offers unique and substantial contribution beyond what has already been published or submitted.


Accepted and registered Demos will be showcased at the venue open to the conference participants. Authors will need to be available for installation, and for facilitating interaction with their work at scheduled times during the conference.


At least one author of an accepted Demo must register and present the demo at the conference venue.  Specific requirements will be arranged with presenters of accepted demos, however, demos should be self-supporting as the organizers will only be able to provide space, electricity and an internet connection.


If you have questions about the ArtsIT 2018 Demos, please contact the please contact the Demo Chair: Vitor Carvalho at [email protected]

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