Call For Papers

Up to November 30th 2023

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission Deadline:

November 30, 2023

Extended Deadline:

December 31, 2023

Notification of Acceptance of Papers:

January 31, 2024

Camera Ready Papers:

February 29, 2024

Conference Programme:

May 01, 2024

Payment Phases

Early bird Registration:

until March 08, 2024

Regular Registation:

until April 08, 2024

DESIGN COMMIT 2024 provides opportunities to present and publish a collection of high-quality peer-reviewed research full papers and organize around keynote and parallel sessions. The theme for the 2024 edition is Design for different futures, beyond economic growth.

Doctoral and Postgraduate

The DESIGN COMMIT 2024 offers recent master’s degree graduates and Ph.D. students a dedicated discussion and networking session, to be held during the conference, which is an opportunity for emerging practitioners and researchers to discuss their work and receive feedback from peers and senior researchers. We encourage all recent doctoral candidates and master’s degree graduates with a project relating to the DESIGN COMMIT 2024 main thematic areas, who have a clear idea of their thesis’ focus and study design to apply and submit a full or short paper, that includes how their research addresses the conference theme.

Submitted Papers must:

Submitted papers must meet the following rules:

Full papers between 8 to 12 pages, including title, abstract, keywords, main paper body and images (bibliographical references are included in the limit of pages);

Short papers between 4 to 6 pages, including title, abstract, keywords, main paper body and images (bibliographical references are included in the limit of pages).

-Authors should address one of the conference topics and report on complete studies or theoretical findings;

-Authors should demonstrate a high degree of academic scholarship, clearly articulate their research focus, provide a concise synthesis of the research context, describe the methods used to undertake the research, present the research findings, and summarize the contribution to the field;

-Follow the template guidelines;

-The papers should be written and presented in English;

-Follow the APA publication style for in-text citation and reference lists;

-For the blind peer review, all submissions must be anonymous and must not contain the name(s) of the author(s) or any references to institutions;

-Before uploading your full paper, please ensure to remove any author references;

-Each author can submit a maximum of 2 papers as the lead author.

Submitted papers will be reviewed on a double blinded peer-review process. Only original contributions will be accepted.

Authors should write and present their reports in English while following the APA publication style for reference lists. Files should be submitted following the template. After the review period, we will notify all authors of acceptance or rejection via email. We will invite accepted authors to publish their contribution in the conference proceedings.

Paper submissions that are not presented at the conference will be excluded from the official proceedings. To be included in the proceedings, at least one of the authors should register, attend, and present their papers at the conference.

Powerpoint Template

a. All accepted papers will be published in the official conference book proceedings, which are ISSN/ISBN certified.

b. Authors of the best full papers will be given the opportunity to have their work featured as a chapter in “Design and Industry: Scenarios for Sustainable Futures”, a indexed book by Taylor & Francis.

c. All authors of accepted papers will be invited to submit in The Design Journal, through the Design Commit Special Issue Call. The Design Journal is indexed in Scopus, Web of Science (AHCI) and is the official journal of the European Academy of Design.

Thematic Areas



Thematic Green