We invite high-quality submissions for DESIGN 2018 covering substantial, original and previously unpublished research. Applied, theoretical and results-oriented papers from both academia and industry, based on thorough analysis or argumentation, will be considered for the conference programme.

Submissions should fit into one of proposed conference topics.

Those wishing to present papers at DESIGN 2018 should submit the FULL PAPER written in English up to 12 pages in PDF format (camera-ready version of accepted papers will be submitted in PDF and MS Word format). Please note that the number of pages must be even, due to the proceedings layout. Before submitting the full papers, the submitting author must register as a user of the DESIGN 2018 ConfTool system.

Submission process steps

Download detailed instructions and MS Word template for preparing the FULL paper.

DESIGN 2018 Template (.dotx)

DESIGN 2018 Instructions for authors (.docx)

Format your paper according to the instructions and template.

Register as the user and upload the full paper in PDF format
by using the DESIGN 2018 ConfTool system (after July 1st, 2017)

Deadline for submitting the full papers is December 11th, 2017.

IMPORTANT: Please note that contributions have to be submitted exclusively through the DESIGN 2018 ConfTool system (after July 1st, 2017).

For any questions, please contact DESIGN Organising Secretariat at

  • cadlab
  • perfectmeetings