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3rd EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Education

16-18 October 2019, Braga, Portugal

Call for Papers TIE 2019 – Submission deadline 1 May

The 3rd EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Education, TIE 2019, will take place in Braga, a UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts, from October 16 to 18, 2019.

TIE 2019 aims to provide a platform where academics and practitioners from cross-disciplinary fields such as education, artistic creation, creative industries, and business can come together and collaborate. The event will encourage the exploration of the potential synergies that may arise from pooling the different perspectives. The central theme of the conference is innovation, with a special focus on emerging technologies for education, creativity, entertainment, well being, arts, and business development.  In addition, it aims at promoting new venture creation opportunities that emerge from these innovations, as well as innovation methods that target these core subjects.

Scope & Topics

In its third edition of 2019, the Special Focus lies on applied storytelling, technological innovations for storytelling, storytelling systems for education, as well as systems that foster narrative creation, in the context of entrepreneurship and business. Submissions in these areas are particularly welcome. Other themes of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Applied Digital Art
  • Interactive Systems for Education, Well Being, or Entertainment
  • Positive Computing and Well Being
  • Engaging and Playful Tangible Interfaces
  • Design of Playful Interactions
  • Mixed Reality Games and Toys
  • Creativity and Games
  • Creativity and AR/VR/XR
  • Virtual Agents for Educational and Social Simulations
  • Creative Learning
  • Digital Toys for Learning
  • Digital Media Design and Design Methodologies
  • Innovation Methods for Digital Creativity (Design Fiction, Science Fiction Prototyping (SFP), Diegetic Innovation Templating (DiT), etc.
  • Foresight Innovation and Identifying Opportunities for New Product/Future Technologies
  • New Venture Creation in Creative Industries
  • Theoretical Frameworks

We call for research papers, practical reports or case studies as well as late breaking work from different disciplines covering these topics.

Paper Submissions

TIE 2019 accepts full paper (max. 10 pages including references) and short papers (max 6 pages including references) submissions. Submission will undergo a double-blind peer review process. All submissions should be written in English and must follow the Springer formatting guidelines (see Author’s Kit section). Previously published work may not be submitted, nor may the work be concurrently submitted to any other conference or journal. Such papers will be rejected without review. Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy‘ system. Please read the Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement.


All accepted papers will be published as conference proceedings by Springer USA and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world’s largest scientific libraries. Proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Important DatesSubmissions Deadline: 01 May 2019
Notification Deadline: 15 June 2019
Camera Ready Deadline: 28 July 2019
Conference: 16-18 October 2019

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