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DeSForM 2023 Boundless: Aesthetics, Human Experience and Intelligence for the New Normal (https://www.desform2023.org/)

Hong Kong
Organization: Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence in Design (AiDLab)
Event: https://www.desform2023.org/
Categories: Digital Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Popular Culture, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy
Event Date: 2023-07-05 to 2023-07-07 Abstract Due: 2022-12-02

DeSForM 2023 
Boundless: Aesthetics, Human Experience and Intelligence for the New Normal 
12th International Conference on Design and Semantics of Form and Movement 
July 5-7, 2023 
Hong Kong 
The role of design as a vital bridge between human interaction and technological innovation is increasingly evident as the world adapts to the new normal.  Formerly distinct boundaries between disciplines have been blurred as creatives and engineers embark on collective cutting-edge endeavours.  DeSForM 2023 - Boundless: Aesthetics, Human Experience and Intelligence for the New Normal - the 12th edition of the conference will present leading research that investigates the integration of aesthetics, functionality and advance technologies to enhance experiences, well-being, and business. 
The conference aims to bring together researchers across disciplines to explore DeSForM’s theme via four key topics: Form, interactivity and the human experience; Fashion: processes, visualizations, artifacts and beyond; Innovation in product and service design; Wearables and alternative skins. The conference will explore how the pursuit of enhanced human experiences connect emergent disruptive technologies with artifacts, intangible services, intelligent systems and traditional skills; effectively creating a boundless space that brings together our spiritual, emotional, and physical selves with the external world. 
We will like to invite papers on the following topics: 
• Form, interactivity and the human experience 
• Fashion: Process, Visualizations, Artifacts and Beyond 
• Innovation in product and service design 
• Wearables and alternative skins 
Long and Short (Demo) Paper deadlines 
3 Oct 2022 : Paper submission opening 
2 Dec 2022 : Paper submission deadline 
15 Feb 2023 : Notification of acceptance 
15 Feb 2023 : Conference registration opening 
1 Mar 2023 : Camera ready submission deadline 
Workshop deadlines 
1 Feb 2023 : Workshop submission deadline 
15 Mar 2023 : Notification of acceptance 
3 Apr 2023 : Camera ready submission deadline 
Conference Registration deadlines 
4 Jan 2023 : Registration opens 
1 Mar 2023 : Deadline for early bird 
17 May 2023 : Deadline for regular registration 
We invite authors to submit high-quality, original and previously unpublished contributions that explore one or more conference topics. Submitted papers (For full, short and workshop) will be assessed through a double-blind review process. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. 
Contributions may be submitted in the following categories: 
Full papers (Oral presentation): Full papers should be up to twelve pages (including references) and should present theoretical research, novel frameworks or research-through-design projects addressing the conference topics. Accepted papers will be given a 20-minute presentation slot at the conference. 
Short papers (Demonstration + Poster): Short papers should be up to six pages (including references) and should describe actual design or art projects, which will be presented through live demos and posters during the conference. Authors of short papers are also encouraged to provide in their papers a link to download media demonstrating their results, whether images, videos, or other media types. 
Workshops: Workshops should be introduced in a short paper format but with a clear indication in the title stating that it is intended for a workshop. What is proposed will lead to tangible outcomes such as prototypes, videos, models, etc. In addition to the 4 main themes of this conference we encourage workshops to explore new approaches, creative techniques and advanced technology for future design applications. 
If you have further questions about DeSForM 2023, please contact desform2023@aidlab.hk 
Website: https://www.desform2023.org/
Email: desform2023@aidlab.hk 
Contact Person: Calistta Li 



Calistta Li