We cordially invite submissions to the 7th Creativity & Cognition Conference (CC2009), sponsored by ACM SIGCHI. We welcome submissions from academics and practitioners, makers and scientists, artists and theoreticians. This year's broad theme of Everyday Creativity reflects the new forms of creativity emerging in everyday life, and includes topics of:
* Collective creativity and creative communities
* Shared languages and participatory creativity
* Incubating creativity and supporting Innovation
* DIY and folk creativity
* Democratising creativity
* New materials for creativity
* Enriching the collaborative experience
We welcome the following forms of submission:
* Empirical evaluations by quantitative and qualitative methods
* In-depth case studies and ethnographic analyses
* Reflective and theoretical accounts of individual and collaborative practice
* Principles of interaction design and requirements for creativity support tools
* Educational and training methods
* Interdisciplinary methods, and models of creativity and collaboration
* Analyses of the role of technology in supporting everyday creativity
Submission deadline: Submissions are now closed.
Notification of acceptance: 15 June 2009
Camera ready paper due: 28 July 2009
TYPES OF SUBMISSION
We invite six types of submissions:
* Full Papers(up to 10 pages)
* Art Exhibition and Live Performances (up to 2 pages)
* Workshop proposals (up to 2 pages)
* Proposals for tutorials (up to 10 pages)
* Applications to the Graduate Student Symposium (up to 4 pages)
All submissions will be fully reviewed by an international programme committee. Accepted papers and statements will be published in the conference proceedings.
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS FORMAT
Papers must be submitted as pdf via the electronic submission system in ACM SIGCHI two-column conference format. THE CORRECT TEMPLATE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS AVAILABLE AT: http://sigchi.org/chipubform/ Useful guidelines can be found at: http://www.chi2009.org/Authors/Guides.html Please note that illustrations can be in color for the ACM Digital Library.
As with prior meetings, the Creativity & Cognition Conference Proceedings will be published by ACM Press and available in the ACM Digital Library. All accepted submissions will appear in the conference proceedings.
We aim to produce special issue(s) of international journals (to be confirmed) from the Creativity & Cognition conference. Special issues from previous Creativity & Cognition conferences have been published in Leonardo journal and Leonardo Transactions, the International Journal of HCI (IJHCI), Communications of the ACM, and Design Studies.