We are calling for evidence-based academic work on topical issues on design, product development and innovation that strengthens both our theoretical understanding, and the connection between theory and practice.


Researcher and practitioners are invited to submit contributions to the conference within, but not limited to, the conference theme and the areas:




The full papers will be double-blind peer reviewed. The review criteria will be novelty and level of contribution, validity of conclusions, industrial or application perspectives and formal qualities of the contribution. The proceedings will be published as open access by the Design Society on their website through this link.


Submit paper

To submit your paper please: 
1. Download and use this paper template
2. Use this link to access ConfTool and upload your paper.