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Call for Papers


The Central Theme The central theme of the TIE 2019 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 innovative methods that target these core subjects. The conference 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.


In its third edition of 2019, the Special Focus of the conference 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 paper submissions from different disciplines covering these and related topics.

Paper submission

TIE 2019 accepts full papers (max. 10 pages including references) describing research results, practical reports, or case studies and short papers (max 6 pages including references) presenting late-breaking work. 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.

Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy’ system at Confy, and have to comply with Springer’s format (see Author’s kit section).

Papers will be judged on originality, correctness, clarity and relevance. Submitted papers must be original work, and may not be under consideration for another conference or journal. Submission of the paper implies agreement of the author(s) to attend the conference and present the paper if accepted. Full details of submission procedures are available here.


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).

Additional publication opportunities:

Important dates

Full Paper Submission deadline
1 May 2019

Notification deadline
15 June 2019

Camera-ready deadline
28 July 2019

Start of Conference
28 October 2019

End of Conference
30 October 2019

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