2018 SEGD Academic Summit Call for Papers

Each year, a call for papers is launched inviting academics, educators, researchers and professionals to submit their paper abstracts that address the latest issues, trends and innovation relevant to the field of experiential graphic design.

Recent papers feature developments and advancements in design curriculum with a focus on transforming the search experience, alternative exhibit spaces and methods and introducing students to the design process.

The deadline for the 2018 Academic Summit Call for Papersis Friday, March 2, 2018.

SEGD Academic Task Force

Leading the SEGD Academic Task Force is Christina Lyons, Professor and Chairperson of the Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design programat the Fashion Institute of Technology. "The Task Force looks for papers that push the industry forward with new ways of thinking, teaching and executing experiential graphics," says Lyons. "The Task Force invites these ideas to come from across the design community—educators, practitioners and students alike."

2018 Academic Summit

The 2018 SEGD Academic Summitwill be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Minneapolis. The event will bring together educators, students, research and practitioners from the field of experiential graphic design.

“Our academic summit platform has evolved into a solid educational conference bringing the leaders in experiential graphic design education together to share their successes and spotlight where the field is going,” says Justin Molloy, SEGD’s Director of Education. “Our goal is to continue to diversify our outreach and seek highly innovative educators to submit to the peer-reviewed paper process.”


SEGD’s online academic journal, Communication+Place,features the latest peer-reviewed experiential design research innovation coming from leading global academic institutions. In addition to speaking at the 2018 SEGD Academic Summit, selected papers will be featured in Communication+Place.

"The selected papers for both presentation at the Annual Academic Summit and for publication in the academic journal Communication+Place serve as inspiration and industry benchmarks to designers, students and researchers," continues Lyons. "This is the source for thoroughly researched and tested experiential graphic design topics from the field, as well as innovations in design curriculum."

For more details:

2018 SEGD Academic Summit | Call for Papers
Communication+Place | SEGD Academic Research Journal


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