Call: Co-Creation Workshop (CCW 2017) at ICCC 2017


CCW 2017: Co-Creation Workshop
Workshop at ICCC 2017, the Eighth International Conference on Computational Creativity
June 19, Atlanta, GA
Workshop website:

Submit by April 21, 2017


The first Co-Creation Workshop (CCW 2017) will be hosted in Atlanta, GA at the International Conference on Computational Creativity on June 19, 2017. Co-creation is a new interdisciplinary research topic that asks questions related to human-computer interaction, computational creativity, and cognitive science. It investigates how two or more agents interact to produce emergent meaning and artifacts in a participatory process of meaning building (i.e. participatory sense-making). Collaboration is a powerful way to inspire and support human cognition. However, the same dynamism and flexibility that make collaboration and co-creation so effective, also unfortunately make it difficult to quantify, evaluate, and operationalize in co-creative agents. This workshop is designed to bring together researchers investigating technical, empirical, and theoretical aspects of co-creation to share insights on the unique challenges of this application domain.

We expect a mix of technical demo papers describing co-creative systems and empirical papers investigating co-creative systems or elements of co-creation, such as: agent-based interactive co-creation, towards intelligent co-creation, support for collaborative creativity, interaction modalities for co-creation, engagement principles for co-creation, simulation of co-creation, and models of co-creation. The workshop will emphasize engaging in hands-on co-creative activities and discussion to understand co-creation through shared experience using practice-based research methods. Attendees can expect to learn about new co-creative systems, research methods and tools for quantifying and evaluating co-creation, and cognitive theories to help understand and model co-creation. The workshop format will include: ~3 hours for participants to present submitted demo and research papers, an interactive demo session during which participants try out and discuss the co-creative systems, and a data analysis activity where participants use new research methods and tools to quantify their experience with the co-creative systems at the workshop.


April 21, 2017: Deadline for paper submission
May 5, 2017: Acceptance notification for paper submission
June 1, 2017: Deadline for final copy of accepted papers
June 19, 2017: Workshop date
June 21-23: Main ICCC Conference


We invite participants to submit 2-4 page demo and research papers in the ICCC format ( to be submitted via our EasyChair electronic submission site:

The call for submission can be found here:

Click here to download ICCC author kit.

Topics may include (but are not limited to):

  • Agent-based interactive co-creation
  • Towards intelligent co-creation
  • Support for collaborative creativity
  • Interaction modalities for co-creation
  • Engagement principles for co-creation
  • Simulation of co-creation
  • Models of co-creation

Papers will be reviewed by committee members and accepted authors will present at the workshop. At least one author of each accepted position paper must attend the workshop and must register for both the workshop and for at least one day of the conference. Presentations will be in a panel format to encourage discussion: 3-4 participants will present together as part of a thematic panel. Each panel participant will give a short (10 minute) presentation of their work followed by a joint discussion.


If you have any questions, please contact

Workshop website: cocreationworkshop


Nicholas Davis: Georgia Tech, USA
Chih-Pin Hsiao: Georgia Tech, USA
Mary Lou Maher: UNC Charlotte, USA
Celine Latulipe: UNC Charlotte, USA
Ellen Do: Georgia Tech, USA
Brian Magerko: Georgia Tech, USA
Kunwar Yashraj Singh: Georgia Tech, USA

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