Call: TIE 2019 – The 3rd EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Education

Call for Papers

TIE 2019 – The 3rd EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Education
16-18 October 2019
Braga, Portugal

Submissions Deadline:  20 May 2019

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 innovation 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.


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 desk rejected. Papers should be submitted through EAI Confy system.


All accepted papers will be published as conference proceedings by Springer USA and made available through the Springer 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).


Submissions Deadline:  20 May 2019
Notification Deadline:  15  July 2019
Camera Ready Deadline:  30  July 2019
Conference:  16-18 October 2019


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