[NetBehaviour] Idmaa 2012: Fast Forward

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Fri Jul 20 12:01:19 CEST 2012

Idmaa 2012: Fast Forward – Perspectives On The Future Of Digital Media 
And Arts Nov. 8-10, 2012 (#Idmaa2012).

The tenth annual International Digital Media and Arts Association 
Conference, will be held November 8-10, 2012 in Miami, Florida. 
Commemorating a decade of convergence, this year’s conference looks to 
celebrate iDMAa’s rich history of interdisciplinarity, collaboration, 
communication, and commitment to digital media and arts. iDMAa invites 
you to share your perspectives on the future of digital media and arts.

We are accepting submissions for presentations and panel proposals until 
September 7, 2012. To ensure rich dialog and exchange, we ask that 
presentations conform to 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide format. (See 
the link on pechu kucha http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pecha_Kucha format 
for more information). Authors interested in organizing panel 
discussions will need to submit an abstract and vita for each panel 

The conference will include keynote speakers, lively pecha kucha 
presentations, a juried art exhibition highlighting creative research in 
interactive media and digital arts, topical discussions focused both on 
future of digital media in the industry and also evolving pedagogies in 

Call for Papers and Projects:
We are interested in all ideas related to the future of digital media 
and arts. Creative research that demonstrates the convergence of 
different disciplines, media, cultures, and technologies is particularly 
encouraged. The conference will contain several tracks of programming 
that expand on the conference theme in the following areas:

* Digital/interactive literature
* Algorithmic art
* Motion graphic design
* Video game design/theory/research
* Digital humanities
* Novel human-computer interfaces
* History of digital art
* Data visualization
* Digital media and arts pedagogy/curriculum
* Social media
* Online/mobile advertising and marketing

All abstracts will be refereed for acceptance and should report on the 
results of creative or research projects that explore innovative areas 
of new media (design, art, tools, education, etc.) and will be posted as 
is on the conference website.
Submission guidelines:
1. Submit your abstract (maximum 500 words) online 
(http://www.formstack.com/landing/9100) as a word document by September 
7, 2012. Panel proposals should be submitted as one file.
2. All abstracts should follow the formatting conventions found in the 
latest edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (documentary note).
3. Authors will be notified via email of their submissions’ status by 
approximately September 14.
4. Authors should confirm attendance by October 12.
5. To be reviewed for possible publication in The Journal of the 
International Digital Media and Arts Association selected conference 
proceedings, accepted papers of no more than 3500 words must be 
submitted in their final form (as a word document using your last name 
in the file name) by December 21. Details forthcoming at 
Click the link below to submit your abstract.

All conference sessions will take place in Miami, Florida. The 
conference hotel is the Marriott Courtyard Downtown. The Miami 
International Airport (MIA) is served by most major airlines and shuttle 
or taxi service is available.

Link: http://www.idmaa.org/idmaa2012/

Deadline: Fri Sep 7th, 2012

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