ECCE 2017 - Submissions

New deadline for Doctoral Consortium, Poster, and Demo submissions: May 22, 2017, 5 PM (CET). Submissions should be made through the EasyChair Reviewing System: See below (under Submission Categories) for more information about these submissions

We invite contributions that address the broad spectrum of cognitive ergonomics challenges in the analysis, design, and evaluation of digital technologies. This includes, but is not limited to, the following topics:

  • Design methods, tools, and methodologies for supporting cognitive tasks
  • Affective/emotional aspects of human interaction with IT artefacts
  • Motivation, engagement, goal sharing
  • Ecological approaches to human cognition and human-technology interaction
  • Human-technology interaction in the Internet of Things era
  • User research concepts, methods, and empirical studies
  • Cognitive processes in design
  • Collaborative creativity and experience
  • Collaboration in design teams
  • Cognitive task analysis and modeling
  • Methods and tools for studying cognitive tasks
  • Decision aiding, information presentation and visualization
  • Human Factors and simulation
  • Trust and control in complex systems
  • Situation awareness
  • Human error and reliability
  • Resilience and diversity

Submission Guidelines

All submissions should be written in English and authors should anonymise their papers. All submissions fulfilling the submission requirements will be peer-reviewed, and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, which will be made available in the ACM digital library.

Submissions must follow the SIGCHI Conference Proceedings formatting guidelines. Microsoft Word Templates are available HERE (for Windows) and Here (for Mac). Detailed formatting instructions, as well as more sample documents (including LaTeX files) are available on the 2017 ACM Master Article Template page: See to it that you use the SigConf proceedings template when preparing your manuscript. If you have any questions regarding the formatting of your paper, please contact the program chairs, Victor Kaptelinin ( and Gerrit van der Veer (

Poster/demonstration submissions should be made through the EasyChair Reviewing System. Please note that you must select the submission type before doing your submission in order for it to be processed accordingly. Submissions via EasyChair must be in PDF format.
Proposals for panel sessions should be submitted to Victor Kaptelinin, programme chair:

Submission Categories

Submissions can be posters and demonstrations. Doctoral candidates may also submit to the ECCE 2017 Doctoral Consortium.

Posters & Demonstrations

The poster and demonstration sessions aim to show work in a setting, which facilitates open discussion. These sessions are suitable for authors who wish to present and demonstrate their work, smaller projects, systems or prototypes in a more interactive and informal setting during ECCE 2017. Poster and demonstration papers should not exceed 2 pages (including references), explaining the work to be presented, how it will be presented, and the relevance of the presentation to conference attendees. If there are any particular requirements for the demonstration (e.g. size of equipment, power, networking etc.) please also email the technology chair ( Poster and demonstration submission deadline: May 22, 2017, 5 PM (CET).

Workshop submissions

We strongly encourage researchers to suggest topics for the workshops taking place on the 19th of September. The suggested topics should be related to the themes mentioned above (at least to some extent) and sent to the the program chairs, Victor Kaptelinin ( and Gerrit van der Veer (  

Submissions to the doctoral consortium

We encourage PhD students to submit to the doctoral consortium taking place on the 19th of september. The submission deadline is May 22, 2017, 5 PM (CET). As soon as a student submits to the consortium he or she is elligable to apply for a limited number of scholarships covering the conference registration fee. The application is sent to the DC coordinator Robyn Schimmer. Find more information about submitting to the doctoral consortium here.

Gary Marsden Student Development Fund

SIGCHI student members (or interested in becoming members) who are postgraduate students from, and currently based in, developing countries (click HERE for a list) are eligible to apply to the SIGCHI Gary Marsden Student Development Fund (that may cover a maximum of $2500 USD, including travel (economy class flight tickets, ground transportation), accommodation (student housing if available), and meals during the conference can be covered by reimbursement), if they have an accepted contribution, or are accepted as doctoral consortium student, or volunteering of any kind (such as student volunteer) for the conference. Click HERE for more information on how to apply. 

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Victor Kaptelinin
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