Here are the frequently asked questions about ISEA2020

Are artist paid at ISEA2020?

No, there are no artist fees. ISEA2020 will provide equipment and technical support to install/produce the artworks and performances selected from the call, but all other expenses are paid by the artists. Please note that there will be a fee payable by all participants (for rates visit the registration page).

Are presenters paid at ISEA2020?

No. Presenters cover travel expenses, registration fees and all other expenses.

In the case of Artistic Works, what is the “Thematic Statement”?

The section “Thematic Statement” is meant to address the ISEA themes and sub-themes and explain the connection between the work and these themes in detail. This section also should address how audiences engage with the work.

I have problems to submit my proposal on EasyChair, can you help me?

Due to the large amount of applications we receive, ISEA2020 team cannot help authors to solve problems with EasyChair. We strongly encourage authors to visit this link.

When can I register? What are the registration rates?

The registration for ISEA2020 is open! Please visit the registration page for rates and other registration information.

Is there funding available to help with travel/registration costs?

ISEA2020 is unable to assist with travel or registration costs. 

Is there a registration fee?

Yes, please note that there will be a registration fee payable by all participants. There are general admission rates and student rates and three different options: EARLY-BIRD (until December 31, 2019), IN ADVANCE (from January 1, 2020 to May 18, 2020), ON SITE (if purchased from May 19 to 24, 2020). Please visit the registration page for rates.

Can I submit more than one proposal?

Yes, you can submit more than one proposal for all kinds of categories (e.g. artistic works, academic papers, workshops, etc.).

In the case of short and full papers, is it necessary to submit full papers or just the abstract?

Yes, you have to submit full papers. In addition, you have to submit an abstract. Please use submission template (download template).

Can I update my submission after I submit it?

Authors can update their submissions before the deadline. Once the deadline closes, however, authors cannot make any changes to their submission.

Will the full papers be published?

Yes, the selected papers will be published in the proceeding with an ISBN. The proceedings become part of the ISEA Symposium Archives.

Why do I need to remove my name from my paper proposal?

ISEA operates with a double-blind peer-reviewed policy; authors of academic submissions are requested to remove their names and institutions ahead of submission for review and to add back their names for camera-ready version. Any other features that might identify the authors must be removed ahead of submission.

Do I need to sign the copyright form?

Yes. All authors have to sign the copyright form.

How do I upload the copyright form?

You can only submit A SINGLE PDF FILE, so please include your signed copyright form in your PDF document.