Paper Presentation Schedule by Date, Title, Author, Affiliation
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Abstract Submission Deadline February 20, 2014:
One-page Microsoft Word (10 point Times Roman, single spaced, one page abstract and another page identifying author name, affiliation, and email contact) that addresses the conference theme must be e-mailed to Professor Dr. M. Saleh Uddin at and Professor Chris Welty at by Thursday, March 20, 2014.
Important Dates:
Submission of Abstracts: March 20, 2014
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection of Abstracts: April 20, 2014
Submission of Final Paper in Conference Format: Extended Deadline: Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Abstract, Paper, and Presentation Topics:

Communication & Education
Vision & Information
Investigation & Representation
Process & Output
Information Exchange & Media Convergence
Education & Practice
Media & Methods
Media & Exploration
Left Brain & Right Brain
Design & Graphic Application
Analysis & Interpretation
History & Transformation
Interior & Exterior
Preceding Media & Future Expression
Analog & Digital Convergence
3D & Visualization
Virtual Reality & Communication
Moving Images & Time-based Media
Interactive Environments & Applications

Our goal is to have the proceedings of the conference available to participants at the conference. Your adherence to our formatting standards will help us meet that challenge.


Due Date & Software
All paper submissions must be received by the extended deadline July 01, 2014.
Software: Microsoft Word (.doc or .rtf). Unformatted text
Images: JPEG
Any other formats or media will not be accepted.

Page Limits
We reserve the right to edit text and illustrations in order to conform to the following limitations:
Text: Max. 4000 words. Illustrations: Max.of 8 total (may combine several images to create a single image)
Total Pages: Max. of 8 pages in publication (includes text, notes, references, illustrations)

Text Files
You are responsible for the quality of your paper by providing text that is error free. Your paper will be published without further editing. Text files including image captions must be submitted in unformatted Microsoft Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) using 9 point Time New Roman font. Text files should be named with the author's last name, _text and the extension: Example: TJones_text.doc or TJones_text.rtf

Final publication formatting such as line spacing, margins, columns, indents, etc. will be established by the design of the proceedings. Type should be entered in the following way:

Paper Title: Upper/Lower Case, Initial Caps
Author's Name: Upper/Lower Case, Initial Caps
Author's School: Upper/Lower Case, Initial Caps
No address or phone number
Head/Subhead: Upper/Lower Case, Initial Caps
Paragraphs: Upper/Lower Case

Assign the Normal style to ALL the above elements. Do not assign any tabs or indents. Set all text to flush left. All text must be set as single spaced with NO blank lines. Word emphasis within a paragraph is acceptable as bold or italic but NOT underlined. In addition to embedded images in text provide all images in a separate folder.

Image Files
You are responsible for the quality of your published images by providing high quality digital files that have been prepared to read in grayscale. Please call if you have any questions. Image files may not exceed 6� high or 6" wide. Image files may not be less than 3" wide. All image files must be in Grayscale TIFF or JPEG format 300 dpi and be named with the author's last name, _fig# and the extension: Example: TJones_fi g1.tif or, TJones_fi g2.jpg

Notes and References
DO NOT use an endnote/footnote or header command in word processing. Indicate notes and references where applicable in the body of the text with numbers in parenthesis. All notes and references should be added at the end of the paper, following a major heading (e.g., Notes, References) as applicable. All notes, references, and bibliographies must conform to the Chicago Manual of Style guidelines for �documentary-note� or �humanities� documentation style. Representative examples follow.

Example - Notes:
1. Emery Blackfoot, Chance Encounters (Boston: Serendipity Press, 1987).

Example - References/Bibliography:
Blackfoot, Emery. Chance Encounters . Boston : Serendipity Press, 1987.

Example - Notes:
1. John J. Benjoseph, �On the Anticipation of the New Metaphors,� Cuyahoga Review 24 (1988): 6-10.

Example - References/Bibliography:
Benjoseph, John J. �On the Anticipation of New Metaphors,� Cuyahoga Review 24 (1988): 6-10

Direct quotes of more than three lines should be typed as a separate paragraph. Quotes will be indented during publication production.

Please include only those illustrations necessary for a complete understanding of the paper. The author must obtain permission for use of nonoriginal drawings and photo work in advance. Reference all illustrations within the text file with a figure number in parentheses and a caption to indicate your preferred image locations:

Example: (insert Figure 2 here)
Fig 2. Illustration Caption.

Please make every effort to ensure the integrity of your files before sending, as this will help us to avoid publishing delays.

For Questions Please E-mail to: and



2014 DCA Conference Paper Reviewers

Ryadi Adityavarman, Kansas State University
Ed Akins, Southern Polytechnic State University
Moh’d Bilbeisi, Oklahoma State University
David L. Boeck, University of Oklahoma
Matt Brehm, University of Idaho
Jack Breen, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
Michael K Chisamore, The University of Memphis
Bronne Dytoc, Southern Polytechnic State University
Ameen Faooq, Southern Polytechnic State University
David Fox, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Mine Hashas, Southern Polytechnic State University
Tim Johnson, Penn State
Steven Juroszek, Montana State University
Zuzanna Karczewska, Montana State University
Thomas Lesko, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Eugenio Morello, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Barbara E. A. Piga, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Arief Setiawan, Southern Polytechnic State University
Henry Sorenson, Montana State University
Saleh Uddin, Southern Polytechnic State University
Bradley Walters, University of Florida
Chris Welty, Southern Polytechnic State University
Jeffrey Williams, Okalohama State University
So-Yeon Yoon, Cornell University