CFP: [Computing-Internet] CFP: "Beyond Boundaries" (9/1/2007; iDMAa Philadelphia 11/8-10/2007)

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CFP: "Beyond Boundaries" International Digital Media and Arts Association
Conference (9/1/2007; iDMAa Philadelphia, 11/8-10/2007)

"Beyond Boundaries" â€" The push and pull of change in the academic
environment is the subject of the fifth annual International Digital Media
and Arts Association (iDMAa) Conference.

It's about connecting â€" beyond traditional technologies, beyond
disciplines, beyond divisions, beyond institutions, and beyond geography.
In digital media, communications and art we connect beyond these boundaries
every day. This conference is the opportunity to discuss and explore how
these connections affect our research, our practice, our pedagogy, and our
curriculum. What is the significance of boundaries in a digital world?

iDMAa ( welcomes academics, artists, designers, and
industry representatives to participate in various conference activities.
The conference schedule includes: refereed paper discussions, topical
breakout sessions, a juried exhibition, a program showcase and several
keynote speakers who are leaders in the digital field. The conference will
take place November 8th through 10th in the Old City area of Philadelphia
and is hosted by La Salle University.

SUBMISSION: The fifth annual International Digital Media and Arts
Association Conference seeks abstracts (500 words maximum) for presentation
and/or discussion in the following areas:

Academics--Curriculum, Professional Standards, Creative Practice, Program
Case Studies

Media Works--New media Art, Scientific Visualization, Digital Exhibitions,
Sensor Environments, Video Installations

Innovative forms--Collaborative Structures, Now content forms: Wireless and
Others, Robotics, Circuit Bending, Social Networking, Games, Audio Cultures

Design--Design Curriculum, Design Case Studies, The Shared Space of Digital
Media to Design

Business--Fundraising, Business, Venue Development, Privacy, Copyright and
Intellectual Property, Globalization

All abstracts will be refereed for acceptance and should:
1. report on the results of creative or research projects that explore
new areas of media design, media tools or media education
2. adequately cite related work, to indicate the authors’ awareness of
the state of the art and the context of the reported project
3. make claims in a clear and concise manner
4. adequately support all claims it makes
5. follow standard academic paper formatting conventions
6. not have been submitted for publication elsewhere

Submit your abstract online as a word document (file should use .doc
extension) by September 1st. Online Entry Form

All authors participating in the conference will have their abstract posted
in the online conference proceedings. Authors will be notified via email of
acceptance by approximately September 15, 2007 and should confirm
attendance by October 1. All accepted papers must be sent to iDMAa in their
final form (word document using your last name in the filename) by November
1 to be reviewed for possible publication in _The Journal of the
International Digital Media and Arts Association_.

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