Creative and Artistic Interventions

Creative and Artistic Interventions (CAI) is new track at SustainIT 2017 aiming at discovering alternative and innovative approaches to sustainability and technology. Contributions can range from artistic installations to interactive videos or documentary as well as tangible objects or well developed concepts that involve a creative approach to sustainability issues.

Important Dates

  • September 21, 2017: October 6, 2017: WiP / Demo / CAI submission
  • September 21, 2017: October 28, 2017: WiP / Demo / CAI acceptance notification
  • November 10, 2017: camera ready version
  • December 6-7, 2017: conference

Deadlines are all at 23:59 AoE (Anywhere on Earth).

Preparing and Submitting


Papers should NOT be anonymised. Authors are expected to add their names and institutional identity in the title and header of the paper.

Formatting and Length

CAI papers should contain original material and not be previously published, or currently submitted for consideration elsewhere. Manuscripts are limited to two (2) pages and must be formatted in accordance with the IEEE Computer Society conference author guidelines. The IEEE LaTeX and Microsoft Word templates for conferences, as well as related information, can be found at the IEEE website.

A third (non publishable) page with the requirements for the installation or showcase of the work is allowed. A video documentation with at most 2 minutes is also required.


Papers must be submitted electronically in PDF format through Microsoft CMT, Creative and Artistic Interventions track. It is possible to make changes as many times as necessary before the final submission deadline of September 21, 2017 October 6, 2017.


The CAI track is an annual juried showcase of new creative works that integrate digital technologies, interaction, and sustainability in artistically significant ways. This year, the exhibition will be held at the SustainIT 2017 conference venue, in Funchal, Portugal. The exhibition is open to the public as well as conference participants .

The accepted CAI papers will appear in the final conference proceedings. Accepted papers whose authors are not at the conference to present may be removed from the conference proceedings.

CAI Program Chairs

  • Valentina Nisi, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, Funchal, PT
  • Mónica Mendes, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, PT

Program Committee Members

  • Christa Sommerer, University of Art and Design, Linz, AT
  • Elisa Bertolotti, Independent, IT
  • Ricardo dal Farra, Concordia University, CA
  • Sónia Matos, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, Funchal, PT
  • Valentina Vezzani, University of Madeira, PT