ECCE 2015 seeks to encourage dialogue and discussion among participants about the main theme as well as general topics of this conference series. On this page you’ll read about:

Topics of the Conference

We invite conceptual and empirical submissions addressing the following topics (but not limited to):

  • Cognitive process of design
  • Team dynamics in design processes
  • Human decision making and problem solving
  • Motivation, engagement, goal sharing
  • Collaborative creativity
  • Collaboration in (heterogeneous) design teams
  • Decision aiding, information presentation and visualization
  • Design methods, tools, and methodologies for supporting cognitive tasks
  • Cognitive task analysis and modelling
  • Methods and tools for studying cognitive tasks
  • Trust and control in complex systems
  • Situation awareness
  • Human learning behavior
  • Human error and reliability
  • Affective/emotional aspects of human interaction with IT artefacts
  • Resilience and diversity

Submission Guidelines 

  • All submissions must be written in English and must follow the formatting guidelines of the ACM proceedings contributions.
  • Long, short and poster submissions should be made through the EasyChair Reviewing System Authors must declare in which category their paper is submitted.
  • Workshop contributions should be submitted through e-mail to
  • All submitted documents (except for workshops) must be fully anonymized.
  • All submissions will be peer-reviewed by an international panel of experts.

Submission Categories

We invite various types of submissions as described below. Accepted papers of all categories will be published in the proceedings and made available in the ACM digital library.


Submissions for one-day or half-day workshops are invited. The workshops will be held on 30 June 2015. Workshop proposers should submit a 2 pages paper using the Word Template. The workshop paper should explain the topic of the workshop, how it is set up, the manner in which people can participate, the aim and the potential outcomes of the workshop. In addition, a cover letter should be included with background information about the workshop organisers.

Accepted workshops will need to provide a short description of the workshop for publication on the conference web site. This should consist of the workshop title, abstract, names, affiliation of the organizers, and submitted position paper or other participation requirements. Workshop organisers are responsible for, and free to decide and specify if, how, and where to publish accepted position papers.

Long paper category

Long papers should describe authors’ original, completed research work that contributes to the topics relevant to the conference. They should not exceed the maximum length of 8 pages (ACM style sheet).

Short papers category

Short papers should describe work-in-progress, industrial experiences, and innovative concepts or approaches which can promote discussions among attendants. They should not exceed the maximum length of 4 pages (ACM style sheet).

Posters & Demonstration category

The Poster and Demonstration sessions aim to show work in a setting which facilitates open discussion. Authors who wish to present and demonstrate their work, smaller projects, systems or prototypes in a more interactive and informal setting during ECCE2015, may choose this category and provide a description. Poster and demonstration papers should not exceed 2 pages (ACM style sheet).