We are pleased by the great interest and nearly 500 submissions we received. Notifications about the selected abstracts will be send on 15th December 2018.

Deadline for submission of abstracts:

15 November 2018 (Extended)

Notification of accepted abstracts:

15 December 2018

Deadline for submission of full papers

28 February 2019 


Authors will need to choose one of the following 6 venues, and register through the EasyChair in order to submit abstracts and full papers.

Authors will need to register through the EasyChair in order to submit abstracts and full papers. 

Extended abstracts must be up to 1500 characters and should be structured as following:
Research Problem/Goals
Theoretical background
Research Method
Results and Analysis
Impacts on Sustainability
Full papers must be up to 5000 words, excluding abstracts and references, and must be structured according to the full paper template.
All submissions must be in the English language.


We are looking for papers presenting, analysing and discussing:


New theoretical considerations of and contributions to the role of design and
other disciplines in the transition towards the Sustainability for All society.


New approaches, strategies, methods and tools to effectively enable development,
 implementation, diffusion and dissemination of Sustainability for All.


Experiences, concrete solutions and artefacts designed and developed as results of research activities, implemented courses/workshops/seminars on Sustainability for All development and diffusion;
Activities by designers, companies, institutions, communities, etc.


Development and diffusion of new Sustainability for All education strategies and curricula.


Contributions may discuss either Design Research for Sustainability (R.DfS), Design Education for Sustainability (E.DfS), Design Practice for Sustainability (P.DfS), and Design for Sustainability in-between Research, Education and Practice (REP.DfS).

We welcome works addressing in one way or another the Sustainable Development Goals tackling any of the following or your suggested topics:

Design for Sustainable Materials and Energy

Product Design for Sustainability

Product-Service System Design for Sustainability

Design for Sustainable Distributed Economies

Design for Sustainable Social Innovation and Behaviour Change

Design for Circular Economy

Design for Sustainable business models

Design for Sustainable Indigenous Practices and Informal Economies

Design for Sustainable Social Innovation and Behavior Change