Student Design Competition

Present your design idea to a distinguished international committee

Present your novel idea in a simple, concise and visually appealing manner

Your work included in an accepted paper or poster, can be also submitted for the competition

Publish your work with Springer and also participate in the competition

All accepted desing ideas will be presented during the conference

All accepted video clips will be presented during a special session

Submit a design

Students are invited to submit an up to 5-minute video clip and an abstract (300 words) summarizing their design idea

Submit your idea

Submit a design

Students are invited to submit an up to 5-minute video clip and an abstract (300 words) summarizing their design idea

Submit your Proposal


Submission Guidelines

Video duration:
up to 5 minutes

Abstract length:
300 words

Deadline for submission:
14 March 2022

Notification of review outcome:
15 April 2022

Deadline for author registration:
31 May 2022

In order to participate in the competition, students are invited to submit:

  • an up to 5-minute video clip in MP4 format that presents their design idea, including statements and elaboration of the objective, method, innovation and outcome
  • an abstract up to 300 words, summarising their design idea. The abstract can be submitted in either DOCX or PDF format, but no special formatting guidelines apply.

Students who have already submitted their work to the Conference (e.g., as a paper or as a poster) are cordially invited also to participate in the Student Design Competition.

Video Specifications

  • Duration: up to 5-minutes
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 minimum with 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Frame rate: 30 fps maximum
  • Format: H.264 encoded MP4
  • File size: 200 MB maximum

Selection Process and Awards

A distinguished international committee will be the jury.

  • All video clip submissions accepted for the Student Design Competition will be presented during the Conference.
  • Three submissions will be awarded. Each awardee will receive a certificate.
  • The GOLD student design awardee will also receive the prize of $1000 USD, the SILVER $500 USD and the BRONZE $250 USD.
  • The awards will be conferred during the Conference.

Notification of acceptance of students’ submissions for their video presentation during the Conference will be made by the 15th of April 2022. The award recipients will be notified by the 8th of June.


Three prizes will be distributed:

GOLD - $1000 USD



The Jury


Aaron Marcus

Aaron Marcus and Associates
Berkeley, CA, USA

Pei-Luen Patrick Rau

Tsinghua University
Beijing, China


Masaaki Kurosu

The Open University of Japan
Chiba, Japan

Dylan D. Schmorrow

Soar Technology Inc.
Orlando, FL, USA

Andri Ioannou

a) Cyprus University of Technology
b) Research Center on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies (CYENS), Cyprus

Marcelo M. Soares

Hunan University, School of Design, China
Federal University of Pernambuco, Department of Design, Recife Brazil

Christine Riedmann-Streitz

MarkenFactory GmbH

Registration Regulation

For design submissions in the Student Design Competition that have been accepted for presentation during the Conference, one of the contributing students, needs to register for the Conference, by 31 May 2022.

The Conference registration policy limiting the number of individual submissions does not apply for the participation in the Student Design Competition.