Call for Contributions

PURPLSOC calls for high-quality and innovative submissions that address one or more of the following topics:

  • Experiences and examples of the pattern language approach in different subjects and disciplines
  • Increase of the understanding of living properties and their processes: motivation, empirical evidence, application, case studies, etc
  • The pattern language approach for societal change as a new paradigm for social processes and innovation, and its application in a variety of specific projects
  • Usage of patterns and pattern languages in general and everyday life

There will be space for all differents kinds of contributions at the conference such as:

  • Research Papers
  • Talks and Presentations
  • Posters
  • Workshop Proposals
  • Exhibition Objects (design or architectural work, project presentations)


Authors are required to submit an abstract/description of their contribution (250 words), that will undergo an open review process among the program committee, until May 31, 2017. Full papers/Detailed descriptions/Full Presentations are due July 24, 2017. Research papers and other suitable contributions are planned to be published in print after undergoing a double blind review.

Important Dates

  • Abstracts/Descriptions are due: May 31, 2017
  • Acceptance notice/invitation: June 19, 2017
  • Full paper/Detailed description/Full Presentation: July 24, 2017
  • Conference: October 19 to 21, 2017
  • Publication: August 2018

Important Files


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