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Author Guidelines

Preparing and Submitting Abstracts

Deadline submissions: may 25th, 2017

Abstract: Limit to 350 words and no more than 1 small table or figure. Provide a word count and title at the top of the abstract. Provide 6 keywords below the title.

Blinded review: The names of authors and other identifying information should not appear on the Abstract page to facilitate blinded review.

Bibliography: Write a short bibliography (maximum 5 references) at the end of the abstract.

Title Page: Submit a title page with abstract title, complete names and affiliations of all authors.

Languages allowed: Catalan, English, Spanish.

- Southern perspectives on Transition Design
- New lifestyles for transition
- Design, art and (or) contemporary thought in (for) transition
- Transition Projects presentation
- Oral communications, free format, 10 to 15 minutes talk, in catalan, spanish or english
- Posters, free format
- All abstracts, papers and posters accepted will be published in the symposium proceedings on the Design Processes Research Group. Innovative Practices in Art & Design, EINA-UAB, web
- Selected abstracts to be developed after symposium as articles will be published in the Journal of Design Processes (JDP), from the Design Processes Research Group, EINA-UAB, volume 3, monograph about the Symposium and Transition Design topics
More info: Tània Costa


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  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

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