Workshop: Digital Fabrication for Educational Contexts

CALL FOR POSITION PAPERS
Workshop – Digital Fabrication for Educational Contexts
in conjunction with the 11th International Conference on Interaction
Design and Children – IDC 2012, in Bremen, Germany.

Important Dates
Submission deadline: April 1, 2012
Acceptance notification: April 10, 2012
Workshop: June 12, 2012

In this workshop we want to discuss the concept of digital fabrication and
demonstrate how this novel and diverse approach can be applied for
educational contexts. Participants will discover and discuss the
possibilities and impact of different digital fabrication technologies.

This workshop is intended for practitioners of digital fabrication as well
as newbies.

Position papers or demos (2-4 pages following the ACM submission format)
should address the design, use, or evaluation of digital fabrication
technologies for educational contexts. Papers must be related to digital
fabrication and should cover one or more of the following topics:
• tools and technologies (3D printing, laser cutting, etc.)
• educational concepts
• experience design
• open innovation
• best practices
• dissemination and establishment
• local and social practices

If you are further interested in the topic of Digital Fabrication you are
invited to attend the “fab*education” event (June 15th-30th 2012) with
exhibitions, workshops and presentations, and symposium (June 15th/16th
2012), which starts directly after IDC2012.
For more information about this event please visit http://www.fablab-bremen.de

Please send your submissions to digifab@tzi.de
More information: https://sites.google.com/site/digifabbremen2012/

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