ICIDS (International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling)


UPDATE: The ICIDS 2019 Call for Papers Submission Deadline (for Papers and Posters) has been extended.Paper and poster submissions are now due on Friday July 19th, 2019 (Anywhere on Earth time)!! More details can be found here.


The International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS) is the premier conference for researchers and practitioners concerned with studying digital interactive forms of narrative from a variety of perspectives, including the theoretical, technological, and applied design practices. The annual conference is an interdisciplinary gathering that combines technology-focused approaches with humanities-inspired theoretical inquiry, empirical research and artistic expression.

ICIDS 2019 will be held at the Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort, Little Cottonwood Canyon near Salt Lake City, UT, USA from November 19 to 23, 2019.

ICIDS 2019 will include invited speakers, research and practitioner presentations, art exhibits, workshops, tutorials, and a doctoral consortium. This year’s conference features a special theme of “Design Foundations, Innovations, and Practices.” In addition to topics covered by previous iterations of ICIDS, the conference program will feature topic areas that focus on principles of design, advancements in the design lifecycle, and design process case studies for interactive storytelling.


Paper and Poster Submission July 12, 2019 July 19, 2019
Initial Notification to Authors August 23, 2019
Author rebuttals August 30, 2019
Final Notifications to Authors September 6, 2019
Camera-Ready Copy September 13, 2019