The DIS conference addresses design as an integrated activity spanning technical, social, cognitive, organisational, and cultural factors. It brings together professional designers, ethnographers, systems engineers, usability engineers, psychologists, design managers, product managers, academics and anyone involved in the design of interactive systems.

Past DIS Conferences

Archive Location Acceptance Rate
(Accepted/Submitted)
Attendance Publications
DIS ’19 San Diego, CA, US To come To come To come
DIS ’18 Hong Kong 93/405 = 23%  283 Proceedings* Companion*
DIS ’17 Edinburgh, UK 107/487 = 22% 485 Proceedings* Companion*
DIS ’16 Brisbane, AU 107/418 = 26% 243 Proceedings* Companion*
DIS ’14 Vancouver, BC, CA 107/402 = 27% 298 Proceedings Companion
DIS ’12 Newcastle upon Tyne, UK 90/449 = 20% 290 Proceedings
DIS ’10 Aarhus, DK 57/294 = 19% 153 Proceedings
DIS ’08 Cape Town, ZA 52/152 = 34% 153 Proceedings
DIS ’06 University Park, PA, USA 34/134 = 25% 119 Proceedings
DIS ’04 Cambridge, MA, USA 31/160 = 19% 179 Proceedings
DIS ’02 London, England, UK 44/139 = 32% 299 Proceedings
DIS ’00 Brooklyn, NY, USA 48/127 = 37% 205 Proceedings
DIS ’97 Amsterdam, NL 129 Proceedings
DIS ’95 Ann Arbor, MI, USA 127 Proceedings
Overall 570/2275 = 25%

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