ACADIA 2020  |  DISTRIBUTED PROXIMITIES  |  October 24-30, 2020  |  Online + Global


In addition to the lineup of curated and sponsored workshops (to be announced in July), ACADIA is pleased to announce an open call for workshop proposals. The 2020 ACADIA Conference Chairs seek proposals for workshops that engage with the conference theme Distributed Proximities, are collaboratively developed, and are led by authors at two or more institutions. The goal is to present workshop leaders and participants with an opportunity to learn and experiment in remoteness, improvised virtual communities, and rapid retooling to address novel exigencies.

Workshops will take place over two days, October 24-25, immediately preceding the conference, and will take place online via Zoom or similar video conferencing platform. Workshop leaders will receive a modest honorarium for their work, to be finalized when workshop costs and capacity are determined. Submissions will be jury selected and workshop outcomes will be presented by the authors and participants during the ACADIA conference and published as a special feature on the ACADIA website.


Workshop submissions shall consist of a short text describing the intent, method, and outcome of the workshop (800-1,000 words max) and can include annotated images as necessary. Please specify an optimal size for the workshop; any technical constraints; and any ideas about alternative platforms that can be engaged to conduct the workshop. Please submit as a single PDF with all images embedded in the document. Please use the following naming conventions for your file: LASTNAME_WORKSHOPNAME.PDF


• Submission Deadline: July 6, 2020 11:59pm EST
• Notification of Acceptance: by August 1, 2020
• Workshops: October 24-25, 2020

Workshop Submission to ACADIA 2020 are now closed. Thank you.

If you have any questions about workshop proposal submissions, please contact