Call for papers

Call for papers

The CDIO Initiative welcomes your ideas and invites proposals for papers, working groups, workshops and roundtables at the 19th International CDIO Conference. The conference takes place in Trondheim, Norway from June 26 to June 29, 2023. Working groups and work shops will meet on June 26, 2023. Please note that the combined Reception and Conference Dinner takes place on the first evening of the conference, on Monday June 26.

View detailed Call for Papers with guidelines and submission details.

Submissions

All submissions via the SoftConf Abstract and Paper Submission system.

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Main conference theme

The main theme of the conference is “Engineering education for a smart, safe and sustainable future”. Proposals for contributions are welcome on topics relevant to the CDIO approach and the conference theme. For Paper contributions, the presentation formats are Podium Presentations and Poster Presentations. Workshops, Working Groups and Roundtable Discussions are contribution categories that do not require a full paper. Please see the detailed Call for papers for more details about the contribution categories and presentation formats.

Conference Themes

In line with the main theme of the conference, we would particularly like to see contributions that address some aspect of the following overarching themes:

  • Sustainability in Engineering Education
  • Lifelong Learning for Engineers
  • Change Leadership in Education

Specific topics of interest for this year’s conference are:

  • Digital Transformation in Engineering Education
  • Curriculum Change and Curriculum Agility
  • Emotion and Reason in Engineering Ethics
  • Operationalization of the CDIO Syllabus and Standards

Important dates

Important dates & deadlines

Papers
Abstract submission:
15 Nov. 2022
Notification of acceptance:
1 Dec. 2022
Draft paper submission deadline:
30 Jan. 2023
Notification of acceptance:
30 Mar. 2023
Final submission* and registration:
30 Apr. 2023
Workshops & roundtables
Outline submission:
15 Nov. 2022
Notification of acceptance
1 Dec. 2022
Activity description submission deadline:
30 Jan. 2023
Notification of acceptance:
30 Mar. 2023
Final submission and registration:
30 Apr. 2023
Working groups
Outline submission:
15 Nov. 2022
Notification of acceptance
1 Dec. 2022
Activity description submission deadline:
30 Jan. 2023
Sign-up deadline:
15 Apr. 2023
Member acceptance:
30 Apr. 2023

* Please note that papers in the EER (Engineering Education Research) track are reviewed again after the submission of the final paper if the draft paper submission was accepted with “minor changes” or “major changes”. The focus of the review is to ensure appropriate development of the manuscript and response to reviewer feedback.

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General Criteria for Selection

  • Relevance to the conference theme and tracks
  • Novelty of innovative ideas with proven results
  • Potential to stimulate thought and discussion
  • Applicability of ideas, programs, and practices to the CDIO community
  • Compliance with the criteria for the particular submission tracks

Criteria for the different tracks

Templates for papers and activities

Templates for full papers

There is no template for the abstract as the abstract is entered direct into the SoftConf Abstract and Paper Submission system.

 

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