ISEA 2018 Secretariat

Carillon Conference Management

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Call for Full Papers

We are pleased to announce that papers for ISEA 2018 will be published in the journal “Proceedings” from MDPI Publishers.  
Full paper submissions are now closed.


Submission terms:

  • Papers must not be more than 6 pages

  • Papers must adhere to the template. Only Word documents can be submitted.

    • IMPORTANT: Full papers that do not adhere to the template, will not be considered for review.

  • Any figures, tables, images, must have copyright permission to be used and published

  • References must be included as per the template instructions

  • A maximum of 2 presentations can be made by the same presenting author

  • All papers must be submitted by 28 September 2017

  • Presenting authors of accepted papers must register by 31 January to be included in the program. Accepted authors will have until 1 January to register at the early bird rate.

Once the submission process has closed, the review process will take place and authors will be advised if papers have been accepted as oral or poster presentations in late December.   

Proceedings Editors
Professor David Thiel
Griffith University 


Dr Hugo Espinosa
Griffith University

Jonathan Shepherd

Griffith University

David Rowlands

Griffith University
Accepted Presentation Format


Presenters will be offered either a poster or oral presentation as determined by the scientific committee.


Oral presentations will be 10 minutes in duration plus 3 minutes for questions.


Poster presentations must be designed in portrait orientation and in A0 size (1189mm height x 841mm width)

Submission Dates
20 July 2016
Abstract submissions opened
14 May 2017 
Abstract submissions closed (after an extension).
25 July 2017
Reviews had taken place and authors were advised whether their submission was accepted.
28 September 2017 
Full Paper submissions close

1 December 2017

Full paper reviews released


15 December                  
Authors to resubmit revised full paper, where applicable 
15 – 20 December        
Reviews of final revised submission of paper take place 
20 December                  
Authors advised of the outcome of the revised full paper (oral or poster presentation) 

1 January 2018

Early bird registration fees close

Late registration fees commence


31 January

Accepted presenters must register as full delegates by this date to be included in program

Mid February                    
Final program released               
Authors to be advised of presentation date and time
All submissions must be made using the online submission system.  Note: only authors with accepted abstracts can submit a full paper.

Paper Submissions

The technical program has three principal themes that cover a wide range of topics and sports. Submission is not limited to these themes and other topics will be examined by the committee and placed into the most appropriate session.
Theme 1:                      
Engineering Sport for Active Engagement
Theme 1 encompasses all that relates to active engagement and participation in sport. This can cover but is not limited to topics such as :
  • Injury prevention
  • Biomechanics
  • Sports Psychology
  • The Spectator Experience
  • Innovation and Design
  • The Business of Sport
  • Education
Theme 2:          
Sports Analysis using Simulation and Measurement
Theme 2 encompasses all that relates to the analysis of sport via measurement and/or simulation. This can cover but is not limited to topics such as:
  • Biomechanical Modelling
  • Fluid flow and CFD
  • Equipment and Apparel
  • The Unique Athlete and Anthropomorphism
  • Sensors and Sensor based systems
Theme 3:
Computer applications in sports
Theme 3 encompasses all that relates to the application of computers and computer systems to Sport. This can cover but is not limited to topics such as:
  • Cloud computing
  • Performance Feedback
  • Skills Assessment
  • Data Analytics
  • Wearables
  • Mobile Applications
  • Sensor Based Systems including hardware and software
A maximum of 2 presentations/posters are allowed per registered attendee.
Paper awards
Paper awards are sponsored by MDPI Sports
Authors and member of the Technical Program Committee can nominate submitted full papers for one or both of these awards.
Innovation Incentive Award
This prize will be awarded to the paper (oral or poster) which demonstrates the most promising, commercialisable outcome from the research. Authors, reviewers and the TPC can nominate papers for the award before the start of the conference.
Sports Engineering Safety Award
This prize will be awarded to the paper (oral or poster) which demonstrates the most promising research outcome which has the capacity to reduce sports injuries. Authors, reviewers and the TPC can nominate papers for the award before the start of the conference.