AWMAT 2018

Alliance of Women in Media Arts and Technology Conference 2018

University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106



Key Dates

October 31, 2017 - Deadline for Papers/Posters submissions

November 7, 2017 - Deadline for Workshop proposals

November 12, 2017 - Deadline for Installation/Demonstration submisisons

November 15, 2017 - Deadline Performance/Concert submissions


February 8-10, 2018 - AWMAT 2018 Conference

Proposals for performances, installations, workshop and paper presentations that address the significance of women in media arts today and that explore their works integrating data, science with media and sonic arts are welcome. Our interests lie in exploring innovative approaches to integrating media arts, science and technology. We also seek to expose the work being done by the current and future female leaders in this field.

Topics for AWMAT 2018 include new and emerging themes (but not limited to)

A. Multimedia System

  • Graphic Design and 3D Animation
  • Digital Signal, Image, and Video Processing
  • Embedded Systems
  • Graphical Visualization and Modeling
  • Multimedia Database and Security
  • Multimedia Learning and Networks
  • Game and Media Arts
  • Virtual Reality and Wearable System Design
  • Multimedia and E-learning
  • Sonification
  • Spatial Audio
  • Robotics
  • Data Visualization
  • Engineering

B. Internet of Things 

  • Medical Informatics and Ubiquitous Healthcare
  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Smartphone Applications
  • Radar and Navigation Systems
  • Information Technology in Management

C. Information and Security

  • Internet Technology and Social Media
  • Cloud and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Green IT Applications
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Human and Social Issues on IT
  • Intelligent Information Technologies and Control Systems


AWMAT workshops and tutorials provide in-depth opportunities for conference attendees to discuss and explore important aspects of the field of media arts and technology with like-minded researchers and practitioners.  Sessions can range from applications and programming methodologies to interdisciplinary research skills, emerging research areas, and challenge problems.