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Call for Papers for the first International Comfort Congress in Salerno, June 7th and 8th, 2017

Comfort Congress will offer you an opportunity to share studies, theories, methods and technologies for vehicle and aircraft seats, transport systems interiors, bed comfort, comfort models, and more. The idea is to exchange the latest knowledge, and to disseminate our work through a special issue of a Journal that will be based on the proceedings of the congress.


The venue will be the University of Salerno, close to the Amalfi Coast Italy. By registering for we will keep you updated with the congress developments. We will endeavour to make it a wonderful meeting regarding content, networking, and regarding your comfort of course.


Paper Submissions
Papers should describe the attributes of products (interiors, seats, beds etc.), methods of studying comfort, comfort models, new technologies contributing to comfort, interesting ongoing work on product comfort, new discoveries, insights or summaries of significant projects.

Authors are invited to submit a 1-page outline abstract by 28th February 2017 (extended date) using the template here. Submissions should describe previously unpublished content.

The one page outline abstracts should be submitted via email to submission.icc2017@unisa.it .

All abstracts will be reviewed and a decision taken on acceptance for the Congress. Authors will be required to write final papers for including in the proceedings and presentation at the Congress. Final papers should be 4 to 8 pages in length and will be made available electronically to all Congress delegates. These should be submitted electronically via the web portal which will be active after notifications of acceptance have been sent. The manuscript must be formatted according to the template on the website and submitted by the 1st of May 2017.


Final papers should be submitted via email to submission.icc2017@unisa.it .


Journal Special Issue
A selection of the best papers in the Congress Proceedings will be chosen by the Technical Committee. The authors will be invited to expand and elaborate on their work for submission to a special issue of the journal Applied Ergonomics, where papers will be reviewed as per normal journal submission procedures.


At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the congress prior to the final paper deadline. We look forward to them attending the congress and presenting the work as scheduled in the program.


Further Information
For further information, contact the Organiziong Committee or fill the form.