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ICIDS is the premier conference for researchers and practitioners concerned with studying digital interactive forms of narrative from a variety of perspectives, including theoretical, technological, and applied design lenses. The annual conference is an interdisciplinary gathering that combines technology-focused approaches with humanities-inspired theoretical inquiry, empirical research and artistic expression. This year is the 14th edition of the conference. ICIDS is the main academic conference of the Association for Research in Digital Interactive Narratives (ARDIN).

Please see the announcement regarding ICIDS 2021.

ICIDS 2021 will be held in Tallinn, Estonia, from 7-10 December 2021.

The conference time zone is EET (Eastern Europe Time zone) and the time now is:

ON-SITE visitors in Tallinn University – The conference is required to check infection safety to ensure all attendees have been fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19. Please be aware of the obligation to present a certificate of vaccination status or certificate of recovering status.

The refereed proceedings of ICIDS 2021 will be published as a volume in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) “Interactive Storytelling” series. The published proceedings from previous conferences can be found online here (requires subscription).