Submissions

The PATT40 Liverpool Review Panel look forward to receiving your submissions for next the 2023 conference. By popular demand, the deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday 24th February 2023. There are opportunities to submit and present one or more of the following: (a) research paper, (b) academic poster and/or (c) conference workshop . Click on the accordion blocks below to expand and read the details for each category…

Research Papers

The deadline for the submission of PATT40 research paper abstracts is Friday 27th January 2023. Abstracts must be a maximum of 300-words in length and identify 3 to 6 keywords. Please identify the relevant strand when submitting your abstract (see key dates below). You can download and use the PATT40 abstract template (below) and click on the button below to submit your abstract via the PATT40 Conference Proceedings.

Please download and use the abstract template from the link below for all submissions, using the embedded styles, refer to the conference theme and align with one of the four strands when writing your abstract.

Note 1: you will need to register for an account on the LJMU Open Journal System.

Note 2: full papers must be a maximum of 3000-words, including references (submitted 26th May 2023).

Academic Posters

The PATT40 Conference Committee are also inviting submissions for academic poster abstracts for delegates to share early research findings, educational projects, etc. The deadline for the submission of PATT abstracts is Friday 27th January 2023. Poster abstracts must be a maximum of 300-words in length and identify 3 to 6 keywords. You can download and use the PATT40 abstract template (below) and submit your proposed abstract via the PATT40 proceedings webpage.

Please download and use the abstract template from the link below for all submissions, using the embedded styles, refer to the conference theme and align with one of the four strands when writing your abstract.

Note 1: you will need to register for an account on the LJMU Open Journal System.

Note 2: full posters must be a maximum of 1000-words, including references, and designed for printing on A1 landscape or portrait (submitted 26th May 2023).

Conference Workshops

PATT40 will also include workshops on Strand 1 (diverse and inclusivity ways of knowing and experiencing in design and technology education). The Conference Committee invite expressions of interest in delivering a workshop on this theme by emailing PATT40Liverpool@ljmu.ac.uk, outlining the equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) focus and how the workshop specifically contributes to design and technology education – including relevant research and scholarship underpinning the activities. Workshop proposals should be a maximum of 1000-words and the deadline for the submission is Friday 27th January 2023.

Click on the button below to email your conference workshop proposal by Friday 27th January 2023. Workshops should focus on Strand 1:

Diverse and inclusive ways of knowing and experiencing in design and technology education

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The PATT40 Liverpool conference dates are Tuesday 31st October to Friday 3rd November 2023.

All submissions must meet the criteria below and relate to design, technology and/or engineering education AND align with the conference theme and one of the strands. If you have any queries, you can contact us by email on PATT40Liverpool@ljmu.ac.uk or complete our enquiries form on the website.

Please read our conference statements for information on the values and behaviours that we endeavour to espouse.

Submissions for abstracts and full papers/posters will be via dedicated journal on LJMU’s OJS system, and each paper will be assigned an individual DOI.

To find out about when to submit read the PATT40 Key Dates page. For advice on writing an abstract, go to our Tips on… webpage.