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Paper Abstract submission has come to a closed but Student Project Posters are still being accepted. Please email ISAM-2017@case.edu for further instructions on submitting Student Project Posters.

Call for Abstracts and Submission Guidelines

ISAM 2017 Paper Template

ISAM 2017 Poster Guidelines

ISAM 2017 Student Travel Support Application


Conference Topics

  • Community and Industry
  • Defining Success:  Metrics, Data Collection, & Impact
  • Funding Models, Revenue Streams & Sustainability
  • Makerspace Mission, Vision, Goals & Core Values
  • Management & Staffing Models
  • Navigating Policies and Politics to Promote Campus Collaborations
  • Role of Libraries in Promoting Academic Making
  • Space Design, Workflow, Equipment, and Safety & OSHA Regulations
  • Spaces for Industrial Design, Art, Architecture, Jewelry, and Fashion
  • Supporting and Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Training, Documentation and Competency Certification
  • User Engagement, Programming and Controlling Access


Important Dates

June 9, 2017 (Extended) Paper/poster abstract submissions due by midnight.
June 30, 2017 Invitations to submit first drafts issued to authors.
July 17, 2017 Paper/poster first drafts due by midnight.
July 24, 2017 Symposium registration for authors due by midnight.
August 4, 2017 Revision requests for final drafts issued to authors.
August 14, 2017 Paper/poster final drafts due by midnight.
August 25, 2017 Presentation information, date, and times issued to authors.
September 11, 2017 Final videos due.
September 15, 2017 Registration closes
September 19, 2017 Presentation slides due.
September 24, 2017 ISAM 2017 begins.