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1st Announcement Call for Paper
Arte-Polis 6 International Conference
Bandung, August 4-5, 2016
Theme: Imagining Experiences: Creative Tourism and the Making of Place

Building on the successes of the first five Arte-Polis international conferences and workshops in 2006-2014, Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB) is pleased to present Arte-Polis 6, an international conference and workshop.
This biennial event is an initiative of the Architecture Program at ITB’s School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development in collaboration with other creative institutions, to be held on Thursday-Friday,
August 4-5th, 2016 in Bandung.

International Conference
The peer-reviewed Arte-Polis 6 international conference will critically address the theme: Imagining Experiences: Creative Tourism and the Making of Place  through four diverse tracks:
1. Creative Tourism, Community and Design Praxis
2. Digital Technology Enabling Creative Tourism and Experience
3. Creative Strategy, Innovation and Policy Making for Heritage and Cultural Landscape
4. Discourses on Creative Experiences in Tourism and Heritage

In conjunction with the main event, a round-table discussion on best practices of creating experiences in creative tourism will be held with features speakers from planners, architects & designers, managers and operators and community sectors.

The aim of Arte-Polis 6 is to connect together practitioners, academics, community leaders, local government officials, policy-makers and other professionals from diverse disciplines and regions around the world concerned with the quality of life and collaborative nature of creative communities in urban and rural places. Its objective is to share and learn the reflection of creativity from international and local experiences regarding current issues, best practices and policy implications of creative tourism on place-making.

Key Dates
a. Call for Paper 1: December 10, 2015
b. Abstract due for Review: February 15, 2016
c. Notification of Accepted Abstract: February 25, 2016
d. Full Paper due for Review: March 28, 2016
e. Notification of Accepted Full Paper : April 25, 2016
f. Full Paper due for Procedia: May 30, 2016
g. Conference Date: August 4 & 5, 2016

Abstracts of 300 words maximum (Arial 11 font, single-spaced, no images, A4 format paper, MS-Word document with Abstract Title as File-Name) are invited to address the theme of this blind peer-reviewed conference by 15 FEBRUARY 2016 to the Organizing Committee’s e-mails AND as an attachment-file.
Author’s name, institution, e-mail, mailing address, Abstract Title and indication of Conference Track they would like to be considered for, must be provided on a separate page (same file). Only English-edited abstracts and papers will be accepted, and selected Authors should keep in accordance with further guidelines for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings. Abstracts and papers received earlier than deadlines will be reviewed and notified on a first-come first-served basis.

Only selected and presented paper will be published in Elsevier’s Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Poster and Website
Detailed of the conference can be accessed in or please read the announcement attached.

For your kind participation and support, we would like to extend my gratitude.

Organizing Committee
Arte-Polis 6 International Conference and Workshop