Conference CoChairs
So-yeon Yoon, Ph.D.
M. Saleh Uddin, Ph.D.


Paper Review Committee

Jack Breen , TU Delft, The Netherlands
Eugenio Morello, Ph.D., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Barbara Piga, Ph.D., Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Murat Şahin, Ph.D., Özyeğin University, Turkey
JiYoung Cho, Ph.D., Kyunghee University, Korea
Anetta Kepczynska-Walczak, Ph.D., Lodz U, Poland
So-Yeon Yoon, Ph.D., Cornell U, USA
M. S. Uddin, Ph.D., Kennesaw State U, USA
SeonMi Choi, Ph.D., U of Central Oklahoma, USA
Chris Welty, AIA, Kennesaw State U, USA
Henry Sorenson, Montana State U, USA
Arief Setiawan, Ph.D., Kennesaw State U, USA
Zuzanna Karczewska, Montana State U, USA
Steven Juroszek, Montana State U, USA
Thomas M. Lesko, Wentworth U, USA
Moh’d Bilbeisi, Oklahoma State U, USA
Eric Todd Inglert, AIA, U of Cincinnati, USA
T Chandrasekera, Ph.D., Oklahoma State U, USA
B Balakrishnan, Ph.D., U of Missouri-Col, USA
Lora Kim, RA, Wentworth Inst of Technology, USA
Kathe Julin, Ph.D., U of Wisconsin, USA
Michael K Chisamore, The U of Memphis, USA
Michel Mounayar, Ball State U, USA
Newton D’Souza, Ph.D., Florida Int. U, USA
Matt Brehm, U of Idaho, USA
Simon Bussiere, U of Hawaii, USA
Gökçen F. Yücel, Ph.D., Istanbul Aydin U,Turkey

The Design Communication Association will be holding a Juried Design Communication Exhibition in conjunction with the 2018 DCA biennial conference. Practitioners and educators involved with design visualization and graphics using a variety of media, from quick sketches to elaborate presentations, are encouraged to submit visual work to celebrate design communication and its relationship with design. For further details please go to these two bottom links.

2018 DCA Call forJuried Exhibition Submission Document: Download this file
Submissions must be made on-line at

A number of hands-on workshops that promise stimulating learning experiences are scheduled to be held during the conference. They are open and free to conference participants with full registration. Students and practitioners can also participate for a nominal fee of $ 25 per workshop. More details will be provided at a later date.

We are happy to announce that Professor James Wines of SITE and David Lewis of LTL Architects have confirmed as two of our three keynote speakers.

Shedule of paper presentation with title will be provided as we finalize acceptance of submitted abstracts and papers.

Please view the page titled New York City Tour.

(This schedule will change as we confirm keynotes, Workshops, Excursions, etc.)

Sunday, October 07, 2018
1:00 – 6:00  Registration   
1:30 – 4:30  6 Workshops (workshops are free for DCA registered participants/ $25 for each student)
5:00 – 7:00: Welcome. Conference Co-Chairs, and Host School Organizers, Chair/ Director
Keynote 01
Reception & Hors D’oeuvres
Dinner on your own

Monday, October 08, 2018
9:00 - 8:30 Conference Open - Coffee
Session A: 9:00 – 10:15
Three Parallel Sessions (12 papers)
Sessions A1, A2, A3.
10:15 – 10:30  Coffee Break
Session B: 10:30 – 11:45
Three Parallel Sessions (12 papers)
Sessions B1, B2, B3.
12:00 - 1:00:  Lunch
1:00 - 1:45:  
Keynote 02

2:00 - 7:00: Bus Tour to Local Attraction
Bus leaves for hotel around 7:00 PM. Dinner

Tuesday, October 09, 2018
8:00 Conference Opens - Coffee
Session C: 8:30 – 9:45
Four Parallel Sessions (16 papers)
Sessions C1, C2, C3, C4
9:45- 10:00 Coffee Break
Session D: 10:00 – 11:15
Four Parallel Sessions (16 papers)
Sessions D1, D2, D3, D4
Session E 11:30 – 12:45
Four Parallel Sessions (16 papers)
Sessions E1, E2, E3, E4

1:00 – 2:30  Buffet Lunch. Business Meeting (open to all DCA registered participants)
Session F: 2:30 – 3:45
Four Parallel Sessions (16 papers)
Sessions F1, F2, F3, F4
5:00 – 6:00 Keynote 03
6:30 – 9:00 Conference Closing Dinner, Design Drawing Awards, Acknowledgements

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Full-Day New York City Architecture Tour. $50 per person (bus & lunch included)
Tour Bus leaves at 7:30 AM