How to Bid

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host ISEA2018 – This is now closed .

There will be a new call for ISEA2019 in the New year.

Potential host organisations should consult the 2018 Guidelines for Symposium Host Candidates on the ISEA International website prior to making a bid. The Guidelines can be found here:

The Expression of Interest should consist of a 3-5 page proposal including details about host organisation, partners, outline budget and finance plan, symposium themes, artistic programme, creation of International Program Committee, plans for proceedings, milestone dates, registration fees and other relevant details. In preparing your response please refer to the Symposium Guidelines, section 4.2.

Selected potential host organisations will be invited to meet with the Board and give a presentation on their Expression of Interest to delegates at the ISEA International General Meeting during ISEA2016 in Hong Kong.


Interested parties are encouraged to contact ISEA International HQ for further details. The Expression of Interest should be sent electronically to: Sue Gollifer, ISEA International HQ Director, University of Brighton, UK email: <>

ISEA is a forum for interdisciplinary academic discourse and exchange among culturally diverse organisations and individuals working with art, science and technology. The Symposium is an annual nomadic event, hosted by organisations around the world. The first International Symposium on Electronic Art was held in 1988 in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

ISEA International


Future ISEA symposium schedule:

ISEA2015 Vancouver, Canada

ISEA2016 Hong Kong, China

ISEA2017 Manizales, Colombia