Submissions are available in three categories:

  • position papers (2–4 pages)
  • work-in-progress papers (2–6 pages)
  • full research papers (6-12 pages)

Please submit your papers via easy chair:

We invite position and research papers that cover any of the topics listed above or other relevant topics:

    • Frameworks and models for developing personalized persuasive technology
    • Objective and subjective approaches to personalizing persuasive technologies
    • Methods and Metrics for evaluating the effectiveness of personalized persuasive technology
    • Long-term evaluation and evidence of long-term effect of personalized persuasive technology
    • Systematically investigating and highlighting the difference between Adaptivity and Adoptivity
    • Systematically investigating and highlighting the difference between system-controlled personalization and user-controlled personalization
    • The relationships between individual characteristics and effectiveness of various persuasive technology features
    • How to balance the cost and benefit of personalizing persuasive technology (the level of personalization required for a maximum return on investment)
    • How to develop ethical and privacy-sensitive personalized persuasive technology
    • What do we personalize (e.g., the persuasive strategies, approaches, or end-goals)?
    • How do we personalize (e.g., subjective and objective personalization methods)?
    • Who do we personalize for (e.g., personality, gender, age, persuadability, player types, emotional states, contextual/situational variables)?
    • Where do we personalize – domain and context dependency of personalization approaches?
    • Challenges and limitations of implementing personalized persuasive technology and solutions.
    • Case studies and examples of personalized persuasive technologies
    • Success and failure stories with regard to personalized persuasive technology
    • Other relevant dimensions of personalizing persuasive technologies.

Submission will be peer-reviewed and the organizing committee will select up to 20 participants according to relevance, quality, and research diversity.  All accepted papers will be shared through the workshop website and will be published and made accessible online via CEUR Workshop Proceedings ( All high-quality papers will be considered for inclusion in a journal special issue. We also welcome participants who are registered for the main conference to join our workshop.

Important Dates:

  • Feb 2, 2018; Feb 16, 2018: Submissions deadline
  • Feb. 26, 2018: Acceptance notification
  • March 10, 2018: Camera-ready version due
  • April 17, 2018: Workshop

Further information:

You can download PDF version of the workshop proposal and call for papers