Hello! We will be back in 2023
at Caldas da Rainha.
Estamos de volta em 2023 nas Caldas da Rainha.
programme available
programa disponível


keynote speaker Rachel Gannon

Rachel Gannon is an illustrator, educator and currently Associate Professor and Head of Department for Illustration Animation at Kingston University (UK). She is interested in illustration research methodologies and their potential for inter- and trans- disciplinary application, which culminated in the text Illustration Research Methods (2021, Bloomsbury Academic), co-authored with Dr Mireille Fauchon. Her practice as an educator and researcher is informed by a successful 18-year professional illustration career and her articles and practice-based works have been published in leading research and professional publications. Gannon is an associate editor for the Journal of Illustration and co-director of illustration educators, a new subject association and international organisation established by educators to support, advance and disseminate the subject, practices and discipline of illustration.

keynote speaker André Carrilho

André Carrilho (Amadora, 1974), is a Portuguese graphic artist with a career spanning over 30 years. He has received over 100 national and international awards and has seen his work exhibited in Portugal, Spain, Brazil, France, China and the USA.In 2002 he was awarded the Gold Award for Illustration Portfolio by the Society for News Design (USA), one of the most important illustration awards worldwide.His work has appeared in an extensive list of international publications, including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The New Statesman, Los Angeles Times, New Republic, The Independent on Sunday and Neue Zurcher Zeitun.

keynote speaker Stuart Medley

Stuart Medley makes comics to improve employment and housing services, and is a co-founder of Australia’s largest comic arts festival. He has worked as an illustrator for 25 years with clients including Anglicare, Austal Ships and the Centre for Social Impact. He is the art director for Hidden Shoal, a critically acclaimed record label with a roster of international artists, with clients including the BBC and Canadian Broadcasting. He is a post-doctoral researcher at UNIDCOM, Lisbon, and associate professor of design at Edith Cowan University, Australia. He is the author of The Picture in Design.

keynote speaker Emma Calder

Emma was born in London. She studied Graphic design at The Royal College of Art. She has worked as an Animation Director, Artist, Graphic Designer and Lecturer and has written, designed, and illustrated books, for both adults and children. She co-founded Pearly Oyster Productions making many successful and award-winning animated films, including BEWARE OF TRAINS and THE QUEENS MONASTERY. She is currently developing an animated feature trilogy.

Registration open!
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03-12-2022 ::: TEMAS DA CONFERÊNCIA tópicos recomendados
  • 1. Desenho / Ilustração
  •    > Desenho tradicional
  •    > Desenho contemporâneo
  •    > A ilustração gráfica
  •    > Infografia
  •    > Ilustração Editorial
  •    > Ilustração para crianças
  •    > Design de personagens
  •    > BD e novelas gráficas
  •    > Ilustração Científica
  • 2. Animação
  •    > Animação 2D
  •    > Animação 3D
  •    > Animação para vídeojogos
  •    > Animação de personagens
  •    > Animação para realidade virtual ou realidade aumentada
  •    > Animação em média interactivos
  •    > Grafismos animados (motion graphics)
  •    > Som e animação
  •    > Animação em média interactivos
  •    > Grafismos animados (motion graphics)
  •    > Som e animação
  • 3. Teoria da arte aplicada à ilustração e animação
  •    > Narrativa linear
  •    > Escrita criativa
  •    > Cultura Visual
  •    > Storytelling interativo
  •    > Animação narrativa e não narrativa
  •    > Pedagogia da Ilustração e animação
  •    > Autoria em animação ou ilustração
contacts INFO secretariat_confia@ipca.pt ADDRESS/MORADA ESD - IPCA
Campus do IPCA
Lugar do Aldão
4750-810 Vila Frescainha S. Martinho
Barcelos - PORTUGAL
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Previous CONFIA´S editions are in the Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI) The Clarivate Conference Proceedings Citation Index is part of the Web of Science Core CollectionTM

13-02-2023 ::: registration Info & fees
€300 --- Full registration
€250 --- Scientific Committee Members
€105 --- Student registration¹
€100 --- General public
€50 --- General public (students)²
Free -- Author (ID+ integ. member)³

€375 --- Full registration
€275 --- Scientific Comm. Members
€125 --- Student registration¹
€150 --- General public
€75 --- General public (students)²
¹ Requires a notification of paper acceptance by the Conference’s Scientific Committee.
² If presenting a valid document proving the student status.
³ This offer is valid only for one paper registration by an ID+ integrated researcher author (upon presentation of proof). The registration of a second paper must be done by a co-author.
Full registration benefits include:

Access to all conferences and meals (2 lunches, conference dinner + coffee breaks). Printed book with the ISBN publication of conference proceedings.

Student registration benefits include:
Access to all conferences. Some meals (2 lunches + coffee breaks). Book with the ISBN publication of conference proceedings. If registered as students, the conference dinner can be attended for an additional fee of €30.

General public and General Public (student)
Access to all conferences/presentations and coffee breaks but not to meals - lunches and official closing dinner

13-02-2023 ::: inscrição Info & valores
€300 --- Inscrição completa
€250 --- Membro Comissão Científica
€105 --- Inscrição estudante¹
€100 --- Público geral
€50 --- Público estudante²
Grátis -- Autor (Membro integrado ID+)³

€375 --- Inscrição completa
€275 --- Membro Comissão Científica
€125 --- Inscrição estudante¹
€150 --- Público geral
€75 --- Público estudante²
¹ Requer uma notificação de aceitação do artigo pela Comissão Científica da Conferência.
² Se apresentar documento comprovativo a provar o estatuto de estudante
³ Esta oferta é válida apenas para a inscrição de um artigo de autor investigador integrado ID+ (mediante apresentação de comprovativo). A inscrição de um segundo trabalho deve ser feita por um co-autor.
Inscrição completa inclui:

Acesso a todas as conferências e refeições (2 almoços, jantar oficial + coffee breaks). Livro com ISBN com os artigos publicados na conferência.

Inscrição de estudante inclui:
Acesso a todas as conferências. Algumas refeições (2 almoços + coffee breaks). Livro impresso com ISBN dos artigos publicados na conferência. Se inscritos como estudantes, poderá ser feita a inscrição no jantar da Conferência pelo preço adicional de €30.

Público geral e público estudante
Acesso a todas as conferências/palestras e coffee breaks, mas não às refeições - almoços e jantar oficial
03-12-2022 submission guidelines

Papers must be written in one of the official languages of the conference - English or Portuguese - and each paper should not exceed 10 pages considering the template and the guidelines presented. We strongly recommend that you use the template as a basis for the edition of your paper.


Upload a PDF of your paper without the authors' names, submit an abstract of up to 300 words and enter the authors' information via:


If your paper is accepted send the copyright form, completed and signed, a MS Word version of the submitted paper, and documents proving registration payment and student status (if applicable) to secretariat_confia@ipca.pt


03-12-2022 regras para submissão

Os artigos deverão ser escritos numa das línguas oficiais do evento - Inglês ou Português - e cada artigo não deverá exceder 10 páginas, cumprindo as regras do template abaixo. Recomendamos o uso do template como base para a formatação do seu artigo.


Envie um PDF com o artigo não identificado, submeta um resumo de até 300 palavras e os dados do(s) autor(es) via:


Se o seu artigo for aceite, envie o formulário de copyright, preenchido e assinado, uma versão MS Word do artigo submetido, e documentos que confirmem o pagamento da inscrição e o estatuto de estudante (se aplicável) para secretariat_confia@ipca.pt



We are pleased to announce CENTRO CULTURAL E DE CONGRESSOS in Caldas da Rainha as the venue for CONFIA 2023. We look forward to welcoming all of you in this beautiful town in Portugal.
Temos o prazer de anunciar o CENTRO CULTURAL E DE CONGRESSOS nas Caldas da Rainha como o local a realizar a CONFIA 2023. Esperamos recebê-los a todos nesta bela cidade.
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Frequently asked questions
Perguntas frequentes


scientific committee comissão científica
Alan Male - Univ. College Falmouth (UK)
Alan Young - Auckland Univ. of Technology (NZ)
Ana Leonor Madeira Rodrigues - U. Lisboa (PT)
Ana Lúcia Pinto - IPCA (PT)
António Costa Valente - Univ. Algarve (PT)
António Quadros Ferreira - Univ. Porto (PT)
Antonio Horno - Uni. Jaén (ES)
Cátia Peres - universidade do Algarve (pt)
Carlos Nogueira - Uni. Nova Lisbon (PT)
Chelo Matesanz - Uni. Vigo (ES)
Cláudia Bolshaw - PUC Rio de Janeiro (BR)
Cristina Formenti - Uni. degli Studi di Udine (IT)
Desdemona Mccannon - Uni. of Worcester (UK)
Fernando Galrito - Inst. Polit. Leiria (PT)
Hannes Rall - Nanyang Techno. University (SG)
Helena Barbosa - Uni. Aveiro (PT)
Isabel Aboim Inglez - ESAD-CR, IPL (PT)
Jim Walker - Uni. for the Creative Arts (UK)
João Faustino Santos - ESAD-CR, IPL (PT)
Jorge Teixeira Marques - IPCA (PT)
José Andrés Santiago Iglesias - Uni. Vigo (ES)
José Chavete Rodriguez - Uni. Vigo (ES)
Juan Carlos Róman - Uni. Vigo (ES)
Júlio Dolbeth - Uni. Porto (PT)
Karenanne Knight - Uni. of Porthsmouth (UK)
Linda Scenanne ott - Falmouth University (UK)
Luís Lima - IPCA (PT)
Manuel Albino - IPCA (PT)
Marcelo Dematei - UNTDF (AR)
Marcos Rizolli - Uni. Presbit. Mckenzie (BR)
Maria Lorenzo Hernández - Uni. Politècnica de València (ES)
Marta Madureira - IPCA (PT)
Martin Salisbury - Anglia Ruskin Univ. (UK)
Miriam Harris - Auckland Univ. Technology (NZ)
Nilton Gamba Júnior - PUC Rio de Janeiro (BR)
Paula Tavares - IPCA (PT)
Pedro Bessa - Uni. Aveiro (PT)
Pedro Mota Teixeira - IPCA (PT)
Pedro Vieira Moura (PT)
Roderick Mills - Uni. of Brighton (UK)
Rose Bond - Pacific North West Coll. of Art (US)
Rui Vitorino Santos - Uni. of Porto (PT)
Samuel Viñolo Locuviche - U.-TAD (ES)
Sara Álvarez - Polytechnic Univ. of Valencia (ES)
Sara Pereira - Uni. Minho (PT)
Sara Reis da Silva - Uni. Minho (PT)
Sophie Van der Linden (FR)
Stuart Medley - Edith Cowan University (AU)
Susan Hagan - Carnegie Mellon Qatar (QA)
Susana Jorge - IPCA (PT)
Tania de León - FAD/UNAM (MX)
organising committee comissão organizadora
Paula Tavares - IPCA

Alan Male - Univ. College Falmouth

Pedro Mota Teixeira - IPCA,ID+
Marta Madureira
Manuel Albino - IPCA, ID+
Susana Jorge - IPCA, ID+
Paulo Fernandes - IPCA
Cátia Vidinhas - IPCA
Helena Carvalho - IPCA, ID+
Isabel Xavier IPCA
Mário Filipe Araújo - IPCA
João Faustino Santos - IPL, LIDA
contacts INFO secretariat_confia@ipca.pt ADDRESS/MORADA ESD - IPCA
Campus do IPCA
Lugar do Aldão
4750-810 Vila Frescainha S. Martinho
Barcelos - PORTUGAL
03-12-2022 disclaimer

If your paper is accepted send the copyright form, completed and signed, a MS Word version of the submitted paper, and documents proving registration payment and student status (if applicable) to secretariat_confia@ipca.pt


By participating in CONFIA (the "Conference”) you consent to being filmed and photographed, and the same applies to the images (static and moving) you present. Confia is a non-profit conference and uses part of these images to promote future conferences and due to it’s academic core, to share knowledge in the fields of animation and illustration and other creative media. By participating you consent the images to be used on our website www.confia.ipca.pt or via facebook posts or live streaming (collectively, the ‘Uses’). If you prefer that you or any of your work not to be filmed or photographed during your presentation please let us know.

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