Call for Papers

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The organizing committee invites proposals for FAST Fest 2023, a technology focused conference taking place September 2nd, 2023 at HGTC Conference Center in Myrtle Beach, SC. The conference explores emerging technology, next-generation fashion, AI generated art, next-generation music, the future of gaming, and more. The Committee welcomes submissions from participants in academia, industry, and the public at large.

For all submissions, abstracts of 400-500 words are required by Thursday, July 6th, 2023

Abstracts should be in a format suitable for blind review, including a title and a category (or two) into which the paper would fit at the conference. Submissions should be accompanied by a separate cover page listing the author’s name, affiliation (if any), phone number, and email address. Authors must be prepared to present their papers in time-slots of approximately 20-25 minutes (with a further 15 minutes allotted for questions). 

Panel proposals on any of the above topics and more are welcome. Proposals should include a page specifying the panel’s topic, format, the names of presenters and titles of their presentations, along with the abstracts and cover pages of the proposed presentations. 

How to submit: Email your submissions to Please use the subject line “FAST Fest 2023 CFP Submission”.
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