The 2021 edition of the International Conference on Graphics and Interaction – ICGI’2021 – will be held on November 4 and 5, 2021 at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal, as a joint organization with the Eurographics Portuguese Chapter – GPCG. The conference is expected to occur as an in-person event, but will be prepared to allow remote participation if necessary due to sanitary conditions.

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to submit contributions to ICGI 2021 and attend the event. The Scientific Program will include presentations of long and short papers, invited plenary presentations and a poster session.

Authors are invited to submit original manuscripts reporting scientific work, experiments or applications to the conference. The official languages of the conference are English and Portuguese. Information regarding paper submission can be found in .

In addition to the usual conference track of full and short papers, and posters, this year we will have presentations of accepted papers on a special section of the Computers & Graphics journal. This special section has its own call for papers, that can be found in .

Accepted conference papers will appear in the ICGI 2021 digital proceedings (book with ISBN). Similar to previous ICGI editions, the necessary procedures for the provision of long papers in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library are being developed.

After the event, some of the best conference papers will be selected and their authors invited to submit extended and significantly revised versions to the International Journal of Creative Interfaces and Computer Graphics (IJCICG).


Submitted manuscripts should address original research in all areas related to Computer Graphics and Interaction, including, but not limited to:

  • Computer Games
  • Computer Graphics Algorithms
  • Image Processing and Analysis
  • Multimedia and Hypermedia
  • Multimodal and Multisensory Interfaces
  • Usability and UX
  • User Centered Design
  • Virtual, Mixed and Augmented Reality

Important dates

  • Papers (longs and shorts):
    • Paper submission: July 19, 2021 July 28, 2021
    • Authors’ notification: September 24, 2021
    • Camera-ready version: October 11, 2021
  • Posters:
    • Poster submission deadline: October 4, 2021
    • Authors’ notification: October 18, 2021
    • Camera-ready version: October 25, 2021
  • Conference: November 4 and 5, 2021

We therefore expect you to be able to join us in November 2021 at Porto, a beautiful and lively city that brings together tradition and innovation, culture and science, history and future.