January: Call opens for papers 

June: Registration open 

31st July: Deadline for full papers 

October: Peer review outcome 

November: Call opens for other contributions (workshops, exhibitions, pop-up shops, and other public engagement activities) 

1st December: Deadline for camera-ready papers

31st December: Deadline for other contribution proposals


15th February: Registration close

February: List of exhibitions confirmed (review by LCB Depot)

March: Programme ready

11th April: Festival Day 1 at De Montfort University for academic conference

12th April: Festival Day 2 at LCB Depot for business and general public engagement event