IGS 2021: The 20th Conference of the International Graphonomics Society

“Intertwining Graphonomics with Human Movements”

 June 7-9, 2022 (On-site), Museo Elder, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Deadline for Submissions: March 25, 2022

Temporary free access to the online version of the conference proceedings

We are pleased to announce the twentieth edition of the biennial conference of the International Graphonomics Society that will take place in June 2022 in the “Elder museum of science and technology” in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The overall objective of this conference is to provide a single track space of discussion about the graphonomic impact trends in other skilled human movements and vice versa. To this aim, IGS2021 is intended to be a stimulating conference to encourage research and discussion from an interdisciplinary point of view.


  • 30/05/2022: Program: LINK
  • 04/05/2022: List of accepted papers (Oral or Posters): LINK
  • 12/04/2022: List of accepted papers: LINK
  • 16/02/2022: Authors of the best papers will be invited by the editorial committee to prepare an extended version to be published in a special issue in the Journal of Forensic Document Examination
    • Paper submission: end of September 2022
      First review notification: end December 2022
      Revised paper submission: mid to end of February 2023
      Final decision notification: end of April 2023
      Publication date: September 2023

Best Student Paper Award

To stimulate the involvement of young researchers, this award recognizes the best paper authored as the main author and presented by a student at the 20th conference of the International Graphonomics Society (Sponsored by IAPR)

Important dates:

Submission Deadline:

January 8th, 2022

Extended: January 28th, 2022

Hard deadline: March 25 th, 2022

Notification Due:

Beginning April, 2022

Final Version Due:

25 April, 2022

Main Conference:

June 7-9, 2022

Topics of interest (but not limited to) are:

  • Neuroscience
  • Handwriting generation, analysis and recognition
  • Biometrics: writer identification and signature verification
  • Symbol, Equation, Sketch and Drawing
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Sports movements assessment
  • Medical applications
  • Forensic applications
  • Cultural Heritage applications
  • Large digital archives
  • 2D/3D Kinematics analysis
  • Creativity, cognitive and brain-inspired art

Special sessions (Link)

1. Handwriting for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Chairpersons: Angelo Marcelli (Salerno University),  Antonio Parziale (Salerno University)

2. Fine-motor motion and eye-movement based biomarkers

Chairpersons: Hans-Leo Teulings (NeuroScript LLC), András Attila Horváth (Semmelweis University), Erika Griechisch (Cursor Insight)


The Conference will take place at the Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnonogía, in the centric Parque Santa Catalina, which offers an appropriate scientific and technical environment. Many nearby hotels offer ocean views of Las Canteras Beach.

Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología.

Parque de Santa Catalina s/n (4,10 km)

35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Spain


Conference Modality:

IGS Conference is famous for its networking vocation. For this reason, they will be held physically in Las Palmas de G.C. The Elder Museum is a Reference Safe anti-Covid Institution. All Museum spaces are ventilated and CO2 monitored. Practically all hotels and restaurants in Las Palmas are operating, complying with official security conditions.

IGS 2021 Health Security Advisor

Prof. MD. Josefa Ramal, Director of Health and Welfare of Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Technical Secretariat:



e-mail: gruposemisorlpa@viajesinsular.es