4th Intl Conf on Research into Design (ICoRD’13): Global Product Development (Jan 2013, Madras India)

Dates: 7-9 January 2013
Location: IIT Madras, Chennai, India
Contact:  icord2013@pallava.iitm.ac.in
Deadline for submission of abstracts: UPDATED2 6 June 2012
Website: http://www.icord13.iitm.ac.in/ 

ICoRD’13 is the fourth in a series of conferences intended to be held every two years in India to bring together the international community from diverse areas of design practice, teaching and research, to: showcase cutting edge research about design to the stakeholders; aid the ogoing process of developing and extending the collective vision through emerging research challenges and questions; and provide a platform for interaction, collaboration and development of the community in order for it to take up the challenges to realize the vision. The conference is intended for all stakeholders of design, and in particular for its practitioners, researchers, teachers and students. The theme for ICoRD’13 is Global Product Development.

The conference will have:
– Invited/keynote presentations from eminent international experts and practitioners;
– Presentations of refereed papers as podium, poster, panel or theme resentations;
– Industrial sessions to present perspectives from industry and studies in practice.

The conference is an endorsed event of the Design Society. The organizing committee invites submissions of research papers in all areas of design. This includes all dimensions, e.g., people, product, tools, processes and environments of design, with research results contributing to its understanding and support. Some example topics are:

Design Theory and Research Methodology
Human factors in Design
Design for X (Safety, Manufacture, Assembly, Cost, Reliability etc.)
Enabling Technologies & Tools (Computer Aided Conceptual Design, Virtual Reality, Haptics, etc)
Design Management, Knowledge Management and Product Life Cycle Management
Applications in Practice (Automotive, Aerospace, Biomedical-Devices, MEMS, etc.)
Eco-Design, Sustainable Manufacturing, Design for Sustainability
Design Creativity, Synthesis, Evaluation and Optimization
Design Lexicon, Taxonomy, Ontology
Design Collaboration and Communication
Design Aesthetics, Semiotics, Semantics
Design Training and Education

Abstract can now be submitted via the conference management tool on the conference website: Please go to website: www.icord2013.iitm.ac.in and click on “authors” button to find the instructions on how to submit.

Important Dates:

Abstracts Due: UPDATED2 6 June 2012
Notification of Abstract Acceptance: 15 May 2012
Full Papers Due: UPDATED 22 July 2012
Notification of Acceptance: 15 September 2012
Final Papers Due: 15 October 2012
Copyright Transfer Form Due: 15 October 2012
Early-bird Registration Deadline (mandatory for at least one author per paper): 15 October 2012
Conference: 7-9 January 2013

For More Information, Contact:
ICoRD’13 Conference Secretariat (for all conference-related queries):
Machine Design Section, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai – 600 036, India
Email: icord2013@pallava.iitm.ac.in

ICoRD’13 Programme Secretariat (for all programme-related queries):
Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India;
Email: icord13_prog@cpdm.iisc.ernet.in

Conference Chair:
Raghu Prakash, Room No. 209, Machine Design Section, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai – 600 036, India;
Tel: +91 (44) 2257 4694;
Fax: +91-44-2257 4652;
Email: raghuprakash@iitm.ac.in

Programme Chair:
Amaresh Chakrabarti, Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India;
Tel: +91 80 2293 2922;
Fax: +91 80 2360 1975;
Email: ac123@cpdm.iisc.ernet.in

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I'm a design methodologist and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Adjectives that describe me include: secular humanist, meritocrat, and long-winded. Some people call me a positivist too, as if that were a bad thing. Go figure. My real home page is http://deseng.ryerson.ca/~fil.

8 Responses to 4th Intl Conf on Research into Design (ICoRD’13): Global Product Development (Jan 2013, Madras India)

  1. Amaresh Chakrabarti says:

    The conference deadline are extended as follows: please can you include these in the main body of the call?

    Abstracts (500 words) due: 30 May 2012
    Full Paper due: 22 July 2012

  2. Amaresh Chakrabarti says:

    The website for the conference is up, abstracts can be submitted via the website:

    http://www.icord13.iitm.ac.in

  3. Amaresh Chakrabarti says:

    Dear Fil,

    The updating does not show the revised 30 May 2012. Can anything be done? Many thanks–Amaresh

  4. Amaresh Chakrabarti says:

    Reg. comment above, it does not show the change at the beginning of the message, but shows at the end.–Amaresh

  5. Amaresh Chakrabarti says:

    Sorry I see it is changed everywhere now. Please ignore my last two messages. Many thanks–Amaresh

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