DesignEd Asia 2010 (Dec 2010, Hong Kong)

Website: http://www.sd.polyu.edu.hk/designedconference2010/index.php

DesignEd Asia Conference 2010, part of the very successful Business of Design Week (BODW Hong Kong) is calling for Abstract submissions until Jul 31 2010. Design Ed Asia is jointly co-organized by School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Design Institute & Hong Kong Design Centre.

The conference is in its 6th year, exclusively dedicated to Design Education is a forum where practitioners, academics and governmental bodes meet to exchange ideas and knowledge on Design Education.

For more information and submissions please visit our web site here: http://www.sd.polyu.edu.hk/designedconference2010/callforpapers.php

Design Education has the chance to preserve world cultures, and the skills of those cultures, through digital, fashion, graphic, interior and product design. Do you have an important story to tell about design and culture? Are the artefacts your students design steeped in the culture of their region or are they made for a nondescript global market?  Please share your insights with us this December at DesignEd Asia.

We invite papers in the following topic areas:

  • Successful cultural content integration into the curriculum
  • Regional cultural design projects
  • Sustainability and cultural designs
  • Entrepreneurial local cultural designs
  • Designing for other cultures
  • or a topic of your choice that relates to the theme
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About Fil Salustri
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.

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