CIPED 2011: An agenda for design (Oct 2011, Lisbon)

Dates: 10-12 October 2011
Location: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal
Submission Deadline: 15 April 2011

After five successful editions in Brazil, the 6th CIPED gains a new dimension with its first edition on European soil, being sponsored / organized by CIAUD – Center for Research in Architecture, Urban Planning and Design of the FA-UTL.

The congress will take place from 10 to 12 October 2011 in Lisbon, in the auditorium of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, with the motto “An Agenda for Design”, seeking to assert itself as an international landmark in the dissemination of research in the main areas of Design (Communication, Product and fashion) but also Ergonomic Design, Inclusive Design and Urbanity.

The 6th CIPED will feature distinguished speakers for each of the six scientific areas, fields for which are also accepted oral and poster, approved by the Scientific Committee on the system of Double-blind-review. The communications will be accepted and published in the Abstract book and, the best ones, will be published in full length as Proceedings.

Thematic Areas

1.1. Materials, Technologies and Processes applied to Fashion
1.2. Fashion Design
1.3. Textile Design

2.1. Visual Communication
2.2. Information Design
2.3. Multimedia Design

3.1. Materials, Technologies and Processes
3.2. Product, Equipment and Industrial Design
3.3. Design for Sustainability

4.1. Ergonomic design
4.2. Usability
4.3. User experience


6.1 Environment design
6.2 Design and City
6.3 Other Research Topics in Design

Important Dates

April 15, 2011 – Deadline for papers
May 30, 2011 – Deadline for authors notification
June 30, 2011 – Deadline for camera-ready receipt
June 30, 2011 – Deadline for early bird registrations
September 15, 2011 – Deadline for registration at 6º CIPED
October 6, 2011 – Deadline for presentation files submission (power point ou pdf’s)

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

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