2nd Agrindustrial Design Symposium / 2nd Product and Service Design Symposium and Exhibition on Agricultural Industries: Mediterranean/Food/Design (April 2012, Turkey)

Dates: 26-18 April 2012
Location: Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey
Website: http://fadf.ieu.edu.tr/agd2012
Deadline for submission of extended abstracts: 1 November 2011

Designers, researchers and educators specifically studying the role of design in industries of food and drink are invited to constitute an international platform where value-added and sustainable products and services of Mediterranean food culture will be discussed.

You are invited to submit articles including but not limited to the themes and topics mentioned below.


Consumer / Producer
Local / Global
Raw / Processed
Service / Product
Slow / Fast


Design Management
Experience Design
Food Design
Packaging Design
Product Design
Service Design
Spatial Design
Visual Communication Design


November 1, 2011 – Deadline for submission of extended abstracts
December 1, 2011 – Notification for acceptance of extended abstracts
January 1, 2012 – Deadline for submission of proposals for exhibitions and workshops
February 1, 2012 – Notification for acceptance of exhibitions and workshops
March 1, 2012 – Deadline for submission of full papers
March 30, 2012 – Deadline for early registration
April 26-28, 2012 – Symposium


Turkish and English


Izmir University Economics Balcova Campus facilities will be used for the symposium.
See: http://www.ieu.edu.tr/en/

PARTNERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS (more to be announced)
ASD – Packaging Manufacturers Association of Turkey
DESIS Turkey – Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability
Dipartimento INDACO, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
ETMK Izmir – Industrial Designers Society of Turkey, Izmir Branch
Istanbul Technical University, Department of Industrial Product Design
Mersin University, Department of Food Engineering


Ayse Gunay

Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Fine Arts
and Design, Department of
Industrial Design, Sakarya
Caddesi No:156, Balcova 35330, Izmir,

Tel: + 90 232 4117204 / 4117107
Fax: + 90 232 4117177
E-mail: agrindustrial@ieu.edu.tr
Web: http://fadf.ieu.edu.tr/agd2012

For 1st
Agrindustrial Design Symposium 2005
See: http://fadf.ieu.edu.tr/agd2005

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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