8th Swiss Design Network Conf: “Disruptive Interaction” (Nov 2012, Lugano Switzerland)

Date: Friday 9 November 2012
Location: Lugano, Switzerland
Website: http://www.sdn2012.ch
Deadline for submission: 24 June 2012

We are pleased to announce this year’s Swiss Design Network Conference 2012 in Lugano. This one day conference focuses on the dialectical relationship between design and disruptive ideas, practices and innovations. “Disruptive Interaction” aims to investigate and discuss the capability, responsibility and agency of design in areas of disruptive change.

We invite designers, researchers and scholars to present their work in Lugano, Switzerland.

Mon 24 June 2012 Submission deadline for abstracts
Thu 16 August 2012 Notification of acceptance for abstracts
Mon 1 October 2012 Submission deadline for final papers
Fri 19 October 2012 Papers revised
Fri 9 November 2012 Conference opens

The general chairs
Massimo Botta, Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana SUPSI
Martin Wiedmer, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW

For more information about the conference topic, submission and review process please visit our website: http://www.sdn2012.ch

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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