Conf on Engineering and Product Design Education (Sep 2013, Dublin Ireland)

Location: Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland
Dates: 5-6 September 2013
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 7 December 2012

The 15th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education Conference, E&PDE13, will be organised by the School of Manufacturing & Design Engineering, Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), in participation with the Design Education Special Interest Group (DESIG) of the Design Society and the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED), with the theme ‘Growing our Future”. The conference aim is intended to reflect the increasing emphasis on design education as a driver for economic growth and in particular the importance of design in addressing such issues as sustainability, creativity and innovation. We encourage conference submissions that have varied interpretations of the phrase ‘Growing our Future’ in line with the stated conference topics.

Key dates:
Submission of Abstracts (max 500 words) – 7 December 2012
Notification of Successful Abstracts – 21 December 2012
Submission of Full Papers – 22 February 2013
Notification of Accepted Papers – 12 April 2013
Deadline for submission of final paper and paper summary for publication – 24 May 2013
Deadline for Author Earlybird Registration – 24 May 2013

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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

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