Sustainable Technologies and Transdisciplinary Futures: From Collaborative Design to Digital Fabrication (July 2013, Lisbon)

Dates: 8-12 July 2013
Location: ISCTE-IUL University Institute of Lisbon
Website: sttf2013.iscte-iul.pt
Deadline for Applications: 1 April 2013

STTF2013 invites you to apply for a one week intensive programme of social and technical methods, in a transdisciplinary environment that will engage participants in both conceptual and practical activities with all four pillars of sustainability as background.

STTF2013 is intended for Master and PhD students, researchers, and professionals from STS, Product and Service Design, Social Sciences and Humanities, Architecture and Engineering, Communication and Media, Environmental Studies, Economics and Management, Computer Sciences, and others.


Regardless of individual experience, everyone will have the opportunity to work in sociotechnical processes of design, construction and discussion of concrete objects, through Introductory Sessions, Masterclasses and Hands On Workshops.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Jerry Ravetz (University of Oxford UK)
Liz Sanders (MakeTools US)
Tomas Diez (FabLab Barcelona ES)
Bernadette Bensaude-Vincent (Universite Pantheon-Sorbonne FR)
Alex Schaub (FabLab Amsterdam NL)

IMPORTANT DATES
Application Deadline – APRIL 1
Notification of Selected Participants – APRIL 15
Early Registration and Payment Deadline – MAY 1
Late Registration and Payment Deadline – JUNE 1

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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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