8th Intl Conf on Design Principles and Practices (Jan 2014, Vancouver Canada)

Dates: 16-18 January 2014
Location: UBC Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada
Website: http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/the-conference/
Deadline for submissions: 16 December 2013

Theme: Design as Collective Intelligence

The Eighth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices will be held at the University of British Columbia at Robson Square in downtown Vancouver, Canada, from 16-18 January 2014. The conference is co-hosted in partnership with Emily Carr University of Art + Design and Carleton University School of Industrial Design. Proposals for paper presentations, poster sessions, workshops, roundtables or colloquia are invited, addressing design through one of the following themes:

* Design Education
* Design in Society
* Design Management and Professional Practice
* Visual Design
* Designed Objects
* Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design
* Design as Collective Intelligence (2014 Featured Theme)

Presenters have the option to submit completed papers to one of the Design Principles and Practices Collection of Journals. If you are unable to attend the conference, you may still join the community and submit your article for peer review and possible publication, upload an online presentation, and enjoy subscriber access to the journal.

PROPOSAL DEADLINE
The deadline for the call for papers is *16 December 2013*. Please visit our website for more information on submitting your proposal and registering for the conference: http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/the-conference/

PLENARY SPEAKERS
* Alex Beim – “Designing and Living with Technology” Head Designer, Tangible Interaction, Vancouver, Canada
* Yossi Cadan – “Designing Campaigns at Greenpeace” Campaign Director, Greenpeace Canada, Toronto, Canada
* Jorge Frascara & Guillermina Noël – “Design as Collective Intelligence: Tools and Strategies” Visual Communication Design, Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Cholula, Mexico
* Gregory Henriquez – “Citizen City” Managing Partner, Henriquez Partners Architects, Vancouver, Canada
* Lorraine Justice – “Design Research for Collective Intelligence: Where East Meets West” Dean, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, USA
* Tania Willard – “I Am Not a Member of The Society of Graphic Designers of Canada” Artist, Designer, and Curator, Secwepemc Nation, Kamloops, Canada

FEATURED THEME
“Design as Collective Intelligence”
Design is our collective intelligence. It shapes the world we live in. We can recognize design in the materiality of our objects, the environments we dwell in, and the visual communication that we share. Design is the common ground of everyday life, and becomes the layer connecting the way we perceive our world, cultures and societies. More on this theme at – http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/the-conference/program-and-events/2014-theme

We hope you will be able to join us in Vancouver for this important discussion, and we look forward to receiving your proposal!

SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL
Submit your Proposal at – http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/submitting-your-work/conference-presentations

On behalf of the Advisory Board
http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/about-the-community/advisory-board

Inquiries: support@designprinciplesandpractices.com
Web address: http://designprinciplesandpractices.com/the-conference
Sponsored by: Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Carleton University School of Industrial Design, and Common Ground Publishing

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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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