ICoRD’15: 5th Intl Conf on Research into Design (Jan 2015, Bangalore India)

Dates: 7-9 January 2015
Location: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Website: http://cpdm.iisc.ernet.in/icord15
Deadline for submission of abstracts: UPDATED 28 February 2014

ICoRD’15 is the fifth in a series of conferences intended to be held every two years in India to bring together the international community from diverse areas of design practice, teaching and research, to: showcase cutting edge research about design to the stakeholders; aid the ongoing process of developing and extending the collective vision through emerging research challenges and questions; and provide a platform for interaction, collaboration and development of the community in order for it to take up the challenges to realize the vision. The conference is intended for all stakeholders of design, and in particular for its practitioners, researchers, teachers and students.

Design is ubiquitous; it pervades almost all spheres of life, and has been around as long as life has taken up the task of purposefully changing the world around it. Research in design and the emergence of a research community in this area has been relatively new, its development influenced by the multiple facets of design (human, artefact, process, organisation, and the micro- and macro economy by which design is shaped) and the associated diversification of the community into those focusing on various aspects of these individual facets, or various applications. Design is complex, balancing the needs from multiple stakeholders, and requiring a multitude of areas of knowledge to be utilised, from resources spread across space and time.

The conference will have:

–       Invited/keynote presentations from eminent international experts and practitioners;
–       Presentations of refereed papers as podium, poster, panel or theme presentations;
–       Industrial sessions to present perspectives from industry and studies in practice.

The organizing committee invites submissions of research papers in all areas of design. This includes all dimensions, e.g., people, product, tools, processes and environments of design, with research results contributing to its understanding and support. Some example topics are:

•       Design Theory and Research Methodology
•       Human factors in Design
•       Design for X
•       Enabling Technologies & Tools
•       Design Management, Knowledge Management and Product Life Cycle Management
•       Applications in Practice
•       Eco-Design, Sustainable Manufacturing, Design for Sustainability
•       Design Creativity, Synthesis, Evaluation and Optimisation
•       Design Lexicon, Taxonomy, Ontology
•       Design Collaboration and Communication
•       Design Aesthetics, Semiotics, Semantics
•       Design Training and Education

Prospective authors should send an abstract of their paper (500 words) including paper title and author details, by uploading the abstract on the conference management tool latest by 15 February 2014, through the ICoRD’15 website: http://cpdm.iisc.ernet.in/icord15

All abstracts will be checked for their relevance for ICoRD’15, and authors will be notified of the acceptance decision of their abstract by 15 March 2014, which can be checked by the authors by logging into the conference management tool on the website.

A Poster/flyer for ICoRD’15 is available for download from this http://www.cpdm.iisc.ernet.in/icord15/poster.pdf Please feel free to download, print and display this poster in your department premises for a broader visibility of the conference.

Important Dates:

•       Submission of abstracts: 15 February 2014
•       Acceptance decision of abstracts: 15 March 2014
•       Full papers: 15 May 2014
•       Acceptance decision for full papers: 15 July 2014
•       Copyright form and final paper submission: 1 September 2014
•       Registration for authors (Mandatory for at least one author Per paper): 15 September 2014
•       Registration Deadline : 1 October 2014
•       Conference: 7-9 January 2015

For More Information, Contact:

ICoRD’15 Conference Secretariat
Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India;
Email: icord15@cpdm.iisc.ernet.in

Programme Chair:
Amaresh Chakrabarti,
Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing,
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India;
Tel: +91 80 2293 3406; Fax: +91 80 2360 1975;
Email: ac123@cpdm.iisc.ernet.in

Conference Website: http://cpdm.iisc.ernet.in/icord15

Note: ICoRD‘15 is co-located with the 3rd International Conference on Design Creativity (3rd ICDC) held in Bangalore, India, 12-14 January, 2015 (http://cpdm.iisc.ernet.in/icdc2014/). You can attend both the conferences at a combined, reduced registration fee.

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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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