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EKSIG 2017: Alive, Active, Adaptive

 

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Call for Papers for the International Conference 2017 of the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge (EKSIG 2017)


ALIVE . ACTIVE . ADAPTIVE - Experiential Knowledge and Emerging Materials
19-20 June 2017, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Conference Website: http://www.eksig2017.com/
Special Interest Group Website: http://experientialknowledge.org.uk/

Alive . Active . Adaptive is an International Conference organized under the DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge (EKSIG). It focuses on the experiential knowledge of designing with emerging materials that are alive, active and adaptive, whether by means of biological or computational processes or an integration of the two. The conference brings together design practitioners, researchers, engineers, architects and artists to discuss the future of emerging materials and its implications for design research and practice.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Maurizio Montalti (Officina Corpuscoli), Anna Vallgarda (IT University of Copenhagen) and Mark Miodownik (Institute of Making) will represent our headline of speakers. Check the website for further details on their work: 
http://www.eksig2017.com/keynote-3/ 

IMPORTANT DATES

31 May 2016: First Call
31 October 2016: Full submission due for Papers and Pictorials 
31 January 2017: Notification of acceptance of Papers and Pictorials
28 February 2017: Submission of revised Papers and Pictorials
19-20 June 2017: Conference

SUBMISSIONS
We welcome submissions both in the format of Full Papers (max 5000 words) and Pictorials (max 2000 words), in which the visual component is at least as important as the textual. Contributions should be submitted before October 31st, 2016 through Easychair system:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=eksig2017 

Please check Authors’ guidelines on the webpage:
http://www.eksig2017.com/papers-and-pictorials/ 

For your convenience, we also provide templates for submissions at the link: 
http://www.eksig2017.com/templates/ 

REGISTRATION FEES
http://www.eksig2017.com/programme-1-1/ 
deadline for Early Bird is March 31st, 2017.
Reduced fees will be allowed to students and DRS member.

VENUE
EKSIG 2017 on Alive . Active . Adaptive will be held in the vibrant Het Nieuwe Instituut (Rotterdam, The Netherlands). The conference will be hosted by Delft University of Technology, the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering.
Learn more about the venue: http://www.eksig2017.com/venue-1/

You can find the complete Call for Papers in the attachment of this email and on the conference website, together with guidelines for authors. For further inquiries, please contact us at: drseksig2017@gmail.com.

Best wishes,
EKSIG 2017 team

Elvin Karana | Delft University of Technology, NL 
Elisa Giaccardi | Delft University of Technology, NL 
Nithikul Nimkulrat | Estonian Academy of Arts, EE
Kristina Niedderer | University of Wolverhampton, UK

 

Welcome

The Design Research Society is the multi-disciplinary learned society for the design research community, promoting excellence in design research globally.

  • recognising design as a creative act common to many disciplines
  • understanding research and its relationship with education and practice
  • advancing the theory and practice of design

Find out more about the society, and its aims and activities, history, governance, current council and events.

Special Interest Groups

DRS now has nine SIGS which aim to facilitate debate and networking between DRS members, and to produce resources accessible to the research community. Find out more on the individual SIG pages.

  • Experiential Knowledge SIG (EKSIG)
  • Design Pedagogy SIG (PedSIG)
  • Objects, Practices, Experiences, Networks SIG (OPENSIG)
  • Inclusive Design SIG (Inclusive SIG)
  • Inclusive SIG
  • Sustainability SIG
  • Design for Behaviour Change SIG (Behaviour Change SIG)
  • Design for Tangible, Embedded and Networked Technologies SIG (tentSIG)

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DRS 2018 is now accepting Track Session Proposals.

The deadline is 16th May 2017 and proposals can be submitted here: https://www.conftool.pro/drs2018/

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Further details can be found here:  http://lxd2017.london/

The submission website is here: https://www.conftool.net/lxd2017/index.php?page=index

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Call for Papers Deadline: 13th January 2017

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Call for Papers Deadline: 9 January 2016

http://designmanagementacademy.com/dma2017/paper_submission/theme/

 

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MODE Motion Design Education Summit

June 7-9, 2017. The Ohio State University, USA.

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EKSIG 2017 - ALIVE . ACTIVE . ADAPTIVE - Experiential Knowledge and Emerging Materials

19-20 June 2017, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

 http://www.eksig2017.com/

 

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Call for Papers

PLATE 2017 – Product Lifetimes and the Environment

8-10 November 2017, Delft, The Netherlands

Call for Papers Deadline: 13th January 2017

http://www.plateconference.org/second-plate-conference/

Design Management Academy 2017 - Call for papers

7-9 June 2017,Hong Kong.

Call for Papers Deadline: 9 January 2016

http://designmanagementacademy.com/dma2017/paper_submission/theme/