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Paper proposals for the 55th IMCL Conference on Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods are invited from elected officials, scholars and practitioners. The following are examples of the types of issues that will be addressed...
Aug 26, 2017

IEA Florence 2018 Creativity in practice

The Italian Society of Ergonomics is pleased to host in 2018 in Florence, Italy, the 20th international IEA conference. It is the first time in the history of the 50 years of the IEA and the SIE that this event will take place in Italy and we are proud! The theme of the congress is “Creativity in Practice”, with reference to the typical challenge of the Italian way to innovation engaged to transform the results of research on innovation in concrete actions to improve the quality of life and work. The event will be not only an occasion to share new researches and case histories, but also an occasion to meet professionals from different countries, all engaged in brainstorming sessions to generate new ideas.
 
A quite new transversal design approach that is developing interesting synergies and practical results is Design for All-Universal Design.

International Design for All Foundation Award Ceremony 2017

Group picture of laureates and winners

On 18 May 2017, during the gala dinner of the 1st International Congress of Active Tourism for All, in Sant Antoni de Calonge, Girona, the Design for All Foundation award ceremony took place. 
 
For the 8th edition of the awards, the Foundation awarded a total of 36 projects/products from 13 different countries as “Good Practices 2016” as they had met the assessment criteria. These Good Practices were then assessed in terms of their relevance, methodology, outputs, impact and innovation by an international jury to select the five winners of the trophy 2017. Four Special mentions were also given.

 

 

May 31, 2017

Rainbow colored gradient with the letter UDL and UXThe Second Pan-Canadian Conference on Universal Design for Learning May 31 – June 2, 2017 University of Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, PEI

http://www.udlconference.ca/

The call for submissions has been extended and will close on May 1st!

Jan 25, 2018

Health: The Design, Planning and Politics of How and Where We Live

 

Dates: 25-26 January 2018

Place: University of the West of England, Bristol

Organisers:   WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION Collaborating Centre and the Department of Architecture, UWE, with AMPS. In collaboration with the Public Health Film Society.

Abstract Submissions:  1st June  (Round One)

Abstract Submission Form

 

Oct 9, 2017

The 33nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Pacific Rim International Conference on disability and diversityThe 33nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity will be held on October 9-11, 2017 at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort & the Modern Honolulu. The Call for Proposals is NOW OPEN, so be sure to submit your ideas early! 

For more information, please visit us at www.pacrim.hawaii.edu, or feel free to e-mail prinfo@hawaii.edu, or call 1-808-956-7539.

 

 

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Disability Innovation Summit 2017

13th and 14th July 2017 @QueenElizabethOlympicPark.

The Disability Innovation Summit is a unique opportunity for academics, disabled people, practitioners, community members, international partners, organisations and innovators to shape the future of disability.
 

 

 Healthy City Design International 2017

The organizing committee of the Healthy City Design 2017 (HCD 2017) International Congress & Exhibition is excited to announce the launch of the Call for Papers.
 
Healthy City Design 2017 (HCD 2017) International Congress & Exhibition, which will take place at the Royal College of Physicians, London on 16–17 October 2017, is a global forum for the exchange of knowledge on the research, policy and practice of designing healthy and sustainable cities and communities.
 
Congress attendees will develop their knowledge of the political and economic context, emerging practice, latest research findings, skills and core competencies in designing, planning and commissioning city services, technology and infrastructure, project management, and the evidence base for environmentally responsible urban planning, design and public health. We are delighted to invite you to submit abstracts on the following core themes.

IDC and ASID Impact Summit 2017IMPACT SUMMIT 2017: MIGRATION, CULTURE AND DIVERSITY IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

The 2017 Impact Summit will be the first ever in Canada, jointly hosted by Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and taking place in Toronto’s rejuvenated Regent Park. Summit attendees will include senior practitioners, thought leaders and emerging influencers drawn from the fields of design and architecture, building and facilities management, city planning, all levels of government, as well as business and the non-profit sector.

The conference will facilitate an intimate experience, allowing for one-on-one time with experts and peers drawn from the design field and beyond. Walking tours will be led by architects David Miller, Susan Spencer Lewin and Registered interior designer Tarisha Dolyniuk – providing excellent insight since they are key players from the design teams which worked on key buildings within the Regent Park regeneration program.

Migration, culture and diversity and how to respond most effectively and inclusively to these challenges remain at the forefront of the media as well as political, socio-economic, and human rights agendas.

You will actively contribute to expert discussions and breakout sessions geared towards forging solutions on how to build and sustain the cohesive, integrated, inclusive societies that North America needs, both now and in the future.

http://www.idcanada.org/media/IDC/Events/ImpactSummit/Microsite/home.html

Dec 23, 2016

Kyushu UniversityIndustrial and interaction designer Joao Paulo is headed to Japan to pursue a Doctoral program at Kyushu University School of Design. 

For more information on the program, visit the Kyushu School of Design course site.