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The international conference with focus on ‘Designing for Children’ is scheduled to be held at Mumbai, India in Feb 2010 and is being hosted by the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai.

This international event is aimed at deliberations and discussions concerning design issues related to children. The event is expected to throw light on the role of designing for children as related to design of objects, media and environment with focus on ‘play and learn’.

The events are centered around the interests of students, educationists, practicing designers and children related interest groups. The event has been designed to be lively, interactive and thought provoking and will provide great opportunity to interact with thought leaders and listen to visions by researchers.

The major events during the week are:
1. Design Education Meet (2, February 2010)
2. International Design Conference (call for papers is open) (3-5, February 2010)
3. Exhibition of projects on ‘Design for Children’ (2-6, February 2010)

List of speakers: click here

The registration for the ‘International Conference on Designing for Children’ is now on. 

An early registration before 30th November 2009 includes an early rate.
For further details click here.

Dates for paper submission:
Deadline for Abstract submission (500 words maximum): 15h of August 2009
Acceptance of Abstract: 15th of September 2009
Deadline for full paper submission (3000 words maximum): 30th November 2009
For further details click here.

Dates for poster submission:
Deadline for full poster submission (A3 size posters - maximum 8): 25th December 2009
Guidelines for poster submission: Click here

Dates for exhibition submission:
Deadline for exhibition panel artwork submission (3ft x 4ft size panels): 25th December 2009
Guidelines for exhibition submission: Click here