The international event ‘Designing for Children’ with focus on ‘Play and Learn’ is scheduled to be held at Mumbai, India
from 9th to 11th of February 2017 and is being hosted by the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai with support from India Design Association (InDeAs) and DesigninIndia.
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 Workshop
(9th, February 2017)
2. International Design Conference
(10-11, February 2017)
3. Exhibition and Demo of projects on ‘Design for Children’
(9-11, February 2017)
4. Meet on Discussing pedagogic issues about ‘Designing for Children’
(10-11, February 2017)
List of speakers:
The registration for the ‘International Conference on Designing for Children’ will start from July 2016 onwards.
An early registration before 30th November 2016 includes an early rate.
Dates for paper submission:
Deadline for Paper Abstract Submission (500 words maximum): 1st of July 2016
Acceptance of Paper Abstract: 1st of August 2016
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Deadline for Full Paper Submission (3000 words maximum): 1st October 2016
Dates for poster submission:
Deadline for Poster Abstract Submission (500 words maximum): 1st of July 2016
Acceptance of Poster Abstract: 1st of August 2016
Guidelines for Poster Submission: Click here
Deadline for Full Poster Submission (A3 size posters - maximum 8): 1st October 2016
Dates for Demo submission:
Deadline for Demo Abstract Submission (500 words maximum): 1st of October 2016
Acceptance of Demo Abstract: 1st of November 2016
Guidelines for Demo Submission: Click here
Dates for exhibition submission:
Deadline for Exhibition Panel Artwork Submission (2ft x 3ft size panels): 1st December 2016
Guidelines for exhibition submission: Click here