12 March, 2020

ICPID2020 Product Innovation & Design – September 18-20, 2020


2020 2nd International Conference on Product Innovation and Design

The proposed conference solicits original, unpublished and novel papers for research publication and presentation in the research track and industry/application papers in application track. Articles describing novel ideas and applications in all areas of computer science and engineering are of interest, including the (more…)

4 March, 2020

Design Contents Conference – From 15th to 17th July 2020 – Vancouver, BC


The Conference for Designers & Content Strategists — we’re better together

Designers and content strategists team up. Hear from industry leaders about crafting experiences and telling stories that shape the future of the web. A day of workshops, two days of talks, and thoughtful extras in one of the most beautiful cities, Vancouver, (more…)

17 February, 2020

Service Design Days – From 2nd to 5th April 2020 in Barcelona, Spain


Leading Design for Design Leaders

Technology’s integration in our daily lives is becoming increasingly ubiquitous. It’s in our pockets, in our ears and in every room of our house. It has changed our relationship with others, with products and with the organisations that serve us. From government to banking, from healthcare to (more…)

12 February, 2020

HXD – Health Experience Design Conference, 14-15 April 2020


Improving health through design and innovation

We believe in the power of design to drive much-needed change in health. As the annual conference hosted by Mad*Pow’s Center for Health Experience Design, the Health Experience Design Conference provides a unique crossroads for a diverse community of executives and practitioners in design, innovation, research, (more…)

5 February, 2020

The Design + Diversity Conference – Washington University, US, 30th July – 01st August 2020


The conference which inspires, celebrates and promotes not only diversity in design, but the diversity of design.

Each year we focus on the themes of:

  • Using creative practice to address social ills and systems of oppression through Social Justice
  • Using creative craft to meet the needs of specific identities through Designing Diversity
  • Developing a (more…)
28 January, 2020

Women in UX 2020, 18–20 February 2020, Australia


UX Australia – Women in UX 2020, Sydney

The Women in UX workshops are the first of it’s kind for UX Australia. In the last year, the UX Australia team uncovered a disturbing pattern; more men than women were proposing talks for UX Australia and Design Leadership. For example, the Design Leadership conference had submissions (more…)

21 January, 2020

By Design


By Design is a conference about design and business, based in Bratislava, Slovakia – June 6, 2020

The conference will be held in Bratislava, at the P. O. Hviezdoslav Theatre in the historical centre of Bratislava. The venue has an intimate atmosphere with a soft touch of socialist architecture.

You can find more (more…)

15 January, 2020

Design Thinking and Innovation Week – March 16-20, 2020 – London


Every day will consist of keynote presentations, case studies, roundtable discussions and visits to the top companies who adopted the human-centered approach, where you will meet the teams behind their latest research and innovation. Some people call our format a ‘design safari’, some say it’s a VIP behind-the-scenes experience or a research trip. (more…)

7 January, 2020

Education Summit: 2 February 2020 – Domus Academy

Interaction Design Education Summit 20

The program for the summit is live!

With a panel of international speakers and hosts, we invite you to discover our take on the New Dawn of interaction design education.
The talks and workshops are broadly clustered as follows:

  • Learners are the new teachers – a discovery of bottom-up (more…)
18 December, 2019

Needed: 2020 Academic Paper Reviewers


The dmi:Academic Design Management Research Conference (ADMC) Impact the Future by Design will be held in Toronto on August 5-6, 2020. The conference will explore how design adds value to innovation, competitiveness, and social good.

DMI is currently accepting qualified volunteers to serve as dmi:Academic Design Management Conference (ADMC) paper reviewers. Reviewers will be assigned (more…)

21 October, 2019

Call for Papers – Design Thinking Research Symposium 13


Design Thinking Research Symposium 13 – April 20-22, 2021 Technion | Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

The DTRS series of meetings was launched at TUDelft in 1992. It aims to research design thinking on the base of real-world evidence. Each of the last 12 meetings has dealt with a specific topic (more…)

16 October, 2019

PhD Opportunity – University of Art and Design Linz

My name is Sabina from Tangible Music Lab at the University of Art and Design Linz. I am urgently looking for a PhD student focusing on the area of cultural studies, social science, or humanity, especially the topic related to technology and science, or human and nonhuman discourses, or media theory (more…)

ICDHS – Zagreb October 16-18 2020


Call for full papers is extended!

New submission deadline: 1 December 2019.


Past Design Experiences and Contemporary Design Practices

In keeping with the enduring aims and objectives of the ICDHS the conference theme LESSONS TO LEARN? Past design experiences and contemporary design practices approach design from two principal perspectives that emerged in the (more…)

PhD Opportunity – Aalborg University, Denmark



Over the last 30 years, the average lifetime of products has decreased significantly. This means that every day we throw away products, which have cost significant resources and valuable materials to produce. This PhD project is set up with the ambition of approaching (more…)

7 October, 2019

Call for Papers – AHFE 2020


3rd Int. Conf. on Additive Manufacturing, Modelling Systems and 3D Prototyping

July 2020, San Diego, California, USA

After the great success of the 2019 edition, you are cordially invited to participate in the 3rd International Conference on Additive Manufacturing, Modeling Systems and 3D Prototyping (AMMSP), as a part of the 11th Applied Human (more…)

Call for Papers – AMPS London 2020


Complexity and the City – Life, Design and Commerce in the Built Environment

17-19th June 2020

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Jane Jacobs’ The Economy of Cities. It came a decade after her seminal work, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, and heralded a new age in thinking about the city. (more…)

12 September, 2019

Call for Papers – DRS2020 Brisbane, 11–14 August



The Design Research Society 2020 International Conference will be hosted by Griffith University at Brisbane, Australia. As with the previous DRS biennial conferences, DRS2020 will be one of the major forums to discuss and present cutting-edge design research. DRS2020 invites high-quality research papers, together with conversation and workshop proposals.

DRS2020 explores SYNERGY– the (more…)

London Design Fair 2019, 19 – 22 September


The London Design Fair is the Largest Trade Destination during the London Design Festival.

London Design Fair is located in the creative heart of East London, the London Design Fair is a four-day event that brings together the exhibitors from different countries, including; independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.

As (more…)

19 August, 2019

Call for Research Projects on Gendered Design in STEAM

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC, Canada) and Carleton University are pleased to announce a call for expressions of interest to research on Gendered Design in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) in Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs).

Please find the full text of the call here
16 August, 2019

Call for Papers – Design Culture(s) Roma 2020


Conference theme

Aligned with the vision of Cumulus Association and its commitment for sharing design knowledge and practices in a global and multidisciplinary perspective, Sapienza University of Rome will host the Annual Cumulus conference with the aim to house and foster the international debate on the current cultural, social, and economic challenges (more…)

22 July, 2019

Call for papers – Pictorials


Fourteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction

Sydney, Australia 9-12 February 2020

Pictorials are papers in which the visual components (e.g. diagrams, sketches, illustrations, renderings, photographs, annotated photographs, and collages) play a major role in conveying the ideas and contributions of a study in addition to the accompanying text. Pictorials leverage (more…)

18 July, 2019

DRS Student Research Bursary Scheme 2019


The scheme is intended to support design research projects by DRS Student Members.  Applications to help undertake the project (e.g. funds for equipment, prototyping, accessing research subjects, data collection and analysis etc) and where an impactful publication or practical output will result, are favoured.  Co-funding is encouraged.  Applications for travel funds (more…)

10 July, 2019

dmi: Web Conversation

dmi’s President Carole Bilson meets online with innovation leaders from around the world to discuss important issues where design, business, and education meet. Join the conversation. For more information click here

2 July, 2019

Call for Papers – dmi: ADMC 2020


Call for Paper Abstracts Announced – Abstracts Due January 29th, 2020

The future presents new challenges and opportunities for design. Those who manage design must equip themselves to confront rapid change on all fronts – economic, environmental, and social. Research and practice must increasingly collaborate to keep pace with the needs of today and (more…)

26 June, 2019

Job Opportunities – New £13 Million Project Goes Beyond Imagination in Tackling World Issues


New Opportunities at Lancaster University, ImaginationLancaster

Professor Leon Cruickshank‏ will be leading the Beyond Imagination project, working with Professor Rachel Cooper and professor Nick Dunn which is going to enable more high impact and more radical design research.

They will be recruiting 33 people to the part of Beyond Imagination, watch the space (more…)

Call for Papers – PDC 2020: Participatory Design Conference


Participatory Design Conference PDC2020 – Participation(s) otherwise

Manizales, Colombia June 15-19 2020

Universidad de Caldas

Welcome to the 16th Biennial Participatory Design Conference (PDC) in Manizales, Colombia. This is the first time PDC will be held in South America, hosted by Universidad de Caldas in conjunction with their Festival de la Imagen 2020

Participation(s) otherwise: What (more…)

11 June, 2019

Teachers / Researchers wanted!


For the MA Eco-Social Design we offering a range of diverse teaching positions for the next academic year. Beyond excellence in the specific fields, we are looking for people who enjoy transdisciplinary collaboration and transformative practices.

You can find more information here

5 June, 2019

Call for Papers – Design 2020 – 16th International Design Conference


Discussion and further development of all aspects of design knowledge from cognition and philosophy, to methods and tools, from research theory to practice.

The DESIGN Conference programme offers broad exchange possibilities to researchers and practitioners, strategic decision makers, managers, design and engineering professionals, national or regional agencies or governmental bodies.

Our goal is (more…)

ADADA Asia Digital Art and Design Association (Nov 2019, Selangor, Malaysia)


ADADA 2019 invites papers describing original contributions in all fields of art and design associated with digital technologies and related research areas. All submissions should be in English. For every accepted submission, it is required that at least one author will attend the conference to present the work. Research topics of (more…)

5 April, 2019

Corridor Conversations

Corridor Conversations is a one day symposium for design research students across the UK.  The aim of the event is to bring together those carrying out research about and through design, with the aim of growing a research community.

This symposium will take an alternative approach to academic conferences focusing on discussions and actions, oppose to traditional formal (more…)

2 April, 2019

Call for Papers – 3rd NERD Conference, New Experimental Research in Design

3rd NERD – New Experimental Research in Design (Basel, 1 – 2 Nov 19)

Institute Integrative Design, Academy of Art and Design
Basel Switzerland
November 1 – 2, 2019
Deadline: Apr 22, 2019

The particular epistemic and innovative potentials of Design Research are increasingly recognized within the wider academic sphere and are in constantly growing demand by businesses, (more…)

1 April, 2019

The International Conference of Experience Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

14 – 16 August 2019, Gold Coast, Australia

Conference highlights

  • World-leading keynote speakers from academia and industry
  • A cross-disciplinary conference building bridges across expertise
  • Full paper (3,000–5,000 words) and short paper (1,500–2,000 words) submissions
  • Research track for innovative ideas, methods and findings
  • Industry track for applied knowledge, skills and techniques
  • Know-how workshops featuring (more…)
27 March, 2019

International Visual Identity Awards

Isn’t it time you entered your work into the Visual Identity Awards?

With 21 diverse categories, there’s plenty of opportunities to share your branding project with the world.

Now celebrating our 6th year, we are the world’s most comprehensive and independent visual identity competition.

In what proved to be another wonderful year for the (more…)

Event – Feminisms and Technology

Feminisms and Technology: New imaginings for future care and well-being

Last year, The Culture Capital Exchange launched an Arts and Health Forum as a discussion and knowledge exchange platform for member researchers and staff as well as those working in the arts, cultural sectors and/or health-related fields. So far the forum has hosted (more…)

14 March, 2019

Call for Speaker – Develop: Brighton

Insight: Inspiration: Networking

Connected Futures, led by Professor Karen Cham, is sponsoring the Develop: Research academic track, an applied research showcase at influential games industry conference, Develop : Brighton. The conference will be held between 9-11 July 2019 at the Hilton Brighton Metropole in Brighton and (more…)

21 February, 2019

Call for Papers – Design and Technology 2019

International Conference on Design and Technology –  June 18-19, 2019
Technion, Haifa, Israel

The Design-Tech 2019 conference is a new and unique platform for researchers and practitioners in the field of design initiated to showcase their work. Being held for the first time at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, the conference will (more…)

16 February, 2019

Call for Papers – Design Principle & Practices 2020

Fourteenth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn Campus, New York, USA, 16–18 March 2020

Current proposal submission deadline:

16 March 2019

12 February, 2019

Updates on ADIM 2019 Conference

… received a record of 230 full papers and almost 60 case study submissions.  Also, we are accepting proposals for Workshop and would like to encourage early career researchers to participate in ADIM Collective Research Training event on Tuesday 18 June. 


11 February, 2019

Intl Conference – Meanings of Design in the Next Era

Ritsumeikan University, 21-23 October 2019, Osaka, Japan

Conference theme

4D is an International Conference aimed to discuss the role of Design in developing value for social entities, technological advancement, and business creation and revamping. Modern and nascent economies indeed are adopting design as a competitive lever to embed continuous and discontinuous technology in new (more…)

ADIM Conference 2019 Registration

The registration is now open

Dates of Event 18th June 2019 – 21st June 2019

Last Booking Date for this Event 21st June 2019

The Academy for Design Innovation Management 2019 London International Research Conference will be hosted by Loughborough University London. The ADIM International Research Conference 2019 is organised in collaboration with members from international partners: Hong Kong Polytechnic, Politecnico (more…)

Design Management Conference 2019 London

DMI: Design Management Conference Lnodon April 2-4 2019

The Designers Dilemma: Managing Disruption in an Uncertain World
For different types of organizations – large/small, start-ups/established, private sector/public sector – organizing and managing through this era of change involves addressing different challenges and opportunities. What are the common principles and practical examples from the (more…)

8 February, 2019

Call for Papers – Design Research for Change

Design Research for Change Symposium
Design Museum, London
Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 December 2019

A quick search of the word “design” reveals hundreds of different definitions. Likewise, there are many different designers – different disciplines, different attitudes, different goals, different agendas, different ways of working, different ways of doing research, different outputs, and (more…)

2 February, 2019

Call for Papers – The First Issue of Journal of Design Thinking (JDT)

There is a growing list of great new design research journals, with She Ji and Sciences du Design (est. 2015) as prime examples. The most recent addition is the Journal of Design Thinking (JDT), dedicated to the academic study of design thinking, creativity and cognition, as well as the broader topic of industrial design.

Dr Yassaman Khodadadeh (more…)

23 January, 2019

The New Deadlines for the ADIM 2019 Submissions

  • Full Paper submission deadline is Tuesday 5 February 2019
  • Submission to participate in the ADIM Collective 2019 Research Development Workshop deadline is Tuesday 12 March 2019
  • Application for the ADIM 2019 Complementary Places for Early Career Researchers from the Global South countries is Tuesday 12 February 2019
  • Application for the ADIM 2019 Full BURSARIES for Early (more…)
21 January, 2019

Call for Workshop Proposals, Design Research for Change, Chiba University, JAPAN, 1 to 2 July 2019

Does Design Care…?

The challenges in care systems have become intractable. There have been divide and conquer approaches to responsibility and accountability in care that act to cripple our ability to engage with the thoughtful and systemic approaches that design offers. Imagination has been cauterised by a risk-averse, Neo-liberal culture – the (more…)

14 January, 2019

The call for abstract has been extended to the 4th February 2019

Call 2019
Initiate, sustain, expand
The value of socially engaged practices in social
Call for Abstracts extended: Monday 4 February 2019
Socially Engaged Design Conference (SED) is a two-day event that discusses how
researchers and practitioners propose and implement solutions to tackle contemporary
societal issues.
SED 2 will explore the role of art and design in driving social (more…)

24 December, 2018

Academy for Design Innovation Management is wishing you a Merry Christmas and a happy, prosperous New Year!

21 December, 2018

ADIM 2019 Complementary Places for Early Career Researchers from the Global South countries!

We have several Complementary Places available for Early Career Researchers from Global South countries who are planning to present papers at the upcoming Academy for Design Innovation Management conference| 2019 London.

Researchers are eligible to apply if you are from the Global South countries:

  1. located in: Central and South America; Africa; and any country included on DAC list https://www.oecd.org/dac/stats/documentupload/DAC_List_ODA_Recipients2014to2017_flows_En.pdf
  2. undertaking (more…)

Call to Participate in the ADIM Collective 2019 Research Development Workshop

Poster deadline is on Tuesday 5 February 2019

Notice of acceptance is on Tuesday 19 February 2019

Registration for the ADIM Collective 2019 Research Development Workshop ONLY is on Tuesday 16 April 2019

Note: Those who will register for the conference the attendance of the ADIM Collective Research Workshop is inclusive

For more information, you may go to the link below,



20 December, 2018

Job Opportunity

DeTao Master’s Academy in Shanghai is hiring

DeTao Master’s Academy in Shanghai (DETAOESSLINGER.COM) is hiring 2 talented full/part-time teachers for the Strategic Design and Innovation (Esslinger Studio) department.

1. An Associate Studio Manager (Foundation Level Students; Freshman/Sophomore focus) the Chinese language preferred.

2. Advanced Design Teacher (Innovation focus; Junior/Senior level, could be part-time), English (more…)

14 December, 2018

Special Issue of Sustainability “The Future of Design for Sustainability” May 2019

The deadline for submissions is 31 May 2019

Design for sustainability is not the panacea we hoped it would be when it was first introduced in the latter part of the 20th century. Today, the health of both our environment and our societies is at a critical state, at a breaking point, (more…)

Narratives of South Asian Women in the Conversation about Travelling and Tourism

This podcast series focuses on sharing stories and experiences of strong and remarkable South Asian women who loves travelling and exploring the world. Through this series, Komal Faiz hopes to bring forward the narratives of South Asian women in the conversation about travelling and tourism.

Below is the link to the first (more…)

Job opportunity

The Royal College of Art is seeking an outstanding researcher and teacher in the History of Design

The Royal College of Art is the UK’s only entirely postgraduate art and design university. In 2018/19 the College will have some 2,300 students registered for MA, MRes, MPhil and PhD degrees and over 450 (more…)

13 December, 2018

Develop Your Research Capability

12 December, 2018

ADIM2019: Call for Workshops

The Academy for Design Innovation Management conference invites proposals for workshops that will engage and reflect upon the conference theme “Research Perspectives In the era of Transformations”.  The workshop proposals are due by Wednesday 20 February 2019.

The full call can be accessed here.

7 December, 2018

ADIM2019: Call for Case Studies

The Academy for Design Innovation Management Conference 2019 invites an international community of scholars and practitioners to share their stories from the front lines. The case studies proposals are due by 15 January 2019.

More information can be accessed here.

6 December, 2018

Call for Papers – Socially Engaged Design Conference 2019: Initiate. Sustain, Expand – Limassol, Cyprus, October 2019

The value of socially engaged practices in social change

Socially Engaged Design Conference (SED) is a two-day event that discusses how researchers and practitioners propose and implement solutions to tackle contemporary societal issues. SED 2 will explore the role of art and design in driving social change. Under the umbrella theme of (more…)

4 December, 2018

Call for Papers – Heron Island, Queensland, Australia, 15 – 18 December 2019

Computational and Cognitive Models of Creative Design

This conference series commenced in 1989 to provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of state-of-the-art and cutting-edge research on computational and cognitive models of design creativity and became known as the “Heron island” conferences.

This conference, the Thirtieth Anniversary Heron island conference, aims (more…)

3 December, 2018

Job Opportunity

The University of Washington – Assistant Professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering

The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at the University of Washington seeks an individual dedicated to excellence in teaching and research programs to join our dynamic interdisciplinary intellectual community in 2019.

For more information go to the (more…)

We are recruiting for our second MA cohort in Nature–Culture–Sustainability Studies. Scholarships and fellowships available.

This is an interdisciplinary Master’s program grounded in environmental humanities and political ecology with further options to focus on a range of topical areas from theories of nature-culture studies to Anthropocene studies, climate change cultures to green urbanisms, eco-literatures and global supply chains to indigenous knowledge amongst other issues. More information (more…)

Authors and designers are invited to submit works for possible publication…


The sixth issue will be published between July 15 and September 15, 2019. The deadline for full versions of papers and visual narratives written and/or designed that meet Dialectic Issue 06’s categorical descriptions (see below) is: 5:00 pm CDT, January 4, 2019.

Dialectic’s sixth issue will publish pieces that articulate research, scholarly (more…)

Call for Papers – 7th eCAADe Regional International Symposium, Aalborg University, 2-3 May 2019

Virtually Real

Academics, professionals, PhD and graduate students are invited to contribute papers, short papers, and posters on the topic of virtual reality in architecture within one of three sub-topics:


  • VR and AR displays
  • Rendering
  • Sound simulation


  • Interactive design
  • Navigation in architectural space
  • Exploration of abstract design spaces


Call for Papers – 4T Design and Design History Association, Annual Symposium 2019

Design and Authority 

May 2 – 4 2019 – İzmir, Turkey

Those who are interested in contributing papers to the thirteenth 4T Symposium are invited to submit a title and an extended abstract of 1000 words through EasyChair by January 25th 2019. Registration to Easy-Chair is essential in order to submit abstracts. The symposium (more…)

Call for Papers – Around the Campfire, Resilience & Intelligence


Cumulus welcomes proposals for academic and professional papers for the Cumulus 2019 conference ‘Around the Campfire: Resilience and Intelligence’. The goal of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners from various fields of art and design to facilitate inspiring and progressive discussion by sharing knowledge of past, existing, and (more…)

Call for Papers – 8th biannual Nordic Design Research Society (Nordes) Finland 3-4 Jun 2019

Who cares?

This question is a provocation for design research. What do, or should, we care about in design and design research today? The 8th biennial NORDES conference poses the question, Who cares? exploring related questions, issues and propositions concerning responsibilities, relationships, ways of doing and directing design today.

Possible themes include but (more…)

29 November, 2018

Call for Papers – Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Designing for connected and expressive artificial ecosystems

In recent decades, the design has faced great challenges and profound transformations. Its traditional approach to crafting and shaping the tangible world has been revolutionized by the way this very world has changed, becoming infused with digital technologies that have made it smarter, more interactive, (more…)

Job Opportunity

Position Open for a Senior Researcher in Design or Human-Computer Interaction

The applied research centre Fraunhofer AICOS, located in Portugal, is looking for a senior researcher (PhD holder) in Design or Human-Computer Interaction. You may find the announcement as below,


Conferences in 2019 – 2020


ADIM – London June 2019  https://designinnovationmanagement.com/


CHI – Glasgow May 2019 http://chi2019.acm.org/


D4. Designing Development Developing Design – Osaka October 2019 http://4d-conference.com/ 


DRS – Brisbane 2020 https://www.australiandesignreview.com/news/brisbane-wins-hosting-rights-design-research-society-conference-2020/


DMI – London April 2019 https://www.dmi.org/general/custom.asp?page=conferences


DS – Delft August 2019 http://iced19.org


EAD – Dundee April 2019 https://ead2019dundee.com/


IASDR – Manchester September 2019) https://iasdr2019.org/

21 November, 2018

Call for Papers – IASDR 2019 – Manchester Metropolitan University, The United Kingdom

Design Revolutions

Design revolutions will explore how design drives and responds to revolutionary thinking through questioning the norm, probing the now and embracing the new. For the first tim,e IASDR will be held in the UK and will foster new thinking towards a compelling, meaningful and radical dialogue regarding the role that (more…)

20 November, 2018

Job Opportunity – University of Wales, Swansea Campus

ATIC Principal Innovation Fellow – 00889

Full Time – Fixed Term until 31.04.2021

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced individual for the post of Principal Innovation Fellow to work in the Assistive Technologies Innovation Centre (ATIC), based within UWTSD’s Swansea College of Art (more…)

16 November, 2018

Call for Papers – ICED 2019

The ICED 2019 organisers would like to make you aware of an extension to the submission of the full paper deadline. You will now have until Sunday 16th December 2018 to submit to conftool.

5 – 8 August 2019 – Delft, The Netherlands

The forthcoming International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED19, will continue (more…)

15 November, 2018

Call for Experimentation by Design – The Design Danish Centre

Event info

Date: 06.12.2018

Time: 8:30 – 17:30

Organiser: The Danish Design Centre, The Danish Business Authority and Innovation Fund Denmark

Address: Danish Design Centre, Bryghuspladsen 8, BLOX, 1473 Kobenhavn K, Denmark

Experimentation by Design – Creating Agile Governance in Business and Policy
The technological development is happening at an increasing pace, and new business models emerge in (more…)

12 November, 2018

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships

Commonwealth PhD Scholarships (for low and middle-income countries) have been launched.
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships are for candidates from low and middle-income Commonwealth countries, for full-time doctoral study at a UK university.
Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth PhD Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and (more…)
9 November, 2018

Job Opportunity – Kent State University

Full-time Tenure-track Faculty Position in Communication and Information

The College of Communication and Information at Kent State University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track and/or tenured position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor in one of the following areas: web development/programming, emerging media or human-computer interaction.

29 October, 2018

Volunteers Needed

Come join us at the Academy for Design Innovation Management!
We are currently looking for online editors to help us with sourcing, editing and upload content on the ADIM website. This includes:


  • Curating and posting news
  • Curating and featuring research work of Design Innovation Management Academics
  • Curating and featuring research activities of (more…)
3 October, 2018

Call to support Early Career Researchers from developing countries

The Academy for Design Innovation Management (ADIM) Conference operates as a platform for knowledge creation, collaboration and advancement across a diverse range of Design Innovation and Design Management discipline areas. The conference attracts speakers and attendees from across the globe, including recognised industry professionals, international scholars and emerging researchers operating in the creative, (more…)

29 September, 2018

Job at University of Montréal

The School of Design at University of Montreal, Canada is seeking applicants for a position of Professor of Industrial Design at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Candidates must have experience in teaching fundamental notions of design and expertise related to industrial design.

For more info see:


18 September, 2018

TU Delft Jobs

Within the Design for Sustainability group at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, at Delft University of Technology, there are currently two open positions.


Design of Smart Products and Services for a circular economy – Tenure track position (assistant professor)

We are looking for a colleague who can explore, both in theory (more…)

12 September, 2018

Design Innovation Positions

The University of Sydney is looking to fill three positions in their Design Innovation team:

Lecturer in Design Innovation Ref 1759/0918C

Senior Lecturer in Design Innovation Ref 1760/0918C

Associate Professor in design Innovation

Closing date: 11:30pm, 14 October 2018

1 September, 2018

Job opportunities at QUT

Several exciting academic positions at QUT Australia.


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Fashion: https://qut.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.listJobs&jobid=7A2D5465-D6D2-859C-9D2A-A4747838229A&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=1877E01E%2D78DD%2D4ED2%2D9D7A%2D9DB40135CFF4&JobListID=73e3bb51%2D1aa7%2Ddb29%2D2ea3%2D52af99b4f747&jobsListKey=8f6082fe%2D3762%2D4668%2Dba35%2D2d65d0be1efd&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,JobListID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=44936600088


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Industrial Design: https://qut.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.listJobs&jobid=4DBC3476-51CE-7A1A-7CFB-A47478679495&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=1877E01E%2D78DD%2D4ED2%2D9D7A%2D9DB40135CFF4&JobListID=73e3bb51%2D1aa7%2Ddb29%2D2ea3%2D52af99b4f747&jobsListKey=c6ac795a%2Da5fa%2D479a%2Dbada%2Df9c664815ca4&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,JobListID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=15969340098


Lecturer in Interaction Design: https://qut.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.listJobs&jobid=D08DF7BD-4EDE-6E55-A1ED-A45C7DA1E41E&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=1877E01E%2D78DD%2D4ED2%2D9D7A%2D9DB40135CFF4&JobListID=73e3bb51%2D1aa7%2Ddb29%2D2ea3%2D52af99b4f747&jobsListKey=60a678cc%2D7f18%2D441d%2Db1d3%2D63cebf119fb1&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,JobListID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=26490830088


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Interior Architecture: https://qut.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.listJobs&jobid=BD46B717-42E1-6C43-575D-A474788B0A13&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=1877E01E%2D78DD%2D4ED2%2D9D7A%2D9DB40135CFF4&JobListID=73e3bb51%2D1aa7%2Ddb29%2D2ea3%2D52af99b4f747&jobsListKey=61812686%2D79ad%2D450f%2Da948%2Dae7b246ec460&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,JobListID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=39043260098

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture: https://qut.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.listJobs&jobid=D7C47B72-8D9D-79CD-27A5-A47478D6D625&CurATC=EXT&CurBID=1877E01E%2D78DD%2D4ED2%2D9D7A%2D9DB40135CFF4&JobListID=73e3bb51%2D1aa7%2Ddb29%2D2ea3%2D52af99b4f747&jobsListKey=e6e6ca3d%2Dcdc8%2D4fca%2D9fb5%2Daa1d3e52215d&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,JobListID,jobsListKey,JobID&lid=99087480108

Interested applicants from outside the University who are unable to access these links can navigate to these position descriptions via the QUT (more…)

28 June, 2018

DRS2018 Proceedings available

The Design Research Society 2018 Conference Proceedings are available here.

10 April, 2018

Call For Papers

With art as research becoming an established paradigm in art education, several questions arise. How do we educate young artists to actively engage in the production of knowledge and aesthetic experiences in an expanded field? What are some of the role models that we can look to when we speak about hybrid practices and (more…)

7 April, 2018

Clio Awards

The Clios is the esteemed international awards competition for the creative business. Founded in 1959 to celebrate high achievement in advertising, the Clios annually and throughout the year recognize the work, the agencies and the talent — across advertising, sports, fashion, music, entertainment, and health care — that push boundaries and (more…)

19 March, 2018

Call to participate: Survey for Ph.D Students and Supervisors about Research Methods

Researchers from Jane Prophet and Ayoung Suh invite Ph.D students and supervisors to participate in their international academic study investigating the attitudes of Ph.D students and Ph.D supervisors in Art and Design to current provision. They want as wide an international response as possible.
Please contribute by:
1. Circulating our links to the questionnaire (more…)
16 March, 2018

Echo ++ | Calling all female tech founders!

At Hereast, Stratford, an 8 week accelerator programme will take place for female tech founders. The event is hosted by Plexal – a main collaboration partner – one of Europe’s leading innovation hubs to deliver Plexiglass.

Participants will gain access to tailored content, 121 support, mentoring and workspace for the duration of the programme, culminating with (more…)

2 March, 2018

One week left to submit abstract

One full week left to submit your abstract to the DMA Collective. Deadline looming at 9th of March. More info and to submit your abstract, go to: http://www.dmacollective.org

27 February, 2018

Video DMA Hong Kong 2017

Highlights of the DMA conference in Hong Kong 2017


13 February, 2018

Casablanca Design Management Event

Morocco as an emergent market in west Africa is concerned about design management. Through history, the country is grounded in arts and crafts. This issue is so important for the country in economic and social terms. In this perspective, a ministry is dedicated to that. Nevertheless, the connection with design management (more…)

12 February, 2018

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host DRS2020

The Design Research Society welcomes expressions of interest to host the 2020 International Design Research Society Conference.


Over the past 10 years the DRS Biennial Conference Series has grown to become a major international event in the design research calendar with a reputation for academic quality, provocative thinking, and industry engagement. Over (more…)

8 February, 2018

DRS 2018 – Call for Workshops

Call for Conversations

Conversation is the DRS2018 format for sessions conceived as alternative to the traditional paper/presentation format, with the ambition of  providing innovative venues for project-based research and work that is not easily captured or conveyed by the scholarly paper. A Conversation can be a structured discussion or experimental session format that (more…)

12 January, 2018

Sydney Design Festival 2018

This year, on its 20th anniversary, Sydney Design Festival will happen between 2nd and 11th of March, 2018. The aim of the event is on bringing awareness towards the role of design to solve complex global problems.  It is close to applications now. To get more information, visit the event website.


9 January, 2018

R&D Management Conference 2018: R&Designing Innovation

The conference focuses on transformational challenges for organizations and society that they call for tracks that design management researchers can submit papers. Some examples of these tracks are as follows:

  • Re-thinking design thinking: emerging challenges and future evolutions
  • Team, leadership & organization for creativity and innovation
  • To see the full lists (more…)
8 January, 2018

Design 2018: Excellence in Design

15th Design Conference will take part in Dubrovnik, Croatia between 21st and 24th of May, 2018. The conference focuses on the following theme:

“Discussion and further development of all aspects of design knowledge from cognition and philosophy, to methods and tools, from research theory to practice” – Conference Website

To achieve this, they (more…)

17 December, 2017

Design management news?

Share your design events or other design management related news with us via: editor[at]designinnovationmanagement.com

7 June, 2017

Call for Papers SDN Design Research Summit 2018

at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design Basel
8–10 March 2018

Beyond Change – Questioning the role of design in times of global transformationwww.beyondchange.ch
Extended Deadline: September 1, 2017


All applications should be sent via the Easyschair Platform before September 1, 2017.

Applicants are invited to submit proposals for lectures, project presentations, and (more…)

7 April, 2017

Call for Tracks: DRS 2018 Limerick

DRS2018 which will take place in Limerick, Ireland, 25th-28th June next year. Proposals are invited for researchers interested in organising and managing a theme track of the conference, which will be incorporated into the forthcoming Call for Papers.
The track proposal should consist of:
— a track session title;
— 2 to 3 sub-chairs for (more…)

19 February, 2017

Last call for DMA 2017 Workshop Proposals

Workshop Proposals are due on Wednesday 1 March 2017

The DMA conference invites proposals for workshops that will engage and reflect upon the conference theme “Research Perspectives on Creative Intersections”. The aim of the workshops is to create a physical platform to create, knit, and foster collaboration through experimentation at the intersection between (more…)

30 December, 2016

Professor Jeanne Liedtka’s DMA 2017 conference bursaries for emerging researchers

Up to four Professor Jeanne Liedtka’s conference bursaries for emerging researchers are available for emerging researchers who are planning to present papers at the upcoming Design Management Academy 2017 international conference hosted by Hong Kong Polytechnic University between 7 and 9 June 2017.

The each bursary will cover the conference fees (up (more…)

28 December, 2016

We look forward to welcoming you to the DMA Conference in Hong Kong!

3 October, 2016

Call for Papers DMA 2017

Design Management Academy 2017 Hong Kong
Research Perspectives on Creative Intersections

Hosted by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Full Papers submission deadline: Monday 30th January 2017

Conference dates: June 7–9, 2017 Hong Kong

The Design Management Academy’s international research conference which will be hosted by the School of Design School at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The DMA (more…)

26 August, 2016

DESMA Meet-up London

On Friday 16th of September 2016, DESMA invites you to join us in exploring New Formats for Doing and Communicating Research in the Intersections of Design + Management and Academia + Practice.

Register now!

DESMA started out as an Initial Training Network within the area of Design Management funded by the European Commission’s (more…)

12 June, 2016

Call for Theme Tracks for the upcoming DMA 2017 Hong Kong

Design Management Academy 2017 Hong Kong: Academic perspectives on creative intersections

This International Conference is hosted by the School of Design at Hong Kong Polytechnic

Conference dates: June 7–9, 2017 Hong Kong

Conference website: http://designinnovationmanagement.com/dma2017/

The Design Management Academy 2017 Hong Kong International Research Conference will be hosted by PolyU Design (the Design School at Hong Kong Polytechnic). The (more…)