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Design Society Board of Management and Advisory Board Elections

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This summer the Design Society will run elections for the Board of Management (BM) and the Advisory Board (AB). The elections will run electronically over the following dates: BM election: 10th July - 31st July AB election: 2nd August - 23rd August 11am PDT The results of the election will be ratified at the Design Society General Meeting which will take place on Wednesday 23rd August at ICED 17 in Vancouver, Canada. The slate for the Board of Management is being finalised and will be published in April. The slate for the Advisory Board has been confirmed. There are 10 open spaces on the AB this year. The following candidates will be seeking to be re-elected to the AB for a second term: Anja Maier (DTU, Denmark) Yukari...

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5th International Conference on Design Creativity (ICDC 2018), Bath, UK, 31st January - 2nd February 2018

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Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - Friday, 2 February 2018, University of Bath, GB The 5th International Conference on Design Creativity (ICDC 2018) will take place in Bath, UK 31st Jan-2nd February 2018. The conference series is founded on shared international interest in studying the nature of design creativity. The conference’s core topics include: cognitive processes underlying design creativity, computational models of design creativity, and practical processes to incorporate the human and social dimensions. Conscious Creativity is the special theme for ICDC2018. The conference will continue to offer a specialised forum for those consciously studying the topic of creativity within design. However, we also welcome submissions on the use...

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19th international DSM Conference DSM 2017 

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Monday, 11 September 2017 - Wednesday, 13 September 2017, Aalto University Design Factory , FI Call for Papers Dependency and Structure Modelling or Design Structure Matrix (DSM) techniques support the management of complexity by focusing attention on the elements of a complex system and how they relate to each other. DSM-based techniques have proven to be very valuable in understanding, designing, and optimizing complex system architectures such as those of products, organizations, and processes. The International DSM Conference provides a platform for researchers, practitioners, and developers of DSM-related tools to exchange experiences, discuss trends, and showcase results. The 19th international DSM Conference DSM 2017 will be...

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19th International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education, E&PDE 2017, Oslo, Norway, 7th - 8th September 2017

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Thursday, 7 September 2017 - Friday, 8 September 2017, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, NO http://epde.info/epde2017/about-epde Building Community: Design Education for a Sustainable Future This year’s conference theme Building Community: Design Education for a Sustainable Future stresses the importance of design education in building future societies. Here, community building goes beyond the local level to the society as a whole. The conference aims to: Provide a platform for a broad variety of participants Explore how managing different perspectives on community can help students and scholars to develop projects in a larger and more complex context Seek new perspectives on what “building community” means...

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5th International Spring School on Systems Engineering (IS3E), 29 May - 2 June 2017, Enschede, Netherland

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Monday, 29 May 2017 - Friday, 2 June 2017, University of Twente, NL Invitation to the 5th International Spring School on Systems Engineering (IS3E), 29 May - 2 June 2017, Enschede, Netherlands   We are pleased to announce that the submission of applications for the 5th International Spring School of Systems Engineering is now open! We kindly ask you to spread this announcement among your colleagues to encourage their participation. The spring school is created for PhD students who want to extend their knowledge of SE. This is a great chance to discuss SE elements within your research topic and enhance scientific work with SE. Candidates have until March 10th to submit their applications.   Further information in our website www.is3e.eu     With...

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[UBISS 2017] Workshop "DIGITAL PRODUCT REALIZATION: MAKING THINGS THAT MATTER" (application deadline March 13, 2017) Oulu, Finland

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Monday, 12 June 2017 - Saturday, 17 June 2017, Center for Ubiquitous Computing at the University of Oulu , FI UBISS 2017 - 8th International UBI Summer School 2017 Oulu, Finland, June 12-17, 2017 Hosted by the Center for Ubiquitous Computing at the University of Oulu Application deadline: March 13, 2017 Registration fee: 250 EUR Accommodation: 30 EUR/day Credits: 5 ECTS http://ubicomp.oulu.fi/UBISS     UBISS 2017 invites researchers, students, and industry and public sector professionals to gain theoretical insights and personal hands on experience on selected topics under the tutelage of distinguished experts. UBISS 2017 builds on the legacy of the previous seven successful UBI Summer Schools hosted by us in Oulu in 2010-2016.   UBISS...

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Deign Society Member Survey Report

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Last summer we carried out a Member Survey to help us to understand what our members value about the society at the moment and what they would like to see the society offer in the future to ensure maintained and enhanced quality and service.  The response to the survey was excellent, with a 62% overall response rate. We have now produced a full report of the results of this survey, which is available as a member document.  Please follow the link below to find out what you, our members, value about the society now and what you would like us to offer in the future.  We have also included our initial reflections on the survey and we are now working hard to use your ideas to help us develop the Society's services to you for the future. http://tinyurl.com/j6rwh6c...

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Job posting - PhD scholarship - Designing New Ways of Working in Industry 4.0 - Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

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DTU Management Engineering invites applicants for a 3-year PhD position in “Designing New Ways of Working in Industry 4.0” starting as soon as possible and at latest August 2017. The project will be based in the Engineering Systems Division under the supervision of Associate Professor Ole Broberg. The project is part of the division’s research within Human-Centred Automation in complex socio-technical systems. The Engineering Systems Division is growing fast and is characterised by collegial, energetic staff and strong research collaborations with leading universities and industry worldwide. Our research focuses on understanding and improving the ways in which engineering systems are designed, managed, and operated throughout their life...

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Spring School "Ecodesign of complex Systems"

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Spring School "Ecodesign of complex Systems" Monday, 29 May 2017 - Friday, 2 June 2017, Paris, FR This spring school is open to 20 people from EcoSD network and the Design Society. It is supervised by Pr. Bernard Yannou of CentraleSupélec, administrator of EcoSD and member of the Design Society. OBJECTIVES Eco-designing products and services is already a hard and often ill-defined task since it involves both lifecycle modelling and multi-criteria decision analysis. But eco-designing complex systems is still harder for many reasons....

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19th international DSM Conference DSM 2017 

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Friday, 21 April 2017

19th International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education, E&PDE 2017, Oslo, Norway, 7th - 8th September 2017

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Monday, 24 April 2017

ICED17 The 21st International Conference on Engineering Design, 21-25th August 2017

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