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8th Biannual Conference NordDesign 2010

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August 25-27th, 2010, Chalmers University, Göteborg, Sweden Chalmers University of Technology and the Wingquist Laboratory welcome you to the 8th biannual conference, NordDesign 2010, on methods and tools for product and production development. This 8th biennial conference serves as a Nordic complement to the large European and American conferences within the field of Engineering Design and Product Development, but participants from other countries are welcomed. Please see ds events section of the Design Society homepage and/or the conference homepage for further information....

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20th Symposium on Design for X

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Neukirchen & Erlangen (Germany) 24.-25.09.2009 Since 1990 the Department of Engineering Design of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Meerkamm) organises the annual “Symposium on Design for X” (“Symposium Fertigungsgerechtes Konstruieren”, “Symposium on Design for Manufacturing” before 2000). Since its existence the symposium has been closely connected to WDK (Workshop Design-Konstruktion) and is today an event endorsed by the Design Society. This year, the DfX symposium is held for the 20eth time. Therefore, the schedule is slightly revised: - The scientific part is restricted to one day (24.09.2009), to be held in Neukirchen (like in the previous years) - On 25.09.2009 there will a commemorative...

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Engineering and Product Design Education 2010

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Engineering and Product Design Education 2010 The 12th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education will take place 2-3 September 2010 and will be organised by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway in partnership with the Design Education Special Interest Group (DESIG) of the Design Society and the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED). The conference in 2010 will address the relationship between design education and design research. The Call for Abstracts is NOW OPEN....

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ICED'09 a HUGE Success!

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ICED'09 a HUGE Success! The 17th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED'09) was held August 24-27, 2009, at Stanford University’s verdant campus in Palo Alto, California. 530 participants from more than 30 different countries attended the conference which in total contained 6 stunning keynote speeches from academia and industry, ca. 380 presented papers plus 11 half-day workshops, most of them organised by Special Interest Groups (SIGs) of the Design Society. All sessions throughout the whole conference were...

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4th General Meeting of the Design Society at ICED'09

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4th General Meeting of the Design Society at ICED'09 On Tuesday August 25, 2009, the Design Society held its 4th General Meeting during ICED'09. Major topics of the General Meeting were: - Report of the Board of Management about activities and decisions 2007-2009 - Honorary Fellows of the Design Society - Elections for the Board of Management - Elections for the Advisory Board In the following, a brief report on the most important outcomes of the meeting. The Honorary Fellowship of the Design Society was bestowed on: - Prof. John S....

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6th Annual DGTF Conference, Berlin (Germany) 23./24.10.2009

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DGTF is the German Society of Design Theory and Research (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Designtheorie und -forschung). This year's conference is headed by the slogan "Design - Knowledge - Production: Design Research in Context of Application". The 6th annual DGTF Conference has its special focus on on the ever changing relationships between processes of design, knowledge and production in design research. In this context, on one hand design practice is investigated as a form of knowledge practice and design objects as representations of knowledge. On the other hand interactions between insights from design research and current concerns in society, economy and politics are examined. The conference has an decidedly interdisciplinary approach and...

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Coburg Connecting Conference 2009 - Designing Future Innovations, Coburg/Germany, 21./22.10.2009

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"Designing Future Innovations" is the slogan heading the 9th WOIS Innovation Symposium in Coburg/Germany. The two-day conference provides extensive discussions on philosophies, strategies and processes to expand limitations in efficiency and to increase potentials of enterprises. It will show synergie effects to enhance design and innovation processes. The main goal of the two-day conference is to provide answers to the following questions - based on a wholistic, domain-spanning approach: * Which philosophies, values and thinking patterns control innovation today and tomorrow? * Which societal, economic and technological factors enhance or weaken the innovation power of enterprises * Which strategies and methods can improve and accelerate...

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4th General Meeting of the Design Society, Tuesday 25.08.2009, 16:00h

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The 4th General Meeting of the Design Society takes place during ICED 09 on Tuesday, 25.08.2009, 16:00 h. All members of the Design Society are invited to participate in the 4th General Meeting. The agenda includes: - Report of the Board of Management - Discussion about this report - Elections part I: 3 members (out of 5) of the Board of Management - Election part 2: 8 members (out of 27) of the Advisory Board - Miscellaneous: Questions and answers If you are a member of the Design Society please participate and support the community! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Members of the Design Society: Please see "events" section to download further information...

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11th International Design Structure Matrix Conference, October 12-13, 2009

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11th International Design Structure Matrix Conference, October 12-13, 2009 Location: CU-ICAR Center, Greenville, South Carolina, United States The International Design Structure Matrix Conference is a well-established forum to exchange ideas, concepts and developments about managing complex systems and the purposeful application of dependency models in engineering. This year, it takes place for the eleventh time, organized in a cooperation between Clemson University, USA, and Technische Universität München, Germany. Since 2007, the series of DSM Conferences is an...

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ICED'09 is less than 4 weeks away!

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ICED'09 is less than 4 weeks away! On Monday 24 August the Society will meet on the west coast of the USA at Stanford University in California for the 17th International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED'09. Preparations are being completed, the provisional program is on-line at https://www.conftool.com/iced09/sessions.php. Come and join us for a great conference in a great location!...

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