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DESIGN 2008 - 10th International Design Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia

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DESIGN 2008 - 10th International Design Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia The forthcoming DESIGN 2008 Conference is founded on the continuous development of organization and evaluation procedure that resulted in a capacity to deliver procedures and conditions of communicative competence. The Organizational Board invites you to the 10th International DESIGN Conference - DESIGN 2008 to continue the tradition of the previous meetings....

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New web portal

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Dear members and guests, the Design Society is launching the new release of the web portal. In the next ten days it will be the transition period, during which the portal functionalities will be additionally tested in the working conditions. Only public part of the portal will be available during this time. After the testing, the existing members of the Design Society will receive the new account details necessary for entering the members’ protected area, and additional information about the new web portal content and functionalities. If you have any problems or suggestion regarding the public part of the portal, please do not hesitate to contact our web admin. Thank you for understanding and patience....

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Popular DS conferences!

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This year's Design Society conferences have attracted record numbers of abstracts. The flagship International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED07 (http://iced07.org/), to be held in Paris, France on 28-31 August, 2007 has attracted over 800 abstracts. The Engineering and Product Design Education conference EPDE07 (http://www.cfdr.co.uk/epde07/), to be held in Newcastle, England on 13-14 September, 2007 has attracted nearly 160 abstracts....

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DS "Rigi" Meeting

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The Rigi 2007 meeting of the Board of Management and the Advisory Board of the Design Society will be held at the Engineering Design and Product Development Group of the Department of Mechanical Engineering (MEK) at the Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Copenhagen, Denmark, 21-24 March 2007. Image: Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.5...

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Michael French Awarded Honorary Fellowship

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Michael French Awarded Honorary Fellowship Emeritus Professor Michael French of the University of Lancaster, UK, received the honour of Honorary Fellowship from The Design Society in recognition of his contribution to engineering design. Professor French was Director of Lancaster’s Engineering Design Centre before his retirement in 1992. The award was made on behalf of the Society at an event held by the University of Lancaster that was attended by many current and former staff from the engineering department at Lancaster, including Professor...

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TMCE 2008, Seventh International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering

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TMCE 2008, Seventh International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering The focus of the TMCE 2008 Symposium will be on scientific, technological, economic and cultural collaboration and competition between East and West. The TMCE 2008 Symposium will be jointly organized by the Middle East Technical University, Turkey, and the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, and will be held in one of the most attractive tourist sites of Turkey, Kusadasi (nearby Izmir). The Symposium is offered to product designers, product managers, product, process and environmental...

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Obituary for Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c. Vladimir Hubka

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Obituary for Dr.-Ing. Dr.h.c. Vladimir Hubka With great sadness the DESIGN SOCIETY has learnt of the death of its first Honorary Member Dr Vladimir Hubka. Vladimir Hubka was one of the foremost pioneers of modern design science. His scientific contributions, including his comprehensive theory of technical systems and his fundamental theory of the design process, along with his precise definitions of the relevant terminology, are without doubt milestones in the history of design science. Vladimir Hubka’s books and publications have provided...

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New competence centre in Switzerland

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New competence centre in Switzerland ETH Zurich streamlines innovation research activities into multidisciplinary approach The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich has recently established the new International Competence Centre for Innovation (ICCI). The main task of the centre will be to investigate innovation processes and advise companies, particularly small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), on the implementation of innovative ideas....

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Awards for Society Members

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Pahl was awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Design Society for his original and outstanding contribution to design methods and methodology at a ceremony at the Technical University of Berlin held at part of the Wolfgang Beitz Colloquium on 2 December 2005. The award was made by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Lindemann, Vice-President of the Society. The accompanying photograph shows the award, comprising an engraved pencil on a stand and in a presentation box designed for the Society by the internationally renowned Dutch designer Bruno Ninaber....

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