DESIGNING FOR CHILDREN CONFERENCE CALLS FOR PAPERS ON 'PLAY + LEARN'

29 July 2009
Mumbai (India) - The call for papers is now open for the international conference 'Designing for Children,' taking place in Mumbai, India in February 2010.
Mumbai (India) - The call for papers is now open for the international conference 'Designing for Children,' taking place in Mumbai, India in February 2010. With a focus on 'Play + Learn,' this event is being hosted by the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), at the Icograda Educational Network (IEN) Member Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai.

Organisers invite interesting experimentation, different perspectives, innovative design applications, in-depth case studies, research outcomes and position papers centered on the theme of the conference.

The following are the suggested main themes for submission of papers:
  • Products  for children
  • School for children
  • Children's environment
  • Children and media
  • Interactive environments for children
  • Children with special needs
  • Development issues of children

Deadlines
Deadline for Abstract submission (500 words maximum)
15 August 2009

Acceptance of Abstract
15 September 2009

Deadline for full paper submission (3000 words maximum)
30 November 2009

About Designing for Children
This international conference 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, listen to visions by researchers and for networking.

The major events during the week are:
  • Design Education Meet - 2-3 February 2010
  • International Design Conference - 4-6 February 2010
  • Exhibition of projects on 'Design for Children' - 2-6 February 2010

Further details are available at: www.designingforchildren.net



For more information, please contact:

Helpdesk - 'designing for children'
IDC, IIT Bombay
Powai, Mumbai
400076
India    
T: +91 22 25767801/7802
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