agIdeas announces 2011 International Design Research Lab Call for Papers

21 December 2010
Melbourne (Australia) - agIdeas is working in collaboration with Icograda to solicit papers for the agIdeas 2011 International Design Research Lab. Design researchers are invited to submit abstracts that address the brief, "Where is design practice at today?" by 1 February 2011. Selected papers will be published on Iridescent: Icograda Journal of Design Research.
Melbourne (Australia) - agIdeas is working in collaboration with Icograda to solicit papers for the agIdeas 2011 International Design Research Lab, a  new one-day forum at agIdeas 2011 International Design Week. Submissions will be peer-reviewed and selected papers will be published on Iridescent: Icograda Journal of Design Research. Design researchers are invited to submit abstracts that address the brief, "Where is design practice at today?" by 1 February 2011.

The inaugural agIdeas 2011 International Design Research Lab aims to create awareness of new knowledge in the areas of multidisciplinary design practice and its benefits, and the relationship between design practice and education. Design researchers are invited to submit an abstract of the paper that address some of the topics about design practice via email by the 1 February.

Papers will be selected for presentation at agIdeas 2011 International Design Research Lab in two ways, one of five live presentations as part of the forum or a number of papers will be selected for presentation in poster format for informal discourse in the Great Hall of the National Gallery of Victoria.

A multidisciplinary panel, selected by Icograda for the purpose, will undertake the reviews, and successful papers will be published through the Iridescent online journal and also in the annual agIdeas Book.

Delegates who register for the agIdeas International Design Research Lab are eligible for discounted tickets to other events at agIdeas International Design Week.

Key dates

1 February - Deadline for abstracts
4 March - Selected authors notified
2 April - Full research papers due
2 May - Design Research Lab

Event details

When: 2 May 2011, 9:00 - 16:00
Where: National Gallery of Victoria
100 St Kilda Road
Melbourne
Australia

For topics and more details, download the Call for Papers (PDF - 4.8MB). Guidelines on how to prepare your research paper for submission can be downloaded from the Iridescent website.



Enquiries regarding abstracts or papers can be sent to:

Diala Lada
Icograda Secretariat
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About agIdeas 2011 International Design Week

agIdeas 2011 International Design Research Lab is a key event at agIdeas 2011 International Design Week. Presented annually for the past 20 years in Melbourne, Australia, agIdeas International Design Week has evolved into one of the largest and most prestigious design festivals in the world. Established by Ken Cato and presented by the Design Foundation, agIdeas offers an inspiring program of events that celebrate design excellence and promote the value of design-driven innovation. www.agideas.net