In a Planet of Our Own: International Conference, Workshops and Exhibition

03 November 2009
07 November 2009
Mumbai, India
The event 'in a planet of our own' is being held at Mumbai, India in November 2009, and is hosted by the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), which is a post-graduate design school at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai. The event is being organised in partnership with

This international event is aimed at creating design awareness on sustainability and simultaneously offers a platform for interaction for the design community. The events are centered around the interests of students, educationists and practicing professional designers.

The event has been designed to be lively, interactive and thought provoking and will provide great opportunity to converse with grandmasters of design, interact with thought leaders and listen to visions by outstanding speakers.

The event is expected to throw light on the role of design in an interconnected global world within the context of sustainability.

The major events during the design week are:
  1. World Expo Exhibition - Vision of sustainability from six continents
  2. Design Workshop on Sustainability for Students
  3. International Design Conference on Sustainability (requires registration)
  4. National Meet on Sustainable Design Education
  5. Public Installations based on Sustainability

Design areas being addressed:
  • Culture and Sustainability
  • Storytelling and Sustainability
  • Design process and strategies for business
  • Product Life Cycle
  • Health and Sustainability
  • Materials and Sustainability
  • Packaging and Sustainability
  • Energy
  • Water

Design issues being Addressed:
  • Sustainability and globalization
  • Indigenous design traditions

About IDC, IIT Bombay

Founded in 1969, Industrial Design Centre (IDC) is a post-graduate design school at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai. It is one of India's premiere and earliest design schools. Being strategically located in the country's commerce and industry capital has given it a factor of serendipity, allowing IDC's faculty and students to actively partner their ideas with the industry.

For more information, please contact:

Helpdesk - In a planet of our own
IDC, IIT Bombay
Powai, Mumbai
T: +91 22 25767801/7802
F: +91 22 25767803
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