CALL TO JOIN the Professional Platform Work Groups

16 April 2015
01 September 2015
ico-D Members are invited to join three Work Groups which will address complicated issues facing professional designers and institutions and to collaboratively establish next steps for the Council.


Join a Work Group!

Following the 2014 ProfPM proceedings, three Work Groups will address core issues identified as priority by Members:

  • Certification and professional development

  • National Design Policy

  • Communicating the value of design

ico-D Professional Members are invited to appoint representatives to each Work Group by registering online.

The Summary of the ProfPM proceedings and the development of the Work Groups are detailed in the 2015 ProfPM Report.

When, Where and How

  • An online framework will be established for each Work Group where participants will share materials and conduct discussions.
  • Each Work Group will be chaired by Chairperson appointed by the ico-D Board who will be accompanied by a Board liaison.
  • The outcomes of the ProfPM Work Groups will be presented at the Promotional Platform Meeting in Gwangju.

Educational, Professional and Promotional Platform Meetings will take place on 19-21 October 2015 during the Eeum Design Connects 2015 International Design Congress (2015 IDC) in Gwangju, South Korea, preceeding the ico-D 26 General Assembly.

Who can participate
Participation is open to all ico-D Professional Members.

Please send any ProfPM-related inquiries to the ico-D Secretariat at





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