21 July 2008
Seoul (South Korea) - The city of Seoul invites design professionals to present their papers at the first Seoul Design Conference, part of the Seoul Design Olympiad 2008. The deadline for submissions is 24 July, 2008.
Seoul (South Korea) - The Seoul Design Olympiad 2008, an Icograda endorsed event, is a world design festival organised by Seoul Metropolitan Government to enhance and promote Seoul as the center of world design. It consists of Seoul Design Conference, Seoul Design Exhibition, Seoul Design Festival and Seoul Design Competition.

Call for papers: Seoul Design Conference
The city of Seoul invites design professionals to present their papers at the first Seoul Design Conference. Eligible entries are design-related papers (oral or poster presentation) that show significant, original and previously unpublished cases and research. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 27 July 2008.

An international conference has been organized to discuss the role of design in future urban life for Designers, educators, city planners, and diverse experts in the design industries. Discussion will center on design expandability, convergence, sustainability, spirituality and flow.

Read the full call for papers.

Call for submissions: Seoul Design Competition
Students and professionals in the field of design around the world are invited to submit work before 24 July, 2008.

Design is AIR - sustainable city life of the future

Any kind of artwork design will be allowed as entry as long as it corresponds with the theme of the competition:"Design is AIR - Sustainable City Life of the Future" by choosing the most suitable among the four sectors such as: "Earth, Water, Wind, and Fire."

Read the full call for submissions.

For more information, please contact:

Design Planning Division
Seoul Design Headquarters
Seoul Metropolitan Government
100-739 15 Deoksugung-gil
Seoul Korea

Jenny Ryu
T: +82 2 6361 3436
F: +82 2 6361 3435
W: http:/

The Seoul Design Olympiad 2008 is an Icograda Endorsed Event.