hong kong 2015

The first Educational Platform Meeting took place on 23-24 August 2014 in Hong Kong, hosted by HKDI.

  • Agenda

    The Agenda was formulated on the basis of the survey results, which identified the critical issues of global relevance.
    Four areas of interest were identified:
    • Curriculum Development and Course Development
    • International Evaluation and Accreditation, Dealing with Dynamic Developments (Sustainability, Technological Developments, Fusion of Fields, Influence of Globalized Culture, Need for Lifelong Learning)
    • Design Research and Faculty Development
    • Collaboration with design practitioners | National Design Promotion Programs | Design Advocacy | Best Practices

    Download the 2014 Educational Platform Meeting Agenda

  • Participants

    See who attended!

    Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts (Lebanon)

    • Antoine Abi Aad | Coordinator, School of Graphic Arts

    Applied Science University (Jordan)

    • Essam Abu-Awad | Dean of Faculty of Art and Design

    Central Academy of Fine Arts (China)

    • Cunzhen Lin | Associate Professor, School of Design and Visual Communication
    • Fan Wu | Lecturer, School of Design and Visual Communication

    Central Saint Martins (United Kingdom)

    • Rebecca Wright | Programme Director, Communication Design

    Greenside Design Center (South Africa)

    • Kathryn Pope | Quality Assurance Facilitator
    • Robyn Turner | Head of Department, Graphic and Multimedia Design

    Hong Kong Design Institute (Hong Kong SAR)

    • Vivian Cheng | International Liaison Manager
    • Ben Mau | Program Leader Design Foundation
    • Raymond Au | Associate Academic Director

    Hong Kong Design Centre (Hong Kong SAR)

    • Freeman Lau | Vice-Chairman
    • Edmund Lee | Executive Director

    Hong Kong Designers Association (Hong Kong SAR)

    • David Lo | Chairman

    Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey)

    • Cihangir Istek | Department Head, Visual Communication Design

    Malaysia Design Council (Malaysia)

    • Ahmad Zainuddin | Chairman

    National Taiwan Normal University (Taiwan)

    • Sophia Shih | Professor

    Royal College of Art (United Kingdom)

    • Teal Triggs | Associate Dean, School of Communication

    Universidad de Monterrey (Mexico)

    • Marco Garrido | Graphic Design Director

    University of Lapland (Finland)

    • Riitta Brusila | Professor, Faculty of Art & Design