Call for papers: 'Designing for Children' at IDC, IIT Bombay India, 2 - 6 February 2010

27 Jun 2009 - 11:13pm
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keyur sorathia

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Designing for Children

- With focus on ‘Play + Learn’

2-6 February 2010

at IDC, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India

The international conference ‘Designing for Children’ with focus on 'Play +
Learn' is scheduled to be held at Mumbai, India in Feb 2010 and is being
hosted by the Industrial Design Centre (IDC), at the Indian Institute of
Technology (IIT) Bombay, Mumbai.

This international event is aimed at deliberations and discussions
concerning design issues related to children. The event is expected to throw
light on the role of designing for children as related to design of objects,
media and environment with focus on ‘play and learn’.

The events are centered around the interests of students, educationists,
practicing designers and children related interest groups. The event has
been designed to be lively, interactive and thought provoking and will
provide great opportunity to interact with thought leaders, listen to
visions by researchers and for networking.

The major events during the week are:
1. Design Education
February 2010)
2. International Design
for papers is open) (4-6, February 2010)
3. Exhibition of projects on ‘Design for
February 2010)

The registration as well as the call for papers for the ‘International
Conference on Designing for Children’ is now on.

This is an invitation to be a part of events concerned with designing for
children with focus on 'play' and 'learn':
Call for papers:
*The call for papers as well as registration for the ‘International
Conference on Designing for Children’ is now on.

Deadline for Abstract submission (500 words maximum): 15h of August 2009
Acceptance of Abstract: 15th of September 2009
Deadline for full paper submission (3000 words maximum): 30th November 2009

*Themes for the conference on ‘Designing for Children with focus on Play +

We invite interesting experimentation, different perspectives, innovative
design applications, in-depth case studies, research outcomes and position
papers centered on the theme of the conference.

The following are the suggested main themes for submission of papers:

- Products for children

- School for children

- Children’s environment

- Children and media

- Interactive environments for children

- Children with special needs

- Development issues of children


Further details:

Helpdesk - 'designing for children'*
Ravi Poovaiah
IDC, IIT Bombay
Powai, Mumbai


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Keyur Sorathia
Towards Better Interaction
IDI+DA - 07, Italy.
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5 Aug 2011 - 1:28am

It's good to hear that art school or design school are now participating on this social event.
Though  i missed the event last year, i am looking forward to it this year. 



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