Designing for Children - With focus on â€˜Play + Learnâ€™ (Designing for Childr)
Venue: IDC, IIT Bombay
|Event Date/Time: Feb 02, 2010||End Date/Time: Feb 06, 2010|
|Registration Date: Jan 15, 2010|
|Early Registration Date: Oct 15, 2010|
|Abstract Submission Date: Aug 15, 2009|
|Paper Submission Date: Nov 30, 2009|
- With focus on â€˜Play + Learnâ€™
2-6 February 2010
at IDC, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
The international conference â€˜Designing for Childrenâ€™ 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 â€˜play and learnâ€™.
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 Meet (2-3, February 2010)
2. International Design Conference (call for papers is open) (4-6, February 2010)
3. Exhibition of projects on â€˜Design for Childrenâ€™ (2-6, February 2010)
The registration as well as the call for papers for the â€˜International Conference on Designing for Childrenâ€™ 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 â€˜International Conference on Designing for Childrenâ€™ 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 â€˜Designing for Children with focus on Play + Learnâ€™:
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
- Childrenâ€™s environment
- Children and media
- Interactive environments for children
- Children with special needs
- Development issues of children
Helpdesk - 'designing for children'
IDC, IIT Bombay