20th DMI: Academic Design Management Conference

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
621 Huntington Ave Boston MA 02115
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20th DMI: Academic Design Management Conference

Inflection Point: Design Research Meets Design Practice

Hosted by the Massachusetts College of Art and Design

July 28-29, 2016 Boston, MA, USA

The Call for Papers is Open: Design Management Institute Academic Design Management Conference 2016

The DMI:Academic Design Management Conference (ADMC16) Announces a Call for Papers. The conference hosts 5 conference tracks. Abstracts (500 words) are due March 1, 2016.

The theme of the conference is "Design at the Inflection Point" and addresses the role of design research in the advancement of design practice. The 5 tracks are:

1. Business: Design and Design Management for Economic Growth
Design research-led work for products, services, business models

2. Society: Design and Design Management for Social Innovation
Design research-led work for sustainability, justice, health and wellness

3. The Changing World: Design and Design Management in the Public Sector
Design research-led work for public sector services, government, education

4. Design, Leadership, and Organization Design
Design research surrounding internal processes in the area of design thinking, design management futures, and leadership.

5. Open Track for papers that do not directly fit themed tracks

Find more at www.dmi.org/admc