September 13, 2011
October 15: ESDi extends the deadline for abstracts of the 2nd CIDIC

Once again it is organized by ESDi. The president of the Congress is the catalan industrial designer André Ricard. The motto of this edition will be The design: motor of the competitiveness. It will take place on 26 and 27 April 2012 in Sabadell (Barcelona). ESDi invites you to present a report in the 2nd International Congress of Design and Innovation. The possible thematic lines are: 1. The utilization of new technologies in the creativity and in the design. 2. Methodology of the design (Design Thinking). 3. The importance of the design as a factor of competitiveness. 4. The responsibility with the environmental conservation: the ecodesign. 5. Design for the local development. 6. User Centered Design and Design for All. 7. Pedagogical challenges in the training of designers. 8. Branding. 9. Design of interfaces and of interactiveness. You can command your proposals of report with an abstract of 500 words to the email and you can do it till the 15th october 2011. Indicate clearly: title of the report, author(s) with his/her filiation and thematic line chosen. The committee of program will communicate the acceptance of the proposals on 31 October 2011 and the reports will have to be delivered before 15 January 2012. Catalan, Spanish or English are suitable languages for the communications. The organization will provide simultaneous translating.