The European Academy of Design (EAD) is calling for proposals for its 12th conference, “Design for Next.” Hosted by Sapienza University of Rome in Italy, the conference aims to foster discussion among designers, academics and experts about the articulated scenario of contemporary design and its perspectives, with intent to nurture diversity and interdisciplinarity.
The Conference is organized into 9 parallel tracks in order to address 9 wide fields of ‘Design for Next.’ Each track will center around a keyword to engage and tackle the different fields of Design research and practice.
The conference seeks to discover future fields of investigation in design, as well to discover and to connect the space and the people who share common interests in design research.
The organizers are inviting professionals, academics and students to submit contributions that address the following questions: What is Design for the Next? And what is the ‘Next’ focus of Design?
The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2016.