19-20 September 2008: 2008 DESIGN RESEARCH CONFERENCE Institute of Design – Illinois Institute of Technology, www.id.iit.edu
The seventh annual ID-IIT Design Research Conference (DRC) will be held September 19-20, 2008 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. The conference is a collaborative forum exploring newly emerging topics, methods and issues in design research from a wide spectrum of disciplines. DRC is an ideal event for designers, consultants, planners, consumer researchers, educators and executives interested in the latest advanced methods and approaches to human-centered design research.
In 2008, the conference builds on a tradition of successful student-run conferences, bringing speakers with international perspectives, new methods and forward-thinking views, while at the same time facilitating even more discussion through workshops and discussion roundtables. Early registration will open at the end of May.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Luis Arnal: Director, in/situm
- Colleen Murray: Design Strategist, Jump Associates
- Don Norman: Cofounder, Neilsen Norman Group
- Liz Sanders: President, MakeTools
- Rob Tannen: Director of Research, Bresslergroup
- Indi Young: Independent Consultant and Author
DESIGN RESEARCH NEWS Volume 13 Number 5 May 2008 ISSN 1473-3862
DRS Digital Newsletter http://www.designresearchsociety.org