Cumulus Hong Kong 2016: Call for papers | Conference 21-24 November

Open Design for E-very-thing
Date: 21-24 November 2016
Hosted by Hong Kong Design Institute

Cumulus Hong Kong 2016 is an international conference for designers, researchers, students and citizens to be a part of a series of events concerning Open Design. Events include international design conference, round table Cumulus working group meetings, design movie festival, exhibitions, design tours and more.

The theme of Cumulus Hong Kong 2016 is ‘Open Design for E-very-thing — exploring new design purposes’, which seeks to explore this openness of design, namely the opening up of design process and design for openness. Six different tracks are set to explore the new purposes of design, including Open Design for Empathy, Ethnography, Experiment, Environment, Education and Engagement.

We cordially invite you to submit contributions on any of these six tracks and join the conference in Hong Kong from 21 to 24 November 2016.
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Abstracts on any of the six topics below are welcome. Selected applicants may present their final submission in a format of their choice: full paper, short paper, workshop, artefact, fashion collection, movie or video.

1. Open Design for Empathy
2. Open Design for Ethnography
3. Open Design for Experiment
4. Open Design for Environment
5. Open Design for Education
6. Open Design for Engagement
Contributions are encouraged from all backgrounds. Selected abstracts and final submissions will be published as part of the conference publication.
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Key dates
Deadline for abstract 15 June 2016
Notification of abstract acceptance 1 July 2016
Deadline for full submission 1 September 2016
Final submission of papers and proposals 15 October 2016

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