October 10-11, 2019 Toronto, Canada
This Year’s Theme: Building Bridges
“HUMANISTIC MODERNISM” – Works by Alvar Aalto in the World Heritage context
Seminar on Alvar Aalto and UNESCO World Heritage
9-10 October 2019, Lahti, Finland
Register by August 31, 2019
The Alvar Aalto Foundation seeks the inclusion of Alvar Aalto’s architecture on the Tentative List of sites under consideration for the UNESCO World Heritage List. The international seminar is part of this preparatory work and includes expert lectures and workshops. The event will bring together experts from Finland and around the world.
April 23-24, 2019, Shanghai, China
Economies, technologies, and societies are rapidly co-evolving, requiring shifts in mindsets and techniques to reach and maintain relevance. The 2019 SDN China Conference on “Service Design Futures” aims to explore and support this paradigm shift in how we deal with the complexity of creating purposeful and valuable experiences.
Aalto University, Finland
Conference dates: June 3-4, 2019
Submissions by January 15/ February 12 (depending on the category), 2019
The 8th biennial NORDES conference poses the question, “Who cares?”, exploring related questions, issues and propositions concerning responsibilities, relationships, ways of doing and directing design today.
2019 Special Focus: Design + Context
1 – 3 March 1-3, 2019 St. Petersburg, Russia
The Thirteenth International Conference on Design Principles & Practices is an initiative from the Saint Petersburg DESIS Lab. The 2019 edition of the International Design Principles and Practices Conference invites designers and academics to present their ideas and experience, concerning the differing relationships between Design and Context.