Design education for future wellbeing


Conference PHOTOGRAPHS may be found here.

Conference keynote presentations may be found in the download section.


Conference Introduction

The 14th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE2012) is hosted by the Department of Design Sciences, Product Development, Artesis University College Antwerp. The conference is a unique opportunity for educators, practitioners, researchers and student in design-related areas to meet and exchange experiences in design education and future wellbeing. The conference will be held at the Product Development building, Artesis University College, Antwerp. The university college is located in the heart of Antwerp and within walking distance of all major landmarks and attractions:the fashion and diamond district, Rubens' house, the cathedral, MAS museum and port. Jointly organised by the Institution of Engineering Designers, the Design Education Special Interest Group of the Design Society and Artesis University College Antwerp and supported by the City of Antwerp, this educational conference for engineering and product design is an ideal networking, research and innovation forum which will help you reach your professional goals.


Conference Registration

Conference registration is now open. Details of costs and how to register may be found here.


Conference Travel and Accommodation

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Participation in the conference may take a number of forms:

A description of your proposed contribution should be submitted in the form of a 500 word abstract.

The Call for Abstracts is now closed. Authors of accepted abstracts have been notified by email - full papers for review must be submnitted by 2nd March 2012 via the Conference Management System. Details of the paper submission process may be found here.