21st International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education

11th September 2018


Early registration will be possible at the conference venue on the workshop day. The room number within the building will be announced closer to the date. Please ask for directions at reception.

1pm – 5pm – Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde.


Workshop 1 – Cultivating Creativity Workshop

The cultivating creativity workshop consists of five exercises each exploring a different aspect of creative thought patterns or creative attitudes of mind. Exercises, developed by the workshop leader, draw from over three decades of teaching spatial design studios and a decade of teaching creativity classes to students of a wide age range and from diverse disciplinary and cultural backgrounds.

See full information here.

Workshop 2 – Sketching data and conclusions’

The workshop’s scope will be to structure and visualize design research outcome; specific data or statistics, infographics, user scenario’s, a future vision, specific results and conclusions, etc.

See full information here.

2pm – 5pm- Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde.

Tours of the Department and our facilities will be available after the workshops, or you may take this time to prepare for the reception.


The City Chambers was designed by Glasgow trained architect William Young and was opened by Queen Victoria in August 1888. The building has four floors and provides space for working offices and the hosting of civic functions.

Since its opening, the City Chambers has been at the very heart of civic government in the city. Today it is the headquarters of Glasgow City Council. Notable visitors include The Queen and other members of the Royal Family, many Prime Ministers and other dignitaries.

We invite you to join us at this special ceremony to mark the beginning of the conference.

8pm – Glasgow City Chambers.


12th September 2018


8am – 9am – Registration

9am – 10am – Opening and Keynote 1

10:30am – 5pm – Sessions

Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde.

Conference Dinner

We invite you to join us for a traditional night of good food, company and ceilidh dancing. We will have native scots on hand to teach you our traditions. And if dancing is not your thing there will be great music and entertainment to enjoy.

7pm drinks reception for 7:30pm Dinner – The Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs, Glasgow.

13th September 2018


9am – 4pm – Sessions

4pm – 5pm – Keynote 2 and closing ceremony

4pm – 6pm – Closing ceremony reception

Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde.


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