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[AUTONOMA] International Conference on Urban Autonomy and the Collective City

May 18, 2016
[AUTONOMA] is an initiative undertaken by a group of Onassis Foundation Scholars, and independent researchers, who joined their academic and professional background in Urban Design, Sustainability, Geography, and Urban Sociology to reflect on the vision of the collective city. [Speakers] Pier Vittorio Aureli /// Rafi Segal /// Cameron Tonkinwise /// Doina Petrescu /// Constantin Petcu /// Erik Swyngedouw /// Maria Kaika /// Stavros Stavridis /// Miguel Robles Duran /// Ethel Baraona Pohl /// Cesar Reyes Najera /// Nikos Belavilas /// Nikos Anastasopoulos ///Leopold Lambert

Design Intelligence Conference

May 10, 2016
The Design Intelligence Conference will be held on April 30, 2016 at The New School and will feature a panel discussion, keynote, skill-based workshops, and networking opportunities for both New School students and the greater... Read More

CSR: Strategies to Create Business and Social Value

March 6, 2015
Corporate Social Responsibility explores the challenges and opportunities of current CSR models, as well as the next generation of issues that senior business leaders will face.

SVA Impact: Design For Social Change

March 6, 2015
To remain competitive, corporations are looking for innovation and impact in the area of social change as it relates to their business. The non-profit world is seeking new ways to support their constituencies through design strategy. Impact is a six-week summer intensive course that will introduce participants to the growing field of design for social advocacy.

Design Principles and Practice

March 6, 2015
Design as Collective Intelligence is the topic of Ninth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices in Chicago. The conference will try to address the following questions with an interdisciplinary approach, through keynote speakers, garden sessions, workshops and parallel sessions: How does industry change the process of design? What tools and approaches for design have been developed in the past that will emerge in the future? What projects and creative solutions are emerging through the new technologies of production? What are new opportunities and challenges for the environment and sustainability?

Design Futures Forum

March 6, 2015
The Design Futures Forum is a three day conference at the University of Texas-Austin aimed towards providing students interested in pursuing a career in PID with practical tools, knowledge and networking opportunities.


March 6, 2015
SXSW Eco features three days of compelling sessions from experts in the public, private and academic sectors committed to finding solutions for a sustainable world. Forge new relationships, launch new ventures and discover exciting opportunities while having an unforgettable experience. Our diverse program encompasses science, policy, design, economics and beyond. With a mix of panels, presentations, workshops mini-meetings and receptions, SXSW Eco provides a platform to collaborate on the razor's edge of the diverse sustainability field.

NextCity 10yr Anniv

March 6, 2015
NextCity 10 Year Anniversary is a fund-raiser featuring first-person storytelling about life and work in the fields of urban policy, architecture, advocacy, journalism and philanthropy.


March 6, 2015
Design Impact for Change Makers is a two-day immersion in design thinking for world changing, creative problem solving.

Design Research Conference

March 6, 2015
The Design Research Conference (DRC), hosted by IIT Institute of Design, brings together a growing community of design professionals advancing the role of design research in innovation.

Interaction Design Association National Conference

March 6, 2015
The IxDA Conference is a multi-day conference that aims to promote the mission of IxDA and foster a global community of designers that are trying to improve the human condition through advancing interaction design.


March 6, 2015
Join us in New York City as we take a closer look at redesigning business for the future. Culture, economics and commerce will converge to tackle the tough question businesses and designers face: What is the new shape of business?

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