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15th SIG Design Theory Paris Workshop
31 January » 01 February 2022 • 9h-18h • Mines ParisTech


We welcome contributions in the areas of the Design Theory SIG :  

1-    Design Theory and other disciplines: AI, cognition, engineering sciences, data science, biology, physics...

2-    The value of Design Theory for practitioners

3-    Design Theory and Education 

4-    Design Theory and perception theory: reception and critic of design, identity of objects

5-    Design theory and the economics of design



Different types of sessions will be held during the first two days (9am-6pm):

1)    Substantial presentations (45mn-1hour) of ongoing research in the research areas of the SIG

2)    Round tables and /or open discussions on new approaches and emerging issues

3)    Special sessions will be held to facilitate subgroup meetings on special topics or to discuss new research plans that could benefit from the cooperation of several SIG members and lead to new insights and co-publications

Based on the work done during the previous workshops, we will have special parallel sessions to discuss the following four topics:

·      Design theory and creation in philosophy and culture

·      Design theory and Artificial Intelligence

·      Design theory and cognition and psychology

·      Design theory and management


Final program and schedule: SIG Chairmen will compose the final program taking into account suggestions and proposals received from participants. Registration and submission for the workshop is detailed below.


Participation in the two days SIG WORKSHOP

Any person asking to participate, please register at https://designtheory.sciencesconf.org/registration/index before Jan 26th, 2022 (participation is free, students are welcome) https://designtheory.sciencesconf.org/registration/index

Submission for the WORKSHOP

For those who would like to present their work or would like to suggest topics for discussions, please submit (via the platform https://designtheory.sciencesconf.org/submission/submit ) a short abstract of (no more than two pages) or a paper (published or unpublished).  Submission deadline is October 29th, 2021

THE PLATEFORM (https://designtheory.sciencesconf.org ) IS THE SAME FOR THE REGISTRATION AND FOR THE SUBMISSIONS. Please contact Stéphanie Brunet <stephanie.brunet@mines-paristech.fr> if you have any question regarding registration and/or submission.



MINES ParisTech (Ecole des Mines), 60 boulevard Saint Michel, Paris 75006, FRANCE.

MINES ParisTech is located in the heart of the Latin quarter of Paris, near the Pantheon, Sorbonne University and the Luxembourg gardens. It is really easy to access our school as it’s 50 m from the Luxembourg subway Station (RER)  
The participation to the workshop is free. The chair Design theory and Methods for Innovation of MINES ParisTech will pay for the organization and for breaks, lunches during the workshop. There will be a cocktail for all participants Monday January 31st evening. 
Additionally, the chair will cover the accommodation costs for the speakers for 2 nights. 

Travel and accommodation costs: all participants who are not presenters are expected to cover their cost.  A list of hotels in the neighborhood of MINES ParisTech can be provided.  




31 January 2022 @ 9 h 00 min
01 February 2022 @ 18 h 00 min
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Stéphanie Brunet


Mines ParisTech
60 Boulevard Saint-Michel
Paris, 75006 France
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