Opportunities

Submissions Open for 2017 Great Places Awards

Start Date: 
Dec 10, 2016
End Date: 
Jan 31, 2017

EDRA Great Places Awards 2017

The VELCRO Companies is seeking an Industrial Product Designer

Start Date: 
Nov 16, 2016
Location
Address: 
265 Franklin Street, 19th Floor
City: 
Boston
State: 
MA
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Name: 
Ashley Brown

Velcro Group

SFSU School of Design Seeking Full Professor and Director

Start Date: 
Nov 1, 2016
End Date: 
Dec 1, 2016
Location
City: 
San Francisco
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Name: 
Stacy Guan
Email: 

San Francisco State University

October 1, 2016
School of Design College of Liberal and Creative Arts
San Francisco State University

Position title Full Professor and Director, School of Design
Start date August 2017
Deadline Applications requested by December 1; position remains open until filled.

Sustainable Montpelier 2030 Design Competition

Registration deadline: September 8th, 2016

Net Zero Vermont: A connector for real change

America needs a “hometown” that is a model of a sustainable future. Help us create one in Montpelier VT. A $10,000 prize is to be awarded for the best design for that hometown.

Lego for the Blind

Matthew Shifrin and his LEGO collection

The home of text-based instructions for commercially-available LEGO sets, which can be built independently by blind or visually impaired people.

Lego for the Blind website

IAUD 2016

Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 31st

Start Date: 
Dec 9, 2016
End Date: 
Dec 11, 2016
Location
Nagoya Congress Center
City: 
Nagoya
Country: 
Japan
Contact Information

The theme of the conference is “Creating Shared Value through Universal Design.” Plenary or sub-sessions and other forums will be presented during the conference, where we expect lively exchanges of opinions to take place.

Sub Themes

Universal Design in Tourism

Prime Mister Abe announced his government’s intention to double the number of overseas visitors to 20 million by the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. UD views are essential in creating mechanisms that will also actively attract to the Chubu area overseas tourists gathering in Tokyo.

The Generative Space Award: Call for Entries

Generative Space Award: call for entries

The Generative Space Award recognizes break-through designs that improve health and healthcare. Submit your recent projects that clearly demonstrate the integration of the physical and social environments to make your community be A Place to Flourish.

EDRA47Raleigh

Start Date: 
May 18, 2016
End Date: 
May 21, 2016
Location
Raleigh Convention Center
Address: 
500 S Salisbury St
City: 
Raleigh
State: 
North Carolina
Country: 
U.S.A.

EDRA47Raleigh - Innovation :: Shifting Ground

There is a transition underway in the design industries, boosted by economic forces, emerging societal challenges, and advances in design research. Whether unsettling or affirming, this shift is changing the tectonics of design research, design delivery, and education in ways that can quickly make current and commonplace approaches outdated. What are examples of these shifts?

→ Shifting VALUES
→ Shifting METHODS
→ Shifting PRACTICE
→ Shifting SPECTRUM
→ Shifting LEXICON

Summit on Creativity & Aging in America Webinar

Start Date: 
Feb 3, 2016
Event Time: 
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join The National Endowment for the Arts for a webinar at 3pm February 3, 2016 to introduce the white paper from the Summit on Creativity and Aging in America, which was hosted by the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Center for Creative Aging in May 2015. The summit brought together more than 70 experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the fields of healthy aging, lifelong learning in the arts, and design for aging communities.

Autism Speaks House to Home Prize

Moving out of the family home – that giant step into adulthood – is never easy for anyone. For those living with autism, however, the challenges and fears surrounding this life stage can be overwhelming, not just for them, but for their families as well. While many efforts have been made to support this transition, this important rite of passage is difficult to achieve without the right supports and services. There is no turnkey fix; no one-size-fits-all approach; no easy answer.

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