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CfP: Mobility & Transport Forum 2020 at IIT, Bombay [Nov 6-8]: Submit by Mar 31

By: Gurjit Kaur | 14 Jan 2020 12:36 PM
About the conference

Cities have many faces, they are a conglomerate of multiple entities compressed into a density that is highly challenging for the people who live and work there. High diversity in population, a multilingual environment, the gap between digital possibilities and the reality of the travel experience: The conference in Mumbai will investigate issues, concerns, problems, and solutions surrounding mobility and navigation in cities with high-density populations.

Topics
  • What can (information) design contribute towards a functioning city?
  • How does the design of products, communication, mobility and vehicles respond to mobility needs?
  • What information and communication strategies can help avoid mobility breakdown in extreme situations?
  • Are the current solutions designed for cities at breaking point?
  • How can Universal Design arrive at inclusive solutions that consider the needs of the whole population?
  • Can design be instrumental in seeking a holistic understanding of mobility problems?
Who should contribute?

Proposals are invited from professionals in the fields of:

  • Design for mobility transformations
  • Design for public transport (vehicles, systems, provision)
  • Design for wayfinding, signage, orientation
  • Design for public spaces, design of environment
  • Design for navigation
  • Design of public information systems
  • Design for transport infrastructure – signs, regulations and management
Important Dates
  • Abstract submission deadline: 31 March 2020
  • Announcement of acceptance: 30 April 2020
  • Speaker and early bird registration deadline: 31 May 2020
Registration

The details will be updated soon on the official website.

Contact

Veronika Egger
Tel: +43-676-348 80 53
Email: veronika.egger[at]iiid.net

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