A conference “Design for Sustainable Well-being and Empowerment” is co-organized by the University of Delft on June 12-14, 2014 in Bangalore, India.
This conference is an outcome of a joint research project of Delft University of Technology (TUD, http://www.tudelft.nl) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc, http://www.iisc.ernet.in/), initiated in 2009. The project, titled Technology and Human Development – A Capability Approach, was funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientiﬁc Research (NWO, http://www.nwo.nl/). The conference covers the original topic of this research project, but also goes beyond the project to explore related issues and challenges.
The conference aims to provide a platform for:
- Presenting new (a) perspectives/view/ideas,(b) methods, frameworks and methodologies, and (c) cases for Design for Sustainable Well-being & Empowerment
- Exploring the pathways for extending research in this area, and extending benefits of such research
- Stimulating discussion and interaction between researchers, stakeholders and the underprivileged
More information on abstracts/papers submission and the conference can be found here.