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Design Education Conference will be held on the 10 th and 11 th February 2024 with the aim to discuss, reflect and debate the evolving pedagogical aspects of Design in the context of socio-cultural and technological changes.

The landscape of Design in India is very unique due to India's craft and cultural heritage, indigenous design knowledge. India is also now promoting Make in India, Design in India, the Design challenges are immense and the future of design seems to be multifaceted for which the design pedagogy need to strengthen itself for the future. The conference invites papers in the areas of Design teaching and learning from the perspectives of technology, culture and heritage.

Futuring Design Education
10th & 11th February 2024
at Department of Design, IIT Delhi

The Conference aims for interactive and participatory discussions, dialogues and colloquy between Design academicians, researchers, students and of course practitioners of Design.

The conference will include:

  • Plenary sessions: Design knowledge and vision sharing shared by eminent keynote speakers
  • Topic oriented sessions: Prominent speakers and paper presentations
  • Panel discussions: Focused panel discussions
  • Work group discussions: Track focused working group discussions

Invited Speakers

Vandana Shiva
Founder Director,
Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology, Navdanya, and Bija Vidyapeeth “Earth University”

Robert Schwartz
Chief Transformation and Innovation Officer,
Dean, School of Arts, Design & Business, Mount Mary University, USA

Ravi Poovaiah
Emeritus Fellow,
IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay

L.K. Das
Distinguished Honorary Faculty,
Department of Design, Delhi Technological University

Kumkum Nadig
Program Dean,
Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design & Technology, Bangalore

Anirudha Joshi
Professor & Head,
IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay

Pradeep Yammiyavar
Professor & Dean,
Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad

Praveen Nahar
National Institute of Design (NID)

Manisha Mohan
United World Institute of Design

A.K. Das
Department of Design, IIT Guwahati

Sanjay Gupta
Vice Chancellor,
World University of Design

Phani Tetali
Dean, School of Design, UPES

Deepak John Mathew
Professor, DoD, IIT Hyderabad

Mandeep Singh
School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi


The Conference Program can be downloaded as an excel sheet from here.


Day 1: Please find the link to the photos of Day 1 program here.

Day 2: Please find the link to the photos of Day 2 program here.


Please download the registration payment receipts here.

Due to multiple requests, we have opened a one-day registration at the venue.
Student: 3000/-, Academician: 4500/-, Professional: 6000/-

Participation in the conference "Futuring Design Educationon 2024" scheduled on the 10th & 11th February 2024 requires registration.

The Registration needs to be done in two parts, Filling the Registration form and Fees payment


Registration fees for the conference are as follows:


Regular (till 9th February 2024): Rs. 12000.00


Regular (till 9th February 2024): Rs. 9000.00


Regular (till 9th February 2024): Rs. 6000.00


For registration please make the payment by clicking the payment button.
Please follow the instructions given in the Payment link.
Please ensure that you make payment to the Futuring Design education conference only.

Please fill out the registration form by clicking here. Note that the registration is not complete till the registration form is completed.

Cancellation Policy:
All cancellation should be made in writing and sent to
Cancellation Request Refund Amount:

  • Before 30th November 2023 : 75%
  • Before 31st January 2024: 50%
  • After 1st February 2024: No Refund
  • Venue & Travel

    Futuring Design Education conference will be held at the Lecture Hall Complex, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) on the 10th & 11th February 2024.
    Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is centrally located within South Delhi and is surrounded by the Hauz Khas area. In February, Delhi will be cool in the daytime, however, the temperatures will dip significantly in the evenings. Hence it is advised to travel with warm clothing. Being centrally located, the IIT Delhi campus offers easy access to all the heritage, culinary and contemporary places of interest.
    IIT Delhi is only 10km from the airport. One could hire a taxi and reach the campus in about 15-20 minutes with a cab fare of approximately Rs.350-500.
    Delhi Railway station is about 11km and will take about 25-30 minutes with a cab fare of approximately Rs.350-500. Hazrat Nizamuddin is about 13 km it is very well-connected with cab and auto services.
    Delhi is very well connected with Metro services and one can avail metro service both from the airport and railway stations.

    Hotels near the IIT Delhi Campus
    A list of hotels within a 5km radius of the IIT campus is shared here.
    However please note that this is only a suggestive list and should not be taken as a recommendation. Conference participants should make the bookings at their end.

    Tracks / Themes

    We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, poster proposals addressing one of the following themes:

    Probable Tracks / Themes:

    • Track A: Design Knowledge Transformation

      • Philosophy of Design Education
      • Pedagogical models of Design Education
      • Design Curriculum
      • Approaches and attitudes in Design Pedagogy
      • Experiments in Design Pedagogy
      • Technology for Design Learning
    • Track B: Spaces for Design learning

      • Role and challenges of learning spaces in Design
      • Remote learning in digital spaces
      • Synchronous/Asynchronous learning tools/li>
      • Pedagogical challenges in digital spaces
    • Track C: Ecosystem of Design learning

      • Social Contexts in design pedagogy
      • Cultural affiliations and alignments
      • Preparedness for design  future
      • New learning frameworks for design education


    Revised Paper Submission Instructions:
    The revised paper submission deadline is 28th January 2024

    1. **Revised Paper:** Submit your complete revised paper, adhering to the SPRINGER TEMPLATE, within 10 formatted pages. Include:
            -     Title
            -     Author's full name, current affiliation, and email id
            -     Abstract
            -     Keywords
            -     Main content
            -     References
    Save the paper as “Revised_paper_ID#.doc”.
    2. **Figures:** Consolidate all figures into a single zip file (JPEG image, extensions: jpeg, jpg) with a minimum quality of 300 dpi.
    3. **Copyright Form:** Provide a scanned copy of the signed Springer copyright form in PDF format. The form will be available on the FDE 24 website.
    4. **Response to Reviewers:** Submit a PDF document detailing your responses to each reviewer's comments, highlighting changes made to address comments.
    5. **Summary of Findings:** Furnish a document in doc or docx format with a concise sentence (30 words max) stating the most significant findings from your paper.

    Submission Process:
    Follow these steps to upload documents on the CMT platform (

    1. Login to your CMT account.
    2. Click the 'edit submission' button across your Paper ID in the Author Console.
    3. In the "Add or update files" section, retain your original submission file and upload the five files using the 'Choose file' option.
    4. Click 'Submit' to complete the submission. Ensure the total file size does not exceed 100 MB.

    For any upload difficulties, contact us at

    Copyright Form:
    Download Copyright Form here : Copyright Form

    Instructions to fill out the copyright form:
            -    On page no. 1, provide names & addresses of all authors (with ORCID ID where possible) (Remove shaded text).
            -    On page no. 1, provide the name of the Corresponding Author (Remove shaded text).
            -    On page no. 2, in section 2.1, provide the title of the contribution (paper title) (Remove shaded text).
            -    On page no. 8, provide the name of the corresponding author (same as on page 1) (Remove shaded text).
            -    Print the document.
            -    Sign and date the document.
            -    Scan all pages and upload to CMT in PDF format only.

    Note: Do not alter any shaded text except as specified in the instructions.
    For any queries, contact us at

    Poster Presentation Instructions:
    1. The size of the poster should be 36 inches x 48 inches in portrait format.
    2. It should have a 2 cm border of blue (HEX code: 335B89)
    3. The poster should contain a clear title of the paper along with the author’s names, affiliations and emails.
    4. The poster content is as per the requirement of the paper and the author, however, it should contain all the pertinent sections of the paper like Introduction, objectives, materials & processes, Results, diagrams, photographs, Conclusion, references for the material used in the poster, Acknowledgements if any.
    5. We have shared a sample of the poster here.
    6. Kindly note that the sections mentioned in the poster are indicative, the authors should include those relevant to their paper requirements.
    7. The authors can choose a layout and Design elements as per their paper requirements.
    8. The posters will be printed at the author’s end.
    9. We have provided an exhibition display area where our team will help you with displaying the poster once you reach the conference venue.
    10. We will be sharing the schedule of the presentation soon. Each presentation is allotted 10 minutes (5 minutes presentation + 5 minutes Q & A)
    For any queries regarding the posters, please write to

    Podium presentation:
    The Podium presentations are allotted 15 minutes each (10 mins presentation + 5 mins Q & A)
    All presentations can be made in PPT/PDF format
    Please share the presentation in a pen drive with the FDE team at the venue. The FDE team will help you with the technical aspects of your presentation.


    Important Dates:
    - Call for Papers: 15 July 2023
    - Abstract submission deadline: 13 Oct 2023
    - Notification of abstract acceptance: 15 Oct 2023
    - Full paper submission deadline: 3 Dec 2023
    - Acceptance decision for full papers: 15 January 2024
    - Copyright form and revised paper submission: 28th January 2024

    - Conference: 10 th & 11 th February 2024

    Program Committee

    Conference Chair

    Prof. Aneesha Sharma, (DoD, IIT Delhi)


    Prof. Ravi Poovaiah, (IDC, IIT Bombay)
    Dr. Ajanta Sen, (Director, Jellow Labs)

    Prof. Peer M. Sathikh, (CAAD, NTU ADM)
    Prof. Venkatesh Rajamanickam, (IDC, IITB)
    Karin G. Oen, PhD (CAAD, NTU ADM)
    Prof. Udaya Kumar
    Prof. Shakuntala Acharya
    Prof. Prasad Bokil
    Prof. Vivek Kant

    Scientific Committee:

    Amar Kumar Behera, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
    Amarendra Das, IIT, Guwahati
    Amaresh Chakrabarti, IISc
    Anisha Dalvi, ATLAS Skilltech University
    Anshuman Sharma, Philips
    Arun Mascarenhas, IDC School of Design
    Charu Monga, IIT, Delhi
    Charuta Palsodkar, Symbiosis Institute of Design
    Czaee Malpani, Jindal School of Art and Architecture, OP Jindal Global University
    Deepak Mathew, IIT Hyderabad
    Dimple Bahl, NIFT
    Dr. Guruprasad Rao, NMIMS University
    Dr. Nanki Nath, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
    Gaurav Raheja, IIT Roorkee
    Gayatri Menon, National Institute of Design
    Koshalpreet Kaur, Sushant University
    Koumudi Patil, Design programme IIT Kanpur
    Lalit Das, 894 Sector 5, Gurgaon- 122001
    Mamata Rao, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad
    Mandeep Singh, USDI GGSIPU
    Manish Asthana, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
    Narendra Ghate, HDFC Bank
    Nijoo Dubey, National Institute Of Design
    Parag Vyas, Grau Bär Design
    Pramod Riswadkar, Avantika University
    Raja Mohanty, IIT Bombay
    Rama Krishna Rao, National Institute of Design
    Ravindra Singh, Delhi Technological University
    Sachin Datt, Sushant University
    Santosh Kshirsagar, Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art
    Saurabh Tewari, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
    Shilpa Ranade, IITB
    Shipra Roy, NIFT
    Shiva Ji, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
    Shrikant Ekbote, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
    Sonal Atreya, IIT Roorkee
    Sreekumar V, IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay
    Supradip Das, IIT Guwahati
    Tanishka Kachru, National Institute of Design - Ahmedabad
    Udaya Kumar Dharmalingam, Department of Design, IIT Guwahati
    Umesh Kumar Gandla laddagiri, DQ Labs Private Limited
    Undi Gunawan, Universitas Pelita Harapan


    Contact Details:
    FDE Organising Committee
    Department of Design
    IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas,
    New Delhi-110016
    Email ID:,
    Tel: 011-26548731

    Organising Institutes:

    Department of Design
    IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas,
    New Delhi 110 016, India

    Supporting Organisations: