This Design conclave will be consisting of four sessions in into two days 21th -22st Oct 2013. The sessions will focus on collaboration approaches in Design, Science and Technology. Each session ends with the round table discussion with presenters and audience.

Indo French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (CEFIPRA) is an autonomous body for bilateral scientific cooperation between India and France, promoting collaborative research in cutting edge science and technology fields.
CEFIPRA in partnership with NID (National institute of Design), Ahmedabad are holding a Design Conclave cutting across disciplines in the design and engineering, on 21st and 22nd October 2013in New Delhi.

This would be a preceding event for the international Technology Summit, New Delhi during 23-24th October 2013 with France as the partner country.

The goal of this conclave is to explore the possibility of Indo-French collaborations in the interface of engineering and design through:

a) Scientific research
b) Design and Technology collaborative Research
c) Student and Faculty mobility
c) Industrial (especially SMEs) collaboration

IRD Conference Room, Top Floor,

Multi storeyed Building
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi,
Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016
Contact Person
Rupesh Vyas, NID

vvrao[at]cefipra [dot]org

IRD Conference Room, Top Floor, Multi storeyed Building

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi,

HauzKhas, New Delhi 110 016

Day1 21st October 2013, Monday
Coordinator Prof. Rupesh Vyas NID
9.00-9.30 Reception/registration/setting the scene: Morning tea
9.30 -9.35 Welcome by Prof. Rupesh Vyas, NID
9.35-9.45 Inaugural speech by Prof. Pradyumna Vyas, Director National Institute of Design
9.45-9.55 Address by Dr. Debapriya DUTTA, Director CEFIPRA
Plenary Session
9.55-10.10 Dr. B. K.Gairola MIssion Director, National e-Governance Plan (NeGP), Government of India
10.10-10.25 ”Effective Innovation management in research development’’ by Prof. Améziane AOUSSAT, Director LCPI, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France
10:25-10.55 Tea break
10:55-1.00 Core session I–Interactions and design factor
Moderator: Améziane AOUSSAT
10.55-11.10 Dr. Carole BOUCHARD, Professor, LCPI, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France
“Experience design, Emotional Design : some theories and applications”
11.00-11.15 Prof. Andreas SCHNEIDER, Institute for Information Design, Japan / NID, India
“ Design Factors’’
11.30-11.45 Dr Jean-Francois,Arts et MétiersParisTech / LCPI
‘’ Design Process through Artificial Intelligence’’
11:45-12:00 Mr. Thanuj SADASHIVIAH, Schneider Electric, France / India
“Development for Final Distribution Products for European Markets from India”
12.00-12.15 Prof DhimantPanchal: Director, MIT Institute of Design, Pune
12.15-12.30 Mr.Emanuele Nicosia DYPDC
’’ innovation in Automotive’’
12.30-1.00 Panel Discussion & Questions and answers
1.00-2.00 Lunch Break
2:00-3:30 Core session II: Experiential Design of Interactions and Spaces
Moderator:Prof. Andreas Schneider
2.00-2.15 Mr.Sidharth Das,
‘’Special Experience Design’’
2.15-2.30 Mr. Maurits van der Staay, Architect, France
“Building Design Innovation sharing case studies”
2.30-2.45 Mr.Saran Diakite,
‘’Interaction Design Innovations’’
2.45-3.00 Prof V M Chariyar, CRDT , IITD
"Sustainable Design - Opportunities in the area of Water, Sanitation and Habitat"
3.00-3.15 Prof Achutha Rao, Bangalore
3.15-3.30 Discussion
3.30-4.00 Tea Break
4.00-4.30 Panel Discussion & Questions and answers
4.30- 4.45 CONCLUSION OF DAY 1
Day 2 22nd October 2013, Tuesday
9.30-1.00 Core session III: Design Education and Future Collaborations
9:30-9:45 Prof Atreya, IITD
9:45-10:00 Dr. Dominique SCIAMMA, Director, Strate College, France
“Case studies at Strate College”
10.00-10.15 Prof. Hridaysh Deshpande, DYPDC
10.30 -11.00 Tea Break
11.00-11.15 Dr. Sumer Singh, IIT Delhi
‘’Design Approaches at IIT Delhi.’’
11:15-11:30 Dr. Andrey Stewart, ENSAM
11.30-11.45 Prof. PVM RAO,IITD
11.45-12.00 Prof. Younchol Chon, DYPDC
12.00-12.15 Dr.Vikas Rastogi, DELHI COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
‘’Role and Need of Computational Design in Curriculum’’
12.15-12.30 Shri Parag Anand , Faculty Industrial Design, School of Planning and Architecture,Delhi
12.30-1.00 Discussion
1.00-2.00 Lunch Break
2.00-3.30 Core session IV: Sustainable Design and Human Factors
2.00-2.15 Prof. PrabirMukhopadhyay, Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Jabalpur, M.P. India
“Human Factors and Design”
2.15-2.30 Prof. Praveen Nahar,
‘’Design and Sustainability’’
2.30-2.45 Mr.Sandeep Sangaroo,
‘’Bamboo as Sustainable Material’’
2.45-3.00 Prof Jatin Bhatt, Ambedkar university
3.00-3.30 Panel Discussion Anchor: Mr.Praveen Nahar
Tea beak 3.30-4.00
4.00-5.30 Core session V: Design Strategies
Moderator: Praveen Nahar, Améziane AOUSSAT
4.00-4.15 Ms AnubhaKakroo,
‘’Design and Cultural Insights’’
4.15-4.30 Prof D. S. Nagesh
4.30-4.45 Dr.Francois BURON,
‘’Emotional Design’’
4.45-5.00 Dr.Giacomo Bersano, Innovation Management
“The role of heuristics in scientific research”
5.00-5.30 Panel Discussion and Conclusion of conference Anchor: Sumer Singh and Praveen Nahar
“Cooperation between research labs, governments, businesses, NGOs-NPOs”
24th October 2013, Thursday
Indo-French Design collaboration: Emerging opportunities