Here are some suggestions:
Organized by Cumulus, Aalto University and Duoc UC, Projecting Design 2012 is an international summit of design and communication. The conference will offer a unique opportunity to build a bridge between North and South. The exchange of experiences and visions from the present and the future will allow attendees to map out the key professional qualifications of the new generations.
Read more: http://www.dexigner.com/news/25504
Now in its 3rd year, Internet Week Europe is a week-long festival in November celebrating Europe’s thriving internet industry & community. Read more: www.internetweekeurope.com
Art, Environment, Action will bring together a diverse cross-section of artists, designers, architects, dancers, chefs, and scientists, working at the intersections of art, pedagogy, and ecology. Designed as a “toy box” of possibilities, the gallery will be continually transformed through dynamic programs that will rely on public participation. Read more: http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/subpage.aspx?id=83423
Why don’t Norwegian wheelchairs necessarily function in Guatemala? How can juice packaging strengthen the Ugandan agriculture industry? And what possible use could UNICEF and Norwegian People’s Aid have for designers? These are some of the questions the international programme Design without Borders has been working with for more than 10 years. In the interactive exhibition Design without Borders – Creating Change the programme’s products and working methods are presented for the first time. Read more: http://www.boomandleisure.com/civic/design-without-borders-creating-change
With the aim of underlining the importance of design for production, economy, cultural interaction and quality of life, the first Istanbul Design Biennial will be realised in 2012 by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts. Istanbul Design Biennial will be open to all disciplines of the creative industries in major fields such as urban design, architecture, interior design, industrial design, graphic design, new media design and fashion design, as well as their subfields. Read more: http://istanbuldesignbiennial.iksv.org/
And don’t forget the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 programme. Enjoy Helsinki and what it has to offer! Read more: http://wdchelsinki2012.fi/en