The School of Design's Terry Irwin will be a guest speaker at RSD8 at IIT Institute of Design, starting October 1st.
RSD8 constitutes the 8th annual Symposium of the Systemic Design Association (SDA), a cooperative educational group founded in 2012 which gathers together the Oslo School of Architecture and Design – AHO (Norway), the OCAD University of Toronto (Canada) and the Politecnico di Torino (Italy).
Besides the organization of the conference, the activities of the SDRN aim to:
- advance the practice of systemic design as an integrated discipline of systems thinking and systems-oriented design
- advance the knowledge, theory, and publications in the domains of systems-oriented design and industrial and social systems design methods in systemic practice
- promote the creation of relationships and the sharing of knowledge between academy and industry
- establish a vibrant online community to keep the debate on the topic alive beyond the conference.