Call for Papers - "Circular Economy" Sustainable Innovation & Design

2016.04.08

Call for Papers - "Circular Economy" Sustainable Innovation & Design

Sustainable Innovation 2016
‘Circular Economy’ Sustainable Innovation & Design
Part of the ‘Towards Sustainable Product Design’ series of conferences
21st International Conference
7th-8th November 2016
University for the Creative Arts
Epsom
Surrey
KT18 5BE
UK

Organised by:
The Centre for Sustainable Design ® at UCA, UK

Strategic partner:
Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

Conference Topics

Sustainable Innovation 2016 welcomes conceptual and research-based papers focused on Circular Economy innovation and design. Papers should cover business model, innovation, product, service and/or technology design, and development and commercialisation issues related to the following topics:

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Radical change

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Crowdsourcing

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Disruptive innovation

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Design management & strategies

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Market transformation

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User centred design

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Sustainable consumption & production

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Product-service-systems (PSS)

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Green growth & economy

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New technologies & materials

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Eco-innovation

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Biomimicry

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Low carbon innovation

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Fab-labs & makerspaces

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Product policy

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Innovation processes

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(New) business models

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Organisational dimensions

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Product sustainability

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Product design & development

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Re-use, repair & remanufacturing

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Supply chains & networks

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Makers, modifiers & fixers

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Marketing & communications

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Open innovation

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Tools & methodologies

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Repair cafes



Benefits

Sustainable Innovation 2016 will provide a range of benefits to speakers and delegates:

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Unique:

Forum for new thinking, ideas and concepts

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Leading-edge:

Presentations from key international researchers, practitioners and policy-makers

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Content:

New research, results and thinking

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Networking:

Opportunities to meet business, government and academia

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Track-record:

Over 2500 delegates from over 50 countries have attended previous events

Submission details

Email, fax or post 500 word abstracts describing your proposed paper by 2nd May 2016. The paper will then be sent to the Advisory Board for evaluation and authors will be given feedback by June 2016. The highest rated papers will be invited to present at the conference. Please only submit abstracts if you have budgets to register and attend the conference.

Email abstracts to Ros on rcarruthers@ucreative.ac.uk

Contact

For more information on Sustainable Innovation 2016 please contact:
Professor Martin Charter
Director
The Centre for Sustainable Design
University for the Creative Arts
Falkner Rd
Farnham
Surrey,
GU9 7DS
UK

Tel: + 44 (0) 1252 892772
Fax: + 44 (0) 1252 892747
Email: mcharter@ucreative.ac.uk
Website: cfsd.org.uk


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