Loughborough University London to host ADIM International Research Conference 2019

The Academy for Design Innovation Management International Research Conference will be hosted by Loughborough University London next summer.

The Academy for Design Innovation Management (ADIM) operates as a platform for knowledge creation, collaboration and advancement in strategic design, innovation management, design thinking, design policy, service design and design for social change. The ADIM organises a calendar of conferences, workshops and online events which are tailored for design innovation management researchers at all stages of their career. The ADIM International Research Conference was hosted by the School of Design at Hong Kong Polytechnic in 2017 and is due to take place at Loughborough University London from 18-21 June 2019.

The conference is entitled 'Research Perspectives In the era of Transformations' and will be organised in collaboration with ADIM's international partners, which include:

  • Hong Kong Polytechnic
  • Politecnico di Milano
  • The University of Twente
  • Oslo Metropolitan University
  • Macromedia University
  • Tecnun
  • The University of Southampton
  • Middle East Technical University
  • Universidade de Lisboa
  • RMIT University
  • Delft University of Technology

Final call for Tracks

The Tracks form the Call for Papers which will be announced in mid-September 2018. One of the aims of the Tracks is for the cross-institutional and  international track facilitators to bring together a network of scholars to explore the proposed Track topics.
Each Track proposal should consist of:
  1. a track session title
  2. 3 to 5 sub-chairs for the session who together with the chair will oversee the track
  3. an outline for the track session to provide context (up to 250 words)
  4. a brief list of references (around five) to indicate the track’s scope

Examples of previous Track proposals can be found here. For more information about the call for Tracks, please visit the ADIM website or email adim@designinnovationmanagement.com

Track proposals should be submitted to adim@designinnovationmanagement.com on or before Tuesday 11th September 2018.

Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2020 QS World University Rankings and top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey.

Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, being ranked 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2020, 5th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 and 8th in The UK Complete University Guide 2020.

Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

Specialising exclusively in postgraduate-level study, Loughborough University London is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers cutting-edge master’s and PhD degrees, as well as business collaboration, research and enterprise opportunities.

The seven specialist institutes at Loughborough University London include: Design Innovation, Digital Technologies, Diplomacy and International Governance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Management, Media and Creative Industries, and Sport Business. Close industry partnerships with a wealth of leading businesses and creative organisations means teaching and learning is informed by real-life challenges and driven by true industry pressures.