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
- The University of Southampton
- Middle East Technical University
- Universidade de Lisboa
- RMIT University
- Delft University of Technology
Final call for Tracks
- a track session title
- 3 to 5 sub-chairs for the session who together with the chair will oversee the track
- an outline for the track session to provide context (up to 250 words)
- a brief list of references (around five) to indicate the track’s scope
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.
The University has been awarded five stars in all areas according to the independent QS Stars university rating scheme. It has also been named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey and University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2019 and the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018.
Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, being ranked 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2019, 5th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and 7th in The UK Complete University Guide 2019. It was also named Sports University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide in 2017.
Loughborough has risen to 5th place in the Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Table of Tables’ 2019 and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014). 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.