This year's Scenography Colloquium of the Working World Exhibition (DASA), entitled “Cross-Media – Digital media with Benefits or an End in Itself?” will be held in Dortmund from 24 to 25 January 2018 focussing on the interdisciplinary application of digital methods. In order to generate wide-ranging discussions on this topic, the organisers invited speakers from different contexts, such as universities, museums or architecture firms. New this year is the Szeno Slam, where young designers can present their project ideas in a matter of minutes. The participation fee for the two-day event is 230 Euros.
Scenography Colloquium 2018. Cross-Media
3D Medical Conference
The 3D Medical Conference, taking place on 30 and 31 January 2018, will be looking at how 3D printing can improve our health. The topic areas include 3D Bio Printing, 3D Dental Printing, 3D Medical and Dental Scanning, and 3D Medical (Bio)Materials. Furthermore, medical applications using virtual reality technology are also included in the programme. The conference is aimed at medics, experts from business and technology as well as creative professionals to ensure that the topic can be considered from very different perspectives. A new feature this year is an event dedicated to other health technology topics. The standard price for attending the conference is 325 euros, combi tickets for the conference and the Health-Tech event cost 595 euros.
FITC stands for “Future, Innovation, Technology, Creativity” and describes the core of all events the company has organised around the world since 2002. Once again, the conference will be presenting the latest trends in design and technology from throughout the world on 19 and 20 February 2018 in Amsterdam. The speakers include Gavin Strange alias Jam Factory, Kyle Cooper from Prologue Films, and Daniel Scheibel and Zander Brimijoin from Red Paper Heart. Prices for a standard ticket to the conference range between 239 and 339 euros. Students can purchase discounted tickets priced between 99 and 169 euros. In addition to the conference, visitors have the opportunity to participate in various workshops on Sunday, 18 February 2018 for an extra fee.
The slogan for the UX Copenhagen conference to be held on 27 and 28 February 2018 is “Ethics and the Role of the User Experience Designer”. Against this background, the various presentations will tackle subjects such as ethics, usability, accessibility, and diversity – both regarding systems, websites, apps, and physical products as well as concerning teams in which designers work together every day. The speakers include Mike Monteiro, who will be looking at the subject of design ethics in general, Jonny Rae-Evans, an expert in the field of “Designing for the Good”, and Gry Hasselbalch, who looks at the role of designers in connection with artificial intelligence and ethics. Tickets for this two-day conference, including an additional workshop day, cost 10,000 Danish kroner (about 1,000 euros).