Design Educators Community

Upcoming DEC Opportunities

June 11, 2018 / By aigaeducators
Summer, a great time to sit by the pool and relax, or if you’re an academic, time to meet some deadlines!
Upcoming DEC Deadlines: 
June 15: Decipher 2018 AIGA DEC Conference
June 27: Call for New Board Members
AIGA seeks active, dedicated educators and practitioners to provide service and leadership on its Design Educators Community Steering Committee (DEC). Nominations are now being accepted for three-year positions starting August 1, 2018. The committee seeks five new members for this term. Applications are due June 27, 2018 and notification of results will be sent in July. To apply fill out this form.
September 1: AIGA DEC Conference Proposals
The AIGA Design Educators Community (DEC) announces a Call for Proposals to members (individuals or groups) interested in producing the 2019 Design Educators Conference. This conference will take place in the Fall 2019.
July 27: Dialectic Issue 5
Authors are invited to submit works for the FIFTH issue (volume 3, issue 1) of Dialectic, a biannual journal devoted to the critical and creative examination of issues that affect design education, research, and inquiry. Michigan Publishing, the hub of scholarly publishing at the University of Michigan, is publishing Dialectic on behalf of the AIGA Design Educators Community (DEC). The fifth issue will be published between March 15 and April 15, 2019. The deadline for full versions of papers and visual narratives written and/or designed that meet Dialectic Issue 05’s categorical descriptions (see below) is: 5:00 pm CDT, Friday, July 27, 2018.
August 1: Decipher 2018 AIGA DEC Conference
Want to attend Decipher to see what it’s all about? Participant submissions are due by August 1; acceptances will be issued to selected delegates on a rolling basis. Note that a brief, 250-word submission about your interest in design research is required for Decipher participants.
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