Product lifetimes – call for papers

product lifetimes

product lifetimesPLATE 2017 – Call for Papers; Product Lifetimes and the Environment, 8-10 November 2017, the Netherlands. Deadline 24th January.

The 2nd PLATE conference (co-run by the EUED CIE-MAP Centre) will be hosted from 8-10th November 2017 at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering of the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. PLATE will embrace a multidisciplinary perspective including design, geography, history, anthropology and culture, technology, business, economics, marketing, consumer behaviour, law and public policy.

Specifically, Delft welcomes submissions of abstracts (up to 1,000 words) for proposed papers. For more details on the call for papers, please go to the PLATE website.

A selection of papers will be invited for a special issue in The Design Journal. The conference proceedings will be published as a Thomson Reuters and Scopes-Indexed e-book with IOS Press (Delft University Press).

Important dates:

  • Submissions of abstracts (up to 1,000 words) for proposed papers are due January 24, 2017.
  • Acceptance of proposals will be announced by the end of February, 2017
  • Final papers/posters due by June 9, 2017

Scholars and practitioners at every level from graduate student to seasoned scholar are encouraged to submit. Workshop proposals also welcome. A call for these will be announced early 2017; in the meanwhile, contact plate2017@tudelft.nl with queries and informal expressions of interest.