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0815 Registration & Refreshments


Welcome to you all…

0915 Welcome: Professor Louise Valentine, EAD2019 Conference Chair

Keynote Address: Professor Craig Vogel, Design Educator, Healthcare Innovator and Intrapreneur


Positioning Papers

2457: Sharp edges, blunt objects, clean slices. Exploring design research methods

2417: Being Safe is Scary. Increasing Precariousness in Co-design


Poster Pitches

2442: Sonic Flock; using textile birds to start conversations within a Dementia Friendly Community in the Outer Hebrides

2485: Designing the Affective Material Palette Using materials to explore the experience of systems and technologies designed to aid behaviour change

1055 Refreshments


Enjoy your break…

1130 Session 1

Track 1: Hard Hats and Bare Feet: Modelling the Nexus of Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship: Room 2F11

1239: The Beauty of Design Thinking – Is there a Small Beast in the Box

1353: Italian Yachts Restoration. Possible tools for the ‘new’ business of nautical heritage

1210: Designing Craft Opportunity. An Entrepreneurial Approach to Creating The Craft Scotland Summer Show

2479: Design Thinking for Entrepreneurship in Frugal Contexts


Track 2: A Healthy Attitude Towards Risk: Social & Sensory:  Room 2F14

1163: Designed with Me: Empowering People Living with Dementia

1181: How smell can help visually impaired in health and well-being – a cognitive experiment

1288: Uncovering Nuance: Exploring Hearing Aids and Super Normal Design

1306: The Soft Touch: Design Vs. Disruption


Track 3: Social Circles: Fashion & Textile: Room 2F15

1362: Addressing the Dialogue between Design, Sorting and Recycling in a Circular Economy

1367: To keep, or not to keep? That is the question. Studying divestment from a cross-cultural approach

1243: Hybrid zero waste fashion design practices: Zero waste pattern cutting for composite garment weaving and its implications

1261: Counter-narratives Towards Sustainability in Fashion. Scoping an Academic Discourse on Fashion Activism Through a Case Study on the Centre for Sustainable Fashion


Track 5: Designing to Learn: DtL Theme 1: Room 2G13

1149: Market as Manufactory: Making communities

1275: Bodygramming – embodying the computational behaviour as a collective effort

1170: Measuring the impact of strategic design learning experience long after the classroom delivery

1126: Materialising the Studio; a systematic review of the role of the material space of the studio in Art, Design and Architecture Education


Track 6: Co-Designing with Nature: Sustainability Tools: Room 2G12

1189: Nature-Centered Design: how design can support science to explore ways to restore coral reefs

1159: Animal Diplomacy Bureau: designing games to engage and create player agency in urban nature

1271: Designing Transitions Bottom-up: the agency of design in formation and proliferation of niche practices

1190: Using the SDGs to nurture connectivity and promote change


Track 7: Happy Accidents:  Processes – Room 2F13

1145: Happy Affect. Harnessing Chance and Uncertainty in Design Practice

1196: Applying Storytelling Method into the Flow of User Experience Design to Innovate with Serendipity. A case study on AIDS

detection service design among college students

1269: Surrendering to the Now. Improvisation and an embodied approach to serendipity

1280: Kinetic morphologies. Revealing opportunity from mistake


Track 8: Faster, Better, Stronger:  FBS Theme 1: Room 2G14

1214: Fruitful Gaps in Digital Literacy: Interpreting gaps in digital literacy among stakeholders in collaborative design research projects as an evolving innovative capacity

1127: A New Method to Evaluate Good Design for Brand Recognition in the Digital World

1225: Questioning the social and ethical implications of autonomous vehicle technologies on professional drivers



2428: Design/health. Exploring tensions in design and health for more effective trans-disciplinary collaborations Room: 2F03

2425: Co-designing Improvements of Knowledge Exchange Tools: Room: Centre for Entrepreneurship

1300 Lunch




Your lunch awaits you…

1400 Session 2

Track 1: Hard Hats and Bare Feet: Applying Design Thinking & Research to Business: Room 2F11

1374: Models of Collective Working: Insights on the Scottish Context

1132: Designers Designing Businesses: Understanding how designers create enterprises

1294: Design within Social Entrepreneurship: a Framework to reveal the use of Design in interdisciplinary spaces

1293: Design as a Catalyst for Innovation in Irish Industry – Evolution of the Irish Innovation Voucher initiative within Design+ Technology Gateway


Track 2(A): A Healthy Attitude Towards Risk: Ethics & Values: Room 2F14

1208: Ethics by Design: Exploring Experiences of Harmony and Dissonance

1335: Conversations between procedural and situated ethics: Learning from video research with children in a cancer care ward

1343: Value Creation Through Service Design in a Healthcare Environment

1370: Ethics and Risk: Doing design research with care home residents


Track 2(B): A Healthy Attitude Towards Risk: Holistic Wellbeing: Room 2F13

1242: Crafting Textile Connections: A mixed-methods approach to explore traditional and e-textile crafting for wellbeing

1254: Addressing stigma in the design of a physical device and digital app for pelvic floor exercises. Five concepts to increase women’s health

1316: Homeostasis sanatoris. A meaningfulness-driven product that stimulates physiological healing processes

1334: Falling UP to Recovery: co-created, artistic practice for holistic mental health care in Scotland


Track 3(A): Social Circles: Local & Traditional Craft Circles: Room 2F15

2484: Designing an Appropriate Technology for Revitalising a Traditional Craft Practice. Case study: Indonesian Stitch Resist Dyeing

1357: Crafts and Design partnerships in the Chilean context. A critical perspective

1302: Neo-Local design. Looking at ‘our local contexts’ as potential resources

1267: Traditional Maker Practices and Sustainable Futures: the implications of expertise


Track 3(B): Social Circles: Circular Systems: Room 2G12

1297: Systemic Design for territorial thinking : Urban Transitions for circular post-industrial cities

1192: Collaborative governance in the sharing economy: A case of free-floating bike sharing with visualized analyzation

1138: Social packaging. Design for wide sustainability

1290: Bridging the double-gap in circularity. Addressing the intention-behaviour disparity in fashion


Track 5: Designing to Learn: DtL Theme 2: Room 2G13

1257: Identifying Racialized Design to Cultivate a Culture of Awareness in Design

1259: Games as a Catalyst for Design for Social Innovation

1339: Applying Design Fiction in Primary Schools to Explore Environmental Challenges

1175: Code Blue: Design and the Political/Resuscitating Civics


Track 8: Faster, Better, Stronger: FBS Theme 2: Room 2G14

1198: The Transformative Effects of Digital Technologies on the Product Design Practices of Servitizing Manufacturers

1178: Improving Design Software Based On Fuzzy Kano Model – A Case Study of Virtual Reality Interior Design Software

1285: Service orientation–based tool for assessing and improving service design and development practices in manufacturing industry

1202: “Document-while-doing”: a documentation tool for Fab Lab environments



2396: Using digital agile communities in product design: Room 2F03

2427: “All You Can Eat”: Prototyping Speculative Food Futures: Room Centre for Entrepreneurship



2405: Walking Heterotopias – (gather in the foyer)

1530 Refreshments


Enjoy your break…

1600 Afternoon Plenary

Keynote Address:  Emma Barrett Palmer, Humanitarian and Social Entrepreneur


Positioning Papers

2461: Design Meets Death. A case of critical discourse and strategic contributions

2456: Lessons from Designing for End-of-Life


Poster Pitches

2467: Design For Change

2458: A-DIARIO. Human encounters collection, Stories that we have lived or could live, small tales that help us imagine other lives and build common worlds

2383: Talk The Talk, Walk The Walk. Challenging the perception of the value of verbal tools within design education environments

1730 Delegates Depart
1900 Evening Reception at V&A Dundee
2100 Evening Concludes
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0630         2454: (2) A Walk in the Woods. Promoting Chance and Wellbeing at EAD 2019 (gather at Slessor Gardens)

0700         2398: (3) Dundee Dice Walk (gather outside Dalhousie Building)

0830 Registration (new delegates) Refreshments


Welcome to you all…

0920 Welcome: Professor Louise Valentine, EAD2019 Conference Chair

Keynote Address: Ravi Naidoo, Entrepreneur with a Socio-political Conscience, Commercial Activist, Design Educator


Positioning Papers

2450: Designing New Socio-Economic Imaginaries

2389: Designers Should Evaluate Their Work.You say those are scissors you are running with, but do they even cut?

Poster Pitches

2440: Compassionate Systems Design. A framework for sustainable cultures

2390: Thinking, design. A construct of (and for) change

2397: Renaissance. Chinese design in nine words

1055 Refreshments


Enjoy your break…

1130 Session 3

Track 1: Hard Hats and Bare Feet: Design, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability – Room 2F11

1270: A Darker Side of Creative Entrepreneurship

1141: Systemic Incubator for Local Eco-Entrepreneurship to favour a Sustainable Local Development. Guidelines Definition

1211: The Contribution of Design and Prototyping to Enhancing Organisational Growth, Management and Entrepreneurship

1303: Designing Your Future – 21st Century Skill-set for Industrial Designers. The Case Study of Israel Design Field


Track 2: A Healthy Attitude Towards Risk: Co-Design and Wellbeing – Room 2F14

1234: Life Café. A Co-Designed Method of Engagement

1250: New Domestic Healthcare. Co-designing Assistive Technologies for Autonomous Ageing at Home

1258: Enabling people to lower barriers with a co-design prototyping approach: sex education for upper-elementary students at


1286: Health and Wellbeing. Challenging Co-Design for Difficult Conversations, Successes and Failures of the Leapfrog Approach


Track 3: Social Circles: Co-design Circles – Room 2F15

1168: Geographical Context Influence on Co-design Practice Between Indonesia and the UK Context

1274: Co-designing Pathways to Opportunities for Young People in the North West of England

1160: Co-living as a means to re-engagement. A literature review

1227: Investigation into how each stakeholder plays a role at different levels of granularity to realise a long-term service design



Track 4: Where is the Control: Opportunity & Method 1 – Room 1G05

1344: Critical Design In Daily Life: Lifelike Products

1327: Design Research through simulated social complexity. An agent-based approach to the construction of design knowledge

1144: Spilltime: Designing for the relationship between QS, CO2e and climate goals

1188: Forget the Singularity, its mundane artificial intelligence that should be our immediate concern


Track 5: Designing to Learn: DtL Theme 3 – Room 2G13

1165: Deconstructing Design Research

1246: Learning by design. How engagement practitioners use tools to stretch the creative potential of their citizen participation


1231: Redesigning Tools for Knowledge Exchange. An Improvement Framework

1174: Design Education.University-industry collaboration, a case study


Track 6: Co-Designing with Nature: Natural Materiality & Ethics – Room 2G12

1153: Implications of the Bioinclusive Ethic on Collaborative and Participatory Design

1142: Natural materials. A family on the move, but where is the last stop?

1209: Implementing bio-design tools to develop mycelium-based products


Track 7: Happy Accidents:  Spaces/Places – Room 2F13

1173: Steering Gently. Crowd management with a non-confrontational philosophy

1265: Serendipity? The Inspiration of the Medieval Masons in Cathedral Floor-plan Design

1322: Serendipity in the Field. Facilitating serendipity in design-driven field studies on ship bridges

1342: Designing Branded Atmospheres. Nature-inspired, multisensory spatial brand experiences for consumer electronics retail



 Track 8: Faster, Better, Stronger:  FBS Theme 3 – Room 2G14

1337: Creativity 4.0. Empowering creative process for digitally enhanced people

1309: Inclusive Design for Immersive Spaces

1229: Strategies for Empowering Collective Design

1130: Industrial Design Education in the Age of Digital Products



2469: WS5 – Risk & Reward. Exploring Design’s role in measuring outcomes in health – Room 2F03

2414: WS6 – Designing Diverse Design Dogmas, Deliberately. Using aspects of Design on its practitioners to set the challenge of imagining alternative ways of designing – Room: Centre for Entrepreneurship

1300 Lunch




Your lunch awaits you…

1400 Session 4

Track 1: Hard Hats and Bare Feet: Designing Frameworks for Entrepreneurial Education and Learning – Room 2F11

1105: Divide, Switch, Blend. Exploring two hats for industry entrepreneurship and academic practice-based textile design research

1292: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Design in Education. An educational experience to train the new entrepreneurial designers

1262: Implementing design thinking as didactic method in entrepreneurship education. The importance of through

1201: How can Design Thinking promote entrepreneurship in young people?


Track 2 (A): Healthy Attitude Towards Risk: Interdisciplinary Health Collaboration – Room 2F14

1379: Project scale and the wicked problem in Fourth Order design

1158: Combining design research with microbiology to tackle drug-resistant infections in different home environments in Ghana:

Challenging the boundaries of design thinking

1199: Unpacking two design for health living lab approaches for more effective interdisciplinary collaboration

1241: Moving beyond an interdisciplinary paradigm


Track 2 (B): A Healthy Attitude Towards Risk (B): Healthcare Devices and Inclusive Design Room 2G14

1219: Analysis of the pilot survey INKLUGI about aging and disabilities to promote Inclusive Design in industry

1350: Home healthcare devices. Challenge of CPAP design for effective home treatment

1139: Designing better hip protectors: a critical and contextual review examining their acceptance and adoption in older populations


Track 3: Social Circles: Interdisciplinary & Business Circles – Room 2F15

1287: Slow knowledge in the ‘real world’. Using slow practice to actively engage commercial collaborators in doctoral research

1359: Design Thinking for Progress. Initial insights from an evolving design-led business support programme for Scotland

1380: Collaborative Circular Design. Incorporating Life Cycle Thinking into an Interdisciplinary Design Process

2480: Building Bridges. Design Researchers Making Podcasts to Support Internal Collaboration in an EU Horizon 2020 Scientific



Track 4: Where is the Control: Opportunity & Method 2 – Room 1G05

1255: Using Twitter Bots to Critically Question the Belief Systems of College-Aged Republicans and Democrats

1312: Networking with the Ghosts in the Machine. Speaking to the Internet of Things

1236: Beyond Average Tools. On the use of ‘dumb’ computation and purposeful ambiguity to enhance the creative process

1180: Data as a medium for inheritance and creativity of traditional design. A case study on data-driven modern creative design of

ancient Chinese catering utensils


Track 5: Designing to Learn: DtL Theme 4 – Room 2G13

1351: Running with scissors in Business Management Education. A collaborative autoethnography on designing pedagogical

interventions with an art-maker and an academic skills tutor

2475: Co-design in mental health; Mellow: a self-help holistic crisis planning mobile application by youth, for youth

1301: Tools for building consensus on goals

2474: The Role of Empathic Design Research in the Prototyping of Interactive Visualizations


Track 6: Co-Designing with Nature: Transition – Room 2G12

1348: The Role of Philosopher Designer in Defining New Attitude towards Nature

1150: A Respectful Design Framework. Incorporating indigenous knowledge in the design process

1172: Atlantic Wonder. Exploring Nature and Design in Madeira island

2477: Ecocene Design Economies. Three Ecologies of Systems Transitions


Track 7: Happy Accidents:  Materials – Room 2F13

1183: Renewing technology-driven materials research through experimental co-design approach

1277: Serendipity as a Catalyst. Knowledge Generation in Interdisciplinary Research

2483: Attempts, Failures, Trials and Errors. Notes on an exhibition of failed prototypes and rejected projects



2459: WS7: Nature-Centered Design. Exploring the path to design as Nature – Space: Dundee Botanic Garden (gather in the foyer)

2436: WS8: Experimenting productive disagreement between research and project in design. A basemap for action

Room: Centre for Entrepreneurship

1530 Refreshments


Enjoy your break…

1600 Keynote Address

1600         Keynote Address:  Ingrid van der Wacht, Communication, Connection and Cocreation Concept Developer


Positioning Papers

2424: Felicitous Design Concept. Harmonising marketing and design on product, process and strategy levels

2421: Design-driven obsolescence


Poster Pitches

2432: Fear of Missing Out = Missing out (or: things I saw while you were distracted by your phone)

2399: Are Local Creative Industries More Global than We Think? A study of creative and digital firms based at Baltic Creative in Liverpool

1730 Delegates Depart for Glamis Castle (transport provided outside Dalhousie)








1830   Conference Dinner & Ceilidh at Glamis Castle

2330   Evening Concludes

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0845 Registration (new delegates) Refreshments


Welcome to you all…

0935 Welcome: Professor Louise Valentine, EAD2019 Conference Chair

Keynote Address: Tom Inns, Design Facilitator


Positioning Papers

2446: Skin deep.Perceptions of human and material ageing and opportunities for design

2846: Towards a Regenerative Design Culture.Nature-culture fluidity vs. analytics: friends and foes?


Poster Pitches

2422: MATUREOLIFE. Combining Design Innovation and Material Science to Support Independent Ageing

1110 Refreshments


Enjoy your break…

1130 Session 5

Track 1: Hard Hats and Bare Feet: Design-led Opportunities for Innovation – Room 2F11

1125: To Be or Not to Be. The Servitization Dilemma and the Role of Design

1284: Realising the value of open innovation in policy making. Equipping entrepreneurs for valuation work

1191: Design Thinking Driven Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship. A Case Study of College Students Business Plan Competition

1185: Design-Led Innovation Strategies of Family Entrepreneurs. Case-based Evidence from an Emerging Market


Track 2: A Healthy Attitude Towards Risk: Healthcare Systems – Room 2F14

1263: The Problem with Problems. Reframing and Cognitive Bias in Healthcare Innovation

1129: Designing in highly contentious areas: Perspectives on a way forward for mental healthcare transformation

2482: User Experience of Brazilian Public Healthcare System. A case study on the accessibility of the information provided

1222: Rethinking how healthcare is conceptualised and delivered through speculative design in the UK and Malaysia: A Comparative



Track 3: Social Circles: Community, Collaboration & Fiction – Room 2F15

1273: Living Design. The future of sustainable maker enterprises: a case study in Cumbria

1346: Can we help as designers to build relevant spaces for meaningful dialogue through storytelling as a tool for local

empowerment? A case of study in the Colombian Pacific

1378: “Use what you have to secure what you have not”. On Design for and from Autonomy

1104: Debate through design. Incorporating contrary views on new and emerging technologies


Track 4: Where is the Control: Opportunity & Method 3 – Room 1G05

1152: Considering Haptic Feedback Systems for A Livable Space Suit

1249: Aural Textiles. Hybrid practices for data-driven design

1329: Cyborg-Computer Interaction. Designing new senses

2473: Computational by Design, towards a co-designed material culture. A design tool


Track 5: Designing to Learn: DtL Theme 5 – Room 2G13

1331: Investigating the Next Generation of Design Researchers

1314: Interdisciplinarity of Ph.D. students across the Atlantic. A Case of Interdisciplinary Research Team Building at the Student Level

1186: A Reflection Upon Herbert Simon’s Vision of Design in The Sciences of the Artificial

1240: Design skills for environmental risk communication. Design in and design of an interdisciplinary workshop


Track 6: Co-Designing with Nature: Climate Change – Room 2G12

1310: Climate Anticipation. Working towards a design proposal for urban resilience and care

1300: The role of design in discovering speculative futures materials for local revaluation. Investigation of the methodology

2471: The unintended consequences of embedded values in socio-technical systems. A critical reflection using formal analysis of

speedometers in customer vehicles

1278: Co-designing Mobile Collection Points with Older Persons to Promote Green Attitudes and Practices in Hong Kong


Track 7: Happy Accidents:  Ideation: Room 2F13

1197: Designing for emergent interactions: Strategies for encouraging emergent user behaviour & serendipitous research findings

1307: “Ah, I see what you didn’t mean”. Exploring Computer Aided Design tools for design ideation

2481: Design Thinking for Idea Generation – Stress Testing Human Factors in Ideation Sessions


Track 8: Faster, Better, Stronger:  FBS Theme 4 – Room 2G14

1363: Spimes Not Things. Creating A Design Manifesto For A Sustainable Internet of Things

1187: Social Design Fiction. New Methods for the Design of Emerging Technology



2387: WS9: From User Insights to Evidence-Based Strategy Selection.  Designing for Behaviour Change with the Behavioural Lenses

Approach – Room 2F03

2408: WS10: Hidden Treasures. Discovering the Design Potential of Natural History Collections

Space: The D’Arcy Thomson Zoology Museum (gather in the foyer)



2404: (4) Take a GANDER. Gathering Accessibility Needs by Doing Explorative Research (gather in the foyer)

1300 Lunch




Your lunch awaits you…

1400 Afternoon Plenary
1450 Closing Remarks: Professor Louise Valentine, EAD2019 Conference Chair
1500 EAD2019 Concludes
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Research Proposals

There will be the opportunity for all delegates to take part in the following Research Proposals during Conference:

2464: Playing with uncertainty. Experiential design and sensemaking for radical futures

2437: Improvement Matrix. Prompting New Ways of Thinking about Knowledge Exchange

2413: A Semiotic Rosetta Stone Research Project. Defining designer-centric semiotic practice

Presenter Guidelines
  • If you are presenting a Full Paper in a Session Track, please Download and read the Guidelines, including details on how to send a copy of your presentation to the EAD2019 organisers by Tuesday 2 April.


  • If you are presenting a Workshop, please Download and read the Guidelines, including details on how to send a copy of your presentation to the EAD2019 organisers by Tuesday 2 April.


  • If you are leading/presenting a Workshop, Walk or Research Proposal and collecting data from your participants, please provide them with Information Sheets and Consent Forms to ensure the ethical collection of data. Download an example of the type of information required. Please prepare copies for your session and bring enough for all participants


  • If you are presenting a Positioning Paper or a Poster Pitch, you will be issued with personalised briefing notes. If you have not yet received them, please email
Early Conference registration is available from 1600-1800 on Tuesday 9 April – in the Dalhousie Building
Optional Walking Tour – A Dark History is available from 1700-1815 on Tuesday 9 April