International Conference on Sustainable Intelligent Manufacturing

Inclusive Sustainable Manufacture

Inclusive Sustainable Manufacture – 29th June, 2011


An industry focussed workshop – ‘Thinking and doing, not just listening – towards inclusive sustainable manufacture’.


This participatory workshop of presentations and discussion aims to explore approaches to research and knowledge transfer that focus on your identified issues, problems, barriers and opportunities within the realm of sustainable manufacture. The workshop will be facilitated by design practitioners, researchers and academics from the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) at Sheffield Hallam University.


Following the morning plenary lecture by Professor Paul Chamberlain delegates are invited to present their issues, problems, barriers and opportunities within a Pecha Kucha* style session. Presentations will be considered for debate and discussion within the afternoon session.


Preliminary Programme


Morning Session:

9.15 – 10.00 Plenary Lecture, ‘Our Drivers and approaches to inclusive sustainable design’ Prof Paul Chamberlain MDesRCA – Head of the Art & Design Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University UK
11.00 – 12.00/12.30hrs Pecha Kucha* Show and Tell (see below)
Candidates (industry and academic) to submit presentation title and theme to the conference organizers for consideration by no later than 13th June.
Topics for Pecha Kucha* presentation include:


Industry issues, problems, barriers and opportunities.
On going research from participants.
New questions.


Afternoon Session:


16.00 -16.30hrs Presentation: Managing Complexity in Relation to Sustainable Design Issues. Heath Reed and Roger Bateman.
16.30 – 17.30 Workshop: Topics raised during the morning plenary session and Pecha Kucha* presentations form the basis for the afternoon workshop.

17.30 – 18.00 Discussion and where to from here including common themes, keywords and covering for example:


Further questions
Research priorities


* Pecha Kucha Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of “chit chat”, it rests on a presentation format that is based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds. It’s a format that makes presentations concise, and keeps things moving at a rapid pace.


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