Liveblog – heading to D&E2012

In the course of the next days, you can follow the latest news and updates here in the Liveblog heading up to the 8th International Conference on Design & Emotion in London, 11-14 September.


Local Chapter lunch meeting

Are you interested in starting a D&E Local Chapter in your country/ city? Please join us (during the 8th International Conference on Design & Emotion in London next week) for a first Local Chapter get-together on Thursday September 13th from 13:00-14:00 in room D117.

During this informal lunch meeting we will discuss Local Chapter objectives, opportunities and aim for a shared approach. Overall goal of the meeting is to get to know each other and formalise and structure Local Chapter initiatives.

Lunch will be served (in easy to handle boxes) at the general conference space “The Street” and we can take it with us to the room.


  • Welcome by the Design & Emotion Society
  • Short 30sec. personal introductions
  • Explanation of D&E’s initial Local Chapter idea/ vision
  • Local Chapters introduce their (new) initiative and possibly share experiences of previously organised meetings/ events
  • Group discussion & sharing experiences/ ideas on:
  1. Local Chapter structure
  2. Organisation of events
  3. Communication and promotion
  4. Collaborations and content sharing
  5. … your input
  • Closing statements and conclusions

Local Chapter guidelines (pdf)


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