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Center for Design Events

The Center for Design hosts a lecture series to spark a conversation amongst working professionals in the field of design. You will hear from data, engineering, political, software, urban planning, visual and many more leading industry experts. Take a look at our past events below, and sign up for our newsletter, or check back on this page to learn about upcoming events.

Design Research Week 2023 March 20-24

Design Research Week

The Center for Design at the Northeastern University College of Arts, Media and Design hosts a week of presentations, conversations, studio visits, exhibits, and workshops with colleagues working in design.

Design Research Week 2023       

CfD Conversations

The Center for Design Conversations monthly series addresses the multifaceted expressions of interdisciplinary design research and invites research players within and outside NU to discuss some of the most actual and urgent research directions.

In every session, a faculty from the CfD curates and coordinates a panel of researchers and professionals from NU, external research centers, companies, agencies, and/or other organizations – to share their research around a particular topic, and invite the broader audience to discuss and share perspectives and ideas.

Spring 2024 Conversations

Disability and Design Futures: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Design for Access
03/20/2024

Prosthetics, assistive and adaptive technologies, inclusive architecture — all these forms of design shape the meeting of human bodies, disability, and the built world. This panel will discuss the sociotechnical promises and challenges of accessible design of all kinds, and the work of designers in disability rights and advocacy.

This will be a hybrid event, with speakers and guests participating in person as well as virtually.

Spring 2024 Conversations

Fall 2023 Conversations

Spring 2023 Conversations

Fall 2022 Conversations

Spring 2022 Conversations

Fall 2021 Conversations

Spring 2021 Conversations

2020 Lecture Series

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