|Date:||13 October 2009|
Keynote Address: IADE Conference, Lisbon, Oct. 1st 2009
Rachel Cooper gave a keynote address at the IADE (Instituto de Artes Visuais, Design e Marketing) Conference in Lisbon, Portugal on October 1st 2009. Her presentation, called "Design Futures", discussed contemporary global trends and challenges that included power shifts, global connectivity and climate change. In view of these trends, factors related to wellbeing were introduced, leading to a robust basis for considering trends in design research such as growth in the volume of design research, its widening focus, and its increasing influence.