Glide ’08: Global Interaction in Design Education
In 2008, I was the Master of Ceremonies for Glide ’08: Global Interaction in Design Education, an online conference presented by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA).
Troy, New York (United States) – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) present The 1st Biennial Design Web Conference, a pioneering conference with presentations streamed live 22 October 2008. The theme for 2008 is Global Interaction in Design Education (GLIDE). On the day of streaming, registrants will have access to content in the following types of innovative formats: live and/or recorded podcasts and webcasts, downloadable pdf files and Powerpoint presentations with voiceovers, telephone conferences, blogs and wikis. Key presentations streamed live will include synchronous Q&A sessions.
GLIDE ’08 aims to disseminate cutting-edge research that bridges cultural and geographic divides. The conference seeks to provide a venue for design scholars around the world to share pedagogical and technical strategies for global interaction and collaboration. Educators, existing design blog managers and graduate students within the global design community are invited to submit proposals on topics related to the advancement of global interaction in design education.