09:00-20:00, Beijing Gehua New Century Hotel
No.19 Gulouwai Avenue (Gulouwai Dajie) Beijing, 100015
Tel: +86 10 62028888
Chinese (including Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao)
09:00-18:00, Central Academy of Fine Arts
No.8 Hua Jia Di Nan Jie, Chaoyang District, Beijin,g 100102
Tel: +86 10 64771330
08:00-17:00, Central Academy of Fine Arts
No. 8 Hua Jia Di Nan Jie
Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102
Tel: +86 10 64771330
Please note: on-site registration is NOT available at the NCPA on 26th October. Please finish on-site registration before the 26th for attendance at the Congress Opening at the NCPA.
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Central Academy of Fine Arts recognised by BUSINESSWEEK
China's Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), host organiser of Xin: Icograda World Design Congress 2009, has been recognised by BusinessWeek in its annual ranking of the world's best design schools... Read More
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Online registration is also open for the pre-Congress workshops. These will take place on 19-24 October 2009 in a dozen cities around China. International designers, design educators and design students are welcome to participate in this cultural experience.
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Introducing the official blog for Xin: Icograda World Design Congress (WDC) Beijing 2009. Devoted to behind-the-scenes information about the Congress, the blog will act as a place of commentary and exchange, and aims to serve up a delectable (design) appetite, all in anticipation of this year’s event.
Mr. Long Yongtu, Secretary-General of Boao Forum for Asia has been announced as a keynote speaker for Xin: Icograda World Design Congress 2009 in Beijing. His speech will be part of the Opening Ceremony protocols on the 26 October.
Symbolic of the Congress's link with United Nations Day, Mr. Long was previously in charge of multilateral economic and trade affairs between China and the United Nations development agencies and served as Chief Negotiator for China's accession to the World Trade Organization, dedicating more than 10 years to the lengthy process that brought China into the global trading system.... Read More
Chinese Graphic Design in the 20th Century showcases design objects such as Chinese posters, magazines and newspapers from the 20th century, and other graphic design-related objects, individual profiles and relevant documents.
The organizing committee of Icograda World Design Congress 2009 Beijing and the 1st Beijing Design Week is glad to announce the Greengaged-China sustainable design events, a collaboration between Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), British Council (China), Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability Network China (DESIS-China) and Greengaged (UK), as part of the congress in October 2009. This series of events include a pre-conference workshop, presentations at the professional conference and an exhibition.
Graphex the Best of Visual Communications in Canada
Graphex the Best of Visual Communications in Canada features winning entries of Graphex 2008 and will be staged in Beijing during the Icograda World Design Congress 2009 at the Gallery of the Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University
The organisers of the Icograda World Design Congress Beijing 2009 are pleased to announce the call for Creative Design: Impressions of China National Centre for the Performing Arts. MORE...
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