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International Conference on Technology and Design 2022

30 May 2022 - 01 Jun 2022 From 9AM Virtual

A More Sustainable and Happier World by Technology and Design

The upcoming International Conference on Technology and Design (ICTD) 2022 is hosted by Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and co-hosted by Zhejiang University (ZJU). Themed 'A More Sustainable and Happier World by Technology and Design', ICTD 2022 will be held over three days from 30 May to 1 June, presented virtually via live-streaming.

Prestigious academics, policy makers, researchers and industry practitioners will be invited to share their insightful opinions on various topics relating to Technology and Design in six sub-themes:

  1. Sustainable Future Driven by Technology and Design
  2. Sustainable Smart Cities
  3. Innovations for Sustainability
  4. Sustainable Health and Wellbeing
  5. Environmental, Social, and Governance
  6. Sustainable Human-centric Design

Check out the full programme schedule and register on the ICTD 2022 website now.

ICTD 2022 website
 

SUTD Speakers at ICTD 2022

Opening Address

  • Prof Phoon Kok Kwang, SUTD Provost

Session Chairs

  • Prof Yeo Kiat Seng, Associate Provost (Research & International Relations)
  • Prof Thomas Schroepfer, Associate Head of Pillar (Architecture and Sustainable Design)
  • Prof Chua Chee Kai, Head of Pillar (Engineering Product Development) & Cheng Tsang Man Chair Professor
  • Prof Lim Sun Sun, Head of Cluster (Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences)

Session I: Sustainable Future Driven by Technology and Design

DesignZ for a Net Zero World

  • Prof Tai Lee Siang, Centre Director (DesignZ), Head of Pillar (Architecture and Sustainable Design) & Programme Director (Design and Artificial Intelligence)

Session II: Sustainable Smart Cities

Stretching Sustainability with Smart Support

  • Prof Cheong Koon Hean, Chair (Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities)

Session IV: Sustainable Health and Wellbeing

Stretching Sustainability with Smart Support

  • Assistant Prof Sam Conrad Joyce (Architecture and Sustainable Design)

Session V: Environmental, Social and Governance

SUTD Building a More Sustainable and Happier world with our partners

  • Prof Erwin Viray, Chief Sustainability Officer

Session VI: Sustainable Human-centric Design

Design Justice Towards Coliberation

  • Assistant Prof Setsuko Yokoyama (Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences)
About ICTD

The International Conference on Technology and Design is a joint effort between SUTD and ZJU. The objective of ICTD is to congregate world renowned higher education institutions and leading industry organizations to discuss the current situation, challenges and advancements relating to the rapid emergence and fusion of technology and design.

The annual ICTD is co-hosted by SUTD and ZJU, which has been held alternately between Singapore and Hangzhou, China since 2019. In the past few years, ICTD has become a platform for global academics, business leaders and industry practitioners to communicate and exchange ideas and thoughts about Technology and Design on various themes over the years.