YEAR 6 – 2006 – NEW DELHI

Design with India

Key Areas of Focus

Design Equity in the Emerging Scenario

Future of Design

India – The Emerging Design Destination

Innovation through Collaboration

Speed, Scaling and Effectiveness of Design Services

Design with Cultural Sensitivity

Indian Design Scenario

Design Education

Design with India: Reflections and implications

Distinguished Speakers

Darlie O Koshy Director, NID & Executive Board Member, ICSID
Ajay Dua Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion
Uday Dandavate Founder & Principal, Sonicrim Inc, US,
Kishore Biyani Managing Director, Pantaloon Retail (I) Ltd
Peter Zec President, ICSID
Y S Rajan Principal Adviser, CII
Sudhir Sharma Founder and Moderator, Design India, Founder Director Elephant Design
N.N.Prasad Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion,
Pradyumna Vyas Principal Designer & Head, Integrated Design services (IDS), NID
Sonia Manchanda Founder Director, Idiom Design Consulting Pvt. Ltd,
Satish Gokhale Director, Design Directions Pvt. Ltd,
Poonam Bir Kasturi Founding Faculty, Srishti School of Art & Design
Debera Johnson Director, Pratt Design Incubator/ Sustainable/ Social Enterprise & Chair- IDSA, New York
Ignacio Germade Chief of Design- Motorola, Europe

As a follow up to this event, a group of design and innovation thought leaders from around the world met at the Asia Society in New York on February 5th 2007, to reflect over the outcome of the conference in Delhi and to develop a consensus on the challenges of and opportunities for designing with India. The main organizers of this event were IDSA, Asia Society and CII.