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1st GDAG Conference 2017 (Winneba Design Conference '17)

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To be hosted by University of Education, Winneba in Winneba in August 2017 dubbed Winneba Design Conference 2017 

www.ghanadesignawards.com/conference

 

Format of the Conference

  • One day 2 nights
  • Pay to attend (highly subsided)
  • Keynote address by a prominent graphic designer
  • 4 speakers (2 lecturers & 2 professionals)
  • A workshop to discuss some selected case studies.
  • Poster Presentation by students

 

Proposed Programme Outline

Friday

15:00 – 18:00   Accommodation Registration

Saturday

08:00 - 09:35    Registration

09:35 - 10:00    Poster Presentation 1

10:00 - 10:15    Welcome Address

10:15 - 10:30    Keynote Speaker

10:30 - 10:45    Speaker 1

10:45 - 11:00    Speaker 2

11 00 - 11:15    Tea Break

11:15 - 11:30    Poster Presentation 2

11:30 - 11:45    Speaker 3

11:45 - 12:00    Speaker 4

12:15 - 13:00    Group Workshops

13:00 - 13:30     Lunch

13:30 - 14:30     Pitching

14:30 - 14:45     Concluding Session (Announcing poster winners)

15:00 - 17:00     City or Town Tour

18:00 - 19:00     Conference Dinner & Socialisation

Sunday

08:00 – 10:00    Breakfast & Networking

10:00 – 11:00      Departure

 

Conference Topics

Categories:

1) Brief Execution

2) Typography

3) Colour Psychology

4) Pitching

 

Poster Presentation Call for Papers Proposed Dates

  • Call for Papers (January – March, 2017)
  • Reviewing of papers – April, 2017
  • Poster Design Submission for approval – May, 2017
  • Students will submit abstracts for a peer review committee to review the paper (300 words)
  • Upon approval, posters are submitted for the review committee to look at the poster design for approval

 

Proposed Poster Awards

1st Poster = GHC1000 + Scholarship to publish in a design journal (if suitable)

2nd Poster = GHC800

3rd Poster = GHC600

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