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27-Dec-2021

21st CII India Design Summit'21

ARCH College of Design & Business as Knowledge Partner with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held the 21st CII India Design Summit, on 8th-10th December 2021. The 3-day event via the CII hive platform was themed "Design for Circular Economy". The Summit is a platform to create an enduring partnership between Government, Industry and Academia, for Design-driven innovation. The virtual event comprised panelists from all fields to reflect the Norman, American Researcher and Director-The Design Lab at the University of California, broader sphere of design influence and deliberate on CIRCULAR ECONOMY's role to bring a globally inclusive sustainable culture. As keynote speaker Prof. Don USA explained the concept of circular economy and emphasized it as a novel pathway to sustainable development. Ms Archana Surana, Founder & Director ARCH College of Design & Business, sat as the panelist discussing "Role of Design Education in Circularity" on 9th December 2021, the second day of the summit. She highlighted the role of Circular Thinking as philosophy and how Circularity is a mindset, outlining educational approaches and tools that institutes can use to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy. Prof. Bhargav Mistry conducted a Workshop on FORM REFORM TRANSFORM emphasizing Circular Design interventions to tackle global challenges. The event is supported by the World Design Organisation (WDO) and Japan is the Partner Country. Japan Institute of Design Promotion, German Design Council, Taiwan Design Research Institute and Design Singapore Council participated as International partners organizations.



Keynote address on Design Culture (S) for Peace

Prof. Lorenzo Imbesi, Full Professor, Sapienza University of Rome & Design PhD Chair, Cumulus Executive Board joined the confluence virtually for the Inauguration Keynote Address on Design Culture (s) for Peace..

Finale Keynote Address- Pink City Design Confluence 2022

Mr Surya Vanka, Founder & Chief Designer, Authentic Design Former Director of User Experience, Microsoft joined the ceremony for the Finale Keynote Address where he shared.

Citation of Honour to Mr. Srini Srinivasan, President, WDO

ARCH College of Design & Business presented the citation of Honour to Mr Srini Srinivasan President of World Design Organisation for his inspired leadership at the helm of the World Design Organisation(WDO) and his outstanding contribution to spreading design culture.

Award Ceremony- Pink City Design Confluence 2022

Gayatri A. Rathore, Principal Secretary- Tourism, Art & Culture, Government of Rajasthan; Pradymuna Vyas, Advisor- Confederation of Indian Industry (CIl), Board Member- World Design Organisation (WDO) & Immediate Past Director- National Institute of Design

P-R-E Workshop in association with IxDa & Cumulus

A P-R-E: Practise - Research - Education Workshop by Cumulus & IxDA was conducted by Eija Salmi, Secretary-General, Cumulus International and Alok Nandi, Managing Director Partner

21st CII India Design Summit'21

ARCH College of Design & Business as Knowledge Partner with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held the 21st CII India Design Summit, on 8th-10th December 2021. The 3-day event via the CII hive platform was themed "Design for Circular Economy".

17th JJS- Jaipur Jewellery Show’21

ARCH exhibited its Jewellery Department’s work, providing ARCH’s students and graduates the opportunity to showcase their work at such a Grand Platform. Jewellery Designers and ARCH Alumni Shrishti Bhardwaj, Label-Also and Riya Soni, Label-Inari too exhibited their work.

22nd World Education Summit'21

Ms Archana Surana sat as a panelist at the 22nd World Education Summit 2021: a premier global event on innovation in education. Organised by Elets the event was a congregation of leaders from the global education fraternity sharing their ideas to reinvent, redesign and revamp education.

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