DRN Conference 2010

Call for Poster Contributions to DRN Annual Conference 2010

The Annual DRN Conference takes place at the University of Brighton on the 14th September 2010. The conference invites proposals for research posters around this year’s theme: ‘Observation, Mapping, Dialogue’. Deadline for submission of posters is Friday, 9th April 2010.

DRN Annual Conference “Observation, Mapping, Dialogue”

When: September 14th 2010
Where: University of Brighton

Confirmed Keynote: Professor Deanna Petherbridge

The underlying theme for this year’s DRN conference is the variety of ways in which drawing can generate new knowledge and understanding. How can we ensure that drawing research is recognised as rigorous? How does it differ from other tools of enquiry? Who uses it and why?

The format of the conference has been designed to provide maximum opportunities for our research community to share ideas and work in progress.  The programme will include plenary keynotes, a display of peer-reviewed posters and workshop sessions with contributions from a variety of disciplines to open up discussion of the sub-themes identified in the conference title:

  • Observation. What is particular about discovery through observational drawing?
  • Mapping. How does drawing support the generation of conceptual relationships and new understanding – for instance, through diagrams, mind mapping and other forms of visualisation?
  • Dialogue. What is the role of drawing in enabling and documenting communication and dialogue?

Poster Submissions:
We invite proposals for research posters (maximum size A1 landscape or A2 portrait format) addressing any aspect of the conference themes. Posters may report work in progress or outcomes of completed projects and can be handmade or printed, monochrome or multi-coloured, predominantly text- or image-based.

The deadline for submission of poster proposals is Friday April 9th 2010.

Please complete this online Proposal Form by clicking this link. The proposals will be peer-reviewed, and proposers will be notified of the outcome by Friday April 30th.

Booking for the conference itself will be available VERY shortly.  If you are looking for accomodation please download the Recommended Accommodation List here, or you can view this website: http://hotels.brighton.co.uk/index.asp

We look forward to seeing many of you at Brighton (with or without posters!) for what promises to be a lively and engaging event.