About the workshop
The Design for Sustainability workshop is a five-day training program organized by Sustainability and Social Innovation Lab, Department of Design, IIT Guwahati from 25-29th September 2023. The workshop will provide theoretical understanding, easy to use tools and hands-on exercises on designing products that have better environmental performance. It also offers a one-to-one interaction session with the academic mentors where-in the participants can discuss their company specific sustainability challenges and get advice.
The key focus of the workshop is to disseminate design for sustainability tools and methods, designed specifically for industry professionals engaged in design and engineering of new products and redesign of existing products. Our tools will help in identifying the sustainability challenges in existing products, setting goals for improvement, ideating sustainability-oriented design solutions, lifecycle design, and design for optimal end-of-life performance.
Who should attend?
The workshop is ideal for industry professionals engaged in design and engineering of new products and looking to make their products more sustainable. The content is tailored to meet the requirements for a wide gamut of products, ranging from electrical, electronics, medical, to industrial products.
Faculty members and research scholars engaged in teaching or researching on design and engineering of products and interested in design for sustainability are also encouraged to participate in the workshop.
All participants will receive a certificate of participation for attending the event.
Monday, 25th September - Friday, 29th September 2023
Registration for Design for Sustainability Workshop
Registration fees: INR 1,000/- per participant
In case of multiple participants from an organisation, you can write to the organisers for discounted registration fees. The fees include reading material, recordings of the sessions, high tea, snacks, lunch, welcome dinner and one-to-one consultation with the mentors.
Registration fees can be paid by UPI/ Bank transfer as per the following details:
Name of Account: IIT Guwahati II&SI A/C
Account Number: 8652101030327
Message to be inserted: "Design for Sustainability Workshop."
Name of Bank: Canara Bank
IFSC Code: CNRB0008652
MICR Code: 781015008
The last date for registration is 8th Sept 2023
If you are interested in staying in the beautiful campus of IIT Guwahati, we have limited number of seats available in the IITG guesthouse on payment basis. You can express interest in doing so through the registration form below. These will be allocated on first come first serve basis till seats are available. Payment to the guesthouse for accommodation can be made when you are in campus.
Suggestions for nearby accommodations are as follows:
Registration Status: Confirmation email regarding the registration status and guesthouse booking will be sent within 5 working days from the receipt of the registration form.
Conference Hall, IIT Guwahati
The Researcher Scholars