World Interaction Design Day is where we come together as a united global community to show how interaction design improves the human condition.
Our aim is to have a positive, long-lasting impact by facilitating activities that support dialogue and outcomes.
Presented in partnership with Adobe and IxDA, we welcome everyone to contribute by hosting activities for their local communities around this year’s theme:Diversity and Inclusion in Design
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World Interaction Design Day is a global celebration of interaction design's ability to improve the human condition. Presented in partnership by Adobe and the Interaction Design Association, events will take place in communities across the world on September 25, 2018. This includes presentations, workshops, and design showcases focused on elevating the work of interaction designers, and knowledge sharing.
This year's theme is diversity and inclusion in design. World Interaction Design Day events will look at how design affects and is affected by all of aspects human diversity. We're challenging the interaction design community to look at how language, culture, gender, age, and ability are reflected in design, and how designers can use their skills to improve accessibility to products and services for the community at large.
World Interaction Design Day is first-and-foremost for interaction designers; events will focus on the practice of creating interactive digital products, environments, and services. If you're not an interaction designer, you're still very welcome to attend an event; developers, academics, students, and designers from other disciplines will certainly find many events interesting and empowering.
Everyone is welcome to host an event around the theme of diversity and inclusion in design. Visit our Events page for resources and helpful tips for getting started
While there are no specific guidelines, all events should host activities that support and advance the cause of interaction design as it relates to diversity and inclusion in design.
If you'd like to be involved in supporting World Interaction Design Day, the best way is to host an event or help a local group host an event. Visit our Events page to learn more.
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