Symposium on Design Begins in City

BANGALORE: Momentum India - a media and design education symposium organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and National Institute of Creative Communication (NICC) was inaugurat

Published: 16th January 2012 05:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:15 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: Momentum India - a media and design education symposium organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and National Institute of Creative Communication (NICC) was inaugurated at J N Tata Auditorium on Sunday.

The symposium seeks to promote design as a viable and attractive career option, with “infinite opportunities.”

“Design is everywhere. From products, buildings to everything around us. There is need for more participation from young minds to the field of Design,” said Dr Akash K Rose, founder director, NICC.

The two-day symposium includes plenary sessions on design and its importance, the need for industry-education collaboration, media and design opportunities among others.

The speakers are veterans from the field of design, such as Marja Van Weeren, former president, Bureau of European Design Associations, Prof Theo JJ Groothuizen, counsellor for Science and Technology, Nederlands embassy and BR Swarup, founder, Stark Communications, among others.

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