Ngā Aho, Indigenous Design Conference Whakapara Marae, Te Tai Tokerau, Aotearoa. 26 – 29 February, 2016

I TE TIMATANGA: AT THE SOURCE
Indigenous Design Conference

26-29 February 2016
Whakapara, Te Tai Tokerau, Aotearoa New Zealand
http://www.timatanga2016.com/

Calling all indigenous architects, landscape architects, urban designers, design thinkers and public art practitioners. Ngā Aho, Māori Design Professionals network, invites you to join us in Aotearoa. I Te Timatanga is a multidisciplinary indigenous design conference, for any indigenous person who helps to shape the public realm. Discuss and share stories, learnings and successes of our creative indigenous communities.

Call for Speakers:

The organising committee is now calling for proposals in the form of abstracts for presentations and workshops. Conference strands include but are not limited to the following:

  • Mauri Tū / Connect-Create-Innovate – Connect, re-energize, re-focus with kindred indigenous designers. Share ideas, stories, strategies, opportunities and experiences.
  • Whanaungatanga / Togetherness – Exploring our indigenous connections and sharing our strategies and successes. Indigenous design connected by shared purpose.
  • Kaitiakitanga / Guardianship – Deepening our understanding of the role of indigenous designers as kaitiaki (guardians) of the public realm, enabling us to see our faces in our places.

Abstract Guidelines:

Please provide the following:

  1. A title – no more than 10 words long
  2. Description – no more than 40 words. This will appear in the Conference Progamme.
  3. Abstract – no more than 250 words.
  4. Biography – no more than 100 words. This will appear on the conference website.
  5. Photograph – a head and shoulders shot of you at your best! This will appear on the conference website.

Key Dates:

Call for Abstracts opens:                        18 November 2015

Submissions of Abstracts close:            9 December 2015

Notification of Acceptance:                        18 December 2015

Journal Publication Option:

Ngā Aho has partnered with Landscape Foundation to offer publication of papers associated with I Te Timatanga Indigenous Design Conference 2016. Double blind peer review is available for academic purposes. If you are interested in submitting for the Journal please indicate with your submission.

To make a submission:

Please email your submission to Jade Kake

media@ngaaho.maori.nz