Cumulus Detroit 2022: Early Bird registration now open



July 2022

Cumulus Conference Message


Early Bird registration now open!

Cumulus Detroit 2022 Design for Adaption


Join us for the hybrid Design for Adaptation Cumulus Conference in Detroit. Hosted by the College for Creative Studies (CCS), in collaboration with the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), it will take place on November 2-4, 2022 in Detroit, USA.

Design for Adaptation will explore the role artists and designers play in accelerating adaptation to the immediate and future impacts of climate change through a wide range of approaches, methods, visions and experiments that  seek to reduce vulnerabilities and foster resilience for any community, big or small. Extending beyond the environment to human rights, poverty, inequity, global food security, health, climate change consequences call for rapid action and Adaptation.

Scholars, designers, artists and climate activists are all invited to submit paper and poster abstracts for consideration of contribution.

Early-bird pricing for the conference is now open. Register now to receive the lowest possible rate.

Cumulus Detroit 2022 - Design for Adaption: Adapt, Survive, and Grow
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