in Sarawak, will become the first city in Asia to host the Participatory Design
Conference (PDC) after organisers chose to take the event to Malaysia in 2024.
biennial event attracts around 250 delegates from up to 30 countries and examines
the role of people in the development of products and new technologies.
year’s meeting was held in Newcastle, UK. PDC 2024 will be organised by the
University of Technology Sarawak with the theme “Reaching Out: Connecting
reshape participation at the conference, new communication and presentation
models will be explored to connect academics, activists, practitioners other
need to create opportunities for people to meet and work together on a shared
vision and this is where PDC 2024 will step in,” said The Honourable Dato Sri
Abdul Karim Rahmah Hamzah, Sarawak’s Minister of Tourism, Creative Industries
and Performing Arts.
continue focusing on the Post Covid-19 Development Strategy, participatory
design has a big impact on how we can design processes through collaboration.
PDC 2024 will enlighten us with the latest insights and strategies on how to
meet the people’s needs and achieve our aspiration of a prosperous, sustainable,
and high-income destination.”
Datuk Dr Khairuddin Ab Hamid, Vice Chancellor of University of Technology
Sarawak, said: “UTS is proud to have the right expertise for this topic and to
put Sarawak on the map as a destination that promotes knowledge, innovation and
Roziman, BESarawak’s CEO, added: “Sibu is compatible for PDC 2024 as the city
demonstrates how a strong sense of community can enable different demographics
to easily collaborate and participate in activities. We are expecting a strong
turnout of 500 delegates from Malaysia and worldwide to convene in Sarawak’s
fast emerging business events city.”
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