Costs, Registration and accommodation

Book your place at Design4Health2015!

To register for this year’s conference, please go to and click on Registration in the lower right hand area of the screen (sorry it’s so tiny – we can’t change this, unfortunately).

Conference fees

Standard: Full conference £465
Standard: 1 Day* £190
Student / DRS members**: full conference £350
Student / DRS members**: 1 Day £150
Conference gala dinner (Wednesday 15 July) £50

* Bookings for Tuesday 14th also include Monday 13th free. Bookings for Thursday 16th only are at a reduced rate of £130/£110.

**  Members of the Design Research Society pay the Student rate, saving over £100 on the full conference rate!
At the time of booking, students should give the name of their tutor / supervisor at their institution who can confirm their student status.


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Draft timetable

Please note, we reserve the right to make changes to the draft programme. A detailed programme will be published 4 weeks before the conference opens.

Monday 13th July
4pm. Conference opens, welcome and keynote address: Lucy Lyons.
Launch of 24hr Design Challenge  followed by a Welcome drinks reception.

Tuesday 14 July
AM: breakout sessions
PM: keynote presentations Brendon McCormack and Professor Gail Mountain; breakout sessions
Evening: exhibition preview and drinks reception at 6pm, 24hr Design Challenge presentation and awards.

Wednesday 15 July
AM: breakout sessions
PM: keynote presentations Professor Rachel Cooper OBE and Mat Hunter (Design Council); breakout sessions
Evening: Conference gala dinner

Thursday 16 July
Workshop and breakout sessions. Conference closes at 1pm.

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