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Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Ryerson's GCM program to host international conference, Prof Art Seto wins Dean’s Award
Two news items from Ryerson University's Graphic Communications Management (GCM) program in Toronto (Canada's only 4-year degree-level program dedicated to graphic arts studies):
June 2-6, 2013, GCM will host the 45th Conference of the International Circle
of Educational Institutes for Graphic Arts, Technology and Management (IC) for
the first time in North America.
IC is an
informal network with about 100 members, founded in 1957 in Lausanne,
Switzerland by a group of European universities.Dr. Wolfgang Faigle, Prorector of the Stuttgart Media
University (HdM), has been its president since 2006.
conference will explore scientific and educational topics from the fields of
Graphic Arts Technology, Management, and Communication in a broader sense. Conference organizers have issued a call for papers, inviting people from the
printing and allied industries, anyone whose job involves research, former GCM
students, students pursuing a graduate degree, or those who have completed a graduate
degree to submit an abstract of research findings for presentation at the
conference. Submission deadlines are listed below:
1st Call for
Papers: Authors of abstracts
submitted by February 1, 2013 will be notified of the results of peer review by
February 25, 2013.
2nd Call for Papers:
Abstracts will continue to be accepted until the final deadline of April
1, 2013. Authors of papers submitted between February 1 and April 1, 2013 will
be advised of the results of the selection by April 22, 2013.
Further guidelines for abstracts, conference details, and registration are now
available on line:
give me extreme pleasure to brag that Art Seto of GCM (left) is
the 2012 recipient of the Dean’s Award--the first time a GCM faculty member has been awarded this honour.Professor
Seto’s notable achievements include transforming a dreaded estimating course
and two semesters of bindery into some of the program’s most popular course
congratulations on this well deserved recognition for teaching excellence, Art.