IMDES 2020
Conference : NOVEMBER 10-11, 2020 (VIRTUAL) Tangerang, Indonesia

Innovation in Media and Visual Design (IMDES) offers vast exchange possibilities to researchers, practitioners, academics, and design professionals. The goal of IMDES is to bring together researchers and practitioners who have worked on or thought about design, technology, mass media, and people from a variety of perspectives, disciplines, and fields. We invite high quality submissions for IMDES 2020 in forms of substantial, genuine, and unpublished research.

keynote speakers

Dr. Ruslan Abdul Rahim (PhD, University of Brighton, UK). Professor and Dean, Faculty of Art & Design

Universitas Teknologi MARA – UiTM, Malaysia

Dr. Dwinita Larasati S.Sn., MA (PhD, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands). Faculty of Art and Design

Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia

Dr. Ninok Leksono (PhD, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia). Rector of Universitas Multimedia Nusantara

Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Indonesia

Adi Panuntun (Master, Northumbria University, UK). CEO and Creative Head

Sembilan Matahari, Indonesia.



The Innovation in Media and Visual Design conference discusses the relationship between mass media, people, design and technology as well as digital media creation from those interactions. The conference interdisciplinary approach draws on design, information, social science, and the humanities,

Offering not only to think, but design what today’s design make possible, but to invent new things on mass media and society can do using emergent technology. This conference is a sphere for those intellectuals who examine the conceptual design, praxis and research discourse on the exploration of academic merits for the design field.


Some events held along with the conference schedule


The main focus for this first conference is ‘Interdisciplinary Design, Innovation and Sustainability’. Interdisciplinary design can be defined as designer (s) whose practice generates work in two or more disciplines.


Four Tracks: Design Theory and methods; Design Business and Practices; Design Project, Participation & Collaboration; Media and Digital Experiment

go virtual

Conference will be virtual, hosted by Universitas Multimedia Nusantara, Tangerang, Indonesia