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mexico keynote Julio Frías Peña

Julio Frías Peña, Graphic Communicator form the ENAP now FAD. He obtained his PH.D. in the area of innovation at Nottingham University in England. During his stay in that country he researched about innovation in products and services at the University of Cambridge and in the summer of 2005, due to the importance of his doctoral research he received a scholarship from the Sloan School of the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) . He completed his Masters in Design at Tama Bijutsu Daigaku in Tokyo Japan, and a specialty at Tokyo Zokei Daigaku. In 2015 he was recognized for a research stay at the Design Center of Stanford University. It has a published book, several book chapters and more than fifty refereed, disseminated and indexed articles. He has won the A! Prize and the Quorum prize, as well as collaborating within the design teams that won the Good Design Award. His PhD thesis was selected among the best PhD theses in England. He has been a guest member of the Intersectorial Committee for Innovation of the Federal Government. He was a member of the editorial board of the FAD-UNAM and editorial adviser of the newspaper Reforma. He is a professor of Strategic Design in the postgraduate course in Arts and Design, as well as in the Master's Degree in Industrial Design, both graduate programs from the UNAM. He is currently the Postgraduate Coordinator of Arts and Design and President of the National Design Award: Diseña México, formerly the Quorum Prize.

His research lines are: strategic design, entrepreneurship, innovation, sustainable development, education for design and design policies.

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