Tomorrow I will travel to Berlin. One of the reasons for me to go is the German Design Conference which will take place in October 2007, hosted by the International Design Center. I myself will be involved in their blog »DesignTalk« (hasn`t started yet!) and in recruiting some speakers.
The most thrilling part of this project for me is the attempt to broaden the understanding of what design is. Design is process-oriented. It describes the process from the idea to the final solution – no matter if it is a pure product (= product design), software (= software design) or a learning process(= learning design) or …
A good overview gives Wikipedia.
Check out later for more details!