Professor Karl Stocker, Ph.D. is a historian and head of the Institute of Design & Communication at FH JOANNEUM – University of Applies Sciences in Graz, Austria. In 1999 he founded the exhibition design agency BISDATO, which produces concepts, content and spatial design for cultural-historical exhibitions and museums. The agency collaborates with artists, information technology specialists and information designers. Stocker is the author and publisher of numerous publications, with Socio-Design. Relevant Projects – Designed for Society (Birkhäuser 2017) his most recent project.

Karl Stocker together with Sigrid Bürstmayr hosts the breakout session ‘Designing the world life balance’,which is presented by Foro Cultural de Austria en México on 7 may.