Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Culture, Design and Social Development (CDSD 2021)

The 2021 International Conference on Culture, Design and Social Development (CDSD 2021) was held from December 17 to 19, 2021 as a virtual conference due to the growing concerns over the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), and in order to protect the well-being of our attendees, partners, and staff as our number one priority.

The purpose of the conference is to provide an international platform for experts, scholars, engineers and technicians, and technical R&D personnel engaged in related fields such as "culture", "design" and "social development", to share scientific research results, broaden research ideas, collide with new ideas, and strengthen academic research, and to explore the key challenges and research directions faced by the development of this field, and promote the industrialization cooperation of academic achievements. Experts, scholars, business people and other relevant personnel from universities and research institutions at home and abroad are cordially invited to attend and exchange.

This scientific event brings together more than 120 national and international researchers in culture, design and social development. On top of the local participants coming from different national universities, international participants are also registered from different countries, namely Russia, Turkey, France, Malaysia and Singapore. During the conference, the conference model was divided into three sessions, including oral presentations, keynote speeches, and online Q&A discussion. In the first part, some scholars, whose submissions were selected as the excellent papers, were given about 5-10 minutes to perform their oral presentations one by one. Then in the second part, keynote speakers were each allocated 30-45 minutes to hold their speeches.

In the second part, we invited four professors as our keynote speakers. The first one, Assoc. Prof. Romana Yasmin Khan, Zhang Daqian Fine Art department, Neijian Normal University, China. She presented an insightful speech: Designing “Culture” into Modern Product -Cultural Product Design. And then we had Assoc. Prof. LOO FUNG YING, University of Malaya. She delivered a wonderful speech: The Cultural-embedded Mobile Learning Model. Prof. SHAKILA PARWEEN BINTI YACOB, University of Malaya, performed a speech: Gender, Entrepreneurship, and family business in the Southeast Asian halal beauty sector. Associate Professor. Christopher Williams, our keynote speaker, from Huashang College, Guangdong University of Finance & Economics. He delivered a speech: Culture, Design and Development in Shenzhen. Their insightful speeches had triggered heated discussion in the third session of the conference. Every participant praised this conference for disseminating useful and insightful knowledge.

The proceedings are a compilation of the accepted papers and represent an interesting outcome of the conference. Topics include but are not limited to the following areas: Culture, Art, Social Development and more related topics. All the papers have been through rigorous review and process to meet the requirements of International publication standard.

We would like to acknowledge all of those who supported CDSD 2021. The help and contribution of each individual and institution was instrumental in the success of the conference. In particular, we would like to thank the organizing committee for its valuable inputs in shaping the conference program and reviewing the submitted papers.

The Committee of CDSD 2021