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Victoria India Service (Design) Jam
State of Design Festival
July 20 – 22, 2011 Workshop
A few places left for the Jam so if you are interested in learning more about Service Design or just curious and have 2 days to spare Sign Up Now!
Stop Press***** Full workshop participants will get free admission to opening night and 4 day pass to Design Made Trade... So sign up for selection.
As part of ‘Design Embassy’ you are invited to express interest in participation in a two day Service Jam online with Indian Designers to design a service in Social Innovation.
True to the formula for Service Jams as established during the recent Global Service Jam, a brief will be announced ‘real time’ in India and Melbourne and groups of designers will develop and share ideas using rapid prototyping techniques and design processes to provide vibrant and creative solutions to community problems.
The brief is open but thought should be given to design of a potentially deliverable service.
The workshop would constitute attendance at the State of Design Festival opening night party on Wednesday July 20 at the Royal Exhibition Buildings with the venue open for the workshop Thursday and Friday 21 - 22 July then running through to Sunday.
Ideally it is hoped to have the services presented for display publicly on Saturday & Sunday.
Space at the venue is limited so only 20 participants can be accommodated, selection may be necessary based on experience and/or candour. So sign up!
Why should you participate?
As a participant in the Victoria India service jam, you will work through a whole design process in one two day session.
Whether you are experienced or completely new to the field, you will learn more about service design.
You will pick up a load of new ideas and work practices.
You will meet a lot of cool people at all levels of experience.
Your work and ideas will be reviewed by your peers, and presented to the world, where they can be seen by potential customers or employers.
You will design something that may become a real business.
You might get rich and famous.
You will certainly have a blast.
How can you participate?
the rules for participants at the Jam are basic, they are:
Sign up by RSVP in advance, rsvp through Service Design Network or eventbrite orFestival website.
Show up on time.
You'll probably find it useful to follow the Jam on twitter (to be advised)
Bring any special tools you need.
Do not bring a team or an idea. These will form at the Jam.
Do not bring pre-made content. The services developed at the Jam should be new.
Work together in a spirit of conversation and co-operation.
Be prepared to share the results of your work under a Creative Commons license.
Rules above reworked with permission from the GSJam team
Royal Exhibition Buildings
Interior Architecture, Product & Service Design Consultancy