Design Futures: International Design Conference 2019

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Green Sun - The Hotel

2285 Chino Roces Avenue

Makati, NCR

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*subject to change *free admission *morning snack will be provided


8:00 - 9:00 Registration

9:00 - 9:10 Opening remarks

9:10 - 10:10 Plenary 1: Design Futures

Setting the context, innovation that influences directions towards the future by changing present experiences while addressing contemporary challenges through design.

Speaker: Claire Warnier, Founder of Unfold (Belgium)

10:10 - 11:10 Plenary 2: Future of Cities

A discussion on sustainability and livability in rapid urbanization and the transition from an extractive to a generative economy.

Speakers: Tomas Diez, Director of FabLab Barcelona (Spain); Alexander Chan, Co-Director of The Mills Fabrica (Hongkong); Vince Dizon, President of Bases Conversion and Development Authority

11:10 - 11:40 Fireside Chat on Design Futures

Moderator: Angel Guerrero, Editor-in-Chief of Adobo Magazine

11:40 - 12:40 Lunch break

12:40 - 13:55 IDC Pitching Session

(5 presenters will be given 5 mins each - Pitching, 10 mins each - Negotiations)

13:55 - 14:55 Plenary 3: Materials Matter

Discussion on sustainable material design and innovation - how it is crucial to carefully consider materials in design and craft to develop products fit for the future.

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Dent, Executive Vice President of Research at Material ConneXion (USA)

14:55 - 15:55 Plenary 4: Tech for Good

Discussion on intelligent products and how its functionalities enable solutions to improve day to day activity.

Speaker: Kevin Martin, Co-Founder of unspun (Hong Kong); Manuel Vega Aldemira, CEO of Jacob Jensen Design (Shanghai)

15:55 - 16:55 Plenary 5: Craft, Tech, and Social Innovation

Concluding the conference is a thought-provoking discussion on weaving design through craft, technology, and social innovation as a system-changing opportunity for better futures.

Speaker: Sebastian Maleville, Creative Director of Jacob Jensen Design (Bangkok) Abigail Cabanilla, Director of Hub for Innovation and Inclusion

16:55 - 17:25 Fireside Chat on Craft + Tech and Social Innovation

Moderator: Abigail Cabanilla, Director of Hub of Innovation for Inclusion Benilde

17:25 - 17:35 Closing Remarks

Speaker: Rhea Oreta Matute, Executive Director of Design Center of the Philippines

17:35 - 18:00 Closing Spiel & end of program


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2285 Chino Roces Avenue

Makati, NCR

Philippines

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