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Design conference: Fit for the Future with Design
An international workshop to explore design approaches for promoting future-oriented, sustainable developments and possibilities and to use them in a constructive, empowering and transformative sense.
Design is more than nice chairs! How can design approaches inspire and facilitate future-oriented governance and management practices? Eurac Research's Center for Advanced Studies and the Faculty of Design and Art of the Free University of Bozen – Bolzano recently invited to the workshop "Fit for the Future with Design". Striving for the critical appraisal of design-based approaches – from product and graphic design to communication, interaction, and social design – the international conference focused on the possible applications of design in governance and management to initiate future-oriented and sustainable developments.
After the welcoming addresses by Günther Mathà, Director of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and Roberta Bottarin, Vice-Director of Eurac Research, renowned researchers from the fields of design, management and governance joined in the discussions, namely: Andreas Metzner-Szigeth (Faculty of Design and Art, unibz), Sabine Junginger (University of Applied Sciences, Luzern), Joe Ravetz (University of Manchester), Ingrid Kofler (Faculty of Design and Art, unibz), Roland Benedikter (Center for Advanced Studies, Eurac Research), Marc Röggla (Center for Autonomy Experiences, Eurac Research), Harald Pechlaner (Center for Advanced Studies, Eurac Research), Philippe Vandenbroeck (Board Member, International Futures Forum, affiliate with shiftN and ETH Zürich), Sonia Matos (Faculty of Design and Art, unibz), Jennifer Schubert (University of Applied Sciences Augsburg), Roberto Verganti (The Garden – Center for Design and Leadership, Stockholm School of Economics), Alexander Mankowsky (Futures Studies & Ideation, Mercedes-Benz AG, Berlin), Greta Erschbamer (Center for Advanced Studies, Eurac Research).
The design student Delilah Angel Friedmann documented the entire conference as a graphic recording.
Graphic recording - Day 1
Graphic recording - Day 2
Interview with Sabine Junginger: Design dares to ask dumb questions
Sabine Junginger, Professor of Design and Management at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, discusses design in public administration, why it's essential to ask stupid questions, and her "abnormal" CV. She recently spoke at the workshop "Fit for the Future with Design" hosted by the Center for Advanced Studies of Eurac Research and the Faculty of Design and Arts of the Free University of Bolzano.
INTERVIEW IN EN | INTERVIEW IN DE
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