Future Design – Innovation in a Digital World

The conference 'Future Design – Innovation in a digital World' will explore the emerging trends in design and innovation in the rise of the digital age and discuss what impact these trends have on the business sector


08:30 Doors open, registration and breakfast.

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome
Anne Dorthe Josiassen, COO, Danish Design Centre (DK)

09:15 – 09:45 Future Design – Innovation in a Digital World
Jørgen Rosted, Special Advisor and former Permanent Secretary (DK)

09:45 – 10:10 Be > Think > Innovate in the Digital age
Rasmus Blom, Director, Grundfos Connect (DK)

10:10 – 10:30 Creating innovative products, solutions and opportunities
Christian von Scholten, NorthQ (DK)

10:30 – 10:50 Incubating design-led talents of tomorrow
Simona Maschi, CEO, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (DK)

10:50 – 11:20 Demystifying the Path of Entrepreneurship for Designers
Enrique Allen, Co-Director, Designer Fund (US)

11:20 – 11:40 Break

11:40 – 12:00 The Future role of Designers
John Mathers, CEO, Design Council (UK)

12:00 – 12:30 Innovation in the corporate world
Mikal Hallstrup, Chief Visionary Officer and Partner, Designit (DK)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break

13:30 – 13:50 Design and Technology in the Interest of Society
Anne Dorthe Josiassen, COO, Danish Design Centre (DK)

13:50 – 14:20 A new landscape of citizen-industry relationship – A Fukuoka way
Hiroshi Tamura, Co-founder and CEO, Re:Public. Inc (Japan)
Hirokazu Harada, Researcher and Creative Mediator, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. (Japan)

14:20 – 14:50 Systemic Innovation – the CLEAN Innovation Model
Anders Eldrup, Chairman, CLEAN (former Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster) (DK)

14:50 – 15:10 Innovation and transformation. How to enable it and how to do it yourself
Peter B. Lange, Executive IT-Architect, IBM Denmark (DK)

15:10 – 15:30 Technology should be servant of the Anthropologist
Simon Giles, Head of Intelligent Cities Lead, Accenture (UK)

15:30 – 15:50 Data driven creative eco-system
Vinay Venkatraman, founder and CEO, Leapcraft (DK)

15:50 – 16:10 Afternoon Break

16:10 – 16:40 Realdania: Catalyc philanthropy and collective impact
Jesper Nygård, CEO, Realdania (DK)

16:40 – 17:00 Round-up and discussion

17:00 – 19:00 Networking, wine and snacks

Participation is free of charge, however there is a no-show fee of DKK 500.

The conference is hosted by the Danish Design Centre in association with the European Commission, the Danish Business Authority, and CLEAN (former known as Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster).

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