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Sun, 11 Nov


Trace Expert City

Dutch Design & Innovation I Inspirational talks and workshops

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Dutch Design & Innovation I Inspirational talks and workshops
Dutch Design & Innovation I Inspirational talks and workshops

Time & Location

11 Nov 2018, 08:30 – 15:45

Trace Expert City, AC19, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka

About The Event

8.30am -10.00am Bart Ahsmann : Building an Innovation Ecosystem

The workshop will focus on sketching the possibilities for an design-driven innovation ecosystem and the steps to be taken towards an innovation agenda.

The session is interesting for representatives of government, industry and education, stakeholders in the national gameplan for the Creative Industries (10-12 per workshop)

10.15am - 11.45am Vera Winthagen : Design Thinking

In this session we will take the ‘triple helix’ (Education, Government, Industry) approach and the 5 principles of design thinking – working in co-creation, using soft information, putting the end users first, working with prototypes and defining the problem area- to explore what design thinking can do on a strategic level for the ecosystem on a given topic.

12.30pm-2.00pm : Frits Grotenhuis Beyond good practices: key insights for creative industries policy making in Sri Lanka

In this session you will be provided with good practices and insights in creative industries policy making, which will be build upon to co-design future (policy) directions.

The session results in an overview of key insights in creative industries good practices and recommendations for future policy making in Sri Lanka.

2.15pm-3.45pm : Paulien Strijland : Building a design-led organization

In this workshop we will explore how to create a design-led organization. How can you make the customer central to your business decisions? How can you iterate more quickly and work with interdisciplinary teams?

This session is ideal for: business leaders who want to learn what Design-led organizations are all about and why you should have one, Business leaders who want to build a Design-led team, but don't know how, Designers and design managers working in an organization and trying to find ways to have more impact.

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