Come join us to hear about the practices of three forward thinking Australian practitioners working to create systems change. Learn about their transdisciplinary practices that sit at the edges of Design, Systems Thinking, Futures Thinking, and Circular Economy.
Dr. Andrea Siodmok and Sanjan Sabherwal from the UK Policy Lab connected with the local design and change community to share their work using Data, Design and Innovation approaches and together consider this very important question with our community.
Following this presentation we heard from some diverse Sydney experts …
How might Design practices function as inclusive strategies to support Community participation in design and development of community focussed initiatives?
Too often, people with little understanding of their contexts make decisions that affect people and communities. Three speakers will present projects where inclusive strategies have been used to support Community participation in design and development of place-based initiatives that affect them.
8th May, 2017
Humans are the first single species to have seriously disrupted the biosphere’s critical life support systems and are now the dominant force for Earth system change. How might we design a more sustainable future? Speakers include Cameron Tonkinwise (UNSW), Suzanne Benn (UTS), Oliver Dykes (Meld) and Abby Mellick Lopes (UWS).
Vivid – 4th June 2018
Learn about ‘Designing with’ people in very different scenarios, with case studies and research for participatory projects ranging from community to global initiatives. Jax Wechsler (Sticky Design), Mathan Ratinam (World Bank) and Kerry Graham (Collaboration for Impact) present.
Sydney Design Festival – 5th March, 2018
There’s a lot of talk about co-design in all sectors these days. But does co-design always lead to action? Jax Wechsler (Sticky Design), Emma Blomkamp (University of Melbourne), David Lilley (Holos Consulting) and Chris Vanstone (TACSI) present successes and failures.