Previous Events

Designing for wellbeing

Designing for Well Being

23 July, 2014

A conversation, and global case studies discussing designing for wellbeing. Dominic Campbell (FutureGov), Danielle Madsen (TACSI) and Susan Wolfe (OE Strategy) present and discuss their projects: Patchwork, Casserole, Enabled by Design and Family by Family.

Susan Wolfe, who has been on the scene in Australia since 1995 (and now is also Principal of OE Strategy in San Francisco), has many years experience using design approaches for wicked problem solving.

Designing w Citizens

Designing Citizen-centric Policy & Services

3 June, 2014

Australian case studies discussing citizen involvement in the design of public policy and services at the state, local and federal government levels. Speakers include: Jane Treadwell (Jane Treadwell Consulting) – DesignGov; Selena Griffith (COFA, Social Innovation Sydney) – Pittwater Council; Rodger Watson, (UTS) – Designing Out Crime.

Design with Older People

Designing With Older People

The rapidly growing ageing population presents real opportunities for design led innovation. Four designers present their experiences: Dr Catherine Bridge (UNSW) – co-design and the built environment, Lauren Tann (designer and author) – the Alzheimer 100 project; Jean Paul Bell (Arts Health Institute) – Play Up; Dr Bert Bongers (UTS) – interactive solutions for rehabilitation.

Designing With : Event

Designing With Event These case studies will include projects where design methods and co-design have been used in order to facilitate social outcomes. Tasman Munro will share his experiences co-designing with inmates and staff in NSW Corrective Services. Hear Social Designer Ingrid Burkett sharing her work with marginalised Australian communities and Alex Cheek and Dean Parkin discussing a project …

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