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DDW Talks & Topics | 18 October

18 October 2021

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Cabinet of Collaborations @Fuutlaan Hall | © Visual by Envisions - Bastiaan de Nennie
Making your DDW plans for today? In Talks & Topics, we present you with a daily overview of talks, debates, and seminars at DDW.

DDW Talk - Sustainable Products

Design is partly to blame for an over-abundance of products in our lives, but it also offers the solution. Discover radical processes and materials that offer solutions to reducing waste and promote more meaningful object relationships. Read all about this talk. 

When? Monday 18 October | 09:30 to 14:00

Where? Canal area, Fifth, NRE Terrein | Gasfabriek 5

Access: € 75 for a regular ticket, € 25 for students 

Register here

Cabinet of Collaborations - private expo & dinner

Cabinet of Collaborations addresses the challenges of responsible design at a time when mass production is depleting the available resources. The projects showcase mutual interactions between designers and industry, leading to innovative and conscious results. Every weekday evening, you can get a private tour of the exhibition and join a series of dinner conversations about the role and value of the designer to the industry. More on this event.   

When? Monday - Friday | 18:30 - 21:30

Where? Fuutlaan Hall 

Access: € 60 for dinner and the talk 

Register here

Bio Stories | Molecules 

BIO STORIES provides a forum to explore our relationship with nature and define a positive vision for what it could be. Today's talk is MOLECULES: How do we value the living world? With Emma van der Leest, Marleen van Bergeijk, Douwe Korting, and Natsai Audrey Chieza.

When? 18 October | 16:30 - 18:00

Where? Strijp-S area, MU, Torenallee 40-06

Access: Free

Inclusivity Talk | Inclusive Design

During Dutch Design Week, an Inclusivity Talk takes place every day from 16:00hrs in the Embassy of Inclusive Society at Ketelhuisplein. 18 October, the Embassy talks with Greenberry and Mies Loogman about inclusive product development.

When? Daily from 16.00 to 17.00 (until 24 October)

Where? Ketelhuisplein, Embassy of Inclusive Society

Access: Free

 

DDW TV

During DDW, there’s so much to see and do. The best way to make sure you don’t miss out on all the good stuff is by tuning in for DDW TV: a live talk show with exciting interviews and the winners of the DDA Awards. Even better: you can be in the audience! Apply here!

When? 19:00 to 20:00 

Where? Online!

Bonus tip: Make sure to check out other DDW videos, such as season 2 of Hungry for Design: a series in which designers and chefs work together to create exciting dishes. 

DDW Talk - Sustainable Products

More talks this week

Some talks require a reservation, so it’s wise to plan ahead. Here are some of the highlights in the next few days:

DDW Talk - Connected Living 

At a time of rapidly changing social norms, growing political divides, and environmental concerns, we are finding new ways to live, work and play together. Discover the impact it will have on our homes and workplaces as we explore more collaborative and eco-friendly lifestyles. More on this talk.

When? Tuesday 19 October | 09:30 to 14:00

Where? Canal area, Fifth, NRE Terrein | Gasfabriek 5

Access: € 75 for a regular ticket, € 25 for students 

Register here

 

Bio Stories 

BIO STORIES provides a forum to explore our relationship with nature and define a positive vision for what it could be. There are two more talks this week: MISSION and MONEY. More info here. 

When? 19 and 20 October | 16:30 - 18:00

Where? Strijp-S area, MU, Torenallee 40-06

Access: Free

 

Design for Evolution workshop

United Cowboys is hosting the design workshop Design for Evolution, presented by Verena Pöschl. This free workshop gives insights into design methods for a circular economy - from linear to circular, offering an introduction to a new design era. Check here for more info. 

When? Friday, 22 October and Saturday, 23 October 16:00 to 18:00

Where? United Cowboys Art House | Kleine berg 62

Access: Free for anyone with a wristband, with registration 

Register here

 

Inclusivity Talks

During Dutch Design Week, an Inclusivity Talk takes place every day from 16:00hrs in the Embassy of Inclusive Society at Ketelhuisplein. 

When? Daily from 16.00 to 17.00 (until 24 October)

Where? Ketelhuisplein, Embassy of Inclusive Society

Access: Free

 

DDW Talk - Designing Society 

How can we use design to serve the needs of society? Design has the power to tackle societal issues, create inclusive communities, and promote wellbeing. In this talk, we explore how systems and experiences can offer solutions to the needs of individuals, organisations, and society at large through the lens of social and service design. More on this talk! 

When? Wednesday 20 October | 09:30 to 14:00

Where? Canal area, Fifth, NRE Terrein | Gasfabriek 5

Access: € 75 for a regular ticket, € 25 for students 

Register here

All DDW Talks

Curious to see what other talks are on the programme this week?

Check out all talks