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DDW Talks & Topics | 23 October

23 October 2021

5 min. to read

Eco Pioneers | photo by Nick Bookelaar
Making your DDW plans for today? In Talks & Topics, we present you with a daily overview of talks, debates, and seminars at DDW.

Inclusivity Talks | LGBTQ+

During Dutch Design Week, an Inclusivity Talk takes place every day from 16:00 in the Embassy of Inclusive Society at Ketelhuisplein. Today, Bruno Baietto talks about an LGBTQ+ perspective on design. Esteban Gomez-Rosselli moderates this talk. 

When? 16.00 to 17.00

Where? Ketelhuisplein, Embassy of Inclusive Society

Access: Free


The Greater Number Sessions #4: Reflections on DDW

Two new faces in the Dutch design world reflect on DDW21: Aric Chen as the new director of the New Institute and Francesco Veenstra as the new Chief Government Architect. Apart from looking back, they also hint at their agenda for the design field in the coming years. More info

When? 17:00 to 19:00

Where? MU, Torenallee 40-06

Access: Free!


DDW Talk: Eco Pioneers

How can we use design, science, and technology to save the planet? As the boundaries between design and science increasingly blur, find out how biology is being harnessed to create products, processes and environments in synergy with the natural world. More on this talk

When? 09:30 to 14:00

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

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

Register here


DDW TV | The Future

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. Today’s subject is The Future, with Floris Alkemade and Angel Rose. Today is your last chance to 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. 

Interactive experiences | photo by Bart Hess

Talks on the final day of DDW

Tomorrow is the last day of DDW already. There's one more talk you can visit:

DDW Talk: Interactive Experiences

How is technology fueling new forms of design, art, and creativity? As digital technologies continue to advance, design experimentation continues on a big scale. Find out how innovative new design and manufacturing techniques are driving a trend for experience-based artworks, from lighting displays to festival installations. More on this talk

When? Sunday 24 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

Want to rewatch the DDW Talks?

You can find them at DDW TV.

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