10 October 2007

Presentations online of the INDEX: 2007 conference

Be the first to share

Index: 2007
The Copenhagen Prelude Conference inaugurated the alliance between INDEX: and AIGA/Aspen Design Summit on the role of design to improve life for people around the world.

During four sessions in two days late August 2007, leading international design and innovation thinkers and doers from around the world lectured on, debated and engaged in conversations with the audience on four themes and sub themes within the realm of user-centred design, innovation and design to improve life.

Audio files and presentation slides are now online.
 

SESSION ONE: THE ROLE OF USER CENTERED DESIGN AND INNOVATION WHEN DEALING WITH GLOBAL CHALLENGES

Global Challenges and User-centered design and Innovation
Speaker: Ged Davis, Co-President of Global Energy Assessment [and formerly in charge of scenario-based foresight at Shell]
Audio (5.4 mb, 23:42) | Presentation (pdf, 1 mb, 34 slides)

Case: Dongtan Eco-city, China
Speaker: Alejandro Gutierrez, Associate Director at Arup and design leader of the Dongtan Eco-City project
Audio (5 mb, 21:55) | Presentation (pdf, 6.5 mb, 34 slides)

Users in architecture or rather proactive design?
Speaker: Bjarke Ingells, Founder of BIG, one of the leading Danish architectural companies
Audio (4.8 mb, 21:10)

UCDI version 2.0
Speaker: Arnold Wasserman, chairman of The Idea Factory, Singapore
Audio (6.4 mb, 28:01)

Panel debate on UCDI & Global Challenges
A conversation between Ric Grefé, Ged Davis, Alejandro Gutierrez, Arnold Wasserman, Bjarke Ingells and the audience
Moderated by Alan Webber
Audio (5 mb, 21:55) | Presentation (pdf, 6.5 mb, 34 slides)
 

SESSION TWO: THERE IS A WORLD OUT THERE – UCDI IN THE DIALOGUE BETWEEN 1. AND 3. WORLD

UCDI in the dialogue between First and Third World
Speaker: Ravi Naidoo, founder of Design Indaba, Cape Town, ZA
Audio (9.9 mb, 43:14)

User = consumer?
Speaker: Anna Kirah, acting dean of 180 Academy, Denmark
Audio (6.2 mb, 27:12) | Presentation (pdf, 572 kb, 24 slides)

Life Straw and Space Safe – two examples of non-users
Speaker: Torben Vestergaard-Frandsen, CEO Vestergaard-Frandsen A/S
Audio (3.6 mb, 15:50) | Presentation (pdf, 1.9 mb, 19 slides)

Panel debate and dialogue with the audience
Panel: Anna Kirah, Ravi Naidoo and Torben Vestergaard-Frandsen
Moderator: Ged Davis
Audio (6.4 mb, 27:51)
 

SESSION THREE: INNOVATION ON A CONSCIOUS AND STRATEGIC LEVEL – EVEN RADICAL INNOVATION?

Radical innovation on a conscious and strategic level?
Speaker: Dan Buchner, Vice President of Design Continuum, USA
Audio (4.8 mb, 21:00) | Presentation (pdf, 2.1 mb, 36 slides)

The sharp end of innovation – making ideas happen
Speaker: Pontus Wahlgren, Senior Industrial Design at IDEO, UK
Audio (6.5 mb, 28:24) | Presentation (pdf, 2 mb, 23 slides)

Get rid of the crap!
Speaker: Christian Madsbjerg, partner at ReD Associates, Denmark
Audio (2.4 mb, 10:32)

Case: service and welfare design in the elderly sector
Speaker: Heather Martin, co-founder of CIID, Copenhagen Institute of Interactive Design, Denmark
Audio (3.6 mb, 16:00)

Panel debate and dialogue with the audience
Panel: Dan Buchner, Christian Madsbjerg, Heather Martin and Pontus Wahlgren
Moderator: Finn Lauritzen
Audio (7.5 mb, 32:42)
 

SESSION FOUR – WHERE TO TAKE IT FROM HERE?

Concept Design – How to solve the complex challenges of our time
Speaker: Finn Lauritzen, Director General, Danish Enterprise and Construction Authority
Audio (13 mb, 56:46) | Presentation (pdf, 2 mb, 23 slides)

Creating Value by Design
Speaker: John Heskett, Chair Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Audio (10.6 mb, 46:18) | Presentation (pdf, 580 kb, 36 slides)

Closing Panel Debate
Kigge Hvid, CEO of INDEX:, and Ric Grefé, CEO of AIGA, close the conference by discussing the future collaboration between their design organizations with the audience and which issues to pursue
Audio (11.8 mb, 51:51)

Be the first to share
23 July 2016
Emerging social roles for life in 2025
Over the last five years Ericsson's Networked Society Lab has been exploring what social life in 2025 might mean. How have 20th structures of industrialization been challenged? What is happening with life and lifestyles right …
22 July 2016
[Book] Overcomplicated (or when systems go feral)
Overcomplicated: Technology at the Limits of Comprehension by Samuel Arbesman Current (Penguin Randomhouse), July 2016 256 pages Abstract Why did the New York Stock Exchange suspend trading without warning on July 8, 2015? Why did certain Toyota vehicles accelerate uncontrollably …
22 July 2016
A nudge toward participation: Improving clinical trial enrollment with behavioral economics
A nudge toward participation: Improving clinical trial enrollment with behavioral economics Eric M. VanEpps, Kevin G. Volpp and Scott D. Halpern (University of Pennsylvania) Science Translational Medicine - 20 Jul 2016 Vol. 8, Issue 348, pp. 348fs13 Interventions informed …
18 July 2016
Design research at the New York Times
The pressure to anticipate an audience’s needs and desires is intense—no longer only of concern to business sides of media organizations but a part of the editorial mission, writes Heather Chaplin in the Columbia Journalism …
11 July 2016
[Book] LEAP Dialogues: Career Pathways in Design for Social Innovation
LEAP Dialogues: Career Pathways in Design for Social Innovation Edited by Mariana Amatullo, with Bryan Boyer, Liz Danzico and Andrew Shea Published by Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design July 2016, 360 pages The professional landscape for design in …
28 June 2016
Politicians need to commit to ethnographic research if they want to understand people
Business anthropologist Simon Roberts has campaigned hard for the "Remain" side in the UK referendum and is deeply disappointed. He now explores a topic that I too have been arguing for some time now: Politicians, …
22 June 2016
A united energy economy: Experientia helps wrap up the CITYOPT Nice pilot project
Can behavioral change address local energy issues, raise people’s awareness energy consumption issues, and directly support non-profit organizations at the same time? With the Nice pilot of the CITYOPT project, we have seen strong suggestions …
21 June 2016
‘Big data is people!’
The sum of our clickstreams is not an objective measure of who we are, but a personal portrait of our hopes and desires, argues Rebecca Lemov, associate professor of the history of science at Harvard …

We are an international experience design consultancy helping companies and organisations to innovate their products, services and processes by putting people and their experiences first.

22 June 2016
A united energy economy: Experientia helps wrap up the CITYOPT Nice pilot project

Can behavioral change address local energy issues, raise people’s awareness energy consumption issues, and directly support non-profit organizations at the same time? With the Nice pilot of the CITYOPT project, we have seen strong suggestions that it can. It also suggests that the sense of belonging to a local community is a strong motivation for […]

23 May 2016
Experientia white paper: “Conducting clinical trials is about working with patients”

Patient-centricity is one of the defining issues facing clinical trials in the pharma industry. The past few years have seen a growing awareness by pharmaceutical companies of the importance of patient-centricity – but they have also illustrated that not everyone is clear on just what patient-centricity is, or how to achieve it. After using UX […]

12 April 2016
The latest on innovation in Energy Efficient Buildings: annual round-up of EU Commission projects

Every year, the Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB) Public Private Partnership (PPP) publishes the EeB PPP project review – a round-up of energy-efficiency projects that have been co-funded by two European Commission schemes. This year, the print and digital booklet design was done by Experientia, in particular by our talented visual and interaction designer Dohun Jang. Experientia […]

8 March 2016
Behavioral modeling – Shaping cultural change and behavioral evolution

One of the things we do here at Experientia that really sets us apart from other UX agencies is behavioral modeling. Our cognitive and behavioral models go beyond the standard customer journeys and personas (both useful tools, and often preliminary steps to behavioral modeling) to create frameworks that can be used to make people more […]

1 March 2016
Singapore’s main newspaper on Experientia’s design with the elderly

Arti Mulchand reports in the Straits Times, Singapore’s main newspaper, on Experientia’s “Design for Ageing Gracefully” project: Putting faces to end-users early in the design process is changing the way designers and organisations are approaching products aimed at Singapore’s growing elderly demographic. Experientia’s ethnographic study, which was commissioned by DesignSingapore Council in a collaboration with […]

18 January 2016
Experientia website completely reshaped

Experientia is pleased to announce that we’ve started 2016 with a brand new website. Experientia’s now officially 10 years old, and we decided that the best way to celebrate is by building a new website that showcases our growth – with new projects, new people in the staff, and two new locations in Lausanne and […]

See all articles