A network for co-production practitioners
Time: October 3, 2012 from 6pm to 9:30pm
Location: Wales Millennium Centre
Street: Cardiff Bay
Website or Map: http://designishuman.eventbri…
Event Type: seminar, and, networking, event
Organized By: Paul Thurston
Latest Activity: Sep 27, 2012
Design is Human is an evening event with networking and talks from leading thinkers in the fields of design, research and business.
User centrered design, innovation and strategy is everywhere; but how does this impact on design and what does it mean for the design sector here in Wales? Design Wales invite you to an evening of light networking and heavy hitting presentations from people applying these principles to real problems faced by people, companies and communities.
Register here: http://designishuman.eventbrite.com/
Emma Southgate from Participle
Participle works with and for the public. Together they create new types of public services that make a real difference in everyday lives. Their work is amazing and particularly the work Emma has done around Participle's flagship inititive 'Circles'. David Cameron recently commented; "In the London Borough of Southwark, a new social enterprise called Southwark Circle is delivering vastly improved care services for less money designed by elderly people for elderly people using local social networks to bring real improvements to people’s lives".
Expect to hear about some of the most innovative public sector innovation projects happening right now: www.participle.net
Will Hocking from BCB International
BCB International are a Cardiff based campany that make innovative products for the military. One of these products is called Blast Boxers, protective shorts that prevent injury to the groin. Victoria Jones will host a discussion with Will about how BCB designed the highly sensitive and essential product with users.
Expect an interesting and engaging story from this unique Cardiff company: www.blastboxers.com
Moshe Braun from BAMM London
BAMM describe themselves as a 'visual thinking company' and deliver consumer and market insights to global brands such as Bacardi, Nokia and Uniqlo. They do this by following the old UCD adage that 'people don't always do what they say they do', so they create in-depth films about people and cultures to get the truth.
Expect an insightful, visual experience from this great agency: www.bammlondon.com
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