Designing Digital Futures – symposium for digitalisation, design research and design-driven innovation.
The symposium on 22 Feb 2016 explored scenarios of a digital future from a multitude of perspectives.
Designing Digital Futures demonstrated with international success stories from how design research and human-centred design processes applied in practice support the development of future-oriented services, products and business models. More than 100 participants had the chance to see presentations from various high profile speakers. The symposium featured 6 different themes:
Theme 1: Designing Digital Futures – From a Design Discipline Perspective
Theme 2: Designing Digital Futures – From a Technology Perspective
Theme 3: Designing Digital Futures – From a Philosophical Perspective
Theme 4: Designing Digital Futures – From a Business Perspective
Theme 5: Designing Digital Futures – From a Design Educational Perspective
Theme 6: Designing Digital Futures – From a Design Practice Perspective
The day unfolded as planned:
Dr. Beate Wilhelm (Academic Director – Macromedia University, Campus Munich)
Prof. Dr. Juergen Faust (President – Macromedia University)
Prof. Oliver Szasz (Professor for Media and Communication Design, Vice Head Graduate School – Macromedia University, Campus Munich).
Theme 1: Designing Digital Futures – A Design Discipline Perspective
– Prof. Oliver Szasz (Professor for Media and Communication Design, Vice Head Graduate School – Macromedia University, Campus Munich). Keynote Title: Digital Opportunities Through Design-Driven Innovation.
Theme 2: Designing Digital Futures – A Technology Perspective
Prof. Dr. Juergen Schmidhuber (Scientific Director – Swiss AI Lab IDSIA (USI & SUPSI), Prof. of Artificial Intelligence). Presentation Title: Artificial Intelligence And Design. (idsia.ch)
Theme 3: Designing Digital Futures – A Philosophical Perspective
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Julian Nida-Rümelin (Chair for Philosophy and Political Theory at the University of Munich, Director of the executive program Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) at the University of Munich, former State Minister for Culture and Media). (julian.nida-ruemelin.de)
Theme 4: Designing Digital Futures – A Business Perspective
Amir Roughani (Founder & CEO – Vispiron Group). Presentation Title: Leadership in the digital World. (vispiron.de)
Andreas Baumann (Head User Experience, Bosch Security Systems). Presentation Title: User Experience Of Security – As a Service. (boschsecurity.com)
Dr. Bernhard Krusche (Anthropologist & Consultant). Presentation Title: Organizations & Design: A Love/Hate Relationship. (ignore-gravity.com)
Theme 5: Digital Futures – A Design Educational Perspective
Nourhan Tawfik (Alumni MA Design Management, Macromedia University)
Theme 6: Designing Digital Futures – A Design Practice Perspective
Andreas S. Rieger (Director Project Management – designaffairs)
Alexander Peters (Associate Director Interaction Innovation – designaffairs).
Presentation Title: Digital Craftsmanship – Creativity And Ingenuity Hand In Hand, From Initial Ideation To Daily Product Use. (designaffairs.com)
Michael Reuter (Co-Founder – Datarella, AppAdvisors). Presentation Title: Health Insurance Reloaded. (datarella.com)
Kalle Buschmann (Associate Creative Director, frog). (frogdesign.com)
Dr. Michael Bartl (CEO – Hyve). Presentation Title: The Power of Innovation Research & Open Innovation. (hyveresearch.net)
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