Exploring the emerging intersection between Design, Social and Impact in
Aotearoa New Zealand.
The second Design for Social Innovation Symposium is being hosted by Massey University in Wellington on the 13th and 14th of July 2016.
Register Now! Places are limited for this event. If you'd like to get involved please register online here to secure your place. The cost per person is $300+gst for the two day symposium. We also have a 'social ticketing' option so you can sponsor someone to attend the event with you.
The symposium is aimed at people already working in a design and social innovation practice, but is designed to inclusive and people who are new to this work are most welcome. The interactive programme is similar to last year's event. Check out the final programme here to learn more.
This year there are two central themes we want to explore. Day one will be diving into the question what does it mean to create a co-design practice that is distinctly of this place called Aotearoa New Zealand? Day two will be focused on the next question which is what are the ethical issues involved in doing co-design work?
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Design approaches are being taken up across sectors as diverse as health, education, employment and business. Nationally we are investing in design-led programs and responses as a way to tackle complex social challenges.
The DSI Network aims to build connections between practitioners and create space for sharing insights and learnings across different sectors. We aim to support the development of co-design practices that are of Aotearoa, and challenge ourselves as practitioners, managers and policy makers to ask what else is needed for design to have impact.
Join Us To:
Create connections between those working or interested in design and social innovation around the country and across disciplines
Celebrate the work being done here in Aotearoa New Zealand across different sectors and at different scales and support it to grow
Engage in open discussion and critique around questions of politics, power, ethics and accessibility that arise in these contexts
Share knowledge and experience and gain exposure to new skills and techniques
Updates from the DSI Network
2016 DSI SymposiumProgramme
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