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Unleash: Design Thinking Forum (8 - 9 Mar 2019)

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The Wave

4 Hing Yip Street

Kwun Tong

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Join us to learn how human-centric design can unleash the potential of your organization, your employees and our next generations!

(Payment can be made through credit cards or cheques payable to Hong Kong Design Centre Limited. Please check details on payment options in the ticketing section.)

The inaugural Unleash Forum will convene industry leaders, business professionals, design thinking practitioners, educators, non-profits and public sector organisations eager to explore new ways of thinking, working and collaborating. Over two days of plenary talks, breakout sessions, networking activities and co-creation workshops, participants will learn best industry practices and emerging trends in design thinking. Distinguished Speakers include:

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  • Deborah Alden - Senior Director, cultureOS Deployment, WeWork

  • Paul Bennett - Chief Creative Officer and Partner, IDEO

  • Prof Richard Buchanan - Professor, Design & Innovation, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University; Chair Professor of Design Theory, Practice, and Entrepreneurship, College of Design & Innovation, Tongji University

  • Bidyut Dumra - Executive Director, Head of Innovation, DBS

  • Lisa Han - Head of Learning Fund, C Program, Korea

  • Dr Dirk F de Korne - Deputy Director, Medical Innovation and Care Transformation, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Singapore

  • Alex Makosz, Group Director, Curriculum, Assessment & Learning, Chiway Education Group

  • Kaleb Rashad - Director, High Tech High, San Diego

  • Sandy Speicher - Managing Director, Education Practice and Partner, IDEO

  • Madhu Verma, Founder and Director, SoCh in Action, Design for Change, Singapore

  • Peter Worth, School Retool, Stanford d School

Hong Kong

  • Peter Chung, ICT Subject Panel Head, Heung To Middle School, Tin Shui Wai

  • Quinn Lai - Founder, EONIQ

  • Vivian Lo - General Manager, Customer Experience & Design, Cathay Pacific Airways

  • Lawrence Lui, Co-Founder, Longevity Design House & Longevity Technology

  • Siu Ting, School Head, the Mission Covenant Church Holm Glad No.2 Primary School

  • Prof Kar Yan Tam, Dean, School of Business and Management, HKUST

  • Stan Tang - Chairman, Stan Group

Day 1 (8 Mar) will focus on applications of design thinking in the commercial, public, and non-profit sectors. The afternoon workshops will examine how design thinking can catalyse digital transformation in a human-centric way, support employee engagement and enable business model innovation.

Day 2 (9 Mar) will look into how design thinking can help equip students with the essential 21st century skills. Participants will discuss how design thinking can support student-centric, enquiry and project based learning; as well as STEM education and career and life planning. The afternoon workshops will give participants a taste of design thinking and how school leaders can go about introducing design thinking into the classroom.

On both days, participants can also join a workshop in the afternoon to learning how to use design thinking to find one’s passion and purpose in life. The workshop is suitable for educators as well as mid-career professionals and retirees in search of their life path.

For speaker bios and programme details, please visit: https://www.unleashhk.org/events/design-thinking-forum/

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