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  • EcoNetwork

    1. 2. agenda 16.00 - 16.10 : Introduction 16.10 - 16.40 : Jonathan Crinion 16.40 - 17.10 : Rob Brown – Sprout Design 17.10 - 17.40 : Q&A - debate – challenge (take notes!) 17.40 - 18.30 : Food 18.30 - 20.00 : 60 minute design challenge (upstairs) 20.00 - ??
    2. 3. what does the Ecodesign Centre do? <ul><li>established in September 2006 through core funding from the Welsh Assembly Government to deliver ecodesign initiative and develop centre of expertise on ecodesign for Wales </li></ul><ul><li>applied research centre </li></ul><ul><ul><li>run ecodesign demonstration projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>support the universities in Wales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>offer policy advice to the WAG </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>communicate the benefits of ecodesign </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>produce research publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>develop international partnerships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ask us about case studies / new programme of work over food later </li></ul>
    3. 4. what is today all about? <ul><li>establish a knowledge network on ecodesign and sustainability for professional designers in Wales </li></ul><ul><li>part of a 4 month feasibility study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>gather evidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>investigate incentives and barriers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>stimulate debate and dialogue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>propose possible knowledge exchange </li></ul></ul>
    4. 5. sustainable development is not ‘a problem’ waiting for ‘a solution’
    5. 6. it is an environmental, cultural and political phenomenon
    6. 7. it requires us to re-shape the way we think
    7. 8. it is complicated
    8. 9. it requires a heavy dose of creativity
    9. 10. it requires collaboration and co-development
    10. 11. The stimulus for re-invention and for questioning the status quo has probably never been greater “ “ Josephine Green – senior director of trends and strategy at Philips Design
    11. 13. 60 minute design challenge <ul><li>3 groups and 3 questions (20 minutes for each) </li></ul><ul><li>introductions </li></ul><ul><li>questions – using post-it notes on sheet.. </li></ul><ul><li>purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>what are the opportunities for the sector? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>solutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>what are the specific issues for the network to tackle? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ingredients </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(values, inspiration, actions) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>present back to room </li></ul>

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