2011 YDW (Miaoli) – The Beauty of Touch, Program Revised, 2011/10/10 Date Time Location activity facilitator 11：40‐12： Miaoli Train Attendee arrival 00 Station 12：00‐13： Bus to Yuanli Lunch on board 00 13：10‐13： Japanese Grouping Assistants 30 Cottage, 13：30‐14： Foothill, Yuanli Introduction Roger Chou 10 Japanese Introduction to rush grass weaving via craft and 14：10‐16： Cottage, rush product demonstration, visiting rush grass museum W.H. Yeh 10/17 40 grass field and and rush grass field Mon the museum 16：50‐18： Japanese Craft experiencing Craft women 20 Cottage, 18：30‐19： Group discussion 30 Japanese Assistants 19：30‐20： Cottage, Rush Supper, Enjoying Taiwan farmer’s food while talking 30 grass 20：30‐22： association Idea and experience sharing, Q&A, Eric Chen 00 interaction with the craft women Flying Cow 22：30~ Sleep Assistants Ranch In the first day, the attendees are expected to understand the historic background and be able to draw some characters of the craft art through experiencing the art and interacting with the craft persons. Through reflection, interaction and sharing, the Description attendees identify some essential elements of the art for latter ideation. It is also expected that the members of each group start to know each other and plan respective job assignments. to understand the characters of the rush grass weaving art to be able to associate personal cultural/social background with the art and then Goals to create some ideas to be able to share personal feelings or ideas to other people 10/18‐ Workplace: Department of Industrial Design, National United University, Miaoli City 20 Hotel: Li Hua Hotel 10/18 10：00‐12： Back to NUU Consultants, Tue 00 Team mission assuagement*, Product Concepting, Sketching Assistants 12：00‐13： Lunch Assistants 30 13：30‐18： Consultants, Product Concepting, Sketching, Rough modeling 00 Assistants
18：00‐19： Supper Assistants 00 19：00~~ Product Concepting, Sketching, Rough modeling Assistants * preferably started in the first day In the second day, 3‐5 innovative product concepts related to the art are expected to be generated by each group. To do so, each group is suggested to hold a series of Description ideation sessions, subsequently developing ideas that are never seen before. Sketches and rough models are expected to be made for expressing and experimenting the ideas. The subjects for design are flexible. to complete the process of ideation Goals to be able to present ideas by sketches and rough models Consultants, The first presentation and critique 09：00‐12： Assistants (15 min for each group; English, Japanese and Korean translation 00 Some NUUID available for effective communication) students 12：00‐13： Lunch Assistants 30 13：30‐18： Consultants, Idea development, 3D modeling, concept modeling* 00 Assistants 10/19 18：00‐19： Supper Assistants Wed 00 19：00~~ Idea development, 3D modeling, concept modeling Assistants * We will lend each group a laptop equipped with major CAD applications, such as Pro‐E, Alias, Rhino, Photoshop, etc. The computer classroom will be open for the attendees. However, we still encourage attendees to bring their own laptops. There are a variety of materials prepared for the attendees to build models. However, due to our budget limit, we may not be able to provide all materials the attendees want. Goal To complete concept modification and detailed design. 10/20 09：00‐12： Consultants, Model making & Panel design Thur 00 Assistants 12：00‐13： Lunch Assistants 30 13：30‐15： Consultants, Model making & Panel design; present preparation 00 Assistants Consultants, The second presentation and critique Assistants 15:00‐18:00 (30 min for each group; English, Japanese and Korean translation Some NUUID available for effective communication) students 18：00‐20:00 Farewell Party (Authentic Taiwanese Erect the Tables) Assistants 20:00‐ Model making & Panel design; having the digital files ready for print*
* We expect that panel printing can be done only at Taipei on 10/21. We have people there for doing it for the attendees. Goal To finish up the models and panels for exhibition. 09：00‐11： On the bus Back to Taipei Assistants 00 Prepare the exhibition 10/21 (We have assigned a task force to do the basic Fri Taipei World 11：00~~ exhibition setting two days earlier. The time for the Assistants Trade Center attendees to have their articles, models and panels is estimated about 4‐6 hours.) The 2011 YDW at Miaoli is sponsored by Taiwan Design Center (TDC) and Miaoli County Government, executed by National United University, and assisted by Taiwan Rush Grass Association.