DESIS Seminar: “From Sky To Earth”, Shanghai, China

The seminar is co-organized by DESIS network, Radical Design Week, CUMULUS and the College of Design & Innovation of Tongji University. It opened in Tongji University at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012. The theme of the seminar was named “From Sky To Earth”. It has three parts:  Philosophy Talk, Tool-kits and Showcases.

Yanki was invited to present at the Tool-kits session where she shared the experience of creating www.designingwithpeople.org as a toolkit for inclusive design development. As the organiser Prof. Lou expressed, “Global knowledge and culture difference will among the most important focus during this session”. She presented along with Richard Kelly from IDEO and Prof. Ken Friedman. Finally, she showcased projects she curated at Hong Kong Design Institute which formed the base of setting up the new DILWL DESIS Lab for social design research.