Thanks for inquiring !
The conference will be on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 of January.
The "bigger picture" day is likely to be Tuesday.
I'll keep the list updated as I move forward.
Le 19 sept. 11 à 12:33, Alok b. Nandi a écrit :
When is it planned in January 2011 ? which days to bookmark ?
Thanks for the information.
On 19 Sep 2011, at 11:33, Jean Schneider wrote:
> Dear all,
> Apologies for hitting the "send" button too quickly, and having
> forgotten a header : here it is (thanks Harold ) !
> Thanks to all of you who have already pointed at resources !
> Best regards,
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> De : Jean Schneider <[log in to unmask]>
> Date : 18 septembre 2011 22:02:38 HAEC
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> For the conference that I am organising next January in Paris, and
> that some of you already know, I would be very grateful if you
> could help me with the following.
> I would like to devote a day to the "big picture" : it has been a
> strange year, with Fukushima and the (un)sustainability of our
> energy production, the Arab "revolutions", the economical collapse
> of Europe etc. Nothing that has so much to do, in direct terms,
> with design as we deal with it on a daily basis. But not anything
> that the profession can ignore either, as they are likely to
> reshape societies in deep.
> Quite close in fact, to the approach of Mau and the Institute
> without boundaries that gave birth to the book "massive change".
> So the question is : do you have in mind any initiative that :
> 1/ has been designed to address one societal challenge (not a
> technical one, unless there is a scale effect), whether it is local
> or regional or even broader is not important,
> 2/ is built on a paradigm that, in your view, embeds some kind of
> "design thinking" (lets keep it loose here) : e.g. in its
> development (participation, for instance), its governance, its
> economical model etc.;
> 3/ has achieved some results and is sustainable.
> I'd be grateful if, in such case, you could give me some
> information (e.g. website, contact person...).
> Best regards,
> Jean Schneider
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