Saturday, February 27 2021

10:30 - 10:45

Opening section

10:45 - 11:15

Raffaele Boiano – Curiosity as an epistemic strategy

Curiosity is a busy intersection, there is no single definition. I’d like to say that it’s the ability to happily get lost for… Read more

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Raffaele Boiano,
Co-founder of Fifth Beat

11:15 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:00

Clementina Gentile – On poetry and design

When design becomes more and more a commodity, what is the role of the designer? How can we shift the focus from standardization… Read more

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Clementina Gentile,
Service Designer for Proximus

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch break

13:00 - 13:30

André Bruggmann – How to arouse user curiosity and enable decision-making through spatial information visualization

Analyzing and interpreting spatial information is key to many important strategic (business) decisions; for example, in determining where a new point-of-sale location should… Read more

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André Bruggmann,
Member of the Executive Board of Crosswind GmbH and Geospatial Solutions Expert

13:30 - 13:40

Coffee break

13:40 - 14:10

Rachel Jaffe – Response and Re-imagination: The Future of the Field of Information Architecture

This talk begins with the question: how will Information Architects respond to increasingly automated digital design? One response comes in the form of… Read more

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Rachel Jaffe,
CEO and Founder of Adjacent

14:10 - 14:20

Coffee break and moving to working groups

14:20 - 15:20

Working groups

15:20 - 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 - 16:45

Cassini Nazir – Designing Curiosity: Ways of Unknowing (Keynote)

This video will give you a first orientation to the strange, fascinating and fragile phenomenon of being curious. We will explore what curiosity is,… Read more

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Cassini Nazir,
Design educator at University of North Texas

16:45 - 17:00

Closing session