365 | Wellbeing Seminar at the Finnish Institute in London
The Finnish Institute in London is organising together with the Aalto University School of Art and Design the 365 | Wellbeing seminar on 25 November 2011.
Invitation to the 365 | Wellbeing seminar
Amplifying Social Wellbeing by Design - Sharing Experiences
25 November 2011
The Finnish Institute in London
35-36 Eagle Street
London WC1R 4AQ, UK
to learn and share experiences on exploratory - critical - real life design cases and discuss the potential of proactive and socially responsible design to leverage change.
The programme includes talks, discussions and engaging activities.
To take home, participants will learn:
• about existing projects and design approaches
• how designers work with diverse actors and stakeholders
• existing and emerging techniques - are these transferable across cultures?
• shift toward (new) social clients
365 | Wellbeing is one of Aalto University's main projects related to the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 programme. It addresses different dimensions of wellbeing focusing in particular on municipal wellbeing services and patient-centred health care solutions. The project is also looking for ways to adopt healthier lifestyles and it aims to plan functional and pleasant environments. Please find more information here.
9:00 Welcoming words
Jussi Nissilä, Programme Director / The Finnish Institute in London
Alastair Fuad-Luke, Professor / Aalto University, School of Art and Design
Ilpo Koskinen, Professor / Aalto University, School of Art and Design
10:00 New dynamics of aging -project
Bill Gaver, Professor / Goldsmiths University of London
10:30 How we approach health and ageing in our challenges
Marianne Guldbrandsen, Head of Design Strategy / Design Council
11:00 Service Design - an approach to better public services? Civil servant's view
Heli Leinonkoski, Director of Administration and Finance - Urban design and Infrastructure / City of Jyväskylä, Finland
11:30 365 | Wellbeing -project
Katja Soini & Kirsikka Vaajakallio, Doctoral students / Aalto University, School of Art and Design
12:00 LUNCH BREAK
13:00 Happiness, well-being and social innovation - a meeting of the ways
Paul Sternberg, Head of Partnerships / Action for Happiness
13:30 Brain dump
- Pulling out the most promising techniques for amplifying social wellbeing by design / Facilitated by Alastair Fuad-Luke
14:30 Seminar wrap-up
14:45 - 16:00 Drinks and networking
REGISTRATION: Before 21 November 2011
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