The Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, will hold an online symposium, “Societal Design Symposium.”
Under the theme of “Let’s talk about Societal Design,” we will hold an online symposium on “Societal Design” to explore a desirable future together and realize a sustainable society, free of charge.
Mr. Kari Hans Kommonen, Research Director of Archi Research Finland, will lecture on what societal design is. In addition, Professor Hirai of the Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, will talk about the movement of social design in Japan.
In the latter half of the symposium, all the speakers will hold a panel discussion to deepen their thoughts on societal design.
We look forward to your participation!
1. What is Societal Design?
Kari-Hans Kommonen, Research Director, Archi Research
2. The movement of societal design in Japan
Yasuyuki Hirai, Professor, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University
3. Facilitation of Societal Design – A Case Study of Collaboration with the Public Sector
Sanna Marttila, Assistant Professor, IT University of Copenhagen
Moderator: Tokushu Inamura, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University
Takeshi Sunaga, Specially Appointed Professor, Future University Hakodate, Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of the Arts
Andrea Botero Research Fellow, Aalto University
Zhang Yanfang, Lecturer, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University
Japanese (English interpretation available)
How to hold
We will use the online conference tool “Zoom.”
The URL will be sent to those who have applied via email just before the event.
If you do not receive the email, please check your spam folder.
Application Procedure and Deadline
Please fill out the application form on Google.
Application deadline: October 4 (Monday), noon
If there are multiple participants from your organization, please apply for each of them.
Faculty of Design, Kyushu University
Kyushu University Business School [QBS]
Robert T. Huang Entrepreneurship Center of Kyushu University [QREC]
October 26th, 2021, 18:30 p.m. - 20:30 p.m.
100 people * Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and will be closed when full.
Kyushu University Faculty of Design