A big thank you to all our wonderful speakers from Canada and the Netherlands for making this project a success.
All your contributions were recorded and will be released with your consent so more people can be inspired.
The Virtual Expert Program on Health and Circular Design Challenges during Dutch Design Week 2020. It was organized to ignite the discussion between descision makers, thought leaders and design experts from the Netherlands and Canada. The Expert program was organized by the Consulates General of The Netherlands in Toronto and Vancouver, RVO.nl, Dutch Design Week and Handelsroute.nl
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DAY 1 Health design
Humanity centered design
In this key note Rob Adams (Six Fingers) shares his views on humanity centered design.
In his lightning talk 'Sutures', Andrew King (LeMay Architects) reflects on the new Hospital and Teaching Center that is currently built in the heart of Montreal. Not only healing humens but also healing a city.
Vitality Platform Eindhoven
Victor Donker (High Tech Campus Eindhoven) presents the recently launched Public-Private 'Vitality' initiative that brings together regional stakeholders to support and promote a healthy and balanced life.
Knowledge Design + Global Health
In this lightning talk Netta Kornberg (Dadaleh Institute) talks about the design approach to adress the systemic barriers to health and healthcare.
Lightning talk about personalized medicine by Pieter Debrauwer (TNO)
Esther Jongsma (VANTOT) presents SUNSEEKER r a sustainable and interactive (street) light-installation designed for the brand new Victoriapark in the city center of Eindhoven.
Disruptive Design for Mental Health
Aaron Labbé (LUCID) presents the Lucid Project a system that harnesses the healing power of psychoacoustics
Lotte Willems (Holst Centre) explains the co-creation of smart clothing with designer Pauline van Dongen to explore the potential of haptic feedback.
One minute futures
Frank Kolkman presents a design probe made by students whit whom he investigates the future of healthcare by exploring Reon Brands' future model of environmental collapse.
DAY 2 Circular Design