The main event of Lahti Design Week 2017 will be the ‘Finland 100 – 30,000 Years of Design and Designers’ seminar on 1 March, aimed at alumni, students and professionals and developers in the sector.
Thanks to a grant provided by the Asko Foundation, guests will be able to hear from six designers and developers in the industry, who went from Institute of Design students to holding some of the top jobs in the sector, both in Finland and abroad.
The seminar is organised by the Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Design. The seminar will be held in Finnish.
“Finland 100 – 30,000 years of design and designers” seminar
Wednesday 1 March 2017 at 9am-4pm | LAMK Muotoiluinstituutti | Antinsali | Kannaksenkatu 22, Lahti
Please note that this seminar will be held in Finnish.
The moderator of the seminar is Ari Känkänen, Principal Lecturer | Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Design.
09.00 Registration & coffee
09.30 Opening of the Lahti Design Week 2017 – Welcome! | Jyrki Myllyvirta | Mayor, City of Lahti
09.45 New forms of design – intangible value creation | Henrik Rydberg | Director of User Experience | Shapeways Inc. | New York
10.30 Remote reconnaissance in design – how to infiltrate international companies and work from Finland? | Heikki Naulapää | Managing Director, Owner, Industrial Designer, Vehicle Designer | Studio Heikki Naulapää Oy | Helsinki
11.15 At the heart of a major international company – towards change with Finnish leadership | Milka Eskola | Vice President Art and Design | Legrand | Milano
13.00 Bringing the new Velopresso product concept to the market | Lasse Oiva | Partner, Director, Industrial Designer | Velopresso Ltd | Lontoo
13.45 Operating methods and competition in the Silicon Valley start-up culture | Joonas Vartola | Partner, Senior Automotive Designer | Northern Works | Helsinki
14.30 Coffee break
15.00 More motivated and competitive organisations through design | Kirsikka Vaajakallio | Partner, Lead Service Designer, Employee Experience Director | Hellon | Helsinki
15.45 Summary of the day
16.00 Proclaiming of the winner team of the 24h Student Challenge
18.00 Design Mix & Mingle Party at Malski
For more information of the speakers -> Please click their names above!
SEMINAR FEE & LUNCH
Registration fee 40 € includes seminar programme, coffee/tea + roll in the morning and coffee/tea + bun in the afternoon.
Lunch 7,00 €. Lunch must be reserved and paid in advance by registration.
The prices include VAT.
SEMINAR REGISTRATION IS CLOSED!
The last bus leaves Lahti for Helsinki from Travel Center at 10.40pm and the last train at 11.21pm. The first bus leaves Lahti for Helsinki from the Travel Center at 3.10am.
All the hotels in Lahti and neighbouring areas are unfortunately fully booked, as the city is crowded with the visitors of Lahti2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. But no worry – there might still be some places to overnight, hostels, B&B’s or private homes to be booked!
Accomodation inquires by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do not hesitate to contact your friends and colleagues living in Lahti or its neighbouring areas!
Seminar programme & speaker contacts
Principal Lecturer | Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Design
email@example.com | Tel. +358 50 5265 904
Lahti University of Applied Sciences
firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel. +358 44 7080 124
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