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Monday, September 29

members-only reception

 

Tuesday, September 30

CONFERENCE day 1

 

Wednesday, October 1

CONFERENCE day 2

 

Thursday, October 2

design value  workshop

             
             

 
7:45

Registration & Check-in

 
8:00

Coffee & conversation

 
9:00 - 5:00PM
Optional workshop
The dmi: Design Value System
Sonesta Hotel-Longfellow Room C
             
             
             


 
8:45

Keynote

Joi Ito, MIT Media Lab
"Innovating by the Seat of Our Pants"

 
9:15

Keynote

David Sengeh, Global Minimum Inc.

"Innovation Generation: Tapping into the Creativity of Youth"

   
             
             
             
   
9:45

John Pittman, Autodesk
"The Future of Design and Making Things"

 
10:00

Jim Newton, TechShop
"Introduction to the TechShop"

   
             
             
             
   
10:30
Break
 
10:30
Break
   
             
             
             

 
11:00
Akhil Nigam, Mass Challenge
"Crowdsourcing Innoation at Scale"
 
11:00

Tenley Albright, MIT Collaborative
Scott Kirsner, Author & Journalist

From Surgical Lab to Design Lab, the Unexpected Power of Unique Collaborations"

   
             
             
             

 
11:30
Jon Friedman, Freight Farms
"Design for Deployment: How Designrs and Startups Can Benefit From Each Others Most Common Practices"
 
11:30

Diane Hessan, Communispace
Bill Hartman, Essential Design

"Community Culture & Innovation...Before and After Facebook"

   
             

             


12:00

Katherine Londergan, IDEO
T.J. Parker, Pillpack

"Incubating Design Thinking: IDEO and PillPack Team up to Design the Future of Pharmacy"


12:00
Paul Litchfield, Reebok
Scott Kirsner, Author & Journalist

"Reebok's Retail Revolution"


             
             









12:30  Lunch

12:30 Lunch


             
             









1:15
David Rose
Enchanted Objects: Design, Desire and the Internet of Things

1:15
Dave Birss
"If a Lab Doesn't Destroy Your Business, You're Not Doing it Right"



             
             









1:45

Panel Discussion:
Neal Doyle, Harvard i-Lab
Surya Vanka, Microsoft
Craig Vogel, University of Cincinnati
Sunand Bhattacharya, Autodesk

"Design Education for a Maker World"


1:45
David Laituri, Vers
"Making Disruption: Crowdfunding, Innovation & Corporate Entrepreneurs"


             
             









2:30
Robin Murphy, Texas A&M
"Disaster Robotics as a Example of Field-Driven Lab Culture"

2:15
Brett Lovelady, ASTRO Studios
"Confessions of a Perpetual Start-Up"


             
             









3:00
Abby Wilson, The Lab@OPM
"Tales From a Joyful Shapeshifter: My Adventures Leading the Federal Government's First Human Centered Design Lab"

2:45
Lou Lenzi, GE FirstBuild
"GE's FirstBuild: When 900 Acres Aren't Enough"


             
             
   3:30 Break
     
        







     4:00
LAB SESSIONS–Choose From:
The Culture Lab
The Maker Lab
The Millenial Lab
   3:15
LAB SESSIONS– Choose From:
The Culture Lab
The Maker Lab
The Millenial Lab
   
               
               







 
    5:00
Lab Session Summaries
   4:30
Lab Session Summaries
     
               
               







 

members-only conference opening reception 

  5:30
Andy Cavorta, Sound Artist
"Exploring Music, Machines and Meaning (the Perils of Designing in Uncharted Territory)"
  5:00
Mickey McManus, MAYA Design
"When Factories Join the Social Network–Simulating the Future to Change Organizational Culture"
     
               
        
               
6:00 - 8:30pm members-only
Charles River Boat Cruise

Meet your peers from across the globe and across disciplines to share drinks and stories from the front lines. Limited seats. RSVP
  6:00 Reception at Sonesta Terrace
   5:45 Optional- Closing Cocktails at Dante
     
               
        

 

 

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