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Design Conversations 19

Jul 10, 2019

Design Conversations 19

When

Start Date: 24 Jul 2019
End Date: 24 Jul 2019

Start Time: 09:00 AM
End Time: 03:00 PM

Where

Venue: Marina One Level 3 Auditorium & Foyer, 7 Straits View, S(018936)
Location: Singapore

Details

Design Conversations 2019 is an industry dialogue organised by the DesignSingapore Council. This is an annual platform for stakeholders from design and non-design industries to discuss strategies and opportunities for the design sector moving forward.

9:00am

  Registration

10:00am

  Welcome and Opening by Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council, Mark Wee

10:20am

  How to Succeed with Design - Design Conversation with Industry Practitioners

 

  Moderated by: Scott Anthony, Managing Director, Innosight

  Featuring:

  • Lillian Shieh, Senior Director, Head of Design APAC, Johnson & Johnson
  • Stuart Smith, Executive Director, Head of Regional Engagement Platforms, United Overseas Bank
  • Dr. Wong Sweet Fun, Chief Transformation Officer and Deputy Chairman, Medical Board Clinical Director, Population Health & Community Transformation

10:50am

  The role of Design in Singapore’s economy – In conversation with Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing

11:20am

  Launch of Skills Framework for Design

11:30am

  Lunch and Networking

  • Human Library
  • Interactive Exhibition - Designed for Differentiation, Disruption, Desirability
  • Interactive Game Area – BossUP!!

1:00 pm

  Breakout Sessions (Concurrent)

 

  Breakout #1: A design-empowered workforce – the key to driving innovation and economic growth

  Moderated by: Praise Mok, Deputy Chief Executive, ROHEI

  Featuring:

  • Emily Ong, Deputy Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council
  • Eugene Yang, Sales Director, Palo-IT
  • Dr Gog Soon Joo, Chief Futurist and Chief Skills Officer, SkillsFuture Singapore
  • Jackson Tan, Director, Methodology
  • Katherine Reyes, Managing Director, Foolproof
  • Pang-Eng Peck Hong, Director, School of Design and Environment, Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Poon Wen Ang, Director, Aleph-Labs
  • Yong Jieyu, Director, STUCK

  Breakout #2: The true cost of designing for your customer

  Featuring:

  • Anna Lim, SouperChef, Executive Director, The Soup Spoon
  • Maish Nichani, Founder and Principal, PebbleRoad
  • Tamsin Greulich-Smith, Chief, Smart Health Leadership Centre, National University of Singapore Institute of Systems Science

  Breakout #3: Designing Desirability

  Moderated by: Connie Chan, Executive Director, Singapore WPP Government & Public Sector Practice

  Featuring:

  • Donald Lim, Regional Head (Asia), VMLY&R
  • Edwin Low, Founder, Supermama
  • Larry Peh, Founder and Creative Director, &Larry                           

2:30 pm

  Closing Remarks

Please note that this event is by invite only.

Organiser

DesignSingapore Council

Contact

Name: Design Conversations Team
Email: designconvo@designsingapore.org

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