Learning Factory workshop

As a part of DESIGN WEEK LITHUANIA festival, the workshop introduces entrepreneurs, lecturers, students and the broader audience to the potential of eco-design and the circular economy.

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The workshop will be led by the experts Max Marwede (Germany) and Tapani Jokinen (Finland).

Pre-registration before May 6 is necessary: www.bit.ly/learningfactory

Workshop language: English.

Venue: Vytautas Magnus University, V. Putvinskio St. 23, Kaunas.

Time: May 9, 09.00-17.00

AGENDA

08.45 – 09.00 Registration / Networking
09.00 – 10.00 Welcome and introductions: get to know each other
10.00 – 10.30 Sprint 1: “Team up and Set the Design Challenge”
10.30 – 10.45 Coffee Break
10.45 – 11.25 Sprint 2: “User/Expert Interview”
11.25 – 12.25 Sprint 3: “Mapping”
12.25 – 12.40 Sprint 4: “Design Brief”
12.40 – 13.25 Lunch Break
13.25 – 14.50 Sprint 5: “Brainstorming and Ideation”
14.50 – 15.05 Coffee Break
15.05 – 15.15 Introduction prototype including business models
15.15 – 16.40 Sprint 6: “Prototype Circular System” + domino
16.40 – 17.00 Check out, goodbye, the end

The other major component of this project is travelling exhibition “Reconsider Design”, which aims to encourage visitors to reconsider their daily habits and reduce the negative impact of human activities on the environment, without sacrificing quality or the items’ unique character. Thirty carefully selected eco-projects will be showcased at Mykolas Žilinskas art gallery (Nepriklausomybės sq. 12, Kaunas), till May 31.

Project partners: Design Forum FinlandEesti DisainikeskusSVID, Stiftelsen Svensk IndustridesignIDZ | Internationales Design Zentrum BerlinUmweltbundesamt.

More information about the project: www.ecodesigncircle.eu.