Event: A Better World by Design – A Design for the other 90% conference [Providence]

A Better World By Design

A Better World by Design

Date: November 7-9, 2008
Location: Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
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Price: $40 for students, $100 non-students
Accomodation: Attendees are requested to stay at the Providence Renaissance Hotel. Click here for more information.
Speakers:
Iqbal Quadir, GrameenPhone and MIT Legatum Center
Cameron Sinclair, Architecture for Humanity and Open Architecture Network
Bernard Amadei, Engineers Without Borders
Ken Banks, Kiwanja
Niti Bhan, Emerging Futures Lab
Krista Botsford, Botsford Ecotech
Monica Bueno, Bruce Mau Design and Massive Change
Denise DeLuca, Biomimicry Institute
Ross Evans, Worldbike and Xtracycle
Lukas Feireiss, Architecture of Change
Steve Glenn, LivingHomes
Al Hammond, World Resources Institute and Next 4 Billion
Paddy Harrington, Bruce Mau Design and Massive Change
Erik Hersman, Afrigadget, White African, and Ushahidi
Sheila Kennedy, Kennedy & Violich Architecture and Portable Light Project
Clarice Odhiambo, Africa Center for Engineering Social Solutions
Aliza Peleg, Better Place
Paul Polak, International Development Enterprises and D-Rev
David Tait, Emerging Futures Lab
Christian Werthmann, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Jocelyn Wyatt, IDEO

Description:
A Better World by Design asks the question today’s designers, engineers, and economists should be asking. How can we use technology to improve the world? Hear answers from dozens of world-class professionals and academics in this milestone conference that will change the way you think about global crises and push the limits of user-centric, affordable design.

A Better World By Design

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