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Hong Kong Denim Festival 2023-2024 – Denim Frontiers – Fostering Global Denim Cultural Exchange and CollaborationVocational Training Council (VTC)Hong Kong Denim Festival
The 3rd Hong Kong Denim Festival (HKDF) is designed as a platform to engage perspectives of denim culture and knowledge, providing a dynamic series of activities to embrace the culture and experience of denim.
DesignInspire in Motion Exhibition @Time SquareHong Kong Trade Development CouncilDesignInspire
The “DesignInspire in Motion” campaign features a series of thematic mini-exhibitions to showcase the design excellence of Hong Kong. These mini-exhibitions will feature a wide spectrum of Hong Kong designers’ creative works including but not limit to product and graphic design projects, art installations, digital art, creative photography, illustrations, etc.
BODW CityProg 2023 Kick-off Event and the opening of the 'Life is Art. Design in Motion' Film FestivalHong Kong Design CentreBODW CityProg
An innovative and interdisciplinary collaboration between MOViE MOViE and Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), Life is Art. Design in Motion, as part of BODW City Programme (CityProg) taking place from 23 November to 17 December, is a film festival that celebrates arts and design.
What Design Can Do - Circular Design ShowcaseHong Kong Design CentreBODW CityProg
Co-presented by BODW City Programme (CityProg) and What Design Can Do (WDCD), this exhibition features 13 winning projects of WDCD’s Make It Circular Challenge competition and 5 selected circular design projects from Hong Kong and the Mainland.
deTour 2023 - design festivalPMQ Management Co. LtddeTour
deTour is an annual design festival that celebrates creativity and demonstrates how the creative process can bring value to the design industry. Presented by PMQ, the event presents a variety of programmes that engage designers and creative communities in the city and overseas. deTour offers a unique platform that seeks to inspire by featuring the latest creative expressions and innovative design, whilst fostering exchange of ideas between emerging talents and established creative professionals.
10 Asian Designers To Watch ExhibitionHong Kong Design CentreFashion Asia Hong Kong
Shortlisted by a panel of fashion industry leaders, 10 emerging stars showcase their cutting-edge capsule collections. This curated exhibition of Asia’s most exciting new fashion designers is a celebration of the innovation, creativity, and craft of a rising generation of talent.
Low Carbon High Performance Architecture ConferenceRIBA Hong Kong Chapter13:30 - 18:00 (GMT+8)RIBA Conference
This conference gathers experts from the UK, Australia, and Hong Kong to share their experiences, and challenges. The discussion will cover topics that addresses adaptive re-use projects, technological advancements and cutting edge research based on projects in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and the UK.
Designers Connect 2023Hong Kong Design Centre15:30 - 17:30 (GMT+8)FIP & DIP
Co-hosted by Fashion Incubation Programme (FIP) and Design Incubation Programme (DIP), “Designers Connect 2023” aims to foster meaningful connections and facilitate engagement between designers and renowned pioneers through tours and exhibition.
DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony 2023Hong Kong Design CentreDFA Awards
The prestigious DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony will be held on 28 Nov 2023, honoring exceptional design achievements.
DFA Awards 2023 Exhibition @ Central MarketHong Kong Design CentreDFA Awards
Winners of the DFA Awards 2023 reflect the prestige of the award and the growth of Asian design power. Each design is extremely valuable, and the winners, with their unlimited creativity and strength, show their cross-industry talents.
Fashion Challenges ForumHong Kong Design CentreFashion Asia Hong Kong
The Fashion Challenges Forum provides a unique opportunity for audiences to engage in discussions on pressing issues in the fashion industry. Renowned international speakers, field experts and innovative entrepreneurs gather to share valuable insights and experiences to tackle the ever-changing fashion business.
Re: Full Gamut ExhibitionHong Kong Design CentreDesign Spectrum
The 'Re: Full Gamut' exhibition celebrates the extensive collaborations and relationships between designers from different disciplines throughout the fashion design process, feature over 40 exhibits from Hong Kong and other cities in the Greater Bay Area.
Opening CeremonyProf. Eric C. Yim, MH, JP, Arjen van den Berg, Eric Chan, GBS, IDSM, JP, Kevin Yeung, GBS, JP09:00 - 09:15 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Ming Foundation Presents: TRANSFORM NOW! A Visionary Guide to the City of TomorrowBen van Berkel09:15 - 09:45 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Transformation has always been at the core of UNStudio’s remarkable 35-year journey. Join Ben van Berkel, the visionary architect, as he explores the very essence of positive innovation and discover how continuous transformation comes to life in projects like the eagerly anticipated Lyric Theatre in Hong Kong and the stunning STH BNK by Beulah in Melbourne.
The Oval Partnership Presents: Eco-Sensitive Design: Shaping Sustainable EnvironmentsChris van Duijn, Peter Morley, Marthijn Pool, Betty Ng09:50 - 10:35 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
How can design create a greener and a more resilient future? Join Chris van Duijn from OMA, Peter Morley, representing Hassell, and Marthijn Pool from Space&Matter as they delve into the realm of ecological design. Together, the visionary architects share insights from their transformative projects on groundbreaking approaches to crafting sustainable environments that harmonize with nature.
Circular Design Research in The Netherlands - RoomNL Opening Session10:45 - 12:30 (GMT+8)RoomNL
Interested to learn about opportunities for collaboration with Dutch researchers and companies, and want to connect with them? Join the inspiring opening session in RoomNL.
Next Archetypes: Challenging Status QuosShohei Shigematsu10:50 - 11:20 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Shohei Shigematsu, Partner of OMA and Director of OMA New York, will discuss the importance of observing and questioning the increasingly predictable experience of the building or city, from mixed-use skyscrapers and urban infrastructure to cultural buildings and museums, from the Americas to Japan. He will share the process of making architecture an agent of evolution by providing spaces for the unexpected convergence of people, programs, collaborators, and communities.
Zolima CityMag Curated Panel: Designing for Public GoodGilles Vanderstocken, Irene Cheng, Christopher DeWolf11:25 - 12:00 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Architecture can make the world a better place. But how? Join us for a panel discussion with Gilles Vanderstocken and Irene Cheng, as they delve into the world of designing for the public good. Discover how they have transformed drab spaces into vibrant, interactive experiences that resonate with the unique character of their surroundings, while also being environmentally responsible.
Rising Above Challenges: The Henderson StoryIr Dr Edward Chan12:05 - 12:25 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Amidst a city already adorned with iconic structures, a challenge arose—how to stand out in a skyline filled with landmarks. Ir Dr. Edward Chan, alongside a dedicated team at Henderson Land, tackled this challenge head-on. Their response was not just another building, but the remarkable icon in Hong Kong. This narrative isn't solely about individuals but a collective effort reminding us that imagination and innovation can lead to architectural excellence and new paradigm of smart green building.
The Oval Partnership Presents: Designing for Sustainable Futures: Innovative Approaches from Hong KongSophie Chapman, Naman Tekriwal, Jacqueline Chak12:30 - 13:00 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Meet the young trailblazers from Hong Kong as we unravel their groundbreaking strategies for a more sustainable future. Join the ranks of pioneers like Breer, EcoBricks, and EDITECTURE to discover how innovation meets environmental responsibility. Brace yourself for a design journey and witness the ingenious application of circular economy principles, resource efficiency, and the art of upcycling.
Ming Foundation Presents: The Empowering Effect of Active Design: Shaping Sustainable NeighbourhoodsWiny Maas14:00 - 14:30 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Discover the empowering effect of Winy Maas's pioneering design approach in shaping sustainable environments. Join us as we explore how Maas's revolutionary approach empowers spaces to breathe naturally, significantly reducing energy consumption. Journey through his transformative work, from the sustainable neighbourhood project Golima in Spain to innovative designs like the Hangzhou Oil Refinery Industrial Park.
Bridging Change: Crafting Connections and Reshaping the Creative EcosystemMartijn Paulen MSc14:35 - 14:55 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Gain valuable insights into how the Dutch Design Foundation is leading the charge in fostering positive change through design. Explore how, beyond technology, a collaborative ecosystem is crucial for transformative change. Discover the pivotal role design plays in initiating a dynamic shift within the system, setting the stage for a collective movement towards a better world.
Crafting a Modern Thai Identity: Tradition and Innovation in DesignM.L. Larn Kathathong Thongyai, Alex Jiaravanont, Tiffany Lau15:00 - 15:30 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Embark on an intriguing expedition with burgeoning Thai creative talents making a mark worldwide, particularly highlighting houseware, decorative items, furniture, and diverse lifestyle goods. Join us for an illuminating solo talk by M.L. Kathathong Thongyai, where he delves into the intricate tapestry of Thailand's brands, uncovering their unique stories, innovative strides, and profound cultural influences.
Ming Foundation Presents: DFA Special - Designing Design: Great Works Hidden in Plain SightKenya Hara15:50 - 16:20 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Join Kenya Hara on an intriguing journey exploring seven captivating themes, where he shares insights from his design awakenings to his visions for the future. In this keynote, Hara delves into the enchantment of "Macaroni" and the experience of the "RE-DESIGN Exhibition," revealing how exceptional design lurks in the invisible, waiting to be discovered where you least expect it.
BODW X IHK Business Briefing and Sharing Session ‘Design Industry Opportunities in Hong Kong and the region’InvestHK16:00 - 17:30 (GMT+8)RoomNL
Nan Fung Group Presents: Design as a Catalyst for Societal TransformationMartijn Paulen Msc, Dr Jana Zielinski, Aric Chen, Simone Schultz16:25 - 17:10 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Join us as we engage with Martijn Paulen, the CEO of Dutch Design Foundation, Aric Chen, General & Artistic Director of Nieuwe Instituut and Jana Zielinski, the Director of Designblok in the Czech Republic, in a thought-provoking discussion about harnessing the potential of design to drive societal change. Explore how the compelling role of exhibitions and meaningful design dialogue can empower governments and inspire businesses to become catalysts for positive social transformation.
Ming Foundation Presents: Day 1 Closing DialogueShohei Shigematsu, Winy Maas, Martijn Paulen MSc, Dr Jana Zielinski, Darren Chuckry17:15 - 17:45 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Engage in a thought-provoking dialogue about the challenges and rewards of building sustainable cities with a panel of esteemed experts, including Shohei Shigematsu, Winy Maas, Martijn Paulen MSc, and Dr Jana Zielinski. Discover the synergy between innovation and sustainability as these design visionaries share strategies that promise to shed light on the path toward a thriving urban future.
BODW Gala Dinner cum DFA Awards Presentation Ceremony Hong Kong Design Centre19:00 - 22:00 (GMT+8)
This year’s BODW Gala Dinner will take place at Regent Hong Kong in Tsim Sha Tsui. Business leaders and consuls general from different countries are invited to join world-class speakers from around the world to exchange design knowledge and foster business collaborations. To celebrate design excellence, DFA Awards will honour three design masters at the Gala Dinner, recognising their significant contributions to the design industry. Limited seats only. Act fast and secure your spot now.
The Lotus Way: Redefining Luxury Through Innovation (Putonghua Session)Yao Yingjia09:30 - 09:50 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Embark on an enlightening journey with Yao Yingjia as he uncovers Lotus's impact on the luxury lifestyle. Yao's keynote will delve into three compelling stories, underscoring Lotus's commitment to innovation and excellence in the realm of luxury. Discover the inception of the Onoto pen, the intriguing Lotus whisky narrative, and the groundbreaking Lotus Type 136 e-bike, all while emphasizing the intersection of luxury, design, and transformative lifestyle choices.
Circular Connections: NL-HK Networking DayBusiness Environmental Council, CreativeNL09:30 - 17:30 (GMT+8)RoomNL
Business Environmental Council is collaborating with CreativeNL to host a special day focused on circular design and the circular economy on 30 November 2023 (Thursday), as the Netherlands takes centre stage in Hong Kong for BODW 2023 as the partner country. This day offers a unique opportunity to engage with our Dutch business delegation, fostering sustainable relationships that can endure.
Steve Leung Designers Ltd. Presents: Creating Less for More Together with Sustainable Supply ChainsRobert Lockyer, Paul Tai, Dr Edmund Lee09:55 - 10:30 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Get ready for an enlightening dialogue that emphasizes the visionary leadership, business acumen, resilience and perseverance required in driving innovation and performance for attaining the triple bottom line – profitability, people’s wellbeing and be planet or eco-friendly.
Presentations: Green BusinessPriscilla Liu, Mariet Schreurs, Michiel Roosjen, Maureen Josef, Theo Wit10:20 - 11:20 (GMT+8)RoomNL
Revolutionizing Product Life Cycles: A Vision for Sustainable Design and ConsumptionBorre Akkersdijk, Robert Gatti, Dr Gina Jiang10:35 - 11:10 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Join us for a transformative journey with Borre Akkersdijk of BYBORRE and Robert Gatti of Decathlon and explore the shifting paradigms of product design today. Learn from these pioneers, renowned for their innovative approaches on sustainability and discover how designers and brands can set ambitious eco-targets and adopt the winning strategies to optimise resources and reshape consumption patterns.
Sino Group Presents: Hybrid Retail: Converging Commerce, Community and CultureSimon Mitchell11:25 - 11:55 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Navigating the ever-evolving landscape of customer expectations, Simon Mitchell, retail architect behind Sybarite, presents his groundbreaking answer with his most recent SKP Chengdu project. Conceived as a game changing mixed use masterplan, it introduces a new paradigm for hybrid retail, blending sustainability with luxury in an environment. The talk explores retail strategy, branding, architecture, design, and innovation, emphasising the need for adaptation in a rapidly changing world.
CIRCO Workshop Pieter van Os, Merlin Lao, Marijke Reuver11:30 - 12:30 (GMT+8)RoomNL
Led by Pieter van Os, CIRCO, with Merlin Lao, BEC, and Marijke Reuver, Program Manager Creative Industries and Public Secretary for the top sector Creative Industries.
Pushing the Boundaries of Denim InnovationHiro Yoshikawa12:00 - 12:20 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Meet Hiro Yoshikawa, the inventor of paper denim. Hiro's relentless pursuit of design excellence led him to Hong Kong, where he combined his passion for denim with a deep-rooted connection to washi paper. Crafting a sustainable denim material called WASHI No. 6 paper yarn, which took him two decades to perfect. Hiro's commitment to organic, chemical-free, and slow craftsmanship is a testament to his dedication and his game-changing innovation in the world of denim.
Circular Design Pioneers: Rising Stars in Sustainable Innovation in The NetherlandsBorre Akkersdijk, Nienke Hoogvliet, Lucas De Man12:25 - 13:00 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Embark on an enlightening journey with three visionary speakers at the forefront of sustainable innovation. Brought together by a shared commitment to circular design, Dutch innovators Borre Akkersdijk, Nienke Hoogvliet, and Lucas De Man demonstrate the transformative power of design to address the challenges essential for a sustainable future. Join us to discover how these pioneers are shaping the landscape of circular economy.
Sustainable Luxury: Navigating the Circular EconomyProf. José Teunissen, Cai Jinqing, David Ketchum14:00 - 14:35 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
In the realm of luxury brands, the path to sustainability is riddled with challenges and opportunities. Join Jose Teunissen, Director of Amsterdam Fashion Institute, and Jinqing Caroline Cai, Greater China President of Kering Group, as they navigate the complexities of approaching a circular economy for luxury. From supply chains, and sustainable sourcing of materials, to promoting responsible consumption, this panel delves into the innovative solutions and strategies needed to embrace sustainability.
Innovative BrandsHans Poulis, Patrick Garvey, Marieke Rietbergen, Charlot Teng14:00 - 15:10 (GMT+8)RoomNL
Designing the Future of Luxury Hospitality Teo Su Seam, Ed Ng, Jill Goh, Cathy Feliciano-Chon14:40 - 15:25 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
How is design anticipating the ever-evolving needs of consumers in the global hotel and restaurant industry? How are technology, sustainability and wellness shaping the future of luxury hospitality? Join Teo Su Seam, Partner at LTW Designworks, Jill Goh, General Manager of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, and Ed Ng, Co-founder of AB Concept, as they discuss how they are approaching this high-end luxury sector with game-changing designs.
Designing for Asia and Beyond: Steve Leung's Game-Changing TransformationsSteve Leung, BBS15:40 - 16:00 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Embark on an inspiring journey through Steve Leung's visionary cross-disciplinary design career, where he seamlessly merges Eastern traditions with Western sensibilities. Discover how his design philosophy has disrupted and transformed the realms of interior design, branding, and multi-disciplinary design collaborations.
Social Design and Smart Building on WaterRichard van der Laken, Anne Mieke Eggenkamp, Marthijn Pool15:45 - 16:30 (GMT+8)RoomNL
Nan Fung Group Presents: Retail of the Future: Crafting Engaging Phygital ExperiencesSimon Mitchell, David François, David Buffonge, Delicia Tan16:05 - 16:50 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Retail isn't just about products; it's about creating immersive experiences. Join us in exploring the future of retail with Simon Mitchell, the retail architect from Sybarite, and David Francois, Founder of MoniMedia. Discover how the fusion digital and physical drives the success of retail. These experts reveal how they go beyond physical spaces, creating otherworldly journeys of discovery, and setting new standards to meet ever-evolving customers' expectations.
Closing Dialogue: Sustainable Strategy for a Better Creative IndustryBart Ahsmann, Victor Tsang, Joy Arpots, Syb Groeneveld16:40 - 17:10 (GMT+8)RoomNL
Steve Leung Designers Ltd. Presents: Unveiling Dutch Expertise in Material-Driven Innovation!Nienke Hoogvliet, Lucas De Man, Prof. dr Paul Hekkert16:55 - 17:30 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Materials play a crucial role in driving innovation across various industries. Let's unpack how materials drive innovation and reveal the societal challenges they hold. Discover how materials not only kickstart but serve as the key to unraveling the complex issues facing our world. This dialogue is led by Paul Hekkert, Nienke Hoogvliet, and Lucas de Man. Discover their roles as game changers in the Dutch creative industry.
BODW NL Networking NightCreativeNL & Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hong Kong17:30 - 21:30 (GMT+8)RoomNL
The BODW NL Networking Night is a gathering of creative minds and industry leaders, centered around the theme “Netherlands-Hong Kong: Changing the Game on Circularity Together”. This event brings together design experts from the Netherlands and Hong Kong to spotlight circularity and emerging developments in design.
Day 2 Closing DialogueDelicia Tan, Robert Gatti, Robert Lockyer, Yao Yingjia, Darren Chuckry17:35 - 18:00 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
In a world grappling with critical environmental challenges, it has become imperative to accelerate sustainable design innovations. Join our dialogue featuring Robert Lockyer, Delicia Tan and Yao Yingjia. Together, they will delve into the intricacies of embracing sustainable innovations for design. From the complexities of eco-friendly materials to reimagining production processes, this discussion promises fresh insights and actionable strategies for a greener, more sustainable future in design.
Netherlands - Hong Kong Design Cooperation WorkshopMarcel den Hollander, Benjamin Steuer, Juliette Bekkering, Inge Goudsmit, Troy Nachtigall, Christina Wong, José Teunissen, Kim Poldner, Nishant Shah, Koos Zwaan, Yia Fay Chow09:15 - 12:30 (GMT+8)RoomNL
Interested to brainstorm about potential collaboration projects with Dutch institutes on the topics of circular fashion, architecture, frameworks, care practice or music? Send an email to email@example.com to sign up.
"City Brain" & Urban TransformationDr Wang Jian09:30 - 10:00 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
How does City Brain address the shortcomings of our current smart cities model while improving our quality of life? Join us for a captivating keynote by Dr. Wang Jian as he delves into the transformative power of data-driven designs in reshaping urban life to make efficient use of resources. Dr. Wang, a visionary leader and the founder of Alibaba Cloud, will explore how the vast capabilities of City Brain are propelling urban transformation.
Driving Innovation and Sustainability: Porsche's Transformative Journey in ChinaJanice Tsang, Prof. Viveca Chan 10:05 - 10:30 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
In the rapidly evolving automotive landscape, the industry faces a fundamental challenge of digitisation and electrification. Join us as we delve into this dynamic shift and discuss Porsche’s strategic adaptation to this transformation. Uncover the pivotal role of the Porsche China Innovation Office in driving change, influencing the digitalised lifestyle of Chinese customers, and fostering collaborations within the innovation ecosystem.
Reinventing Retail for One of the World’s Largest AudiencesChris Chen, Darren Chuckry10:50 - 11:15 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Venture into the future of retail with Chris Chen, Chief Creative Officer at Dentsu Creative China and a leading innovator in the industry. With 28 years of expertise, Chen excels in melding creativity, strategy, and technology to revolutionize retail experiences, seamlessly connecting the physical and digital worlds.
Humanity and Intelligence: Rethinking AI Experience DesignDr Zeng Xi11:20 - 11:40 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Drawing from his extensive experience at OnePlus and OPPO, Dr. Zeng Xi will take you on a journey through the challenges and principles of AI design. Through captivating case studies, he will explore the delicate balance between personalization and uniformity, fostering innovation with ethical responsibility. In this Power Talk, Dr. Zeng will also envision future directions in AI design, emphasizing the importance of harmonizing human values with technological advancements.
Pioneering the Digitalization of Apparel IndustryProf. José Teunissen11:45 - 12:05 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
In a world where the apparel industry faced mounting challenges from rapidly changing consumer demands to environmental concerns, Jose Teunissen took on the role of a pioneer and educator. Join us as she unveils her transformative journey in the digitalization of the apparel industry and discovers how we can harness the power of technology to revolutionize the way we design, produce, and consume clothing.
Sino Group Presents: Be the Change for a Sustainable WorldBabette Porcelijn MSc12:10 - 12:30 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
How can we collectively steer the world toward safety and sustainability, and how can each of us contribute? Join us for Babette's transformative insights and practical tools to become proactive change agents. Babette's Power Talk offers a fresh approach to becoming effective change agents in our pursuit of a sustainable and humane world. We will explore how impactful change is created, the systemic drivers behind it, and actionable steps to address it, both globally and in our daily lives.
Exploring Creative Leadership and Design Education with Jurgen BeyJurgen Bey, Patrick Bruce12:35 - 13:00 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Jurgen Bey, renowned for his unique approach to design, emphasizes the vital connection between creative leadership and education. He advocates for fostering a space where bold and unconventional ideas can thrive. His work in design often pushes beyond conventional limits, inviting us to reconsider and explore fresh viewpoints.
Exploring the Future of Wearable Technologies (Putonghua Session) Tony Chin, Cai Yangwu, Prof. Viveca Chan14:00 - 14:35 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Dive into the ever-evolving realm of mixed reality, with a dedicated focus on the design of wearable devices and their impact on retail experiences. Join us for an insightful discussion on the latest innovations that are pushing the boundaries of immersive technology. Uncover how industry leaders are redefining the way we engage with digital content and transforming the dynamics of business-to-consumer interactions.
The Visionary's Journey: Becoming a Game ChangerFrancine Houben14:40 - 15:10 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Embark on the creative journey with Francine Houben, a true game changer and winner of the 2021 European Prize for Architecture. As the founder of Mecanoo, she has pioneered a vision of sustainability and interdisciplinary creativity that has left an indelible mark on the field. With a portfolio inspired by global challenges and driven by a deep understanding of context, Francine's work encapsulates her architectural philosophy, emphasizing People, Place, Purpose, and Poetry.
A Matter of ScaleChris van Duijn15:15 - 15:45 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
The urgency of changing our relationship with the planet is no longer in question. The real challenge lies in determining who will lead this transition and how it can be accomplished. The current growth models in Europe, the US, and China have become unsustainable. Addressing the crises that our cities are facing is primarily a matter of choosing the right scale to act. It's time for blueprints to evolve into greenprints, but where should we begin?
Sustainable Disruption: Driving Innovation in Entrenched IndustriesRoland van der Vorst16:00 - 16:20 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Technology can help to create a better future. Simultaneously, it can also hinder our ability to envision that future, as it often leads us to myopic thinking. When we're glued to our screens, we don't look beyond the immediate suggestions or posts. Similarly, digitally driven organizations develop their portfolios on the basis of short-term data cues. To create solutions for the future, we need to overcome this myopic perspective and embrace an open and long-term mindset.
Life-Centred Design: Unleashing Resilience in Our EcosystemKigge Mai Hvid16:25 - 16:55 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
What can life-centred design empower biodiversity? In a world beset by mounting biodiversity loss, climate change, and systemic disruptions, there is an urgent need for innovative solutions that foster resilience in our natural world. Join Kigge Mai Hvid, design leader and advisor to businesses, NGOs and governments worldwide, as she unveils the power of life-centred design. With a profound passion for biodiversity, Kigge takes centre stage to address these critical issues.
DFA Special: Beauty without Borders: An Enchanting Journey Across TimeJiang Qiong Er17:00 - 17:30 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
Embark on a captivating journey through the creative odyssey of Shang Xia, often referred to as the “Chinese Hermes.” Join us as the founder unravels the extraordinary tale of this Chinese lifestyle brand created in partnership with the prestigious Hermes Group. As Shang Xia's artistic director and CEO, she masterfully combines traditional and modern aesthetics, invigorating rich traditional craftsmanship through contemporary design, earning her international acclaim and numerous design awards.
Day 3 Closing DialogueBabette Porcelijn MSc, Francine Houben, Kigge Mai Hvid, Dr Roland van der Vorst, Darren Chuckry17:35 - 18:00 (GMT+8)BODW Summit
In the quest to change the world, we need a game-changing plan. Effecting systemic change demands an innovative playbook that hinges on collaborations between the public and private sectors. Our thought leaders on the panel will lead you on an enlightening journey into the transformative potential of such partnerships. Discover how these collaborations are not just pivotal but imperative for shaping the future of design, offering fresh perspectives, and pioneering change on a global scale.
Motion Plus Design Satellites Hong KongHong Kong Design CentreBODW CityProg
CityProg presents the first edition of Motion Plus Design Satellites Hong Kong, a France-based motion design conference, bringing together France, Taiwan, the Mainland and Hong Kong experts to offer their insights into how motion design leads to brand transformation by sharing their own experiences in the industry.
Business of IP Asia ForumHong Kong Trade Development CouncilBIP Asia Forum
Jointly organised by the HKSAR Government, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong Design Centre, Business of IP Asia Forum (BIP Asia) brings IP professionals and business leaders from all over the world to discuss the latest developments in the IP world, and to explore business collaboration opportunities.
Guangzhou Design WeekGuangzhou Design Week Cultural Communication Co., Ltd.Guangzhou Design Week
With the theme of 'AMAZE', the 18th annual Guangzhou Design Week exhibition will be held from December 8th to 11th, 2023 (four days) at the ‘Poly + Souring Center + Nan Fung’ three pavilions in Pazhou, Guangzhou, which covers an area of nearly 190000 square meters.