France & HK Digital Design Day@PolyU

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[15:00 - 17:15] Keynote Session organised with the support of HK Design Centre: “Social Innovation - Inside the Creative Process of Design for All”, reflected through specific application - Focus on key application areas of Design for all topics (i.e. Care & Medical, Sustainability, Digital, Urbanism) [17:45 - 19:15] Design + Technology: Dive Deep into the Heart of Interactive Media & Animation

What is the role of design? Let’s discuss the power of creation and last trends in design thinking.

In this event, speakers from both Hong Kong and France will discuss different topics in the domain of design, from Social Innovation, to Interactive Media & Animation. Design schools from Hong Kong and France will introduce design studies opportunities that you may feel like to learn more. 


Programme

Welcoming Remarks

Mr. Alexandre Giorgini
Consul General of France in Hong Kong

and

Professor Kun-Pyo Lee
Dean of School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU Design)

PART ONE:
Social Innovation - Inside the Creative Process of “Design for All”

Moderator:
Stephen J. Wang, Professor, PolyU Design

3:00-4:00PM Keynote Talk

Speakers:

Grant Linscott
Academic Director, The Sustainable Design School

 

Edmund Lee
Executive Director, Hong Kong Design Centre

 
Christian Guellerin
Executive Director, L’École de Design Nantes Atlantique

 

Gino Yu
Director of Digital Entertainment & Game Development and Associate Professor, PolyU Design

 

Isabelle Vérilhac, Head of International Affairs and Innovation, and Sijie He, Student-Researcher at École Supérieure d'art et design Saint-Étienne, Cité du Design

 

Stephen J. Wang, Professor, PolyU Design

4:00-4:30PM

Panel Discussion 1

4:30-5:15PM

Academic Training Offered in Hong Kong and France

Speakers:

Laurent Gutierrez
Scheme Leader of Master of Design, PolyU Design (Hong Kong)

 

Grant Linscott
Academic Director, The Sustainable Design School (France)

 

Christian Guellerin
Executive Director, L’École de Design Nantes Atlantique (France)

PART TWO:
Design & Technology - Dive Deep into the Heart of Interactive Media & Animation

Moderator:
Stephen J. Wang, Professor, PolyU Design

5:45-6:30PM Panel Discussion 2

Speakers:

Kenny K. N. Chow
Associate Professor, Interaction Design Lab Leader, MDes (Interaction Design) Specialism Leader and
BA (Interactive Media) Programme Leader, PolyU Design

 

Cleopatra Narcisse
International Development Director, 3iS - International Institute of Image & Sound

 

Chris Cheung
Founder / Creative Director, XCEPT Studio

6:30-7:15PM Academic Training Offered in Hong Kong and France

Speakers:

Peter Hasdell
Associate Dean (Academic Programmes), PolyU Design (Hong Kong)

 

Cleopatra Narcisse
International Development Director, 3iS - International Institute of Image & Sound (France)

 

Sally Tsoi
French Government Excellence Scholarship Laureate
An alumnus of Ecole des Gobelins, Animation (France)

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This programme is subject to change without prior notice.