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DDW Talks & Topics: Friday October 26

With work from 2600 designers, covering just about every area in our society, the event kicks up some dust for debate and delivers food for thought. DDW presents you a daily summary of debates, lectures and seminars spread across Eindhoven.

9.30 – 11.00 | ALL INCLUSIVE CYBORG TALK: PRO’S AND CONTRA’S OF BIOLOGICAL & SYNTHETIC SYMBIOSIS
Campina Milk Factory, Kanaaldijk-Zuid
The All-Inclusive Cyborg Talks are presented in the public program of ROBOT LOVE. The lectures and debates, looking at the phenomenon of cyborgism from different perspectives, deepen and sharpen the theme.


11.00 – 12.00 | TALK & WALK: AN INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL
Klokgebouw, hall 1
Get to know the DDW Digital Route. The Digital Route investigates the boundaries of the digital and physical world through design. What role plays digital design and what responsibility do we as human beings have in this matter?


11.00 – 14.00 | LECTURE ANASTASIA EGGERS & OTTONIE VON ROEDER
TAC, Vonderweg 1
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11.00 – 18.00 | GRADUATION SHOW 2018 PRESENTS: THE ARENA
Campina Milk Factory, Kanaaldijk-Zuid
Performances, films, talks, presentations and debates are staged by students, graduates, alumni and prominent professionals from the design field and the extended DAE community.

12.00 – 13.00 | DDW LIVE ED: DDW & EINDHOVEN
Klokgebouw, hall 1
Rob Schoonen talks to Martijn Paulen and Monique List, about Dutch Design Week and what it means to the city of Eindhoven.

12.00 – 14.00 | EXPLORING A CIRCULAR PUSH BY TECHNOLOGY
Embassy of Circularity
Data is sometimes referred to as the oil that lubricates a circular society. What possibilities does technology offer in becoming more circular? How do pioneers deploy it? What are the expectations of designers of the digital circular future?

12.00 – 16.45 | MIND THE STORY #5
Klokgebouw, hall 2
With the Mind the Step exhibition, the visitor is introduced to design that is created through the interaction between technology, research and design. Mind the Story, a spin-off of Mind the Step, is a daily programme of presentations and discussions with the public.

13.00 – 13.45 | WHAT IF LAB NS: MEET THE DESIGNER
Ketelhuisplein
Leading designers hold live presentations about their design visions in the What If Lab of NS (Dutch Railways).


13.00 - 14.00 | BANKGIRO LOTERIJ FONDS: RADICAL IMAGINATION TALKS
Klokgebouw, hall 1
The BankGiro Loterij Fonds Radical Imagination Talks present several Radical Imaginators that show you their thoughts and aspirations for an alternative and improved world.

13.00 – 17.00 | IN4NITE SEMINAR: TEXTILE FRIDAY
TQ 3, Floor 4, Achtseweg Zuid 151
On Textile Friday, passionate professionals who love to work with textile will speak.

14.00 - 15.00 | LECTURE NS WHAT IF LAB: MEET THE EXPERT
Ketelhuisplein
Experts share their insights about 'the train journey of tomorrow' in the What If Lab of NS (Dutch Railways).

14.00 – 15.30 | HOW TO STIMULATE INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY IN THE WORK-SPACE?
Igluu, Lichttoren 32
What is the role of art, of nature, of identity and vision visualisation in creating a creative environment? How to support the Design Thinking process through a good spatial concept? These and other questions will be addressed in this interactive lecture.


14.00 – 16.00 | FORWARD/ TALKS: DUTCH DIGITAL DESIGN
Klokgebouw, hall 1
Dutch Digital Design covers recent and future developments in the field of digital design. During the event, leading digital agencies and brands will present digital design projects and  talk about visions on the future of this industry.

16.00 – 17.00 | DDW LIVE AT 4: CLEAN TECH: INCLUSIVE ALGORITHMS
Klokgebouw, hall 1
Is there such a thing as pure technology? Is it desirable to give it a piece of humanity? Can we collectively design an algorithmic language that is inclusive and unbiased to build our society upon?

16.00 - 18.00 | WORLD DESIGN EVENT: DRIVING PERSPECTIVES
Embassy of Mobility
Everyday during DDW, the racetrack is cleared and makes room for some in depth talks on the different perspectives presented.


17.00 – 19.00 | LECTURE EINDHOVEN FOOTNOTES
Onomatopee, Willemstraat 27
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18.00 – 19.00 | CREATE OUT LOUD #6: WHAT IF… WE WOULD BE TALKING TO YOUR BODY?
MU, Torenallee 40-06
A regular talk show predominantly appeals to the eyes and the ears. Designer and curator Tom Loois is primarily interested in designing the relationships between people, objects and spaces. Together with WhyNot, he is looking for new ways to engage our entire body, in a talk show setting.


19.00 - 21.00 | YA Present!
Club C, Daalakkersweg 14
Powered by the BNO, together with a group of over 50 graduates, the goal for these sessions is to give everyone interested more insights in the design world. From practical tips to interesting questions raised.