Two keynote speakers, Dr Louise Valentine and Chris Conners will share their perspectives on future opportunities in design research.
Dr Louise Valentine
Head of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship for the College of Arts, Science and Engineering, University of Dundee.
Dr Louise Valentine is a designer working with people from creative arts business, charities, education and voluntary organisations to research, develop and test concepts as way of improving performance and helping society increase their wellbeing. Recent projects include the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts (2011-2014), a £7 million fund to support collaboration between organisations with arts projects, technology providers and researchers.
Chris Connors is a creative director, mentor, coach and meditation teacher, with complementary expertise bridging the worlds of design, luxury, wellbeing, trend forecasting and philanthropy.
Chris has been trusted by many of the world’s leading entrepreneurs and brand owners to steer the creative vision of ground breaking new projects. For the past 15 years he has asked the deeper questions of himself about what informs his inspiration, purpose and creativity as he searches for solutions for a better quality of life both personally and globally.
Thursday, 24 September 2015, 5 – 6:15pm
Chelsea College of Arts
16 John Islip Street, London, SW1P 4JU
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