Hear from Rebecca Ford - Head of Design Programme at the RSA and Thomas Wastling – Design Consultant at Uscreates at the local launch of the Student Design Awards 18/19 programme at Helsinki Design Week.
The Finnish chapter of RSA has for the past four years worked with the Student Design Award briefs and we are now proud to invite new universities and partners interested in design, in particular service and social design, to take part of the local launch of the 2018/19 competition.
After the event, attendees are invited to stay on for a keynote talk in the Design Museum. This talk is open to the public, but anyone who attends the afternoon session and wishes to stay for the talk will be guaranteed entry.
3–4 pm, LAUNCH + TUTOR BRIEFING
Welcome and introduction - RSA Finland
RSA Design Ethos & Launch of the RSA Student Design Awards 18/19 - Rebecca Ford, Head of Design Programme, The RSA
4–5 pm, TALK: ‘THE POWER OF DESIGN THINKING’
Keynote talk - Thomas Wastling, Design Consultant, Uscreates
Audience Q&A, followed by a drinks reception
The RSA Student Design Awards is a global curriculum and annual competition for higher education students and recent graduates run by the RSA. Each year the Awards challenge emerging designers to tackle a range of design briefs focused on pressing social, environmental and economic issues. Find out more here.