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designlab 5-year Anniversary
september 2019

Throughout September 2019, DesignLab University of Twente will be the lively stage of activities underlining its vibrant and versatile character. An overview of the programme can be found below. Join fellow scholars, students, UT staff, (possible) collaboration partners in our workshops, Tosti Talks, and research-driven events!


Anniversary Theme

SPOTLIGHT


Since 2014, DesignLab has been bringing attention to world-wide societal issues and designers of change. This September, we’ll be highlighting a selection of key figures, change-making moments and flagship projects with our ‘SPOTLIGHT’ anniversary theme. For some it will be a trip down memory lane - for others, we hope it will serve as a source of inspiration for the future. Join us - it's your time to shine, too! 

PROGRAMME

The programme is subject to changes. More details will be revealed throughout August and September. Make sure to keep checking this web page and our social media for Anniversary updates.

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2019
Sep ‘19
2 Sept | Opening Academic Year / #DesignLab5Years

The festive opening of the Academic Year at University of Twente, and the official launch of DesignLab's 5 Year-Anniversary month. 

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3 Sept | 12:45 - 13:30 | Tosti Talks: Preservation or Pollution

Plastics that benefit the environment? It seems counterintuitive, but former DreamTeamer and Tosti Talk co-founder Lisanne de Weert has a thing or two to say on the topic. Join us!

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Sep ‘19
Sep ‘19
3 Sept | 19:30 - 22:00 | Fix-It Sessions: Fix Your Bike

Tired of a flat tyre? Learn how to repair and maintain your bike during this workshop with students from DesignLab's DreamTeam. 
- REGISTRATION CLOSED -

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5 Sept | 12:45 - 13:30 | COLLAB Tour

A student-driven tour around DesignLab, tailored to businesses, governing authorities and other possible (non-profit) partners. Get inspired by our projects, and see how we might work together.

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10 Sept | 12:30 – 13:30 | Informative Session: Shaping Responsible Futures

The first walk-in session for students that are curious about the opportunities of the new master-insert programme powered by DesignLab: Shaping Responsible Futures.

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10 Sept | 12:45 - 13:30 | Tosti Talks: Exclusive or Inclusive?

Accessibility expert Séverine was born partly deaf. A genetic disease is now also causing her to go blind. Join her in this talk on inclusive design. 

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10 Sept | 19:30 - 22:30 | Intro to 3D printing (DesignLab University Workshop)

Get ready to learn the basics of 3D Printing, the popular approach for prototyping.  

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12 Sept | 12:45 - 13:30 | Open Tour

Whether you’re a (future) student, a neighbour of the university or just randomly curious about what happens at DesignLab, this Open Tour is for you!

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16 Sept | 12:30 - 13:30 | Kick-off Artist in Residence Programme

A teaser of the upcoming work by the UT's new 'Artist in Residence', and reflection on the relations between science, art, and technology. By Philip Vermeulen & Peter-Paul Verbeek. 

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Sep ‘19
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17 Sept | 12:45 - 13:30 | Tosti Talks: A Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World

Worldwide sustainable development goals can sound pretty overwhelming. What can you do on an individual level… especially if you’re lazy by nature? Come and find out.

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17 Sept | 19:30 - 22:00 | Fix-It Sessions: Fix Your Clothes

So(w) sad your favorite shirt is torn? Fix it with us during the Fix Your Clothes Session. It's fashionable, it's free, it's fun - join us and register now. 

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17 Sept | 19:30 - 22:30 | Intro to SolidWorks (DesignLab University Workshop)

Learn the basics of making 3D models in SolidWorks with the DreamTeam of DesignLab.

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19 Sept | 12:00 - 22:00 | Twente Student Teams Ambassadors Conference

Fellow alumni ambassadors and new members of the six Twente student teams will come together for an inspiring afternoon and evening of knowledge and expertise sharing.

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20 Sept & 21 Sept | Global Goals Jam Enschede 2019

A 2-day hands-on worldwide event, happening simultanously in different cities across the globe. Meet and work with students and professionals to ideate, brainstorm and prototype ideas based on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

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24 Sept | 12:45 – 13:30 | Tosti Talks: Don’t believe the innovation hype!

Researcher & lecturer Cristina Zaga opens the discussion about ways to bring science and society together. She introduces the methods that are developed at the DesignLab and its on-going development through everyday examples. 

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Sep ‘19
Sep ‘19
24 Sept | 19:30 - 22:30 | Intro to Laser Cutting (DesignLab University Workshop)

Learn all about the possibilities a laser cutter offers in the design process during this practical session.

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Sep ‘19
25 Sept | 12:30 – 13:30 | Informative Session: Shaping Responsible Futures

The second walk-in session for students that are curious about the opportunities of the new master-insert programme powered by DesignLab: Shaping Responsible Futures.

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Sep ‘19
Sep ‘19
25 Sept | 13:30 - 18:00 | Responsible Design: The Launch

A launching event to inspire scholars, practitioners, students and entrepreneurs to collaborate for Responsible Design.  

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Sep ‘19
26 Sept | 12:45 - 13:30 | Open Tour

Whether you’re a (future) student, a neighbour of the university or just randomly curious about what happens at DesignLab, this Open Tour is for you!

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Sep ‘19
Sep ‘19
26 Sept | 12:00 – 14:00 | On the Spot: Orit Shaer & Andrew Kun

Guest lectures by two leading experts in human-centred computing and interaction design, as part of DesignLab’s 5-Year Anniversary.

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27 Sept | 16:00 - 19:00 | SPOTLIGHT Party - The Grand Finale

The informal conclusion party of DesignLab's Anniversary. For old friends and new, from our campus and far beyond. Celebrate 5 Years of DesignLab and cheer for many more!

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