Interaction 19
4-10 February 2019
Seattle, WA
United States

Activating systems design

workshop – Half day (4h) | Feb 5 – 9:00

Discover how to activate design-led change for a positive planet with UNEP Champion of the Earth Dr. Leyla Acaroglu

In this dynamic workshop, Leyla will share her expertise in systems thinking and positive disruptive approaches to enacting change by design. Shift your creative focus to generating positive social and environmental impacts through this rapid introduction to creative change making practices by a leading expert in sustainable design.


Learn systems thinking and mapping tools

Explore the Disruptive Design Method for activating positive social and environmental changes

Shift the status quo on problem arenas and find unique ways of rapid ideation

Target audience

Designers, project mangers, all creatives motivated by purpose driven change and having a positive impact by design.

Audience prior knowledge: basic understanding of environmental issues, a desire to make a positive impact through the things you create.

About the speaker

Leyla Acaroglu

Leyla Acaroglu

Leyla Acaroglu is a New York based Australian designer, social scientist, sustainability provocateur and entrepreneur. She has been championing systemic life cycle design transformation as a key for sustainable future.


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