State of Speculative Design Discussion, Maribor, Slovenia, 18 April 2019

February 17, 2019

State of Speculative Design Discussion, Maribor, Slovenia, 18 April 2019

Location: Salon uporabnih umetnosti — from 9:30 to 14:00

The State of Speculative Design Discussion (part of Future Friends Event) will take place on 18 April 2019, from 9:30 to 14:00. The discussion will be focused on the state of Speculative Design in education and practice. The round table event is open to anyone who has ever wondered what the near future will look like, and what can be done today to make a better tomorrow.

The discussion will be delivered in two panels by renowned Speculative Design practitioners from the UK, Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, and Portugal.

We’ll meet, chat, drink and snack in Salon uporabnih umetnosti, once the most famous casino in Maribor, today the place to be for artists and future friendships. Speculate with us – join us for a talk!

Author: Matjaž Wenzel

The State of Speculative Design Discussion programme:

9:30 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:30 Opening words

10:30 – 11:30 Round table discussion:  Education, Practice, Methods

11:30 – 12:00 Networking break

12:00 – 13:00 Round table discussion: References, Critics, and Future Paths

13:00 – 13:30 Round table conclusions

  • Ivica Mitrović, University of Split (Croatia)
  • James Auger, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (Portugal)

Due to limited space, early registration is advised. The event is free of charge.

The Future Friends Event is supported by Centre for Creativity, Slovenia, Academia, College of Short-Cycle Higher Education, Maribor, MIKK Murska Sobota, Youth Cultural Center.

The SpeculativeEdu project has been funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.