Schedule

Wednesday, May 22

7:30am Registration and Breakfast
8:00am Welcome

8:15am Panel 1: Entrepreneurship + Emerging Technologies
Emerging technologies can enable novel solutions to our most complex and multifaceted problems.
Alissa Ampezzan, Senior Director, Head of Customer Experience at Tempus, Inc.
Cennydd Bowles, Designer and Tech Ethics Consultant
Steven Collens
, CEO, MATTER
Ryan Powell, Head of UX Research and Design, Waymo
Brenna Berman, Executive Director, City Digital initiative at UI Labs

9:15am Break

9:45am Panel 2: Activism + Impact
By integrating the expertise and knowledge of key individuals, particularly those closest to complex societal challenges, participatory processes can help us improve our systems for everyone involved.
Paola Aguirre Serrano, Founder, BORDERLESS Studio
Steven Babitch, Presidential Innovation Fellow
Jorge Camacho, Strategic Design and Foresight Practitioner
Sara Cantor Aye, Co-founder and Executive Director, Greater Good Studio
Eleanor Gorski, Bureau Chief, Planning, Historic Preservation and Sustainability City of Chicago Department of Planning and Development

10:45am Break

11:15am Breakout Session I (choose 1 of 3)

  • Integrating Dispersed Networks
    Experts in food systems, urban development, and public health will discuss key infrastructures for integrating dispersed networks and leading sustainability- and equity-oriented interventions.
  • Achieving Equitable Solutions
    Government, healthcare, and tech experts will discuss case studies about how they used participatory practices to shift innovation methods and design practices towards achieving more equitable solutions.
  • Navigating the Future Mobility
    Experts and leaders will present case studies about how they navigated the complex and dynamic challenges surrounding mobility by activating networks.

12:30pm Lunch
2:00pm Breakout Session II (choose 1 of 3)

  • Integrating Dispersed Networks
    Experts in food systems, urban development, and public health will discuss key infrastructures for integrating dispersed networks and leading sustainability- and equity-oriented interventions.
  • Achieving Equitable Solutions
    Government, healthcare, and tech experts will discuss case studies about how they used participatory practices to shift innovation methods and design practices towards achieving more equitable solutions.
  • Activating Innovation Networks
    Experts in finance, insurance, and mobility who are leading initiatives that incorporate emerging technologies will present case studies on how they used design to activate innovation networks and create value.

3:15pm Break

3:45pm Panel 3: Leadership + The New Economy
How can leaders use design to create effective collaborations and partnerships in our rapidly changing world?

Sharon Bush, Executive Director, Grand Victoria Foundation
Sarah Coulter, Executive Director, Calumet Collaborative
Randy Stark, Executive Director, National Association of Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs
Marco Ugarte, Sustainability Consultant, Antea Group
Brianna Sylver, President, Sylver Consulting

4:45pm Closing Remarks
5:00pm Reception
7:00pm Adjourn

Thursday, May 23

7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:00 AM Workshop Session I (choose 1 of 4)

  • Designing Partnerships for Large Scale Impact
    Led in collaboration with Mo Sook Park, an expert on adaptive leadership, and Randy Stark, executive director, National Association of Conservation Law Enforcement Chiefs, this workshop will focus on presenting new tools and methods for designing partnerships oriented toward large scale impact.
  • Activating Stakeholders to Improve Systems
    Led in collaboration with Hitachi America, we will investigate how to activate stakeholder networks and leverage emerging technologies for systemic change towards better futures of mobility using Foresight tools and methods.
  • Shifting Power through Inclusive Design Processes
    In this workshop, George Aye (Greater Good Studio) and Jorge Camacho will lead an exercise in prototyping power shifts to demonstrate how we can activate networks and build more equitable and sustainable infrastructures.
  • Behavioral Design for Networked Organizations
    In this workshop, ID visiting professor Ruth Schmidt will introduce and prototype evolving methods to help organizations diagnose and tackle common organizational behavior issues that can help them operate more effectively within their business ecosystems.

11:00 AM Lunch + Roundtables
1:00 PM Workshop Session II (choose 1 of 4 above)
4:00 PM Adjourn