Alicante Design Education Forum 2019

Complete #ADEF19 video 26th to the 28th of November 2019

Rama Gheerawo #ADEF19 Helen Hamlyn – RCA

Alicante Design Education Forum 2019 #ADEF19 26th to the 28th of October 2019

You can download the full programme here

The Alicante Design Education Forum 2019 was designed and organised by designer/lecturer Lefteris Heretakis and co-organised by Glug events London and EASDA, the School of Art and Design Of Design of Alicante, an educational centre belonging to the Instituto Superior de EnseñanzasArtísticas (ISEACV) that offers qualified official education preparing trained professionals to face the challenges demanded by our society in thevarious fields of design and plastic arts and that academically offers the Higher Design degrees and the Professional Teachings of Art and Design.

The mission of the ADEF19 forum was to bring together industry, lecturers and students to discover new ways of working together, forging curriculum that is more appropriate for this time. ADEF19 is a practitioner’s conference that seeks solutions that are immediately applicable for the betterment of Art and Design Education as a whole.

DAY 1 – 26th of November Glug day.

9:00 Registration/Preparation

9:15 – 9:30 Introduction

9:30-10:00. Welcome and inauguration by María del Carmen De España, Councilor for Employment and Development, CEO of the Local Agency of the City of Alicante.

10:00 – 11:00 Keynote speaker: Phil Cleaver: “Y Type”.

11:05 – 11:25 Murat Germen: “Is crafted materiality enough to disturb Digitality?”.

11:25 – 12:30 Break

12:30 – 13:00 Speaker: Joan Quiros. “Connecting the dots”.

13:00 – 13:45 Panel Discussion: Phil Cleaver, Murat Germen, Joan Quiro, Lefteris Heretakis and Ana González.

13:45 – 14:30 Networking.

17:00 – 19:00 “European financing for cultural and creative projects. Presentation of good practices”. Collaboration with the Local Agency of Alicante, Impulsa Cultura Proyecta (Genión, Gente, Glub) and the Emplea Foundation.

DAY 2 –  27th of November

9:00 Registration/Preparation

9:15 – 9:30 Introduction

9:30 – 9:50 Talk: Alexandra Barker “Be more Pirate” 

10:00 – 10:20 Talk: Yeohyun Ahn, “Type+Code IV” 

10:25 – 10:50 Talk: Chrissy Levett “The importance of creativity in building a positive future”.

10:55 – 12:00 Break & Networking

12:00-12: 30 Five 5min videos session from Around the world on Design Education: Peter Bella, Graeme Hanssen, Gary Embury, Rama Gheerawo, Patrick Morgan.

12:30 – 12:50 Talk:  Agnieszka Włostowska, “Is it even possible to prepare students to be good designers in the real world? What does it evenmean to be a good designer?”

13:00 – 13:30 Panel Discussion: Chrissy Levett, Lefteris Heretakis and Ana González

13:45 – 14:15 Q+A Alexandra Barker, Yeohyun Ahn, Chrissy Levett Lefteris Heretakis and Ana González

Parallel workshops

10:00 – 13:30 Workshop 1: Alexandra Barker. Be More Pirate workshop

10:30 – 13:30 Workshop 2: Yeohyun Ahn Type + Code IV workshop

Day 3 – 28th of November

9:00 Preparation – registration 9:15 – 9:30 Presentation.

9:30 – 10:05 Talk: Amparo Alonso. “Research and Education in Design”. UVEG CREARI Research Group.

10:10 – 10:40 Talk: David Mascarell Palau, “Design, Technology, Education and Research” UVEG CREARI Research Group.

10:45 – 11:15 Talk: Cefire: “The 7 deadly sins of design in schools”.

11:15 – 11:45 BREAK

11:50 – 12:10 Talk: Rosa Deltoro. “Textile: a space to illustrate”.

12:15 – 12:45 Talk: Boke Bazán. “Culture & Visual Identity”.

12:50 – 13:20 Talk: Cristina Vicedo. FutureBrand. “Design in the in the era of Purpose”.

13:25 – 13:55 Talk: María Navarro from ADCV. “European Design Awards Festival and Valencia World Design Capital 2022”

14:00 – 14:15 Closing

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