JOIN THE DISCUSSION!

SUBMIT YOUR PROPOSAL FOR THE Fringe Festival 2018,
18-20th of October at THE FOUNDRY.

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Our goal for this years festival is to raise an interdisciplinary discussion about the issue of inclusivity within the service design industry.

Your proposal will help us define and curate a programme of events that will be taking place at our HUB, THE FOUNDRY*.

*If you are also looking to put on a satellite event in your own studio (for example) during the festival, then we will be happy to support promote & we can also offer basic signposting through our website

 

 

EXPLORE THE KEY THEMES OF THIS YEAR FESTIVAL

 

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1. 

Making change happen 

with Service Design

How to bring the whole organisation with you on a journey to make a positive change happen?

• Making good design visible.
How do you showcase the diverse range of internal and external work?

• Understanding what positive change looks like Looking beyond the standard measurements and frameworks.

• The soft skills needed to make positive change happen

• Making digital more inclusive
How do we build and improve informed consent at scale? How can leaving services be made easier? How can we making the internet less addictive?


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2. Designing with people 

on the fringes 

of Service Design

• Working closely with service users

How do we know we’re creating a positive impact with service design on the lives of young people, older people and parents/ guardians?

• Raising awareness of personal finance for financial inclusion

• Understanding designing within different cultures

• Creating opportunities for marginalised people & communities

• Showcase of impactful work of organisations who don’t have service designers but practice service design


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3. The future
of Service Design practice

• Defining ethics and responsibility for designing effective services.
Might we need regulations? And when is it right for an outside agency to push back?

• Showcasing different pathways into service design.
The stories of how people got to where they are.

• What people are currently doing to hire diverse teams
and make service design more inclusive.

How do we measure the impact and learn from it?

• What are the roles of service designers within organisations today and where are future opportunities?

• What would service design of tomorrow look like to create the most impact.

• Start designing with the environment in mind.


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