V&A Dundee

Friday 27 April 2018 -
18:30 to 21:00
Auditorium, Level 2, National Design Centre

British Council, in collaboration with University of Dundee and Microsoft


Designing Inclusive Interactions

A British Council 'Knowledge is GREAT' Lecture supported by DesignSingapore Council and host venue National Design Centre.

About the Lecture:

The 21st Century discipline of interaction design considers not only our interactions with devices and apps, but also our communication and interactions with each other, through objects and services. Making these interactions inclusive demands that they are accessible, but also that disabled people have a sense of ownership of them.

This talk will feature Social Sewing, a project to reconnect a community of older seamstresses in Athens, Greece;Hands of X, a service to enable wearers of prosthetic hands to choose materials and create their own hand; and other projects from DJCAD, University of Dundee and elsewhere

This lecture will feature Graham Pullin, Programme Director. Digital Interaction Design, University of Dundee and will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Dr Daiana Beitler, Regional Director, Asia, Microsoft Philanthropies and Mario Van Der Meulen, Principal Designer, Foolproof Singapore.  The panel discussion will be moderated by Patrick Chia, Founding Director, Design Incubation Centre, National University of Singapore and Founder, Squeeze Design (Singapore)

 Event Details:

The event will take place on Friday 27 April 2018. Registration will commence promptly at 6.00 p.m.

Venue: Auditorium, Level 2, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Rd, Singapore 188969

Time: 6.30 p.m to 9.00 p.m.

Pre-booking is essential and places are limited.

Dress code for the evening is business attire

Please note: All registrations are subject to availability. We reserve the right to limit and/or refuse registration without assigning any reason. We will confirm all valid registrations with a reminder email. If you do not receive a reminder email but have a valid registration please email us at education@britishcouncil.org.sg for confirmation before arriving at the venue.

To find out more about the lecture, speakers and panellists and to register, please click here