Opening Event and Networking Reception

Sunday, 20th October @Osaka Ibaraki Campus, Ritsumeikan University

13.00 Opening event “Meanings of Social Design in the Next Era”


Mauro Porcini Senior Vice President and Chief Design Officer at PepsiCo
Elena Pacenti Dean of the School of Design at NewSchool of Architecture & Design in San Diego, California
Unni Kaunakara Shinhan Distinguished Visiting Professor, Yonsei University / Visiting Faculty & Leader in Residence at Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University / Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health, Yale School of Public Health
Keiji Ashizawa President of Ishinomaki Laboratory
Rūta Valušytė Associate Professor of Design at Kaunas University of Technology; Head of Design centre, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design. Kaunas, Lithuania

17:00 Networking Reception (Conference Fees cover foods and drinks)






























The map below is the venue for Conference.



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