(d)innovation topics

BIG question (panel 1)    How might design colleges, universities, investors, and industries partner to create an enduring incubation environment to produce purpose driven entrepreneurs who innovate and actualize the full potential of their ideas in their communities?

Panel one includes experts who work within university and educational contexts to promote and teach students about entrepreneurship and creative innovation as skills that are critical to their future professional success.

BIG question (panel 2)   How will interdisciplinary design change the world from the perspective of the individual, the small enterprise, and the discipline? What are the factors in play and how do we design the future?

Panel two features entrepreneurs who are putting these skills and concepts into action in their own purpose-driven professional lives in real estate, construction, design, and community activism.