September 2, 2019

The Distributed Design Award 2019 & hot tips during the Techfestival

Techfestival – Where humans and technology meet

Techfestival – a 3-day festival in Copenhagen with 200+ events on humans and technology –  is taking place this week and we want to offer our selection of must-see events for designers, makers, tech fans and distributed design enthusiasts.

Distributed Design will be part of the festival connecting with the conscious technology scene, sharing a workshop on distributed design and hosting the Distributed Design Awards Ceremony 2019 with the exciting revelation of this year’s winning project!

Here are our picks for the best events to participate for designers, makers, tech fans  & distributed design enthusiasts!

Distributed Design Awards Ceremony

Sep 4th, Wednesday at 15.00 – 17.00 Dansk Design Center

Join us for a prominent milestone in the Distributed Design Market Platform history as we announce and celebrate the 2019 winner of the Distributed Design Award. celebrate the possibilities of global co-creation with us as we announce the 2019 winner of the Distributed Design Award 2019!

Distributed Design Masterclass at the Tech Festival

Sep 5th, 17.00-18.00 Motorius

Learn the values and applications of Distributed Design in this insightful masterclass with DDMP’s Kate Armstrong.

Index Awards Ceremony

Sep 6th, The Plant CPH 17.00 – 02.00

From 1,800+ nominations to 42 finalists to just five winners. Take part in an inspiring evening and get to know the newest Index Awards design visionaries designing the world for the better.

Responsible Design Market (By DDMP member Copenhagen Maker)

Sep 5-7th, every day at the Techfestival mainstage area

“Sustainable production and consumption starts with a responsible design practice”. This three-day exhibition looks into the future of look into the future of responsibility in design, manufacturing, consumption and education through human-centered and systemic approaches.


Internet of Production Summit at TechFestival (By Wikifactory)

Sep 6th, 10.00 — 16.30 H15 Meatpacking District

Co-creating session about the Internet of Production, disrupting the product development and manufacturing industries.

Open Up Open-Source (By Underbroen)

Sep 6th, 17.30 — 19.30 Dgi Byen Spisehuset

Look beyond our own sender oriented propositions and think about open source as a tool for societal, democratic activism and participation in this co-creation event.


Food Chains Summit

Sep 6th, 10.00 — 16.30 KBH Madhus

Emily Whyman from Collective Edibles/Institut d’Arquitectura Avançada & Fab Lab Barcelona de Catalunya  presenting in this very timely summit about changing food chains with the title: “Multi-species urban planning”. A must see for anyone interested in the future of food!

Join us for the festival that takes us beyond Silicon Valley culture, innovation hype and AI-fear and anchors tech in society with a human focus to technological progress!

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