Author: Aya Miura

Transforming the experience of death and dying

click

Death and dying is a taboo subject in many countries around the world, and hospices have a negative perception in most societies. fuelfor gave a rich insight into their project …

Inspiring new empathic collaborations

click

With the world becoming increasingly digital nowadays, Slava Kozlov, Summ()n (Russia/The Netherlands) discussed the issue of how this relates to empathy, compassion in the digital space. His talk opened up …

Co-developing a toolkit for Social Impact

click

How to facilitate a cross-culture collaboration, with participants from around the world? This was the question addressed by STBY’s Geke (UK/NL) and Quicksand’s Ayush (India), who currently are working together …

Turning fear of change into enthusiasm

click

The widespread sense of pressure we experience due to financial crisis often results in an inability to radically improve products, services or societies. These qualities can be regained if using …

Stimulating a learning organisation

click

Change is closely related to learning. There are many ways to learn, but playing and experimenting are two of the most powerful learning methodologies. Based on the 360 project that …

Transitioning to a new framework

click

Transitioning to something new is hard work because you don’t always know what you are transitioning to. Sometimes, it could be that the skills are not always in place to …

Innovation in bus travel across Europe

click

IDSL (France) is an innovation consultancy and a design company specialised in designing interaction. With the theme of “changing perspectives on empathy and participation”, Virginia Cruz, IDSL spoke about the …