DAY 4: Change by Design Asia-Pacific Symposium – Design for Health

Thursday 3rd October

Day Two of the Asia-Pacific Symposium seeks to address designing for health, focused on aged care and the redesign of healthcare systems. Hear presentations from international design researchers, practitioners, and clinicians from QUT Creative Industries, the National University of Singapore, Monash University, University of Technology Sydney and Clinical Excellence Queensland, as well as community advocates. Each session ends with a 20-30 minute interactive panel Q&A, facilitated by the session chair.

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Preliminary Program:

Health by Design

WELCOME:

Prof Evonne Miller, Director of the QUT Design Lab, Queensland University of Technology

KEYNOTE 1:

Tamsin Greulich-Smith, Head of National University of Singapore Smart Health Leadership Centre

Panel Chair: Dr Marianella Chamorro-Koc, School of Design, Queensland University of Technology

Prof Lisa Scharoun, Head, School of Design, Queensland University of Technology

A/Prof Markus Rittenbruch, Associate Professor in Interaction Design, Queensland University of Technology

A/Prof Verena Thomas, Senior Research Fellow, Queensland University of Technology

Q&A Session

SESSION 2A: DESIGN FOR HEALTH

This session, chaired by Dr Marianella Chamorro-Koc (QUT School of Design), showcases different approaches to designing for health and wellbeing, from using clinical data and technology solutions to foster empathy and health, to redesigning aged care and airports for people with dementia.

Dr Katrina Radford, Deputy Director of Research, Griffith University

Dr Adrienne Young, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Dr Gail Kenning, artist, researcher and educator, University of Technology Sydney 

Dr Marianella Chamorro-Koc & Dr Rafael Gomez, School of Design, Queensland University of Technology

Prof Jill Franz, School of Design, Queensland University of Technology

Q&A Session

SESSION 2B: PLACES FOR AGEING – THE CHALLENGES OF NOW

Places for Ageing presents a Design Summit to discuss the challenges that age care providers, community, designers, and advocates face, with the morning session, chaired by Belinda Douglas, Senior Associate at Fulton Trotter Architects and Committee Member for Places for Ageing, focused on current trends and the challenges of now.

Chair: Belinda Douglas, Senior Associate, Fulton Trotter Architects

Dr Andrea Petriwskyj, Research and Community Education Coordinator, Council on the Ageing (COTA) Queensland

Sandra Nugent, Regional Director, Dementia Australia

Ryan Loveday, Director, Fulton Trotter Architects

Kerri Lanchester, General Manager Member Relations, Leading Age Services Australia (LASA)

Q&A Session

SESSION 3, KEYNOTE 2:

A/Prof Gene Bawden, Deputy Head of MADA’s Design Department, Monash University

Chair: Dr Rafael Gomez, Industrial Design & Design Fabrication, Queensland University of Technology 

Dr Jeremy Kerr, Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology 

Prof Vesna Popovic, Adjunct Professor School of Design, Queensland University of Technology 

Q&A Session

SESSION 4A: HEALTHCARE EXCELLENCE BY DESIGN, CO-HOSTED BY CLINICAL EXCELLENCE QUEENSLAND

In this session, conference attendees will hear about and then actively engage in co-designing six projects submitted to the 2019 Clinical Excellence Queensland Showcase, an initiative which brings clinicians, consumers, health service managers and others together to explore the best healthcare solutions Queensland has to offer. From healthcare improvement, staff wellbeing, rural, remote and Indigenous health, virtual and augmented reality, and patient-centred care, attendees will be invited to discuss and refine project ideas in this hands-on co-design session, led by Clinical Excellence Queensland and the QUT Design Lab.

Q&A Session

SESSION 4B: PLACES FOR AGEING DESIGN SUMMIT – FUTURE VERSIONS OF CARE

This afternoon session, chaired by Shy Tay (Practice Director at Arkhefield & Committee Member for Places for Ageing), delves into emerging and future versions of care, from the perspective of designers, age care providers, community organizations, researchers and policymakers. Exploring what age care could look like in the future is critical to developing innovation design of healthy spaces for ageing.

Chair: Shy Tay, Practice Director at Arkhefield & Committee Member for Places for Ageing

Matthew Hutchinson, Queensland University of Technology

Dr Malcolm Holtz, Director, HOLZink

Ingrid Marshall, Associate Director, Deicke Richards

Fran Larkey, Relationship and Innovation Manager, Wesley Mission Queensland

Q&A Session

SESSION 5: KEYNOTE 3

Prof Lisa Scharoun, Head, School of Design, Queensland University of Technology

Q&A Session

Announcement of the winner of the Herston Biofabrication Institute (HBI) Student Design Competition.

The conference closes at 4.30pm, with informal networking drinks (cash bar), at the Blackmarket Bar & Grill. Register at Eventbrite: Change by Design Asia-Pacific Symposium Networking Drinks