Public Lecture: Pelle Ehn ‘Collective design, utopias lost and futures made’

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Details:
Venue: RMIT Design Hub, Lecture Theatre (Level 3),
corner of Swanston and Victoria St, Melbourne
Time: 9th December 2014, 6-8pm.
Please arrive at 5.45pm for a prompt 6pm start
Free event: Drinks and nibbles includedPelle Ehn has been instrumental in establishing the field of Participatory Design (PD), which was born out of movements towards democratization at work in Scandinavia, and the belief that those affected by the introduction of new technology should have a say in the design process and joint decision-making. His work spans over four decades and he still continues to be a leading light in related fields like User Experience, Interaction design and more recently in Service Design.

The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion with Pelle, joined by Ann Light (Northumbria University, UK), Paul Dourish (University of California, Irvine, US) and Anne Galloway (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ).All welcome – please pass on to your networks.