Extreme By Design film screening, panel and workshop!

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Full Summary: Come catch a sneak preview of this inspiring PBS documentary that highlights the growing movement to bring the process of innovation known as Design Thinking to classrooms nationwide. Pioneered by IDEO and Stanford's d.school, Design Thinking is a specific methodology that helps individuals unlock their innate creativity.

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Extreme By Design is the story of three Stanford students who design low-cost products that meet basic needs of the world's poor. During a 6-month d.school course, Design for Extreme Affordability, they travel to Bangladesh and Indonesia and race to build life-saving breathing devices, IV medicine infusion pumps, and fresh water storage systems. PBS will air the hour-long film nationwide on Dec. 11 at 10 pm. Come catch a sneak peek and learn more about design thinking!

 

Tuesday, November 5th- 7:30PM
CULC Room 152

Georgia Tech's HHL Center and Engineers Without Borders will be hosting a sneak peek at the hour-long documentary film EXTREME BY DESIGN followed by a Q&A panel with Ralph King- EBD filmmaker, Dr. Ozlem Ergun- HHL Center Co-Director, Mary Cantwell-Coordinator for the Center for Design Thinking at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School, and Scott Sanchez- VP of Innovation for First Data.

 

Wednesday, November 6th- 4:30-6:00PM
Student Success Center, Press Room B
Filmmaker Ralph King and Stanford d.school graduate Erica Estrada will facilitate an interactive design thinking workshop that begins with a design challenge and covers five design steps (empathize, define, ideate, prototype, test). At key intervals, we present clips of the film that provide real-world examples of each step of the process. There will be an optional film screening following the workshop at 6PM for those interested.

 

RSVP is REQUIRED for the workshop, so please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/8922335947 to register on Eventbrite.

 

RSVP is also ENCOURAGED for the film screening, so please also reserve tickets at the screening Eventbrite site: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/8956082885.

 

Please see attached pdfs at right for fliers and poster promo material. Thanks!

 

 

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Arts and Performance, Career/Professional development, Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium, Student sponsored, Training/Workshop
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Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics, Clough, design thinking, engineers without borders, extreme by design, Film Screening, Georgia Tech Health & Humanitarian Logistics, Ozlem Ergun
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  • Created By: Meghan Smithgall
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  • Created On: Oct 31, 2013 - 10:03am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:05pm