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NEW YORK Thursday 12 May.
6.30pm-8.30pm. Celebration drink to launch the In The Bubble US tour. Hosted by Colin Robinson and Doug Sery at the new Brecht Forum , 451 West Street, New York.
NEW YORK Friday 13 May.
Malfatto: Imperfect Design For A Better World? Conference at Tishman Auditorium, NYC . Material Connexion’s founder, George M. Beylerian, has also invited the architect/artist Gaetano Pesce; toy maker and sculptor Kardash Onnig; trend announcer Li Edelkoort; Scott Henderson, co-founder of Mint; James Ludwig, Director of Design for Steelcase; and Scott Wilson,Global Creative Director for Nike Explore.
NEW YORK Sunday 15 May
Design Downtown 10.30am – 11.30am. Brief, lively and interesting presentations on “the business of design” (with fresh coffee and Krispy Kremes) featuring Robert Kloos (Consulate General of The Netherlands) and Sina Djafari (partner in Edge, Modern and Public Design). Plus moi. Event location: Drive-In Studios, 443 West 18th Street. Seating is limited so please call +1 212 352 9968 to reserve a place. Contact: susan@designdowntown.com
BOSTON Monday 16 May
5.30pm MIT Building 34 Room 101. Phone: 617 253-5249 or email: Colleen Lanick colleenl@MIT.EDU
Reading and Signing 6:00 pm at Stanford University Bookstore,
519 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, California 94305. 650 329-1217
12:00 noon IDEO “KnowHow” talk, introduced by Bill Moggridge. At IDEO’s meeting space: 831 High Street, Palo Alto. Contact person: Scott Underwood (scott@ideo.com), (650) 289 3409.
SEATTLE Thursday 19 May
5:30pm Reading and Signing Elliott Bay Book Company, 101 South Main Street, Seattle Washington 98104. 206 624-6600
SEATTLE, Friday 20 May
7:00pm Reading and Signing, University Bookstore, 4326 University Way SE
Seattle, Washington 98195. 206 634-3400
HELSINKI Wednesday 25 May
University of Art and Design, Masters of Arts Seminar 2005 : “What type of communities does digital media shape – physical or virtual”. Hämeentie 135 C, FIN-00560 Helsinki
6pm Book Signing, Arabianranta
Contact: Sari Väänänen sari.vaananen@uiah.fi
HELSINKI Thursday 26 May.
6pm Reading and Signing, Kiasma.
HAY ON WYE Tuesday 31 May
The Guardian Hay Festival Tuesday 10.00h. . 25 Lion St, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5AD. T – 0870 787 2848
Media contact: Sophie Rochester Sophie@colmangettypr.co.uk
LONDON Wednesday 1 June.
16.00h (tea) for 16.30 (talk): “Designing In A Complex World”. Hosted by Robin Murray, RED Unit , the Design Council, Bow Street, London. To reserve a seat, please email Jude Codner: JudeC@designcouncil.org.uk 0207 420 5216
GLASGOW Thursday 2 June.
The Lighthouse (with Urban Learning Space). Contact: stuart@thelighthouse.co.uk
BREDA, NL. Wednesday 15 June
A national debate between cultural leaders, investors and policy makers. With Medy van Van der Laan (culture minister), Rene Hoogendoorn (investor, ING) and John Thackara (symposiarch). 9.00 to 18.00 “somewhere in the industrial area behind the station”. Contact: mrp.warendorff@breda.nl
BERGEN, NORWAY. Wednesday 5 October
Bergen National Academy of Arts. Conference: Hybrid Art & Design Practice.
Contact: Professor Jeremy Welsh jjw@khib.no / jeremyjwelsh@mac.com
LONDON Friday 14 October
Global Design Critical Debate at the V&A. Rem Koolhaas and John Thackara. Chaired by Joe Kerr. 2.00pm – 5.00pm. Book now on +44 870 906 3883 or www.vam.ac.uk/a
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