SDD Sym­po­sium

Clos­ing event of the Social Design Days Nuremberg

The sym­po­sium is the crown­ing finale of bay­ern design’s Social Design Days Nurem­berg. At the first Social Design Days Nurem­berg (Octo­ber 11–13), which bay­ern design is orga­niz­ing with the sup­port of the Nurem­berg Cham­ber of Indus­try and Com­merce, par­tic­i­pa­to­ry solu­tions for the work­ing world of the future will be devel­oped that ben­e­fit soci­ety as a whole and pro­mote social participation.

In addi­tion to excit­ing impuls­es on social design, the results of the Social Design Jam will be pre­sent­ed dur­ing the sym­po­sium and the “IHK Inno­va­tion Award for Skilled Work­ers” will be award­ed. The five award win­ners will par­tic­i­pate in a pan­el talk and also present their projects in the form of a poster exhibition.

The Social Design Days are spon­sored and sup­port­ed by the Nurem­berg Cham­ber of Com­merce and Indus­try for Mid­dle Fran­co­nia and the Nurem­berg City Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Depart­ment. The event is aimed in par­tic­u­lar at com­pa­ny rep­re­sen­ta­tives from all sec­tors in the fields of human resources devel­op­ment and strat­e­gy, as well as design pro­fes­sion­als from all dis­ci­plines, but also at inter­est­ed mem­bers of the public.

Reg­is­tra­tion is free of charge.


10:00 am — 10:30 am Soft Opening

10:30 a.m. — 11:00 a.m. Wel­come by Nadine Vicen­ti­ni, Man­ag­ing Direc­tor bay­ern design (Nurem­berg), and Markus Lötzsch, Chief Exec­u­tive IHK Nuremberg

11:00 a.m. — 11:20 a.m. Impulse by Chris­tine Moos­mann, Edi­tor-in-Chief of Grafik­magazin (Munich), on social design

11:20 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Pitch­es by nom­i­nees of the IHK Inno­va­tion Award for Professionals

12:00 p.m. — 12:15 p.m. Impulse by Katrin Lav­ille, Munich Uni­ver­si­ty of Applied Sci­ences, Fac­ul­ty of Design: “Design as a Cat­a­lyst for Cul­tur­al Change in Com­pa­nies — How Design and Cre­ativ­i­ty Sup­port Com­pa­nies to Redesign and Trans­form Exist­ing Struc­tures Towards Inclu­sion, Col­lab­o­ra­tion and Growth”

12:15 p.m. — 1:00 p.m. Sub­se­quent pan­el dis­cus­sion with Susanne Schöb, CRIT­I­CAL FRIENDS (Munich)and Simone Engel­hardt, shape of new (Munich), as well as rep­re­sen­ta­tives from the nom­i­nat­ed companies.

1:00 p.m. — 1:15 p.m. Q&A

13:15 — 13:45 Lunch break

13:45 — 14:00 Pre­sen­ta­tions Results Social Design Jam

14:00 — 14:15 Impulse N.N.: “Net­works of the future: inter­ac­tion, exchange and career devel­op­ment. How net­worked think­ing and action shapes sus­tain­able career paths and cre­ates oppor­tu­ni­ties for the future”

14:15 — 15:00 Sub­se­quent pan­el dis­cus­sion with.

Jen­ny Gallen, social design lab of the Hans Sauer Foun­da­tion, Munich
Bern­hard Lenger, Stu­dio Bern­hard Lenger, Eind­hoven (NL)
and a rep­re­sen­ta­tive from the nom­i­nat­ed companies

3:00 p.m. — 3:15 p.m. Q&A

15:15 — 15:35 Award ceremony

15:35 — 15:55 Wrap-up Graph­ic Record­ing and Farewell

Chris­tine Moosmann

Chris­tine Moos­mann is co-founder of Phoenix Ver­lag für Grafikde­sign and Grafik­magazin. She worked for novum — World of Graph­ic Design mag­a­zine for 20 years and most recent­ly head­ed the 96-year-old tra­di­tion­al mag­a­zine as edi­tor-in-chief. Since 2020 she has been edi­tor-in-chief of the graph­ic mag­a­zine, she writes as a free­lance jour­nal­ist for var­i­ous clients and pub­li­ca­tions, gives lec­tures and is involved as a juror in var­i­ous design awards.

Katrin Lav­ille

Katrin Lav­ille is co-founder of two com­pa­nies and has been devel­op­ing and test­ing a Social Design Lab at the university’s Fac­ul­ty of Design since 2019.  As a social entre­pre­neur, she is active with dekdek in the devel­op­ment, pro­duc­tion and dis­tri­b­u­tion of play fur­ni­ture for chil­dren and has been con­sult­ing with finedesign — Büro für Gestal­tung for over 25 years. The office deals with design con­sult­ing, trend research and prod­uct devel­op­ment in the con­sumer goods sec­tor for well-known Ger­man porce­lain brands, among others.

Simone Engel­hardt

Simone Engel­hardt is co-founder of the agency for future via­bil­i­ty “shape of new” and spe­cial­izes in futures think­ing to devel­op par­tic­i­pa­to­ry images of the future and derive con­crete options for action for com­pa­nies. In par­al­lel, she offers coach­ing on cre­ative free­dom. As co-ini­tia­tor of the Munich chap­ter of the “Design Futures Ini­tia­tive”, she reg­u­lar­ly orga­nizes mee­tups on cur­rent top­ics such as AI or edu­ca­tion trends.

Jen­ny Gallen

Since 2017, Jen­ny Gallen has been build­ing up the social design lab with the team of the Hans Sauer Foun­da­tion and, in this con­text, has gained prac­ti­cal expe­ri­ence in social design in var­i­ous projects as well as help­ing to devel­op new focus top­ics (includ­ing Mehrw­erthof Markt2 Schwaben and Cir­cu­lar Soci­ety). Since 2022, she has also been teach­ing at uni­ver­si­ties and is con­cerned with the ques­tion of how design­ers can con­tribute their com­pe­ten­cies to the design of social-eco­log­i­cal trans­for­ma­tion processes.

Susanne Schöb

Susanne Schöb is Co-Founder and Man­ag­ing Direc­tor of CRIT­I­CAL FRIENDS, TEDxYouth@Munich , cura­tor, social sci­en­tist M.A. and con­sul­tant for stake­hold­er man­age­ment, inno­va­tion and sus­tain­abil­i­ty in companies.