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Design’s New Frontiers – Talk with Sarah Mann

Are you a new designer, thinking about the career path to follow, or working in a rapidly changing field, wondering about how to adapt your skills and way of thinking?

Designers are faced with a fast changing future and in some ways, are expected to solve the world’s problems. Automation, the climate crisis, health and wellbeing and growing inequality are all changing the way designers will need to work. This talk will uncover some of the opportunities for designers to find a new ways of working together and help shape a new vision for the future.

Sarah Mann is the Head of Programmes for the Growth and Innovation Team, at the Design Council. She oversees the strategy and delivery of their Design in the Public Sector and Public Service Innovation programmes and invention accelerator, Spark. The Design Council programmes aim to put the needs of people at the heart of products and processes; addressing some of the toughest challenges which face our society.

Tickets available here.

Sarah Mann previously worked at the British Council as Director Architecture Design Fashion, commissioning a range on international programmes which are driven by addressing global challenges through design, exploring the social and cultural value of design.

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