Cumulus Working Groups meeting in Bogota, Colombia

Cumulus Conference the Design After
October 30 – November 1, 2019 Bogota, Colombia

Art and Design Teacher Education and Pedagogy CWG (AADTE)

Time and place: (between 30.10.-1.11.2019/ 2 hours, room will be confirmed later)

Chair: Martti Raevaara – martti.raevaara@aalto.fi

Within the Cumulus network there are a lot of expertise in art and design pedagogy. Many schools and institutions implement also an art and design teacher education degree programme or special study modules of art and design pedagogy.
We are interested in aggregating this expertise within Cumulus and launched a working group under art and design teacher education and pedagogy in Cumulus Kolding Conference May 2017 and following the meetings in Cumulus Paris April 2018, Wuxi November 2018 and last time in Rovaniemi May 2019. This will be 5rd meeting of the group and it is open to anyone interested in sharing, exploring and developing together art and design pedagogy. Please feel welcome to the group meetings.
The meeting will include some presentations of case studies and introductions of participants and discussion based on presentations. As well we should share ideas for deepening and expanding our future working group collaboration in different forms.

Call for introduction and presentations by participants

If you are interested in sharing your teaching experiences and/or projects, please contact Martti Raevaara via email (martti.raevaara@aalto.fi). It would be nice to get a title of your introduction/ presentation and in a nut shell some points of the content, key words would be nice too. Please submit your proposal to Martti by Tue 22.10. at the latest, Martti will then schedule the working group programme.

Introductions and presentations should be max. 10-15 min, but the form is free. In case you want to use Spanish in your presentation, please take someone with you to help translation into English, so we all can be involved in the discussion.

More information about Art and Design Teacher Education and Pedagogy Cumulus Working Group (AADTE CWG) see our blog https://aadte.com/

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Cumulus Service Design Working Group meeting

We are pleased to ask you to join 3 hours session that is focusing on service design education. We are asking you to share case studies on your service design teaching. These can be short presentations of 10 minutes on master’s or bachelor level courses, educational programs or specialization descriptions. Idea is to share experiences and have space for discussion. Please, contact satu.miettinen@ulapland.fi send the title & 3 keywords of the presentation before the 24th of October, 2019 to have a slot for your presentation.

Satu Miettinen
satu.miettinen@ulapland.fi

Essi Kuure
essi.kuure@ulapland.fi

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Cumulus Sustainability Working Group

Title: Systems Thinking and Sustainable Design

Carolina Obregon, who teaches Sustainable Fashion and co-teaches the Biodesign Challenge at Universidad de los Andes, will present, and provide the opportunity for participants to test, the systems thinking and mapping approach that she employs when teaching students how direct the design solutions in sustainable ways
For Carolina, systems thinking forms the backbone of every sustainable endeavour, as this approach helps students realize how connected, and interconnected our design practice is, while also providing opportunities to highlight the importance of and evaluate all of the actors in the design challenge.

Robin Turner and Carolina Obregon
No registration required

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Cumulus Leadership and Strategy Working Group

The CWG Leadership and Strategy meeting in Bogota will be a state of transition, looking at the achieved in the last years, the current situation (with a focus on Columbia / Latin America) and shaping the future of the CWG in terms of new expectations, new needs, new perspectives, new formats and new balances in global collaborations. This involves discussing common leadership challenges in times where design, design institutions and education formats are changing and lightweight opportunities for collaboration aiming at an efficient and sustainable impact on the institutions & stakeholders in society are emerging.
Philipp Heidkamp / KISD Germany

No registration necessary, but we ask all participants to share their experience – please bring 5-10 key issues and questions for Institutional Internationalisation Strategies from your perspective.

If you have any questions or want to present visual material (what is more than welcome), please contact heidkamp@kisd.de

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Cumulus Working Group Women in Design

“Women in Design” will be a platform for exchange, inspiration and mentorship. Sharing experiences and strategies and methods for coping will contribute to building a global network of women to support and promote each other.
Accessing and sharing knowledge on the challenges many women face can contribute to building assertiveness and empowering women in design, across cultures, to have the courage to take on visible, important positions within their society.

Who: women in design in the broadest sense: teachers students other
No registration – but it would be lovely to have some participants willing to share their experiences and prepare to do so short input (about 5 minutes). I would be grateful for feeback.
Chair: Rachel Troye Rachel.Troye@aho.no

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See also DESIS seminar (October 28) information at https://www.cumulusassociation.org/desis-seminar-during-the-cumulus-bogota-2019-conference/
And joined workshop of IxDA and Cumulus on October 29 Design Education and Research days (DERdays), see the program at https://www.cumulusassociation.org/cumulus-and-ixda-hosting-design-education-and-research-days-derdays/ and register with justyna.molik@aalto.fi.
Conference website https://www.cumulusbogota2019.org/

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