There is a need for a specific,
participatory Design Thinking process for Conservation, Sustainability and Social Innovation.
D4C toolkit enables people to address complex challenges in a creative, non-linear way, taking into consideration multiple stakeholder points of view - human and nonhuman - and the complex interactions between emotional, spiritual, and scientific approaches.
Solve complex problems collaboratively with all your stakeholders.
Propose new ways of being, doing and relating to our environment.
Navigate your transitional path through radical innovation and change.
Work towards empowering partnerships with indigenous communities.
Engage effectively from a place of positivity and empathy.
An iterative Agile to Deep process that adapts to your team's resources and availability
8-13 January 2024
IAELyon School of Management International week
I will be hosting D4C postgraduate seminars in English and Spanish. The week includes International Seminars targeted at Master’s degree students and executive participants, International Research Seminars, and an international CSR Network with visiting professors and guest speakers from international institutions. Learn more
20 Nov. - 1 Dec., 2022
New Zealand Ecological Society Conference
In the 2022 Conference theme we recognise the importance of hononga/connections: "Working Together – conservation success is possible only through nurturing the connections between individuals, communities, tangata whenua, and organisations." Learn more
Dunedin, Otago (NZ)
May 3, 2022
Pathways: Human dimensions of wildlife Conference
This conference and training program designed to address the myriad issues that arise as people and wildlife struggle to coexist in a sustainable and healthy manner. Our mission is to increase professionalism and effectiveness in the Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management field. We invite you to join us in this critical wildlife conservation effort. Learn more.
Bremerton, Washington (USA)
July 22, 2021
Defining mental models for environmental conservation
Join us to hear some fabulous presentations within the Transition Design framework, sharing our research on mental models together with UP + Carnegie Mellon Univesity
XII Congreso Latinoamericano de Enseñanza del Diseño
18 Sept., 2023
EuroMarine Science Foresight Webinar Series 2023
Ocean Sciences, Arts and Philosophy in the Information Era - Seeking New Pathways to Experience the Living Ocean is the first of four webinars which will explore the crossroads of ocean sciences, arts, and philosophy in the digital age. Learn more.
Barcelona and online
Nov 2-4, 2022
Cumulus International Conference: Design for Adaptation
Adaptation cannot be an afterthought.
Thinking ahead can catalyze ideas and methods of growth while also reducing vulnerability to climate change. Global actions to slow climate change are promising but insufficient, and climate adaptation has become a pressing issue. This emergency, without precedent, requires bold and creative thinking. Learn more.
October 12, 2021
IASC International Conference 2021
Join us at the XVIII Biennial IASC Conference “Our Commons Future”.
"Our aim is to empower communities to create and be a part of their own solutions autonomously, upholding their values and their independence, and ultimately create a more resilient landscape". Learn more.
University of Arizona (USA)
13-17 Jun., 2023
6th International EcoSummit
EcoSummit 2023 will have a focus on coastal and marine ecosystems including adjacent terrestrial ecosystems and all habitats that are integrated within those ecosystems, including river networks, wetlands and catchments. Learn more
Gold Coast, Australia
Oct 26-27, 2022
Ancestor, me: I am a good ancestor, believing in our future.
As part of the Auckland Climate Festival, we will work together with local heroes from Uru Whakaaro, in order to tackle the challenge of envisioning a nz-wide seed library, by harnessing technology under the lens of mātauranga Māori and community ownership. Learn more.
Auckland (New Zealand)
September 22, 2021
Planning for Impact Research Seminar - Online
Planning for impact is a key component of projects that contribute to Sustainable Development. In this seminar we will introduce how to understand, plan, measure and communicate social and environmental impacts. We will present purpose-led design research projects and tools that help you plan for impact.
Zoom link Passcode: 998797
University of Auckland - ELAM
22-26 Mar., 2023
Earth Beat Festival
The kaupapa/purpose of Earth Beat is to co-create a platform for transformation and celebration through strengthening our relationship and connection with the Earth and each other, so that we can inspire and empower new and regenerative ways of living. Learn more.
Ātiu creek regional park, Auckland (NZ)
Jul 18 - 22, 2022
Coloquio Internacional de Investigadores en Diseno
The most important Design event in Latin America brings together students, professionals, entrepreneurs and academics from all over the world who can participate, from their country, from their city, from their home, in all the activities and spaces of the International Design Week 2022. All activities are carried out in virtual mode. Learn more.
Buenos Aires (Argentina)
September 2, 2021
Design for Conservation Workshop in SDG Summit Aotearoa
In this workshop, we will experiment with highly visual tools that will help us tackle environmental conservation challenges through purpose, empathy, and rigor.
Sustainable Development Summit