Marie Curie Project DESIRE

First International Summer School

"Theories of Creative Design"

for innovation in science and technology

Palazzo Feltrinelli – Università degli Studi di Milano

Gargnano del Garda (BS), Italy - September 20-26, 2009

Program

Update: 17/09/2009

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 Sun 20Mon 21Tue 22Wed 23Thu 24Fri 25Sat 26
09:00-10:30 
Lecture:
"Explorations and exploitations of the market as a creative process" by
T. Kristensen
Lecture:
"Bad ideas" by
A. Dix
Lecture:
"Fixation, insight and creativity: Implications for design" by
L. Ball
INVITED TALK:
J. Borchers
"HCI Design Patterns: Capturing Design Experience"
Practical exercise & group work
Coach:
A. Barbosa
INVITED TALK:
M. Bordegoni
"Tools for design: from barriers to enablers of creativity"
10:30-11:00 
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
11:00-12:30From 11:00: Rooms available

From 12:00: Registration
Practical exercise & group work
"Group work on the theoretical concepts related to creativity (to be) used in the various PhD projects"
Coach:
B. Christensen and T. Kristensen
Practical exercises
"Using bad ideas" &
theoretical discussions
"On creative innovation (exploration & reflective analysis of the design space)" Coach:
A. Dix + C. Sas
Practical exercises & group work
"On activities aimed at examining fixation and related phenomena" Coach:
L. Ball
Lecture:
"Film sound theory applied to sonic interaction design (Part 1)" by
A. Barbosa
Practical exercise & group work
Coach:
A. Barbosa
Presentation of results
from practical exercises
12:30-14:00
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
14:00-15:30
INTRODUCTIVE SPEECH TO THE SCHOOL by
P. Mussio
Lecture:
"Psychological approaches to the study of creativity" by
B. Christensen
Lecture:
"Introduction to research methods" by
J.B. Martens
Lecture:
"The role of emotions in creative processes" by
C. Sas
Lecture:
"Design and photography: building the new information" by
H. Cayatte
Lecture:
"Film sound theory applied to sonic interaction design (Part 2)" by
A. Barbosa
Lecture:
"Meta-design: innovation and design from users for users" by
P. Mussio
CLOSING SESSION
by
C. Sas
15:30-15:45
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
Coffee break
 
15:45-17:15
Practical exercise & group work
"Group work on the theoretical concepts related to creativity (to be) used in the various PhD projects"
Coach:
B. Christensen and T. Kristensen
Practical exercise & group work
Coach:
J.B. Martens
Practical exercise & group work
Coach:
J.B. Martens
Lecture:
"Customer insight based innovation" by
R. van de Sluis
Sketching activities
"Tradeoffs [Do (handle vs button), Feel (hot vs cool), Know (map vs path)]. Teams: decide on most relevant tradeoffs" Tutor:
B. Verplank
Lecture:
"Capturing and sharing citizen's intelligence & creativity through e-participation technologies" by
F. De Cindio
 
17:15-17:30
Break
Break
Break
Break
 
Break
 
17:30-19:00
"Co-design of the participatory evaluation of the school" by
F. De Cindio


 
INVITED TALK:
B. Verplank
"Sketching metaphors - Interaction design exercises. Learn some sketching skills and use them in interaction design (Introduction)"
Sketching activities
"Basic sketching skills in improvising scenarios [places, people, sequences, satisfactions]. Form a team, pick a problem" Tutor:
B. Verplank
Sketching activities
"Paradigms and their metaphors [intelligence, tool, media, life, vehicle, fashion]. Teams: chooose a paradigm or two" Tutor:
B. Verplank
 
Sketching activities
"Framework [Observe (idea/error), Invent (metaphor/scenario), Design (model/task), Present (display/control)]. Teams: finalize" Tutor:
B. Verplank
 
19:00-22:45
WELCOME PARTY
Dinner and informal meetings and discussions [POSTER from 21:00 to 22:45]
Dinner and informal meetings and discussions [POSTER from 21:00 to 22:45]
Dinner and informal meetings and discussions [POSTER from 21:00 to 22:45]
SOCIAL DINNER
Dinner and informal meetings and discussions