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Global Design & Development Summit

  • RMIT University Building 16, Storey Hall - Conference Rooms 1 & 2 336–348 Swanston Street Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia (map)

The Global Design & Development Summit is an inspiring one-day forum for designers, makers, international development professionals and students to share how to design a better future. This year's theme is: Innovate It. Create It. Make It.

With a line-up of international speakers and world-class innovators from six continents - this event is an engaging day of workshops, discussions and big ideas.

Siamak Sam Loni, Global Coordinator of SDSN Youth will be at the event speaking about the Youth Solutions Report and our featured innovators.

The event is coordinated by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) D-Lab; Laika Academy and RMIT University.

Themes and Interest Areas

  • Makers and Local Innovators
  • Social Enterprise
  • Design for Social Impact
  • Development Innovation
  • Humanitarian Design and Engineering
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Education for Social Change

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