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Under the impacts of COVID-19, how have social innovators of all ages re-imagined spaces, technologies, and services for age-inclusive communities? Explore with us through expert sharing and a design thinking workshop.

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Thematic Session 1

Placemaking Digital Divide Design Thinking Workshop Everyone is An Innovator

Thematic Session 1

Placemaking and Age Inclusiveness

Date : 16 September 2022 (Friday)
Time : 14:30-17:00
Format : Online
Language : Mandarin
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Good design can directly affect interactions between individuals. Place-making is a collaborative approach for incorporating user-centric designs and experiences into communities. As such, it opens opportunities for enhancing age inclusiveness, and more generally, champions mutual respect between individuals with different needs. What are the primary physical COVID-19 restrictions and their implications for place-making initiatives?


Time Topic
14:30 – 14:50 Welcome Remarks
14:50 - 15:05 Speaker 1
Ms ZHU Dan
Project Director, Bigfish Community Design Center

Topic: Inclusive Community Practice in Shanghai in the Post-Epidemic Era
15:05 – 15:20 Speaker 2
Dr Jason HO
Founding Director, Mapping Workshop

Topic: Fresh Market Museum
15:20 – 15:35 Speaker 3
Ms Karen LEE
Project Manager I / Spatial, Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation, PolyU

Topic: Rethinking “Community” and “Space”: Supporting Older People’s Social Connectedness in a Post Pandemic World
15:35 – 15:40 Break
15:40 – 15:55 Speaker 4
Mr Mingrui MAO
Director, Beijing Community Research Center

Topic: The Story of “The Wells”
15:55 – 16:15 Speaker 5
Ms Wenyuan WU
Chief Planner, Shenzhen Apecland Design Co.,Ltd

Topic: Community with Borders and Urban Culture
16:15 – 17:00 Panel Discussion:
Mr Weiwen HUANG
Co-founder, FuturePlus




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