Countless Futures
Countless Futures, design for climate action

Countless Futures Intensive School

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13/18 September 2021 - Favara, Sicily

Part of the World Urban Campaign's Favara Urban Thinkers Campus

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Countless Futures - People will live here
9 - 11 September 2021

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The event is promoted by the World Urban Campaign and coordinated by the United Nation with the aim of sensitizing and creating awareness among citizens on the New Urban Agenda. The Urban Thinkers Campus “Countless Future - People will live here” will present, discuss and deliver climate action solutions.

Countless Futures -Design for climate action
13 - 18 September 2021

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Through the Intensive School, we will transform visions into projects. Six days to understand, innovate and prototype solutions for the most challenging Sustainable Development Goals.

Programme

DAY1
IMMERSION

Morning Session
Intensive School introduction
Discovery Toolkit

Afternoon Session
Countless Cities Safari
Visiting biennial

DAY2
DISCOVER

Morning Session
Urban Safari
Visiting Favara

Afternoon Session
Knowledge & ideas sharing
Design challenges

DAY3
DISCOVER

Morning Session
Landscape Design
Mapping global trends that affect your challenge

Afternoon Session
Stakeholder
Mapping the changemakers

DAY4
DEFINE

Morning Session
From vision to scenario
The future city scenario

Afternoon Session
The preferable future
4 futures

DAY5
DEVELOP

Morning Session
The service
User experience, MVS

Afternoon Session
The pre-totype

DAY6
DELIVER

Morning Session
Testing
Validating concepts with users and iterate

Afternoon Session
Output setting

Evening Session
Output presentation
Connecting projects, people and experiences

5 learning outcomes

1

Develop a holistic understanding of complex multi-stakeholder projects: zoom out and zoom in from system to detail

2

Learn how to do a thematic research on the present and how to describe a future through a scenario

3

Design for climate with people at the center: a citizen’s centric approach to climate action starting with the emerging global needs

4

Build service prototypes: how to validate ideas, test and iterate with users, from physical architecture to intangible interactions

5

Learn to communicate effectively your value proposition to stakeholders and beneficiaries

5 reasons to attend

Deep dive into a challenging context

Favara is a unique place, a vibrant regeneration living lab where creativity and citizens engagement are driving a transformation.

Work on real contexts and learn transferable skills

Getting inspired by the Biennial of the Cities of the World.

Bring value and deliver high social impact

Be a changemaker: take your skills and experience to design for climate action.

Connect with professional community

Develop an international network, meet potential collaborators, exchange knowledge and learn from your peers.

Enjoy Sicilian summer

September in Sicily is summertime! You will be 15 minutes far from a beautiful coast and the amazing Greek ruins of Valle dei Templi

Tuition

The fee includes: 6 days of high-level training with qualified mentors and visiting professors, courses’ materials, Countless Cities Biennale’s free pass, 3 excursions in the area of Agrigento, welcome lunch and farewell dinner.

(Deadline 1 July)

EARLY BIRD

600€

REGULAR

1000€

Scolarship

If you are interested in receiving a scholarship for a partial or full cover of the tuition fee, please indicate it on the proper section in the registration form. The participants’ admission will be communicated via email by July 15th.

Mentors

Veronica Magli

Veronica Magli

Co-Founder
Glocal Impact Network

Giulia Sala

Giulia Sala

Project Manager
PUSH.

Domenico Schillaci

Domenico Schillaci

Designer
A.Managing Director
PUSH.

Guest experts

Andrea Bartoli

Andrea Bartoli

Founder
Farm Cultural Park

Lorenzo Giorgi

Lorenzo Giorgi

Founder CEO
Glocal Impact Network

Mauro Filippi

Mauro Filippi

Service Designer
Co-Founder
PUSH.

Emilia Pardi

Emilia Pardi

Project Manager
PUSH.

Sponsor

Are you interested in sponsoring the Intensive school? contact us at

giuliadelministro@glocalimpactnetwork.com