Community Dinner

Spent a full day at DF enjoying the sharing, learning and doing? Grab some free sustenance to make it through the Gala! Food reserved for the first 100. Limited amount of Vegan and Gluten Free portions available!

Community Lunch

A lot of cool events all day and you are concerned if you have time for lunch? Don’t be! Join us for a complimentary lunch to grab some sustenance and meet the community! Food reserved for the first 250 people. Limited amount of Vegan portions available!

Gala (R)

We will throw a big party at the end of the week to celebrate ADF 10 years with everyone who has been involved during the years. The program includes speeches, live performances and djs. Sparkling for the thirstiest! Dress code: Free and festive RSVP

DF Talks

DF Talks is a platform for speakers who are experts in their field to talk for 15 minutes about something they are passionate about. DF Talks welcomes people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. "Revamping the societal decision-making" Aape Pohjavirta, Chief Evangelist and Founder of Funzi "Service Design

Design + Strategy (R)

With the rise of design thinking, taking design to a strategic level and creating design-driven companies have become hot topics. However, design work and corporate strategy can come from quite different traditions of working, needing good ways of working to make it work in practice. This session is built around three pioneers of advancing design

Designing Food & Drink Entrepreneurship (R)

Entrepreneurs, students, food-enthusiasts, everyone is welcome to this session! After serving breakfast, we’ll hear case examples from the founders of Gold&Green, Kyrö Distillery and NORD-T on different roles design has played in developing their companies, products and taking them international. Then we’ll get all hands on deck to work in groups on creating solutions to some

Design [Thinking] Research Across Disciplines

This session aims to identify synergies across the university, bringing together different academics working with design thinking and design in organizations. We’ll have short project introductions, speed dating and an open space session focused on making connections for the benefit of future research. Friday October 5th, 15-17 at the Studio 15.00 Coffee and project introductions

Meaningful Prototyping (R)

Rainy days and Prototyping - what do they have in common? Come and you will find out! In this two hour hands-on experience you will learn what the true meaning of prototyping is and what makes it so important in the product & service development process. The workshop is suitable for prototyping enthusiasts and no