Past Events

The Global Design Thinking Alliance (GDTA) and its member institutions host events all around the world. Here you can find an overview of past events.

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Designing Digital Transformation and Education

From August 9-10, 2018 Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) and the Global Design Thinking Alliance (GDT) hosted a conference dedicated to the topic “Facing Global Challenges in Education – Innovation, Design Thinking and Education in the 21st Century”. GDTA member institutions introduced their programs and discussed how to redesign the educational experience.

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Designing Digital Transformation: Focus on Society

On August 13, 2018 Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) and the Global Design Thinking Alliance (GDTA) hosted a conference dedicated to the topic “Designing Digital Transformation: Focus on Society”. Together with more than 60 participants, we explored the opportunities Design Thinking creates in shaping a common vision for our digitized future and its potential to drive sustainable development of our society.

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Designing Digital Transformation in the Business World

On August 14, 2018 Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) and the Global Design Thinking Alliance (GDTA) hosted a conference dedicated to the topic “Designing Digital Transformation in the Business World”. During the conference, more than 70 participants took part in a Design Thinking activity introducing prototyping as a team-building exercise. In an afternoon session companies such as Coca-Cola shared their experiences with applying Design Thinking.

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