Sustainability Jam 2014

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Friday 21 November to Sunday 23 November 2014

DUNDEE SUSTAINABILITY JAM INVITES YOU TO CHALLENGE YOURSELF THIS NOVEMBER AND COMMIT JUST 48 HOURS OF YOUR LIFE TO DESINGING WITH A DIFFERENCE!

This event is taking place in conjunction with the Global Sustainability Jam, so the Dundee sustainability Jam will join people jamming in 74 cities, from over 26 countries worldwide, around the issue of Sustainability. We hope the Dundee event will bring together a dynamic set of people from across Scotland to research issues, identify ideas and design creative solutions in a fast paced environment.

THE MAIN AIM OF THIS WEEKEND IS TO HAVE FUN IN A CREATIVE WAY!! Weekends often provide a much needed break from the working week, so we advise you not to think of this as work. Instead envisage an action-packed design adventure. We will connect with a number of the global design jams during the weekend and by the end of the jam you will have the chance to present your design ideas to the world!

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EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO JOIN THE JAM!

The Dundee Sustainability Jam would like to welcome a diverse group of people (service designers, object designers, sustainability experts, professors, business people, teachers, hackers, makers, artists, illustrators, musicians, students, friends and family), to form teams with mixed skill sets and work together to create real-world ideas which can make a little difference… or perhaps a big difference. Your familiarity with design is not important, as you will be guided through the process by our facilitators throughout the weekend and we have created different ticket types – so simply choose the one that you identify with most.

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 I AM SOLD! WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

We will be providing some materials for brainstorming, prototyping, eating and drinking – we are busy collecting these wherever we can right now! However, we would ask you to bring:

  • YOUR ENERGY AND  ENTHUSIASM.
  • Your favourity MUG.
  • Things that you will want to use during the jam (laptop, camera, pens, materials, transport).
  • A photo or real life example of a sustainable project or business that you find inspiring.

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