Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Design, Innovation and Communication - Lecture at Lund University

Lund University
Ingvar Kamprad Design Center

Design, Innovation and Communication

Prof. Larry Leifer, Stanford University
Dr. David Nordfors, Stanford University

We have the pleasure of inviting you to join us in this open seminar at the Department of Design Sciences, where Prof. Larry Leifer and Dr. David Nordfors from Stanford University will share their perspectives on design, innovation and communication, and talk to us a little about the strategic partnership that they have started to advance the ways in which innovations could be created, the ways in which communication could influence innovation, and the ways in which journalism and other communication could recognize and cover innovation.

Andreas Larsson
Associate Professor, Innovation Engineering
Department of Design Sciences
Prof. Larry Leifer is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Center for Design Research at Stanford University (http://cdr.stanford.edu/). He is also one of the co-founders of Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (http://dschool.stanford.edu/). Larry and his team are dedicated to facilitating individual creativity, understanding the team design process, and developing advanced tools and methods that promote superior design and manufacturing of products.

Dr. David Nordfors is Founding Executive Director of the Center for Innovation and Communication at Stanford University (http://injo.stanford.edu/), which among other things look at how journalism and other communication influences innovation, how innovation influences journalism and other communication, and the ability of journalism and other communication to recognize and cover innovation. It involves looking at the connections between communication, formation of shared language, and innovation capacity.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Finnish Call for InJo Fellowships at Stanford

The Helsingin Sanomat Foundation call for Innovation Journalism Fellowships is online. If you are a Finnish journalist, interested in coming to Stanford for an InJo Fellowship in 2011, click here

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Stanford Daily Coverage of "Innovating the New Arab Woman"

The Stanford Daily covers Joumana Haddad's talk "Innovating the New Arab Woman" today - the article  is here. The story gets most of page one in today's issue.

EXCERPT: "Joumana Haddad, renowned Lebanese poet, journalist and founder and editor in chief of Jasad Magazine, the first erotic magazine in the Arab world, spoke Monday afternoon in Wallenberg Hall about the “new Arab woman” and her latest book, “I Killed Scheherazade: Confessions of an Angry Arab Woman”.
Joining Haddad on a panel were Esther Wojcicki, chairwoman of Creative Commons, Diana El-Azar, director of media, entertainment and information industries for the World Economic Forum, and Kirsten Mogenson, associate professor in journalism at Roskilde University. El-Azar and Mogenson served on the panel via webcam from Switzerland and Denmark, respectively.
The panel, co-organized by the Stanford Center for Innovation & Communication (SCIC) and the Center for Design Research and moderated by David Nordfors, founding executive of SCIC, began with Haddad reading a section of her book."
Click HERE to read the whole story on the Stanford Daily website.

Monday, October 04, 2010

Livestream 4 Oct 2pm PST: Innovating the New Arab Woman

Click here or on the picture below to view the livestream broadcast of our session on "Innovating the New Arab Woman" with Joumana Haddad. The broadcast is sent on Oct 4 at 2pm PST (22:00 GMT). (Fingers crossed!)

Read more about the session here

Friday, October 01, 2010

InJo Fellowships 2011

We now have a draft of the InJo Fellowships at Stanford 2011, check it out: http://injo.stanford.edu/node/59