Innovating public services in challenging times: Why service design is making a difference.
The public sector is facing a number of different issues including high rates of youth unemployment, an ageing population and increasingly complex demands from citizens. This major conference focuses on how service design is impacting upon the way services are innovated.
European Growth by Design Summit, 7th May, Brussels
Design for Europe announce their first summit, European Growth by Design, where leading figures in business, policy and the public sector will gather to explore how design can boost innovation and create economic growth across Europe.
Mission: User - design & policy in focus, 14 April 2015
SVID, Swedish Industrial Design Foundation, are to host a conference, Mission: User, which will address how design can be used in policymaking and to create better services within the public sector.