2014 German Brand and Design Conference: Brand Management 4.0
13-14 November 2014, Saarbrücken
Internet, networking and innovations stemming from the fields of microelectronics and sensor technology are currently drastically changing production conditions to such an extent that there is already talk of a “fourth industrial revolution”. Industry 4.0 means that production will become increasingly intelligent, streamlined and flexible – up to the frequently cited “batch-size 1”. Customers actively help shape their products as “prosumers”, supply chains are integrated, hybrids of products and services require entirely new business models.
Save the date for Innovation for all in Oslo 16 -17 October 2014
The Design for all event in Oslo at the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture will focus on people-centred design and innovation at a public, business and citizen level.
Active by Design: improving the nation’s health step by step. 18 September, London
Physical inactivity costs the UK economy approximately £20 billion every year, but it is also costing the UK its physical wellbeing. The lack of physical activity leads to around 37,000 premature deaths a year in the UK, with the nation’s children likely to have lower life expectancy than us.