Commercial Reboot | Science and Speculations
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Science and Speculations

Coming up!

Studium Generale Program, Commercial Practice, year 3.

November 1 2017
9.00 – 12.30 (public program) / 13.15 – 17.00 workshops (WdKA)
Science Tower, Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship,
Marconistraat 16 (9th floor), Rotterdam, www.rotterdamsciencetower.eu

Theme
The Studium Generale ‘Science and Speculations’ focuses on the value of curiosity driven research for a future society, culture and economy. Erasmus MC has expressed the need for visual communication of experimental scientific research, to show its relevance to a broader audience.  What could be the role of speculation, experiment, serendipity and imagination forscience and innovation? What happens when art, design and science meet? Collaborations between these fields provide new professional opportunities for artists, designers, animators, data designers and other fields of visual communication.

Topics
Science and/ in Society (Hidde Boersma, scientist, journalist, film maker),  Speculation, Science, Citizens (Paulien Melis, Creative Care Lab Waag Society) Empathic Experiences (Frank Kolkman, experimental designer), Communicating Science. (David Koop, strategist, Havas /Lemz), Data Design: Science & Design: (im)possible collaborations (Clever Franke & Robert Hofstra, Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC), New Frontiers: SYMSE – Symbiotic Machines for Space Exploration (Raoul Frese, PhD Biophysics Photosynthesis/  Energy, VU & Ivan Henriques, artist).