EU Design Days 2017

Through our membership of the European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) London Higher Europe is supporting the 6th annual EU Design Days, a three day event which will bring together specialists from the fields of education and research, design and design management, policymaking and politics to inspire change at a city and regional level and set a new agenda going forward.

This year’s theme is “Transformation of Cities through Design.”

The event will take place between the 19th and 20th September 2017. If you with to take part please email 


Preliminary Programme (subject to change)

Day 1
16h00 - Info session with EU policy makers and officials about EU programmes
18h00 - pre-conference meet & greet, opening drinks
19h00 – 21h30 - Pecha-Kucha, designers proposed by regions present projects, during presentations food from a buffet is served

Day 2 – main day

9h30 - 10h00 - Registration & coffee
10h00 - 10h45 - Key-note speech
10h50 – 11h20 - 2 talents / game changers present
11h20 – 12h00 - Interview with key-note and talents
12h00 – 12h30 - Pecha Kucha Award and network game
12h30 – 14h00 -  Lunch & network assignment
14h00 – 14h45 - 3 game changers present
14h45 – 15h00 - Introduction of break-out sessions
15h00 – 16h00 - 3 break-out sessions linked to 3 game changers
16h00 – 16h45 - Break-out wrap-up and on-stage feed-back
16h45 – 17h30 - Closing key-note
17h30 – 19h00 - Closing drink