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Sustainable Design Between Ethics & Aestethics

Date: November 11th, 2011

The seminar was organised by members of the SEADS project – Sustainability, Ethics, Aesthetics, Design andStrategy. The SEADS project is part of a new Centre for Design, Culture and Management set up in collaboration between Kolding School of Design, University of Southern Denmark and Aarhus School of Business.
The SEADS project explores the interplay between ethical and aesthetic values in sustainable design with the aim of promoting sustainable production and consumption. Furthermore, it seeks to strengthen and refine the public and professional debate about design and sustainability.
The seminar presented working papers as well as three keynotes from internationally recognized speakers:
DR. MARTINA KEITSCH is specialized in philosophy, environmental ethics and aesthetics.
DR. ANN THORPE author of The Designer’s Atlas of Sustainability.
PROFESSOR. BENTE HALKIER, sociologist and political scientist author of Consumption challenged. Food in medialised everyday lives.

The seminar was supported by the Danish Centre for Design Research.

PROGRAM
09.30…………Check in + Coffee
10.00…………Keynote Martina Keitch
11.00…………Keynote Bente Halkier : download presentation
12.00…………Niels Peter Skou : download presentation
12.30…………Lunch
13.15…………Keynote Ann Thorpe : download presentation
14.15…………Anders V. Munch : download presentation
14.45…………Coffee break
15.00…………Emma Dulcie Rigby : download presentation
15.30…………Malene Leerberg  & Vibeke Riisberg : download presentation
16.00…………Sum up