Design and Social Innovation in Asia-Pacific

Design and Social Innovation in Asia-Pacific (DESIAP) is a platform, network and a community of practice for various practitioners, communities and professionals working in the Social Innovation space in this region. This is an emerging and growing area; with many examples of diverse, vibrant and amazing initiatives aimed at tackling complex issues. The aim is to share inspiration, knowledge and learnings through the practical examples, stories and voices represented in the website.

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12-14TH JULY 2016

Our 2016 DESIAP Public Symposium will be held at the Thai Creative Design Centre (TCDC) in Bangkok on the 12th of July 2016. It will be our second public symposium bringing together an exciting range of practitioners and researchers of design and social innovation from over ten countries around Asia‐Pacific.

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Funded by

Arts & Humanities Research Council

Coordinated by

Northumbria University Newcastle

Coordinated by

RMIT Design Research Institute