WHO SHOULD ATTEND

KODW is a premier week of events that provides high-level design learning for both design practitioners and business professionals, while also fostering a platform for business networking and collaboration. If you are looking for the latest  design trends in your industry and to be inspired by  innovative ideas, KODW 2019 is a must-go event for you!

BY PROFESSION (2018)

Design Practitioners

Brand Leaders, Business Executives & Professionals

Government & Policy Makers

Students & Academia

BY SECTOR (2018)

Brand & Business Development Design/ Creative & Communications/ Media/ Technologies

Government/ Industry Association/ Non-profit Organisation

Education

Entertainment/ Manufacturing Production/ Others

2019 Speakers

Mikkel Hansen

Program and Partnership Lead ● Explorium HK (HK)

Chris Mackenzie

Head of R&D ● Opaque Media Group (Australia)

Tommy Campbell

Digital Designer ● SPACE10 (Denmark)

Low Cheaw Hwei

Head of Design ASEAN Pacific/Head of Design Consulting Asia ● Philips Design (Singapore)

Paul Husband

Founder & Managing Director ● Husband Retail Consulting (HK)

Liam McGuire

Director, Project Lead (Health & Serious Games) ● Opaque Media Group (Australia)

Per Kristiansen

Partner ● Trivium (Denmark)

Ren Yee

Head of Innovation Strategy & Forecasting ● UNStudio; Head of Design/Strategies ● UNSense (The Netherlands)

Chris Dobson

Principal ● Eight Inc. Hong Kong (HK)

Chris McCormack

Managing Director, Digital Care Planning ● Helix Centre (UK)

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING?

The caliber of people from government and CEOs is very high. I found the interesting discussion really fascinating

PAUL PRIESTMAN

Designer, Co-founder and Chairman, PriestmanGoode (UK)

KODW at the moment has given us a slightly difference flavor to what designing is all about

DATUK SAIFUL ANUAR ABDUL AZIZ

Principal, Anuar Aziz Architect (Malaysia)

The selection of groups of speakers that come in and also the audience is absolutely fabulous. People should take away from this conference is the experience - meeting all these really talented people who are working in this field, and how we all work together, we share common vision for better, smarter and more connected cities

ANDREW MEAD

Chief Architect (ARBUK),MTR Corporation Limited (HK)

It’s been very interesting to be a speaker at the KODW

Astrid Nøklebye Heiberg

Senior Political Advisor, The Conservative Party of Norway (Norway)

Make changes happen

David Yeung

Founder, Green Monday (HK)

I always find their workshops and the seminars from KODW are inspirational, and we always learn something new that we can take

Workshop Participant