FORUMS

LIVEABLE SMART CITY

FUTURE RETAIL & LIFESTYLE

DIGITAL HEALTH

THEMES

WORKSHOPS

DESIGN THINKING & FUTURE MINDSET

COLLABORATE & CO-DESIGN

UNLEASHING CREATIVITY

THEMES

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

Speakers

Anson Shum

Co-Founder and Creative Director ● OOKONN (HK)

Dr. Hong FUNG

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer ● CUHK Medical Centre; Professor of Practice in Health Services Management ● The Jockey Club School of Public Health & Primary Care, CUHK (HK)

Di-Ann Eisnor

CWeO Cities ● The We Company (Formerly known as WeWork) (US)

Clive Grinyer

Design Consultant ● Clivegrinyer Limited (UK)

Otto Ng

Design Director ● LAAB (HK)

Mikkel Hansen

Program and Partnership Lead ● Explorium HK (HK)

Javier Mariscal

Designer ● Javier Mariscal (Spain)

Paul Husband

Founder & Managing Director ● Husband Retail Consulting (HK)

Per Kristiansen

Partner ● Trivium (Denmark)

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