NEA Announces ‘Learning from Abroad’ Webinars


The National Endowment for the Art’s Design Programs office, led by Director Jason Schupbach, are convening panels of leading international practitioners to present case studies and provide insights on successful design models from around the globe. Entitled ‘Learning from Abroad,’ the webinar series comprises three discussions, each lasting one hour with presentations by experts and a Q&A session with audience members. The schedule to tune into the live broadcast is:

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. EDT
Finalists of the 2013-2014 World Design Impact Prize – How Did They Do It?
Moderated by Mariam Masud, Icsid, in discussion with Anton Ljunggren, Biolite HomeStove; Johan Karlsson, Refugee Housing Unit; and Dr. David Swann, ABC Syringe.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. EDT
When Government Meets Design
Moderated by Camilla Buchanan, Design Council UK, in discussion with Beatrice Andrews, UK Cabinet Office’s Open Policy Making Team; Chelsea Mauldin, Public Policy Lab; and Abby Wilson, The Lab @ Office of Personnel Management.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. ET
Universal Design + Landscape Design
Moderated by Valerie Fletcher, Institute for Human Centered Design, with panelists TBD.

Click here to read more and register for NEA’s ‘Learning from Abroad’ webinar series, online at Arts.Gov.

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