BEDA Design Forum 2022 will be held on 13 October in Kaunas, Lithuania.

BEDA is inviting you to attend the BEDA Design Forum – BEDA’s first Unconference. The Open Space framework allows all participants to get involved in hands-on sessions, form discussions and exchange ideas under the central theme of The Future of Design.

The BEDA Design Forum will happen during Kaunas Design Festival, which will provide many cultural activities alongside our Forum. It will also give you the opportunity to attend the International Forum of Design Networks on 14 October and ico-D Platform Meeting on 15 October. UNESCO Cities of Design events are happening on 12 and 13 October.

Date: 13 October 2022
Time: from 14:00
Venue: BLC conference centre
, K. Donelaičio g. 62, V. Putvinskio g. 53, Kaunas 44248, Lithuania

With prior online registration the BEDA Forum will be open to all (not just members).


BEDA programme + other events

14:00 BEDA BOARD WORKING GROUPS
BEDA Board members event

OTHER EVENTS
10:30-13:00 UNESCO Cities of Design – Kaunas programme of presentations
Public event. The UNESCO Cities of Design programme includes more events with access for members only.

18:00 GOOD DESIGN AWARD CEREMONY
Location: BLC conference centre
Public event.


13:00 LUNCH
An opportunity for all Forum participants to meet before the BEDA Forum.
Event registration required.

14:00 BEDA DESIGN FORUM 
Location: BLC conference centre
Format: Unconference
The Open Space framework allows all participants to get involved in hands-on sessions, form discussions and exchange ideas under the central theme of The Future Role of Design.
Event registration required.

18:00 MEET AND MATCH DINNER
Location: Monte Pacis monastery
An opportunity to meet with participants of the Forum of International Design Networks.
Event registration required.

OTHER EVENTS
10:30-13:00 UNESCO Cities of Design – Kaunas programme of presentations
Public event. The UNESCO Cities of Design programme includes more events with access for members only.


9:30-18:30 INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF DESIGN NETWORKS
Location: Žalgirio arena 
Main theme: Human City Grid
The event will feature various meetings, seminars, and conferences. The Forum is a part of the Kaunas Design Festival organized by Kaunas – European Capital of Culture 2022.
Event registration required.

19:30 DINNER
Location: “Olive Kitchen” (BLC)
A get-together for all registered participants of the International Forum of Design Networks.
Event registration required.


ICoD PLATFORM MEETING
Meeting is available for ICoD members with invitation only.

INFORMAL CULTURE PROGRAMME
TBC


ICoD 29th GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Assembly is available for ICoD members with registration.

CULTURAL PROGRAMME OF KAUNAS 2022
12:00 Pulsating Kaunas Modernism –
a tour supplemented by a live performance of Kaunas dance tetrade „Aura“;
Other exhibitions and design events.



The BEDA Design Forum is supported by Lithuanian Design Forum, VDA Design Innovation Centre and Kaunas – European Capital of Culture 2022.


Related article:
14 OctoberInternational Forum of Design Networks
International Forum of Design Networks Facebook event: see HERE.

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