BEDA Forum 2022 in Saint-Étienne and online via Zoom on Thursday 19 May 2022, 09:30 to 12:30 CET

We kindly invite you to our upcoming BEDA Forum 2022 in Saint-Étienne and online via Zoom on Design in European Policies and beyond.

Le Théâtre – Biennale International Design Saint-Étienne
Cité du design, 3 rue Javelin Pagnon
42000 Saint-Étienne – France

and online via Zoom. To attend click HERE.

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 09:30 to 12:30 CET

Register your attendance for free HERE.

09:30 to 10:00 CET Welcome coffee at Le Théâtre
Welcome, Marc Chassaubéné, President Cité du design Esadse, VP design Saint-Étienne, Saint-Étienne Métropole
Introduction of the theme, design in european policies, Paivi Tahkokallio (BEDA past president)
BEDA’s actions in the EC working groups, Isabelle Vérilhac, BEDA President

10:00 to 11:50 CET Latest insights on the position and ambitions of design in European policies. BEDA is part of several actions and working groups to support policies of the European Commission, including:

• New European Bauhaus initiative / Ruth Reichstein, (European Commission’s Advisory Board I.D.E.A of the President of the. European Commission)
Industrial Forum – Pact for Skills / Ilona Lelonek Hustin, Policy Officer (DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs – Proximity, Social Economy, Creative Industries)
Advanced Materials for Prosperity / Javier Sanfelix, Policy Officer
• Climate Change / Lisa Lang, (Director Policy & EU Affairs Orchestrator EIT Climate KIC. Forbes Top 50 Women in Tech. Innovation & Skills Expert, CCI & NEB Advocate, connecting the dots)

Moderation: Päivi Tahkokallio, Founder and CEO of Tahkokallio Design+. Past President of BEDA – The Bureau of European Design Associations (2019-2021)

11:50 to 12:05 CET The Montréal Design Declaration

12:10 to 12:30 CET Conclusions and conversations


Related events

Besides the BEDA Forum and the Online BEDA General Assembly there are plenty of events you might wish to join. You can find more information and build your programme HERE.

For BEDA members only:
BEDA Workshop 2022 Thursday, 19 May 2022, 13:30 to 16:00 CET 
No online participation
Le Théâtre – Biennale International Design Saint-Étienne
Cité du design, 3 rue Javelin Pagnon
42000 Saint-Étienne – France

BEDA General Assembly 2022 Friday, 20 May 2022, 09:30 to 12:30 CET
More information HERE.