Decolonising Futures in Design Education

Date: -
Hour: 15h - 18:30h
Place: Zoom

About this Event

Join us for a 3-day event for design and futures academics and practitioners the 18th, 19th and 20th May. With lectures from renowned experts, training capsules and tutoring introducing the futures methodology and knowledge into your educational practice. 

This event is part of FUEL4Design (Future Education and Literacy for Designers) which aims at developing knowledge, resources and methods to help young designers designing for complex tomorrows. 


18th May: Language and Futures. Keynote: Frederick van Amstel​

19th May: Philosophy and Futures. Keynote: Janine Francois​

20th May: Making and Futures. Keynote: Laura Forlano​

Each day from 15h-18:30h CEST time, via Zoom

Keynotes and discussions

Open to the general public (recommended to Postgraduate and PhD students, faculty members, designers, educators, etc.) and invited participants by Fuel4Design partners.

15:00 Welcome 

15:05 FUEL4Design training capsule

15:20 Keynote

15:50 Q&A

16:00 Discussion panel

16:45 Break

Training capsules and in-depth tutoring

For design researchers and educators. If not invited by any of the Fuel4Design partners, a motivation letter is required, including information about the courses or teaching activities that you are doing in relation to futures. Email subject: "F4D Decolonising Futures in Design Education”; to be sent to

17:00 FUEL4Design training capsule

17:15 Tutoring by experts in 2 channels

18:00 Final reflection and closure

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