INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS PREPARING THE SUMMIT

The World Design Summit team, represented by the Honorable Sheila Copps (Chair of the Board of Directors), Alain Dufour (Secretary general and Director of Content), Ariane-Li Simard-Côté (Director of Experience) Continue reading…

Second call for proposals : it’s on!

The Summit will be an incredible opportunity for sharing ideas coming from every discipline and everywhere around the world. Continue reading…

Meet our scientific and professional committee

Our scientific committee has been a central part of creating an unprecedented event in the world of design. Check out our video to find out more about this solid group of experts from all design disciplines.

NINA-MARIE E. LISTER

Nina-Marie Lister is Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor in the School of Urban + Regional Planning at Ryerson University in Toronto. Continue reading…

DIRK SIJMONS

Dirk Sijmons (M.Sc. Engineering) (b.1949, the Netherlands), is a landscape architect and a founding partner of H+N+S Landscape Architects (since 1990). He studied architecture and planning at the Technical University of Delft. Continue reading…

TIMOTHY MORTON

Timothy Morton is Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English at Rice University. He gave the Wellek Lectures in Theory in 2014 and has collaborated with Björk, Haim Steinbach and Olafur Eliasson. Continue reading…