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DDes Immersion Week 2019

The second annual DDes Symposium for Design Research, titled 'Success After Failure: Designing Through Challenges,' took place on August 16, 2019.

Symposium Agenda

  • 1:00 pm – Doctor of Design Poster Session by 2nd-year DDes Student Practitioners
  • 2:10 pm – Welcome Address, Mark Hoversten, Dean, College of Design, NC State University
  • 2:15 pm – Symposium Overview, M. Elen Deming, Director, Doctor of Design Program, NC State University
  • 2:30 pm – Panel Session 1: Service Design: Social Innovation Strategies for Change
    • Moderator: Kevin Fitzgerald, former chief of staff for UNC System, UNC Health Care & School of Medicine, and Director of Social Services NC-HHS
    • Speakers: Dana Weston, UNC Rockingham Health Care and Patrick McGowan, the Service Design Group
  • 3:40 pm – Panel Session 2: Place Making: Spatial and Environmental Design Strategies for Change
    • Moderator: Katherine Peele, LS3P
    • Speakers: Scott Levitan, RTP Foundation and Paul Morris, FASLA, CEO & Mission Maker, MCP
  • 4:40 pm – Response by Sharon Joines and Group Q&A Discussion
  • 5:00 pm – Reception, Allred Gallery


Watch a recording of the speaker presentations below:

Speaker Bios