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RETHINKING DESIGN EDUCATION CONFERENCE
MAY 19 – 20, 2016 // SKOPJE

19.05.2016 - PUBLIC ROOM – CENTRE FOR DESIGN AND INNOVATION
17:00 – 17:30 - Registration
IMPORTANCE OF DESIGN AND INTERNATIONALIZATION
H.e. Ms. Danijela Barišić, Ambassador, Croatian Embassy in Skopje
Ms. Borce Nikolovski, State councelor for European integration, Ministry of Culture of Macedonia

PRACTICING DESIGN: PROJECT OBJECTIVES AND RESEARCH RESULTS
Aleksandar Velinovski, director, Public Room Skopje
Ivana Borovnjak, president, Croatian Designers Association
Severin Filek, professor, board member of BEDA, lecturer at various Austrian universities, managing director designaustria

18:00 – 19:00 - RETHINKING DESIGN EDUCATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Presentation of the Research and the Study
Biserka Komnenic, Professor, Business College of Applied Studies, Novi Sad

19:00 – 19:30 - EU POLICY ON DESIGN EDUCATION
Maja Jukic, Director, National Centre for External Evaluation of Education, Croatia

19:30 - DEBATE


20.05.2016 - FACULTY OF DESIGN AT THE EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY, SKOPJE

09:00 - 09:30 - Registration
Welcome - Jana Maneva Chupovska, Dean at Faculty of Art and Design - EURM, Skopje

09:30 – 11:00 - SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONTEXT OF DESIGN IN THE 21ST CENTURY
(5 to 7 minutes presentations followed by debate)
MODERATOR: Severin Filek, Director Design Austria
Gordana Ćorić Professor VERN, Zagreb
Lidija Naumovska, Rector EURM, Skopje
Gerhard Schlattl, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
Iva Šilović, Project manager, Prostoria d.o.o., Zagreb
Danijela Domljan, Professor, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Furniture and Wood Products,University of Zagreb

DEBATE

11:00 - Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 - DESIGN EDUCATION: LEARNING BY DOING
Implementation of practice in Design curricula (5 to 7 minutes presentations followed by debate)
MODERATOR: Ivana Borovnjak , President Croatian Designers’ Association
Damir Bralić, Assistant Professor, independent expert, Zagreb
Gordana Vrencovska, Professor Faculty of Art and Design - EURM, Skopje
Ledian Bregasi, Professor at Faculty of Architecture and Design, Polis University, Tirana
Jelena Matić, Professor at Faculty of Furniture and Interior Design at Department of technology,
management and design of furniture and wood products at University of Belgrade
Pero Mrnarević, Professor, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb
Maja Lalic, Artistic Director Mikser House, Belgrade

DEBATE

13:00 – 14:00 - Lunch break

14:00 – 15:30 - FUTURE CHALLENGES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DESIGN EDUCATION
(5-7 minutes presentations followed by discussion)
MODERATOR: Gordana Ćorić, professor VERN
Biserka Komnenić, Professor, Business College of Applied Studies, Novi Sad
Martin Foessleitner, Managing Director High-performance, Vienna
Raya Stefanova, Artistic director One Design Week, Plovdiv
Antonino Di Raimo, Dean Faculty of Architecture and Design, Polis University, Tirana
Marta Naumovska Grnarova, Director, Zavar Company, Skopje

15:30 – 16:00 - Q&A session

16:00 - MEMO FOR COOPERATION WITH EURM, SKOPJE

17:00 - ROUND TOUR AT THE FACULTY OF ARTS AND DESIGN

PROJECT PARTNERS
Austria
designaustria

Croatia
Croatian Designers Association
VERN’ University of Applied Sciences
Prostoria d.o.o.

Macedonia
Public Room Skopje
Faculty of Art and Design, European University in Skopje
Zavar Company d.o.o.

Link - conference programme