Dean of the School of Design and Creative Arts presents at BODW

Professor Cees de Bont was part of a panel presenting at BODW Business of Design Week during the weeklong summit featuring around 80 prominent speakers from around the globe.

The Business Of Design Week (BODW) 2021 Summit featured a line-up of 80+ prominent leaders and innovators, joining across the globe. The event's theme underlined the urgency and significance of the "Global Design Reset" facing today's world and over 600,000 global audiences joined the week-long summit.

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The topic of the panel discussion was Technological Breakthrough in Sports Ecosystem and was moderated by Dr Eric Schuldenfrei, Founding Partner of ESKYIU and Head of the Department of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong with fellow panellists including Prof Winka Dubbeldam, Founder & Partner of Archi-Tectonics NYC, LLC; Miller Professor & Chair, Weitzman Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, US and Phillip King, Founder and Chairman of Varcis Group HK.

The Technology Breakthrough in Sports Ecosystem took place on Friday 3 December and the panellists engaged in discussions surrounding how innovations in architecture, smart use of big data and stadium technology are helping to capture this new era of fan engagement. This session is now available to watch on demand.

Watch the Technology Breakthrough in Sports Ecosystem session as part of BOWD 2021 here.