In this class we will discuss how the next 40 years will impact the future of humanity more than any previous years have. This session will survey solutions that are on the path to net-zero carbon, and we'll look at how the people making them created these solutions. You will hear from a futurism expert on the imperatives and opportunities in designing for zero.
- See the connection between design and the impact it can have on the world's most pressing challenges
- Understand how latest technology supports those who are using design across any field to remake our world for the better
- Learn how real-world solutions are being made and discover the role that your use of design can play
- Understand how planetary constraints are a design or engineering parameter like any other, and how this awareness creates Solutions that can make a better future
As senior global program lead at Autodesk, Inc., Susan Gladwin is responsible for directing the strategy for Autodesk's sustainability platform in support of the movement they have identified as the design-led revolution. This role includes activating an identity for this movement, framing the world's most pressing problems as design challenges, and enlisting those using design worldwide to help address those challenges. In the 4 years prior, Susan built and led the Autodesk Clean Tech Partner Program and industry strategy, which has accelerated and scaled the solution development from thousands of clean-tech innovators worldwide.