Design for Health & Wellbeing

Chaired by Jim Tough, Chief Executive of The Saltire Society
Design for Health

Monday 26 September 2016
4.30 - 6.45pm

£10 includes complimentary drink and nibbles

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Moray College UHI
Moray Street
IV30 1JJ

This thought provoking and informative seminar explores the important connection between design, place and health in our everyday lives. A panel of experienced professionals will provide insights into their working practice, share ideas for innovation in the world of design and the potential benefits for all our health and wellbeing. The Panel features:

Don McIntyre, Design Director of the Institute of Design Innovation at the Glasgow School of Art, detailing ‘Experience Labs’, developed to help tackle the health and wellbeing challenges facing Scotland today.

Galen Fulford, Director at Biomatrix Water Solutions, explaining how the organisation integrates ecology and engineering to improve water quality and revitalise the natural functioning of biodiversity and habitat.

Nick Walker, architect with Collective Architecture, presenting the principles of blue-green infrastructure and designs for the ‘Seven Lochs Wetland Park Masterplan’ in North Glasgow and North Lanarkshire.

The seminar will be chaired by Jim Tough, Chief Executive of The Saltire Society, an organisation that promotes and celebrates all facets of Scottish culture and society. Presentations will be followed by a round table discussion with questions from the audience encouraged and networking too.

Online booking closes at midnight before the show.