FITC Toronto 2019

2019-04-29 00:00:00 2019-05-01 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2019 FITC Toronto is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC EST Toronto

Overview

What would our devices, interfaces and the way we interact with them look like if we threw out all our pre-conceived notions about them? Through works ranging from bacteria based wrist watches, alcohol aware ice cubes, body API to elastic shape-changing computer displays among others, Dhairya will examine various paradigms and perspective shifts that will help us think beyond the trends and buzzwords – and into the mindset of a speculative futurist. Through personal anecdotes, grand failures and valuable learnings – let’s take this time to see how odd can the future get.

Objective

To inspire and give the audience a framework to come up with speculative future ideas applied to present problems

Target Audience

Innovators, Designers, Entrepreneurs, Thinkers

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. Framework for speculative thinking
  2. Ability to reframe current projects as what-ifs
  3. Inspiration to stretch imagination
  4. Innovative projects that inspire
  5. Meta learnings from failures