Today, it can seem as if the world has nothing but problems. Climate crisis, pandemic, and conflict. To address our complex challenges, policy makers need to embrace a more expansive way of thinking. In this session, Christian Bason, a leading authority on innovation and design for government, will share six “expansions” across Time, Proximity, Life, Value, Dimensions and Sectors which can empower you to think differently to design a more sustainable world.
Christian Bason, Ph.D., is CEO of the Danish Design Centre and a leading international authority on design, innovation and leadership in business and government. From 2007 to 2014, he was Director of MindLab, the Danish government’s innovation team, and before this Business Manager with the global consultancy Ramboll. Christian is the author of numerous books, most recently EXPAND: Stretching the Future by Design (2022), and a lecturer at several executive educations. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Agile Governance and the former Chair of the European Commission’s Expert Group on Public Sector Innovation.