Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 8 - 10 Jun 2020
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Preliminary Programme

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Please note this is a preliminary programme and is not yet finalised.

Day 1 - Monday 8 June 2020
TimeSpeakerLocation
08:30 - 09:00

Arrival and registration

Courtyard Room A & B

09:00 - 09:30

Welcome and team building

Courtyard Room A & B

09:30 - 10:00

Keynote lecture:
Kirstin Kohler - Hochschule Mannheim, Germany

Courtyard Room A & B

10:00 - 11:00

Design Thinking in 1 hour to experience the Design Thinking-process

11:00 - 11:20

Coffee break

Courtyard Room A & B

11:20 - 12:25

Design Thinking impulse and introduction to Design Challenges by challenge owners

12:25 - 12:50

Team building and introduction to working mode

12:50 - 13:20

Understand the challenge 1: Q&A with challenge owners and teams

13:20 - 14:20 Lunch break EMBL Canteen
14:20 - 15:15

Understand the challenge 2: teams develop a shared understanding of the challenge

15:15 - 15:35

Coffee break

Courtyard Room A & B
15:35 - 17:00

Plan and prepare user interviews: teams draft interview questions and assign interview teams

17:00 - 17:15

Team check-out: team-internal feedback

17:15 - 17:30

Plenum sum-up: recap of the day and outlook for day 2

17:30

End of day 1 / Dinner

EMBL Canteen

Day 2 - Tuesday 9 June 2020
TimeSpeakerLocation
09:00 - 09:30

Bus shuttle to the city center

09:30 - 11:00

User interviews: teams conduct interviews with potential users

11:00 - 11:30

Bus shuttle back to EMBL

11:30 - 11:45

Coffee break

Courtyard Room A & B
11:45 - 11:55

Plenum check-in

11:55 - 12:45

Create point of view 1: sharing of interview results with the team

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch break

EMBL Canteen

13:45 - 14:45

Create point of view 2: development of persona and point of view

14:45 - 16:10

Generating ideas: teams generate possible solutions and select the most promising idea

16:10 - 16:20

Team check-out: team-internal feedback

16:20 - 16:40

Coffee break

Courtyard Room A & B

16:40 - 17:00

Plenum sum-up: recap of the day and outlook for day 3

17:00 - 17:30

Keynote lecture:
Michael Snyder - Stanford University, USA

Courtyard Room A & B

17:30

End of day 2

19:30

Course Dinner

Restaurant Downtown

Day 3 - Wednesday 10 June 2020
TimeSpeakerLocation
09:00 - 09:05

Plenum check-in

09:05 - 09:35

Keynote lecture:
Katharina Ladewig - EIT Health, Germany

Courtyard Room A & B

09:35 - 10:05

Team building

10:05 - 11:00

Prototyping: teams build a low-fidelity prototype to make the idea tangible

11:00 - 11:20

Coffee break

Courtyard Room A & B
11:20 - 12:10

Testing: teams gather feedback regarding the prototype from users and experts

12:10 - 12:35

Iteration: teams share feedback insights and adapt their prototype

12:35 - 12:45

Group picture

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch break

EMBL Canteen
13:45 - 15:15

Business modelling: development of value creation, delivery and capture

15:15 - 15:40

Preparation of pitch: teams prepare a short pitch covering pain-gain-magic and business model summary

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break Courtyard Room A & B
16:00 - 16:30

Idea pitch: teams pitch their ideas to each other and the challenge owners (3-min pitch and 2-min feedback)

16:30 - 17:10

Feedback with challenge owner and team check-out

17:10 - 17:30

Plenum check-out: recap Design Thinking course, feedback and Q&A

17:30

End of the course: departure of participants