Keynote by Dorothy Mackenzie

Keynote Title: Envisioning the Circular Economy: the role of design in focusing on future opportunities

The circular economy is attracting a lot of interest from businesses and government. However, much discussion is theoretical, abstracted and generalised, making it hard for individual organisations to pin down actionable opportunities. Dragon Rouge has been exploring how design skills can be used to engage businesses in planning longer term for a circular, sustainable business model.