WEDNESDAY, MAY 10
1:30pm Registration Opens
2:05pm Alumni Session
Abdul-Fatawu Abdulai, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, UBC
Mohi Reza, Ph.D Student, Computer Science, University of Toronto
2:40pm 554K Project Videos
3:10pm Poster Session
4:10pm Keynote Speaker
Diane Tam, Director of Product, Thrive Health
4:50pm Awards & Closing Remarks
5:30pm Mix & Mingle Social Event
The 2023 DFP Design Showcase is brought to you by:
Designing for People (DFP)
DFP is one of several established Research Excellence Clusters at UBC. A network of design-thinkers, DFP accelerates creativity at the nexus of social and technical problem-solving, by promoting interdisciplinary teamwork and methods, finding new paths to societal impact through partners and community, and creating resources that are sharable by DFP researchers and partners.
DFP CREATE Grad Training Program
A core component of the DFP is our CREATE grad training program – a unique, cross-disciplinary graduate training opportunity developed at UBC. Masters and PhD students from participating units across campus bring their disciplinary knowledge and work together in a variety of program elements including hands-on project experience with external partners, to develop research and professional skills and holistic design understanding.