Driving Desired Futures with Michael Shamiyeh

Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 05:30 to 07:30
Location: 
Room 301, 205 Richmond St. W.
Community members: 

Can the study of innovation lead to universal principles that apply across fields as diverse as architecture, media & automotive design?

Innovation thought leader Michael Shamiyeh will discuss insights from his broad base of practice and theory, including his collaboration with iconic automotive brand Porsche, ongoing work with Kodak, and selected work from his international research and consulting centre, DOM Research Lab (Design-Organisation-Media), whose recent publications include Creating Desired Futures and Driving Desired Futures. Join us for this intimate and interactive seminar.


Michael Shamiyeh is founder and head professor of the Design Organization Media Research Lab (DOM) and CEO of Shamiyeh Associates, an operative unit for creating desired futures. He studied strategic management and architectural design (at Harvard and St. Gallen) and has published in many international journals, books, and popular media.The work of Michael and his team has won numerous awards including the World Intellectual Property Organization 2010 Gold Medal for Best Invention and the Austrian Ministry of Science 2009 Innovation Prize. Learn more on Michael at http://www.domresearchlab.com/profile/michael-shamiyeh