The What Design Can do (WDCD) Live Amsterdam is an annual conference that is focusing this year during 23 and 24 May on climate change. Since its foundation in 2011, it is yet the biggest conference with many international speakers who will share their ideas and passions. The well-known speakers from the creative and design community further explore how design can impact climate change and drive social change.
WDCD brings this social change about through best practices, discussions, collaborations, and cross disciplinary work.At this year’s conference, WDCD together the IKEA Foundation and the Autodesk Foundation present a new design competition. This challenge will as well focus on climate change. Applicants from all over the world will submit innovative solutions that will have a lasting impact on climate change. The competition launches on 23 May. The winners will be announced during the Dutch Design week on 22-27 October.