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JOIN US for the D4SD 2020 Summit

11am-2pm on May 15, 2020

Broadcast Live Online

The 2020 “Design for San Diego” Summit will be an online, interactive showcase and discussion about how to make a more sustainable San Diego. All are welcome. Attend as an observer, facilitator, subject-matter experts, concerned citizen, or as a civic designer. All you need is access to an internet connection.

Join us for a rich discussion about the 2020 civic challenges to learn more about ways to make San Diego a more sustainable city.

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Upcoming Design Challenges

Past Design Challenges

Design for San Diego (D4SD) 2020 Summit

Design Challenges: Past
Friday, May 15, 2020

Broadcast Live (Virtual)

Design for San Diego (D4SD) Design Jam 4 – Connect: Creating Compelling Stories and Making Connections

Design Challenges: Past
Friday, May 1, 2020

Virtual Location: Zoom links will be provided for registered attendees before each session.

Design for San Diego (D4SD) Design Jam 3 – Prototype: Making and Testing Prototypes

Design Challenges: Past
Friday, April 24, 2020

Virtual Location: Zoom links will be provided for registered attendees before each session.

Design for San Diego (D4SD) Design Jam 2 – Ideate: Framing, Ideating, and Storyboarding

Design Challenges: Past
Friday, April 17, 2020

Virtual Location: Zoom links will be provided for registered attendees before each session.

Design for San Diego (D4SD) Design Jam 1 – Discover: Exploring Challenge Topics and Doing Research

Design Challenges: Past
Friday, April 10, 2020

Virtual Location: Zoom links will be provided for registered attendees before each session.

Civic Design – DSGN 160: Open Enrollment

Design Challenges: Past
Open Enrollment for Winter 2019 Quarter
HSS 1330

Interactive Kiosks Demos

Design Challenges: Past
Monday, June 10, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Library Walk (just west of Price Center). If it rains that day, we will move inside to HSS1346.

Design Frontiers with Sony

Design Challenges: Past
Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. 
Qualcomm Room, Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD Campus

The Pepper Canyon Mobility Hub Design+Hackathon

Design Challenges: Past
April 6 & 7, 2019, 9:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
UCSD Campus, Warren Mall Multimedia Tent

Inaugural San Diego Service Jam 2019

Design Challenges: Past
Friday, March 29, 2019 5:00 PM -
Sunday, March 31, 2019 4:00 PM
Location TBD
Uc San Diego Design Lab Architecture Of Four Ecologies

SAN DIEGO 2049: WORLDBUILDING HACK-A-THON

Design Challenges: Past
January 26, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Robinson Complex 3203

Business Camp: Design

Design Challenges: Past
Friday, November 2, 2018
12:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.
The Alexandria at Torrey Pines
Design Lab Uc San Diego World Interaction Design Day
Design Lab Ucsd Mit Mobility

City Robotics: $10k Design•a•Hack•a•thon for People-Centric Mobility with Don Norman

Design Challenges: Past
Saturday, September 15, 2018 -
Monday, September 17, 2018

MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA
Image Copyright: Tomi Um / MIT Technology Review
Design Lab Uc San Diego Creative Jam

San Diego Startup Week Creative Jam

Design Challenges: Past
Thursday, June 18, 2018 from 7p.m. - 10p.m. 
Moniker Warehouse, San Diego, CA
Design Lab Ucsd Healthcare

Design Frontiers: Healthcare

Design Challenges: Past
Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Qualcomm Room, Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD Campus
Design Lab Smart City Saturday Hackathon
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