The Disruptive Innovation Festival, launched in 2014 by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is a three-week online festival bringing together thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, businesses, makers, learners and doers to catalyse system-level change for a future economy. Offering a mix of online and global real world events, the DIF will explore ideas and technologies that are changing our economy. Participants from all over the world can attend sessions running across multiple formats and time zones and are able to apply to host their own session as part of the ‘Big Top Tent’ or ‘Open Mic’ programmes during the Festival. The DIF was hosted from 2 – 20 November 2015, at www.thinkdif.co
RECODE Network hosted different sessions as part of the Cranfield University Big Top Tent.
The RECODE Network was at the RESOURCE Event in March, as part of the Cranfield University stand. The Resource Event is the leading resource efficiency event in the UK. Check the NEWS section to know what happened during these 3 days.
Manufacturing Analytics - The role of Big Data in the Future of Manufacturing
Read about the Manufacturing Analytics - The role of Big data in the Future of Manufacturing event in the NEWS section.
For more information, please visit the event's website
20th December 2016
Consumers as Unusual Workshop
This workshop was hosted by one of our feasibility studies in Imperial College London.
The workshop aimed to envisage the future where people are engaged in the design of the products they use, and resource efficient product lifecycles can be incorporated within more localised and responsive structures of manufacturing and product adaptation.
2nd November 2016
The Manufacturer Smart Factor Expo
Daniel Keely from Cisco and Nick Liddell from The Clearing presented The Shoe Lab in this high rated event. To know more visit the event's website.
15 September 2016
Positive Economy Forum
Dr Mariale Moreno talked about the RECODE Network and the Shoe Lab in the How to be free in the Big Data world pannel session.
Dr Mariale Moreno was a keynote speaker at the Hetfordshire Chamber of Commerce's second Envrionmental, Sustainability and Innovaiton: Circular Economy Conference. To see the full programme visit the event's website.
Dr Fiona Charnley spoke alongside Philippa Oldham - Head of Transport and Manufacturing at IMechE
Cyndi Rhoades - Founder/CEO of Worn Again, and Michael Hague-Morgan, Commercial and Engineering Director at Autocraft on the 'Nothing New Under The Sun: The Circular Economy Workshop Panel'. To see the full programme visit the event's website.
The session explored the opportunities presented by Re-Distributed Manufacturing and investigate the complex challenges for practitioners and academics associated with alternative models of production and consumption.
What big data and customer insights can do for your company
10th March 2017 - Cardiff
17th March 2017 - Manchester
This workshops showed how big data could be use to help businesses to improve existing products and develop new ones. A customer platform developed for SMEs was demonstrated and big data experts were on hand to answer any questions SMEs had.
To know more, you can download the full agenda here