FY 2023

往来 (ourai)|Correspondence

October 6, 2023

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Conference for thinking about the future of Japan’s design cities
往来 (ourai)|Correspondence

The World Design Assembly (WDA) will be held in Tokyo from October 27 to October 29, 2023. Organized by the World Design Organization (WDO), this event returns to Japan for the first time in 34 years.

Asahikawa, Kobe, and Nagoya has been Design Cities as part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), and are jointly organizing the “往来(ourai)|Correspondence” conference to be held on October 26, 2023. This conference will welcome a variety of guests who focus on design, and it will include a keynote lecture themed around civic pride by Kaori Ito of the Tokyo University of Science, a talk session about the possibilities and future of design cities through the UCCN.

The three organizing cities will use this event as an opportunity to launch the UNESCO Cities of Design Conference, and strengthen exchanges and collaborations between Design Cities in Japan.

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Date:October 26, 2023 18:30–20:00

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