NODUS Talks - Futures & Design: Transforming Our Now for Sustainability

Fodor, K. (Chair), Gaziulusoy, I. (Participant), Mikko Dufva (Participant), Hodson, E. (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesChair of conference, workshop, panel, session or tutorial


NODUS TALKS series is organized by NODUS Sustainable Design Research Group of Aalto University, bringing together researchers and practitioners on topics relevant to design, innovation and sustainability. Presentations will be followed by a panel discussion, both held in English.

DR. MIKKO DUFVA is Sitra’s leading foresight specialist and the chairperson of the Finnish Society for Futures Studies. He will talk about the need for utopias, societal imagination and experiencing futures in times of transformation.

DR. İDİL GAZİULUSOY is a design researcher and a sustainability scientist. She is Assistant Professor of Sustainable Design and Leader of NODUS Research Group at Aalto University. Her talk is about how to design experiences of sustainable futures as an aid for democratic deliberation.
Period29 Aug 2019
Event typeSeminar
LocationHelsinki, Finland
Degree of RecognitionLocal


  • Design
  • Sustainability
  • sustainable transitions
  • Future studies