Frequently asked questions
The conference is held throughout Thursday, November 3rd and on the morning of Friday, November 4th. The previous day, Wednesday 2nd, a pre-conference will take place, an activity that is held under the umbrella of the conference.
To attend the entire conference, you have two alternate options. You can buy a ticket whose amount is €49.90 + €3.1 management costs. This ticket allows access to the entire conference and networking lunch on day 3. Alternatively, you can purchase your ticket without the networking lunch, paying only management costs. Book ticket here.
To access the pre-conference it is necessary to buy a specific ticket.
For anyone interested in the present of design but especially in its future and its use as a tool to face the challenges of our society.
For all people linked in one way or another to the field of public policy development, but also for associations, institutions, public or private organizations that are working in the field of solving problems that currently affect citizens or in the future.
It is also interesting for design and education professionals, given that both sectors are evolving to expand the answers they can provide to current challenges.
Finally, for design students who want to learn about new opportunities that are opening up within the design profession.
The conference is structured around five main thematic areas: action plans, cities, social changes, education and the promotion of design. At least two of the invited speakers will participate in each panel and will have about twenty minutes to contribute their point of view on the subject in question. Subsequently, there will be a round of questions and debate with all the attendees.
The language of the conference, due to its international nature and its guests, will be English, but there will be a simultaneous translation service into Spanish.
The conference is face-to-face. It is an opportunity to put in contact all the professionals who in one way or another are related to design policies.
It is a day to share related initiatives at the closest environment, from the local to the national level. Therefore, associations and institutions that are working in the closest field in the development of any initiative linked to design policies will participate.
The pre-conference program will be announced shortly. It will be held on November 2 at the Valencia Conference Center.
The Conference is an activity linked to the World Design Capital Valencia 2022 and is part of its signature events. Parallel to its development in Valencia, other activities are carried out in the capital. They can be consulted at this link https://www.wdcvalencia2022.com/events/
In the Valencia Conference Center. You can get more information at this link https://www.palcongres-vlc.com/
Yes, the Conference Center is strategically located, making it easy to access by public transport from the center of València. It is also possible to arrive by bicycle. And if you have to use the private vehicle, there are parking spaces. More information at this link https://www.palcongres-vlc.com/es/el-palacio/localizacion-y-accesibilidad
Yes, RENFE offers users a 10% discount on long-distance trains. See information here https://designpolicyconference.com/where/
Very close to the Palacio de Congresos is the Hotel Sorolla Palace. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, a sauna and a gym. From there it is easy to get to the city center by metro, bus or taxi. More info: https://www.sercotelhotels.co.uk/hotel-sorolla-palace/
For any incidence in the purchase of tickets or doubts about the process, the conference makes available a specific e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org