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Design Lab #1: The Rainforest Scorecard & Radar

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 – 4:15pm

All participants were assigned to small teams in a massive real-time, hands-on “laboratory.” Every participant contributed their Rainforest Scorecard data to build the first ever mapping of global innovation ecosystems onto Rainforest Radar charts.

Design Lab #1 Assignment (PDF)

Design Lab #1 Rainforest Radar & Scorecard (PDF)

Design Lab #2: Thinking Outside the Box

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 – 9:45am

When building an ecosystem, it always helps to view your challenges from multiple sides. Using cutting edge design tools and approaches, the teams identified strategic issues, visions for success, and articulated solutions to the real challenges facing the participants on the team.

Design Lab #2 Assignment (PDF)

Design Lab #3: Building Solution Prototypes

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 – 4:15pm

Everyone at the Summit got to be an ecosystem architect. All teams created 3-D models of a real-world solution to a difficult systemic challenge. They didn’t just talk about ecosystems. They built them, in real life.

Design Lab #3 Assignment (PDF)

Design Lab #4: Synthesis & Action

Thursday, February 19, 2015 – 10:15am

How do you transition from the creative process to begin implementation? This session guided participants to reflect and synthesize their learnings, then helped them shape their future to turn ideas into action and results.

Design Lab #4 Assignment (PDF)