Category Archive Travel

Prepping for SXSW 2017 in Austin

. . With Danish Design Centre we'll once again fly to Austin Texas to attend SXSW Interactive in March 2017. This time we'll not only co-organize a series of side events, but also speak in the official program. Concretely we are curating a panel event under the title 'Share or Die: Is the future of […] Read More…

Interview on Techcrunch and panel at Smart City Expo in Barcelona

. . Back in November I had the pleasure of attending and contributing to this years Smart City Expo and World Congress, which takes place in beautiful Barcelona. The event aims to present useful and up-to-date knowledge about smart cities based on real experiences and practices, as well as to debate about future visions, goals and challenges […] Read More…

What is it like to take part in Burning Man? Article in Kforum

. I was asked by Danish online magazine Kforum (Kommunikationsforum) to write an article about Burning Man and what it's like to take part in the famous/infamous frenzy in the deep Nevada desert. Check it out here (in Danish): Hippier, hipstere og hedgefonds i hedonismeland Big thanks to my camp-mate Michael Filippoff for letting me […] Read More…

Co-developing the FabCity concept in Amsterdam

    As part of my work in Danish Design Centre I had the pleasure of attending the FabCity Summit in Amsterdam on April 20-21, where a group of around 50 selected people from all over Europe came together in an expert meeting to co-develop the FabCity concept: A new urban model for locally productive […] Read More…

Danish Design Centre at SXSW 2016

  We are a small team from the Danish Design Centre (see ddc.dk) attending this years SXSW conference in Austin, TX on March 10-15 to make a contribution, share our stories and gather inspiration. Specifically we aim to connect Danish design-led businesses to the conference audience and generally to place Danish design on the tech and interactive agenda. […] Read More…

Creative Commons Global Summit in Seoul

. . Last week, in my capacity as Public Lead for Creative Commons Denmark, I had the pleasure of attending the Creative Commons Global Summit which took place in Seoul, South Korea this past week. 5 days of excellent knowledge exchange with the vibrant global sharing advocacy community. The summit pulls in CC representatives from all over the […] Read More…

Burning Man 2015: A field study of design

. Once again I had the pleasure of attending Burning Man, an annual event with 70,000 people in the desert north of Reno in Nevada, US. This time I was representing Danish Design Centre, and did a write-up on our blog about how design is one of the pillars making the phenomenon what it is. […] Read More…

Panels at Internet Week Denmark and Folkemødet 2015

    In June I took part in two interesting panel discussions. One was part of the annual Internet Week Denmark conference, which ran for several days in Aarhus in the beginning of June - and the other was at the rapidly growing Folkemødet ("People's Meeting") festival for politics and societal debate. For Internet Week I had been […] Read More…

Keynote at GO Open Data 2015 conference in Niagara region, Canada

    These last couple of days I've had the pleasure of spending time with the Ontario open data community, as I gave a keynote talk at the GO Open Data 2015 conference in the Niagara region (more specifically the city of St. Catherines, an hour's drive south of Toronto, right next to the Niagara Falls) on May 1, […] Read More…

Appearing in Swedish National Radio + panel videos from OuiShare + speaking at EU HOMER conference in Sevilla, Spain // #OuiShareFest

. During my recent visit in Paris to attend the OuiShare conference I was interviewed by Swedish National Radio, whose weekly show "Klotet" (Swedish for "Sphere") was focusing on sharing culture. This means I got a chance to practice my Swedish-Danish once again (I apologize to both languages for the abuse). Listen to the program […] Read More…