From 14 - 16 September 2017  the d.confestival will take place for the second time.

The “d.confestival“ is a unique event and the destination for multidisciplinary thinkers to collaboratively impact the future of Design Thinking in the fields of management, learning and research.  From 14 to 16 September 2017 the d.confestival will take place for the second time and will be celebrating 10 years of HPI School of Design Thinking.

On their 3-day journey participants will experience not only lectures, but vibrant, open formats and interactive workshops in an exceptionally productive atmosphere. 1,000 participants and 140 speakers are expected from around 40 nations and 350 companies to develop innovative ideas, concepts and user-centered creative processes as the raw material for the competitive advantage of tomorrow -  together with Design Thinkers, innovators and creative pioneers like Hasso Plattner and many more. 

  • WHAT: International multi-layer forum for Design Thinkers
  • WHO: Leading experts, visionaries, innovators and entrepreneurs from management, learning and research
  • WHEN: 14 - 16 September 2017
  • WHERE: Hasso Plattner Institute, Campus Griebnitzsee Potsdam, Germany

More information
You will find further details in our information booklet.

Becoming a sponsor
You are interested in presenting your company infront of the international Design Thinking community? We offer different partnership opportunities. Just contact us.

Review 2012
Here you can take a look at the d.confestival 2012 website or read the book we wrote about it.


Annette Schmitz

HPI School of Design Thinking
Relationship Management

Tel.: +49 -331-5509-124
Fax: +49 -331-5509-128