Plenary Session - Sofia Dias
"MASS — from industry to mastery" (Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon and Online)
Sofia Dias is a Designer, an Artist, a curious mind and a futures Activist. Currently, she is dedicated to the Foresight industry, particularly Futures Literacies and Resiliency strategies. In academia, she directed the Postgraduation en Coolhunting y Trends Forecasting en LCI-Barcelona until 2022, as well as other Institutions in Portugal. This year Sofia launched Dream it · Make it, an inclusive service of innovation that is the first trends-driven and futures-centred hybrid learning platform.
She is one of the founders o Fibra-studio, an international network of research and trends consulting based between Brasil, Portugal, Spain and Italy. Sofia is also a textile art enthusiast; she is presently exploring carpets design and the sculptural aspect of fibres in cohabitation with other objects.