Competition: win tickets to What Design Can Do 2016 conference in Amsterdam

Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with What Design Can Do to offer readers the chance to win one of three tickets to its annual conference on the social impact of design, held in Amsterdam (+ slideshow).

Congratualtions to the winners! Angelique Crouwel, Scott Bendall and Dominyka Balžakaitė.

Dutch design duo Lernert & Sander
The What Design Can Do 2016 conference in Amsterdam will feature lectures from a range of guest speakers, including Dutch design duo Lernert & Sander

What Design Can Do (WDCD) 2016 will take place at the the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ building in Amsterdam on 30 June and 1 July 2016. It will focus on Europe's identity, emerging design in Africa and the refugee crisis.

Kunle Adeyemi
Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi will deliver a lecture as part of the What Africa Can Do for Europe stream

Since launching six years ago, the Dutch organisation has become a global focal point for engaged designers who want to contribute to social innovation. Guest speakers from a variety of design disciplines will gather to share examples of social design, discuss best practices and put forward creative solutions.

Chicoco by Kunle Adeyemi
Adeyemi's studio NLÉ designed a community building for urban flooding called the Chicoco Radio

British graphic designer Peter Saville, designer Marcus Lyall, journalist Rick Poynor and Dutch design duo Lernert & Sander will deliver lectures, while the What Africa Can Do for Europe stream will feature Nigerian urbanist and architect Kunlé Adeyemi, South African cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro (also known as Zapiro), and Nairobi-based Juliana Rotich, who co-founded open-source software Ushahidi.

Robin Cohen from the International Migration Institute at the University of Oxford, top Brazilian advertiser Marcello Serpa, and Nynke Tromp from Delft University of Technology's department of industrial design will also speak.

Richard van der Laken on stage at WDCD2014
What Design Can Do creative director Richard van der Laken on stage at the 2014 edition of the conference

During the event, the WDCD jury will announce the winners of the first What Design Can Do Refugee Challenge, a design competition aimed at improving the lives of refugees and organised by the conference together with the UN Refugee Agency and the Ikea Foundation.

Stefan Sagmeister in discussion during a breakout session at What Design Can Do 2015
New York-based graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister in discussion during a breakout session at What Design Can Do 2015

WDCD also features a programme of workshops, exhibitions, film screenings and networking events.

The winners of the Dezeen WDCD competition will each receive a ticket to the conference. Winners must provide their own transport and accommodation.

This competition is now closed. Three winners will be selected at random and notified by email, and their names will be published at the top of this page. Dezeen competitions are international and entries are accepted from readers in any country.

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