'Facilitation Fundamentals'

Adam Lawrence and Gerry Scullion speak facilitation and how Adam is adapting his facilitation skills in light of the global pandemic. We speak about the grid-edge of opportunity that Designers need to be made more aware of - and cover off the 3 key areas that Adam and Renatus focus on in their upcoming course, Facilitation Fundamentals for Co-Creation.

Adam Lawrence

Adam Lawrence

Adam is the Co-Founder of WorkPlayExperience, a company which helps organizations worldwide change how their employees, partners, and customers work together to discover and create value. His background ranges from psychology, marketing, and product innovation to professional theater and stand-up comedy. Adam is fascinated by human interaction, so at WPX he focuses on the “front stage” of services and how groups of people from diferent backgrounds can work together efectively while having a great time. He has developed and adapted several theatrical tools and lenses and introduced them to the worlds of service design and facilitation.

In 2010, Adam co-initiated the award-winning Global Service Jam – which was soon followed by the Global Sustainability Jam and the Global GovJam – and he has been a leading figure in establishing the global community of practice and sharing around the Jams. He also teaches and gives keynotes on service design and human-centered innovation all over the world, and is adjunct professor of Service Design Thinking at the IE Business School in Madrid. Adam lives in Southern Germany, enjoys nature and medieval re-creation, and rides a classic Japanese motorcycle.