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6 Sessions Not to Miss at DesignThinkers Vancouver

The 2019 edition of DesignThinkers Vancouver is kicking off next week, and some of the design industry best and brightest will be in attendance to talk shop. To help you get the most out of the event, here are six sessions you won’t want to miss:   Creative is not a noun – May 28

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Stay virtually connected to DesignThinkers VAN

Whether or not you’re attending the Conference, stay connected by following along and participating through social media! Follow us on Twitter @RGD and search for our hashtag #rgdDT to receive constant updates on what’s happening at DesignThinkers. We invite you to ask questions and share your thoughts throughout the week by tweeting with the #rgdDT hashtag. You can

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Looking back: DesignThinkers 2009 Branding with Hambly & Woolley

What did taking on the DesignThinkers conference branding mean to you and your team at the time? It was a huge responsibility, to be honest. It was the tenth year. We knew as a studio that we wanted to be involved; we always saw the value in RGD and DesignThinkers, and at the time we

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Design Educators Call for Abstracts for DesignThinkers

RGD DesignThinkers 2019 in Toronto is inviting Design Educators to speak at two educator sessions during this year’s DesignThinkers Conference in Toronto (Oct 24-25). Submission deadline for Conference: June 14, 2019 Each presentation will be 10 minutes (with an additional 5 minutes for questions). All selected presenters will receive free registration to the entire DesignThinkers

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Two educators receive inaugural Canadian Design Educators Award

RGD is recognizing faculty who have made outstanding contributions to student development and pedagogical research. We are thrilled to announce the 2 recipients of our inaugural Canadian Design Educators Award of Excellence. RGD and GDC invited our professional Members to nominate educators who had made outstanding contributions to student development and pedagogical research. Members of

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Film Screening & Panel: Frontiers of Design

Attend our screening of Frontiers of Design to kick off DesignThinkers Vancouver 2019! After the screening, a panel will discuss the film, the future of design and how design shapes the world we live in. Details Time: 6:30PM to 8:00PM, Doors Open: 6:00PM Location: Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton St, Vancouver BC Pricing: Members: $10, Non-Members:

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Lightning Talk Sessions

At DesignThinkers Vancouver, local attendees will present Lightning Talks: 8-minute presentations considering the role of design in the light of growing global challenges. Presentations include: Hans Theissen, Partner and Creative Director of Design at Rethink Doo-Doo: How to Change a Crazy World with Design Stevie Nguyen, UX Designer at All Purpose Creative/IBM Learning The Power

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Looking Back: DesignThinkers 2002 Branding by Blok Design

A reflection by Vanessa Eckstein RGD, Founder & Creative Director at Blok Design 1. What did taking on the DesignThinkers conference branding mean to you and your team at the time? It was an incredible experience to embark on a personal journey with Hilary to launch the very first conference – conceptually, logistically and from

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Why Vancouver Should Be Your Next Conference Destination

“You’re gorgeous, baby, you’re sophisticated, you live well…Vancouver is Manhattan with mountains. It’s a liquid city, a tomorrow city, equal parts India, China, England, France and the Pacific Northwest. It’s the cool North American sibling.” – The New York Times Vancouver, B.C is a bustling, vibrant city on Canada’s west coast. One of the country’s

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Why Attend?

Need help convincing your employer to send you to DesignThinkers? Download a free letter template you can use to request approval from your manager or HR department to attend the 2019 conference. Get approval by April 26 to take advantage of Early Bird pricing!

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