DesignThinkers Vancouver 2023: who, what, when and more!
The world of design is in rapid flux leaving us all with endless questions. Join us on May 30-31 for DesignThinkers 2023 at Vancouver Playhouse to Question Tomorrow and prepare for an ever-changing future. Below we share what is planned for this year’s event.
DesignThinkers Vancouver will be an in-person event, with an option to attend virtually through the event platform Pheedloop where you can watch live-streamed sessions and connect with other online attendees.
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Canada’s largest graphic design conference, DesignThinkers will give you an opportunity to connect with and learn from fellow delegates during the roundtable discussions, attend workshops, hear from leaders from across the globe forging a new world through design, meet vendors and suppliers and much more.
- Ola Volo, Mural Artist and Illustrator
- Liza Enebeis, Creative Director and Partner, Studio Dumbar/DEPT®
- Matt Webb, Co-Founder & Product Specialist, Rosebud
- Theresa Fitzgerald Vice President Brand Creative, Sesame Workshop on Character Matters
- Eleni Beveratou, Creative Director, Dalton Maag
- Jay Demetillo, Freelance Multidisciplinary Designer, Design Strategist & Educator
- Pum Lefebure, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Design Army
- Debbie Millman, Author, Educator, Curator & Host of Design Matters
- Thas Naseemuddeen, Chief Executive Officer, Omelet
- Parker McLean RGD, Creative Director, Harc Creative on Put Yourself in the Game
- Stephanie Lola, Director, Product Design UX & Head of Design Operations + Design Systems, Target
- Cey Adams, Visual Artist
- Tom Hingston, Creative Director & Founder, Hingston Studio
- Alex Center, Founder, CENTER
The conference also features workshops by:
- Laurie Rosenwald, Designer, Painter, Educator & Author on How to Make Mistakes on Purpose (May 30 & 31)
- Dominic Ayre RGD, Partner and Creative Director, Hambly & Woolley on Mmmm … Typography, I Love You (May 30 & 31)
- Tom Froese, Illustrator, Teacher, Speaker & Writer on Drawing is Important: Kickstart Your Daily Drawing Habit (May 30)
- Dominic Prevost, Creative Director, Herschel Supply on Presentation Primer Workshop (May 30)
- Mustaali Raj Provisional RGD, Art Director, Designer & Visual Artist on Reconnecting Historic Narratives through Symbols (May 31)
- Diana Varma RGD, Design Educator & Podcaster on Improv for Designers (May 31)
View a list of all speakers here.
DesignThinkers Vancouver is followed by the RGD’s Design Educators Conference taking place in-person on June 1 at Capilano University.
Questions about travel, accommodations & more are answered here.