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Bend Design Conference

October 25, 2018 @ 1:00 am - 11:00 am

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Three days of talks, interactive workshops, hands-on exhibits, and collaboration-sparking conversations for everyone who’s curious about how design thinking can transcend job titles and help shape our shared future.

Here is a quick preview of the dynamic programming but for the full line up please visit: https://benddesign.org/

SPEAKERS on the MAIN STAGE:
April Greiman
Chris Do
Mohan Nair
Allison Arieff
Miwa Matreyek
Civilization
Kim Kovel and Jeff Kovel
Heidi Hackemer

WORKSHOPS and LEADERS: 
Lynette Xanders: Brand You and Creativity in the Digital Age: An Oxymoron?
Chris Do: Business Designer: Zen and the Art of Being – The Paradox of Power and Influence
Dana Reason: Acoustic Diaries: The Art and Practice of Sounding Yourself
Troy Allen Coleman and Esther Loopstra: Play, Creativity and Problem Solving
Kim Kovel and Jeff Kovel
John Dempsey: How a Strategist Approaches Creativity
Judith Selby-Land and Richard Lang: Bricolage: Design for Life
Yong Bakos: Shadertoy: Accidents and Inspiration for Beginners
John Bielenberg: ‘Think Wrong’ Blitz
FISK with Bijan Berahimi: How Fast Can You Design
Civilization: Beyond This Point

BEND DESIGN FOR GOOD:
Bend Design for Good aims to unite design thinkers with organizations confronting the most pressing challenges our time, including Design Equity Tournament by Visible, and Urban Planning Design Charette with Sarah Kavage.

Are you based in SEATTLE or PORTLAND?
Hop on the bus for a one-of-a-kind road trip with fellow designers coming to BendDesign 2018. FISK and participants will work together to create content along the way and join forces in Bend to gather it all into an official Bend Design 2018 catalog.

STUDENTS:
We want YOU to come share your expertise and help shape our future. Check our website for special pass pricing.

WHO COMES TO BEND DESIGN?
Anyone who wants to be part of interesting conversations that can shape our future: architects, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, trades professionals, educators, students, researchers, executives, musicians, writers, civic leaders, city planners, activists and curious citizens.

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