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AIGA

Pivot

AIGA Design Conference   October 13-16, Phoenix, Arizona

Speakers

General sessions

Sadik Kwaish Alfraji, visual artist, sadik.nl

Kurt Andersen, "Pivot" moderator and host of Studio 360

Dondeena Bradley, vice president of global design and development for nutrition ventures, Pepsi

Stuart Candy, senior foresight and innovation specialist, Arup

Valerie Casey, founder and exective director, Designers Accord

Allan Chochinov, partner and editor-in-chief, Core77

Karl Heiselman, CEO, Wolff Olins

Jonathan Hoefler, president, Hoefler & Frere-Jones

Terry Irwin, head of the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University

Chip Kidd, designer, author and associate art director, Knopf

Ann Marshall, director of collections, education and interpretation, Heard Museum

Katie Salen, executive director, Institute of Play

Jakob Trollbäck, president and creative director, Trollbäck + Company

Affinity sessions and workshops

Rachel Abrams, founder, Turnstone Consulting

Sean Adams, partner, AdamsMorioka, Inc.

Justin Ahrens, principal and creative director, Rule29 

Shawn Allen, partner and design director, Stamen

Ryan Armbruster, vice president, innovation competency, UnitedHealth Group

Hilary Ashworth, executive director, Association of Registered Graphic Designers Ontario (RGD Ontario)

Hilary Austen, principal, Artistry Unleashed

David C. Baker, founder, ReCourses, Inc.

Julie Beeler, cofounder, Second Story

John Bielenberg, designer and founder, Project M

Julian Bleecker, designer, technologist and researcher, Nokia Design, and cofounder, Near Future Laboratory 

Maggie Breslin, senior designer/researcher, Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic

Laurence Bricker, chief experience officer, Popular Front

Gaby Brink, founding director and executive creative director, Tomorrow

Kevin Brooks, user experience product manager, Motorola Mobility

Robert Brunner, partner, Ammunition

Sarah Burnham, program manager, AIGA China

Akiko Busch, writer and faculty, MFA in Design Criticism, School of Visual Arts

Bob Calvano, creative director, Merck

Charlie Cannon, cofounder, LOCAL Studios, and associate professor of industrial design, Rhode Island School of Design

Frank Chimero, graphic designer and illustrator, frankchimero.com

Emily Ruth Cohen, consultant to creative professionals, emilycohen.com

Elan Cole, global creative director, Johnson & Johnson

Denise Gonzales Crisp, professor of graphic design, North Carolina State University and designer, SuperStove!

Moira Cullen, senior director, global design, The Hershey Company

William Culpepper, graphic designer, artist and assistant professor, Ferris State University

Hillman Curtis, designer, author and filmmaker

Jennifer Daniel, graphics director, Bloomberg Businessweek and http://httpcolonforwardslashforwardslashwwwdotjenniferdanieldotcom.com

Liz Danzico, chair, MFA in Interaction Design, School of Visual Arts

Drew Davies, founder and design director, Oxide Design Co.

Meredith Davis, director, graduate programs in graphic design, North Carolina State University

Nicole de Beaufort, director of communications, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Andrew DeVigal, multimedia editor, New York Times

Steve Diller, director, Innovation Practice and Experience Design Studio, Cheskin

Sarah Drummond, service designer, MyPolice and Snook

Hugh Dubberly, founder and principal, Dubberly Design Office

Nick Durrant, cofounder, Plot, and Nierenberg Distinguished Professor of Design, School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University

Andy Epstein, cofounder, InSource

Matthew Ericson, deputy graphics director, New York Times

Shelley Evenson, research manager in design and user experience, Facebook

BJ Fogg, director, Persuasive Tech Lab, Stanford University

Lionel Gadoury, president, Association of Registered Graphic Designers Ontario (RGD Ontario)

Amy Gendler, director, AIGA China

Rebecca Gimenez, head of graphic design, Whitney Museum of American Art

Maria Giudice,  CEO and founder, Hot Studio

Hugh Graham, director of user experience, The1stMovement

Dave Gray, founder and chairman, XPLANE

Roberto Greco, teacher and artist, grecolaborativo

Richard Grefé, executive director, AIGA

Allan Haley, director of words and letters, Monotype Imaging

Phil Hamlett, director, School of Graduate Graphic Design, Academy of Art University

Dawn Hancock, owner and managing director, Firebelly Design

Jeff Heer, assistant professor, computer science, Stanford University

Brian Houck, director, visual brand communications, Henkel of America

Derek Howard, industrial concept designer, Disney

Kristin Hughes, associate professor, School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University

Alex James, musician, Dolorean

Linda Joy Kattwinkel, Esq., intellectual property and arts attorney, Owen, Wickersham & Erickson

Sheril Kirshenbaum, research scientist, Webber Energy Group, Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Texas at Austin

Katie Koch, user experience designer and cofounder, Project Interaction

Jon Kolko, director and founder, Austin Center for Design

Marcia Lausen, principal, Studio/lab

Michael Lejeune, creative director, Metro

John Lindback, senior officer, Election Initiatives, Pew Center on the States

Jessi Long, election design fellow, Oregon Secretary of State

Christine Mau, brand design director, Kimberly-Clark

Mary McBride, director, design management program, Pratt Institute

Malcolm McCullough, associate professor, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Ed Milano, vice president, program development, Continuum

Jennifer Miller, consultant, Cohen Miller Consulting

Debbie Millman, managing partner and president, design division, Sterling Brands

Bill Moran, artistic director, Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

Jim Moran, museum director, Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

Lesley Mottla, vice president, member experience, Zipcar

Mike Neal, educator, designer and writer

Brian Nemhauser, director of product management, Design Products, Adobe

Henry Newton-Dunn, design manager, Sony Electronics

Eric Nicolas, director, global brand management, Holiday Inn

Jay Parkinson, cofounder, The Future Well

Shel Perkins, management advisor, Shel Perkins & Associates

Dan Phillipsfounder, The Phoenix Commotion

Doug Powell, designer, entrepreneur and business strategist, and cofounder, Schwartz Powell Design

Marc Rettig, principal, Fit Associates

Mig Reyes, graphic designer, threadless and migreyes.com

Stacie Rohrbach, associate professor, School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University

Dan Roam, author, and founder, Digital Roam, Inc.

Yolanda "Yo" Santosa, creative director, Ferroconcrete

Jason Severs, principal designer, frog design

Nathan Shedroff, chair, MBA in Design Strategy, California College of the Arts

Sam Shelton, principal, KINETIK

Christopher Simmons, principal, MINE

Sandy Speicher, lead, IDEO's Design for Learning domain

Todd St. John, founder, HunterGatherer

Peter Stebbing, professor and executive board member, Cumulus

Ursula Tischner, program coordinator, design for sustainability, SCAD

Cameron Tonkinwise, associate professor of design and sustainability, School of Design Strategies, Parsons The New School for Design

Manuel Toscano, principal, Zago

Alice Twemlow, chair, MFA in Design Criticism, School of Visual Arts

Alissa Walker, writer, Gelatobaby

Alina Wheeler, brand consultant, author and designer, alinawheeler.com

Gill Wildman, cofounder, Plot, and Nierenberg Distinguished Professor of Design, School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University

Command X: Season 3

Sean Adams, partner, AdamsMorioka, Inc., as the "Tim Gunn" of CX3

Michael Bierut, partner, Pentagram, as emcee of CX3

Ellen Lupton, curator of contemporary design, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, as judge of CX3

DJ Stout, partner, Pentagram, as judge of CX3

Michael Vanderbyl, founder, Vanderbyl Design, as judge of CX3

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