Topics In Design Across Twelve Impact Areas
Design Museum Everywhere announces the first Design Museum Week, featuring five days of virtual and in-person programming in cities around the country from April 25-29. The week features 40+ virtual sessions with industry leaders in design, business, and social impact from Netflix, Steelcase, Autodesk, Pentagram, Gensler, and more. All of the virtual sessions will be available to registrants after the program so participants can learn asynchronously. Participants can also attend in-person evening receptions in New York, San Francisco, Boston, Austin, and Portland OR.
This program will explore innovation and urgent topics in design across twelve impact areas: workplace, community, business, play, entrepreneurship, sustainability, education, healthcare, social impact, data visualization, vibrant cities, and civic innovation. The schedule is a mix of keynote presentations, interactive workshops, panels, and lightning talks to spark conversations, inspire, and educate professionals across design fields. There are programs for both emerging and established design professionals as well as design enthusiasts.
Ren DeCherney, Director of Materials, Impact Group at the International Living Future Institute, will serve as the week’s emcee. Select presenters include Dr. Tracy Brower, VP of Workplace Insight, Steelcase; Danielle Elise, Founder & Chief Community Officer, All Black Creatives; Eric Corey Freed, Director of Sustainability, CannonDesign; Kristen Jeffers, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Kristen Jeffers Media; Karina Ruiz, Founding Principal, BRIC Architecture, Inc.; Dr. Jonathan Schwabish, Founder, PolicyViz; and Aaron Williams, Senior Data Visualization Engineer, Netflix.
Evening receptions will be at Center for Design at Northeastern in Boston (April 25 & April 29), DLR Group in New York City (April 26), Coleman & Associates in Austin (April 26), JE Dunn Construction in Portland, OR (April 26), ThoughtMatter in New York City (April 27), Essential Design in Boston (April 28), and Astro Studios in and San Francisco (April 28).
Design Museum Week is supported by Fidelity Center for Applied Technology, DuaneMorris, iRobot, and ThoughtMatter.
Tickets can be purchased here.