2020 Program

Sessions are subject to change

– The virtual event takes place in EST –

All
  • Tuesday, November 10
  • Wednesday, November 11
  • Thursday, November 12
All
  • Career+Talent
  • Design+Creativity
  • Dieline
  • Experience Design
  • HOW-TO
  • Leadership
  • Main Stage
  • Marketing+Branding
  • Pre-Conference Workshop
All
  • Branding
  • Design Firm + Agency
  • Digital Design
  • Freelance/Independent
  • In-House
  • Marketing
  • Print Design

Tuesday, November 10

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Exhibit Hall Opening

Track:
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks with Amy Conover

Track: Main Stage
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Dis and Un's: How to Overcome the Barriers to Creativity and Change

Stephen Gates , Head Design Evangelist , InVision

Track: Main Stage
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Can We Save Graphic Design From UI/UX Design?

Stella Guan , Founder & CEO , Path Unbound

Track: Career+Talent
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

There is no new normal - only the future you create

Scott Morrison , Founder and Bringer of the Boom! , the Boom!

Track: Leadership
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Our 4 Cents: Pages from the Hoodzpah Playbook

Jennifer Hood , Co-Founder , Hoodzpah

Amy Hood , Co-Founder , Hoodzpah

Track: Design+Creativity
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

The Creative Chaos of Marketing, Brand, Design and Advertising

Laurel Rossi , ,

Cecilia Ambros , Global Executive Creative Director , Amazon Advertising

Allison Puff , Professor of Visual Communications and an Academic Program Manager , Farmingdale State College

Lydia Hummel , Principal , LRH212

Track: Marketing+Branding
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Designing for a Connected World

Kate Stone , CEO , Novalia

Track: Experience Design
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Tase me, bro: Tattooed Whales & Feeding Tubes: Working on the Work You Don’t Talk About…Until You Do

Tony Biaggne , VP of Brand Creative , Axon

Track: Marketing+Branding
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Why Trends in Logo Design Matter

James I. Bowie , Principal , Emblemetric

Track: Design+Creativity
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch Break / Exhibit Hall / Roundtables

Track:
1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

HOW Connection

Stefan Mumaw , Director of Narrative Strategy , First Person

Track:
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

On Freedom and Risk

Edel Rodriguez , Visual Artist, Author , Edel Rodriguez Studio

Track: Main Stage
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Unknowing: Using Confusion To Your Advantage

Mitch Goldstein , Associate Professor, College of Art and Design , Rochester Institute of Technology

Track: Design+Creativity
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Shaping the Way We Work with Design Systems

Sarah Beth Federman , Senior Frontend Developer , Atlassian

Track: Experience Design
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Solicited Advice

Jason Richburg , Curriculum Director, Copywriter, & Co-Author , Good Fucking Design Advice

Brian Buirge , Owner, Creative Director & Co-Author , Good Fucking Design Advice

Track: Leadership
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Solving For Disposability While Maintaining Its Virtues

Tom Szaky , Founder and CEO , TerraCycle

Track: Dieline
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Coffee Break sponsored by Mailchimp

Track:
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

The Closing Culture Gap Between Creative and Corporate Culture

Linda Quarles , Director, Strategy + Organizational Design , frog

Track: Leadership
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Session Info Coming Soon

Francesco Cordua , ,

Track: Marketing+Branding
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

NOW IS WOW

Zipeng Zhu , Founder and Creative Director , Dazzle Studio

Track: Dieline
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Sole II Soul

Brandon Rochon , Managing Chief Creative Officer , Kastner & Partners

Track: Design+Creativity
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Beards, BBQ and Insecurity - A Guide to Creative Self Discovery

Chris Thomas , Founder , Yonder, an Agency for the Wild & New

Track: Design+Creativity
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

How to Build a Career of Balance, Collaboration, and Good

Justin Ahrens , Chief Evangelist , Rule29

Track: Design+Creativity
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Making Space to Imagine: Cultivating a Better World Through Arts Advocacy

Janet Galore , Creative Director , Amazon

Track: Marketing+Branding
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Eike Konig, HORT

Eike Konig , ,

Track: Dieline
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM

Main Stage to be announced soon

Track: Main Stage
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

Track:

Wednesday, November 11

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Unleash your Creativity

Chase Jarvis , Photographer, Founder & CEO , CreativeLive

Track: Main Stage
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

SHOWTIME: HOW to Pitch Your Ideas and Present Finished Work to Anyone, Anywhere

Jezra Kaye , Speaker Coach and President , Speak Up for Success

Track: Career+Talent
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Fire It Back Up: Breaking Out of the Creative Rut

Stefan Mumaw , Director of Narrative Strategy , First Person

Track: Design+Creativity
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Design for Diversity™: Diversity as a Design Process

Jahan Mantin , Co-Founder , Project Inkblot

Boyuan Gao , Co-Founder , Project Inkblot

Track: Leadership
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

In Defense of Human Connection

Ivan Cash , Award-winning artist, Filmmaker & Founder , Cash Studios & IRL Labs

Track: Design+Creativity
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Session Info Coming Soon

Jolene Delisle , Co-Founder and Creative Director , The Working Assembly

Track: Dieline
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Free Your Wings

Adriana Caliri , International Certified Executive Coach and Founder , Renaissance-CEC

Track: Marketing+Branding
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Rewire Your Team: Nurturing a Neurodiverse Workplace

Amy Johnson , Product Designer , Tandem

Track: Career+Talent
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch Break / Exhibit Hall / Table Topics

Track:
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

DEFINITION The Art and Design of Hip-Hop

Cey Adams , Creative , Cey Adams

Track: Main Stage
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Make it Awesome: Rebooting the eos Brand in One Year

Soyoung Kang , Chief Marketing Officer , eos Products

Julia Beardwood , Founding Partner , Beardwood&Co.

Track: Marketing+Branding
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

From Righteous to Retched: 2020 Logo Trends

Bill Gardner , Founder and President , LogoLounge.com

Track: Design+Creativity
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Session Info Coming Soon

Badal Patel , Graphic Designer and Art Director ,

Track: Dieline
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Creative Democracy: How Design Disrupted The Evolution of Human Kind

Adrian Franks , UX Creative Director , IBM

Track: Experience Design
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Top 5 Methods to Master Adobe Illustrator

Von Glitschka , Creative Director , Glitschka Studios

Track: HOW-TO
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Refresh Your Process In 5 Simple Steps With Adobe Capture

Robert Generette III , Illustrator and Self-Proclaimed "Vector Art Monster" , ZILLA!

Track: HOW-TO
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Session Info Coming Soon

Track: HOW-TO
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Experience Design - Unwrapping How to Make Impact

Brooke Foley , CEO/Agent of Intrigue , Jayne Agency, LLC

Track: Experience Design
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Session Info Coming Soon

Track: HOW-TO
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Session Info Coming Soon

Track: HOW-TO
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Session Info Coming Soon

Track: HOW-TO
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Main Stage to be announced soon

Track: Main Stage
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Networking Reception - Exhibit Hall

Track:
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

After Hours

Track:

Thursday, November 12

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Even Solutions Have Problems

Emily Oberman , Award Winning Multidisciplinary Designer , Pentagram

Track: Main Stage
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Stress Addiction: From Morning Coffee to the Cardiac Wing

Taylor Cashdan , Principal, UX Design , Fidelity Investments

Track: Design+Creativity
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Session Info Coming Soon

Mitzi Okuo , Interaction and Visual Designer , HP

Track: Dieline
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM

Designer In the Mirror: Finding Your Data to Grow

Alison Entsminger , Design Lead , IBM

Track: Career+Talent
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The High Cost of Perfectionism: Impostor Syndrome in the Workplace

Lauren C. Miller , Leadership Coach, Lecturer, Workplace Consultant , Carnegie Mellon University

Track: Career+Talent
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Through the Never: Rock ‘n Roll Insights on Creativity and Leadership

Marc Reiter , Chief Creative Guy , Blackened Recordings

Stephen Gates , Head Design Evangelist , InVision

Track: Leadership
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Burger King & Design: Your Way, Way Better

Rapha Abreu , VP, Global Head of Design , Restaurant Brands International

Track: Dieline
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Designing for Attention

Victor Yocco , UX Research Director , EY-Intuitive

Track: Design+Creativity
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Exhibit Hall / Lunch Break / Table Topics

Track:
1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Spark

Yocasta Lachapelle , Director of Talent , COLLINS

Track: Main Stage
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Session Info Coming Soon

Roxane Gay , Author/Film & Television Writer , Roxane Gay

Track: Main Stage
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Power to the People

Alex Sinclair , Strategic Storytelling , iX Business Development Team

Track: Experience Design
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Session Info Coming Soon

Tommy Perez , Maker , Tommy Perez Design

Track: Dieline
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Beyond Commodity: How to Master Your Message & Stand Out in a Sea of Sameness

Terri Trespicio , Speaker and Brand Advisor , Terri Trespicio, LLC

Track: Design+Creativity
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Coffee Break sponsored by Mailchimp

Track:
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Finding A New Creative Home During A Pandemic — Adapting Your Creativity for the Future

Rob Harrigan , Lead Designer , Y Media Labs

Track: Career+Talent
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

The Introverts Guide to Career Progression

Jennifer Aldrich , Senior Manager of Design Community Partnerships , InVision

Track: Leadership
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Session Info Coming Soon

Carlos Whittaker , Author , Carlos Whittaker

Track: Design+Creativity
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Research Without Reason is Chaos

Chris Wilkinson , Director, Product Design , Devbridge

Track: Experience Design
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Closing Remarks with Amy Conover

Track: Main Stage
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Main Stage to be announced soon

Track: Main Stage

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